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Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series: Knoxville Postcards 21 Sep, 2017
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21 Sep, 2017 at 7:30pm
(Doors open at 6:15 PM)
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22 Sep, 2017 at 7:30pm
(Doors open at 6:15 PM)
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$15.00-$88.00

(plus applicable fees)

Call 865-291-3310, option 4 for subscriptions. Single tickets go on sale in August 14, 2017 via the Knoxville Symphony box office, knoxvilletickets.com, or by phone at 865-656-4444.


The KSO will open its 82nd season with a collection of various performers paying homage to our great city. This program celebrating Knoxville opens with Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915,” a classical work inspired by the James Agee poem about Knoxville, with spoken word read by Knoxville Poet Laureate R.B. Morris. Joining the Knoxville Symphony will be the University of Tennessee Brass Ensemble for a newly commissioned work by American composer Michael Schachter. The Carson-Newman A Capella Choir will perform Aaron Copland’s Suite from The Tender Land, and the program concludes with Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, all composers and pieces with ties to Knoxville for this program which pays homage to the city.

Aram Demirjian, Music Director

Joelle Harvey, soprano

R.B. Morris, Knoxville Poet Laureate

Carson-Newman A Capella Choir

University of Tennessee Brass Ensemble



SCHACHTER: World Premiere Commission

COPLAND: Suite from "The Tender Land"

BARBER: Knoxville: Summer of 1915

RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances

All students grades K-12 can attend this concert FREE with purchase of one adult ticket as part of the Penny4Arts program. Up to 3 students per adult ticket; some restrictions apply. Must redeem by visiting or calling the KSO Box Office at 865-291-3310 prior to the day of the concert (M-F, 9-5). Offer not available online or at the door. Questions: boxoffice@knoxvillesymphony.com.

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