Sunday is end date for opera’s ‘Schicchi’

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

Knoxville Opera’s first mostly local production in many years, a double bill of an adaption of Mozart’s 1786 “The “Impresario”” and a traditional performance of Puccini’s 1918 “Gianni Schicchi,” is …

Adams brilliant in Nief-Norf concert

Harold DuckettArts 865

Whether it’s Nief-Norf’s own concerts at the UT School of Music, or their appearances at Big Ears Festivals; encounters with the intriguing music on their programs or the brilliant and …

Fun times two in Knoxville Opera’s double-bill

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

Everyone at Knoxville Opera was working hard in dress rehearsals at the Tennessee Theatre Tuesday night preparing for KO’s double bill of Giacomo Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi,” being presented by the fictional …

KSO concert addresses power plays

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

At the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s October Masterworks concert at the Tennessee Theatre Thursday night, conductor Aram Demirjian gave two fairly lengthy introductions to music on the program that addresses issues …