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 …

Knox arts weekend revs up for Halloween

Shannon CareyArts 865, Feature

All signs point to spooky this weekend in the Knoxville arts scene in the run-up to Halloween, admittedly one of my personal favorite holidays. While you consider your costume and …

Following KSO’s growth

Harold DuckettArts 865, Feature

When I first started attending Knoxville Symphony Orchestra concerts in 1972, the KSO performed at the Civic Auditorium. It was David van Vactor’s final season as conductor. A UT music …