KSO Chamber Classic at Bijou Theatre
January 13, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
KSO PRESENTS HAIL BRITANNIA as part of CHAMBER CLASSICS SERIES
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will continue its Chamber Classics Series on Jan. 13 with Hail Britannia.
Maestro Lucas Richman will conduct four pieces of music by British composers Peter Warlock, Benjamin Britten and Gustav Holst. The one-time performance will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre.
Musical selections include Capriol Suite by Warlock, Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings and Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge by Britten and St. Paul’s Suite by Holst. Featured in the program will be KSO Principal Horn player Jeffrey Whaley and tenor soloist Cody Boling.
French horn player and teacher Jeffrey Whaley is in his second season with the KSO. Whaley, originally from Seveirville, is currently on faculty at East Tennessee State University. He holds the principal horn position in the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Symphony of the Mountains and Asheville Symphony.
Tenor Cody Boling is a Knoxville native and graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Music. He performed most recently in the role of “Beadle Bamford” in Clarence Brown Theatre’s fall production of Sweeney Todd. He currently teaches choir at West Valley Middle School will next pursue a Master’s Degree in Voice.
Tickets may be purchased by calling 291-3310 or visiting www.knoxvillesymphony.com. Single tickets range from $24.00 – $33.00. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets at a discounted rate by calling 521-2337.
Parking is free in the State Street Garage on nights & weekends. KSO provides a shuttle to the Bijou theatre every 15 minutes beginning one hour prior to the show (1:30 p.m.) This shuttle service is provided free of charge to KSO patrons.
The KSO has contributed to the cultural life in East Tennesseesince 1935. Under the leadership of Lucas Richman, the orchestra consists of more than 80 professional musicians and performs more than 200 programs throughout East Tennesseeeach season. Performing in traditional venues such as the Tennessee Theatre, Bijou Theatre and the Civic Auditorium, and in non-traditional places like hospitals, school classrooms, nursing homes, city parks and churches, the KSO reaches more than 200,000 people throughout the region each year. For more information, go to www.knoxvillesymphony.com.