Following KSO’s growth

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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 …

‘Candide’ is rousing good time

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There are as many unseen stars off-stage as there are in front of the lights in Clarence Brown Theatre/Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s sumptuous production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide,” produced in celebration …

KSO, Choral Society deliver sensuous concert

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The Knoxville Symphony and Knoxville Choral Society delivered a sensational, sensuous performance of Carl Orff’s 1937 masterpiece “Carmina Burana” at the Tennessee Theatre this week. But it wasn’t the only …

Mozart in the mountains

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Seventy-five Knoxville Symphony supporters gathered Sunday at Blackberry Farm for a fund-raiser: A great dinner and an intimate 30-minute performance by some of the Symphony’s best players. Jim and Natalie …

MLK Arts celebration day is Monday

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The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Carpetbag Theatre and the Celebration Choir, will present “A Night with the Arts; A Celebration Concert” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther …

Warm, vibrant music on a cold night at KMA

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Like a teenager who couldn’t wait to tell her friends about her adventure, William Shaub’s violin took off in a breathless story that ran all over the place, telling everything …