Pianist Fei-Fei Dong spices up KSO concert

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If it hadn’t been for pianist Fei-Fei Dong’s exuberant encore of contemporary Russian pianist Arcadi Volodos’ rambunctious arrangement of Mozart’s “Turkish Rhondo,” last night’s Knoxville Symphony Masterworks Concert at the …

KSO is ‘hall of the living’

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For at least the last half century there has been continuing discussion about how to prevent the classical music concert hall from being the exclusive domain of dead composers and …

Knoxville Symphony at the movies

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Sitting in the darkened Civic Auditorium Saturday night with more than 2,300 other movie/concert goers, watching Steven Spielberg’s 1981 movie “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark” running …

MLK today plus a look ahead

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The arts in Knoxville continue to offer lots to engage the mind and soul this week and next.
Martin Luther King Jr. will be recognized today (Jan. 15) at 6 p.m. …