‘The Lost Birds: An Extinction Elegy’ ahead

Susan EspirituOur Town Arts, West Knoxville

The Knoxville Choral Society will present Christopher Tin’s The Lost Birds: An Extinction Elegy on Friday, March 1, 2024, 7:30 p.m.at Central Bearden Baptist Church, 6300 Deane Hill Drive.

The Lost Birds incorporates poetry by Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Sara Teasdale, serving as a musical memorial to bird species that have become extinct.

This winter concert, led by Dr. John R. Orr and the Knoxville Choral Society, will be joined by members of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, and the concert will feature solo performances from the 2023-2024 Knoxville Choral Society scholarship winners: Gracie Webb, Kevin Spooner and Adrian Peña.

This concert will be dedicated to longtime Knoxville Choral Society supporter and patron, Dr. Patsy Kylene Williams Boyce.

Tickets are $15 and available online at Tickets for Knoxville Choral Society or at the door.

The Knoxville Choral Society gratefully acknowledges its 2023-2024 sponsors: 91.9 WUOT, Tennessee Arts Commission, NHC Place Farragut, Handy Andy, Boyce Enterprises LLC, and Arts and Culture Alliance of Knoxville.

The Knoxville Choral Society is an auditioned choir. Info: Knoxville Choral Society.

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