Thurs/Fri: KSO Masterworks, ‘Symphonie Fantastique’

 

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has Halloween hints in its Masterworks concerts this week. Guest conductor Sameer Patel leads the orchestra in three works: Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and Berlioz’ masterpiece Symphonie Fantastique. Check out my preview in this week’s Metro Pulse.

Thursday and Friday, October 18 and 19, 7:30 p.m.
Tennessee Theatre
Tickets start at $15

 

Classical Music This Week: 10/13-10/19

A heavy week, more or less, with some spooky music.

Monday, October 13
UT Contemporary Music Ensemble
8 p.m. Powell Recital Hall, Haslam Music Center, UT Campus
Free

Tuesday, October 14
Michael Burritt, percussion, guest artist recital
Burritt is the Director of Percussion at the Eastman School of Music 6:00 p.m.  Powell Recital Hall, Haslam Music Center, UT Campus
Free

Thursday, October 16
String Theory at the Hunter, chamber music series
Fleisher Duo, Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson, pianos
6:30 p.m. Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View, Chattanooga, TN
Tickets

Thursday and Friday, October 16-17
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
Conductor: Sameer Patel
7:30 p.m. Tennessee Theatre, Downtown Knoxville
Tickets

Friday, October 17
Alumni Organ Concert
UT organ alumni perform in honor of Professor John Brock’s 50th year of teaching.
8:00 p.m. James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
Free

Saturday, October 18
Metropolitan Opera Live-in-HD
Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro
12:55 p.m. Regal Cinemas WestTown 8
$24

 

 

Weekend Music, and Monday, too

Here are some things to see and hear, now through Monday.

Saturday, October 11

Verdi’s Macbeth, Live-in-HD from the Metropolitan Opera
12:55 p.m. Regal WestTown Cinemas
$24

Sunday, October 12

Duo Roldán:  Ready for the World Music Series, Latin America
Guest artists; native Cubans Ana Ruth Bermudez, cello, and Rene Izquierdo, guitar; performing a repertoire of classical and Latin American pieces
2:00 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center Free

Allison Adams, saxophone, UT School of Music Faculty Recital
6 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, UT School of Music
Free

Monday, October 13

UT Contemporary Music Ensemble
Andrew M. Bliss, Director 

8:00 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Free

Alan Sherrod serves up a big plate of nourishing commentary on the Knoxville classical music and fine arts scene.