Big Ears 2019 to bring legends, newer stars

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Big Ears 2019, which takes over downtown Knoxville March 21-24, joins with ECM to celebrate the record label’s 50th anniversary of standing at the intersection of excellence and exploring new …

KSO season opener shows promise

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With the rehearsals and 17-performance run of Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” just finished
at Clarence Brown Theatre, in the CBT and Knoxville Symphony’s stunning joint production, KSO music
director and conductor Aram Demirjian …

KSO Pops features Disney

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The Knoxville Symphony, along with Disney Concert’s four excellent singers: Aaron Phillips, Andrew Johnson, Lisa Livesay and Whitney Claire Kaufman belting out the vocals, delivered a rousing program of specially-arranged …

It takes work to provide all the play at the KSO

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Correction: The Knoxville Symphony is engaged in another busy week. Tonight, at the Tennessee Theatre is the first of this season’s KSO Pops concerts. Next Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19 …

It’s Demirjian’s orchestra now

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Aram Demirjian, the Knoxville Symphony’s new conductor and music director, is ready for his first real season. Although he was appointed to the position in May 2016, he already had …