“Chronicles of Blue and Gray” at Tennessee Theatre
November 11, 2012 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 am
2012 Fall Concert
World Premiere: Chronicles of Blue and Gray
By John Purifoy
Who: Knoxville Choral Society, Knoxville Chamber Chorale, Carson Newman A Cappella Choir, members of the Knoxville Symphony, and folk musicians
What: 2012 Fall Concert World Premiere of Chronicles of Blue and Gray by Knoxville composer, John Purifoy. Chronicles is a major work spanning the Civil War in three parts: the familiar battle and rallying songs, the agony of suffering, and the healing process as experienced by both sides. Many of the folk songs of this time have been wonderfully arranged by the composer, plus the addition of beautiful new material.
The first part of the concert also features music of the Civil War period by the Choral Society, the Chamber Chorale and the Carson Newman A Cappella Choir. The second half is the 40-minute Chronicles of Blue and Gray with full orchestra and 200-voice choir.
Where: Tennessee Theatre
When: Saturday, November 10, 7:00 P.M.
Tickets: $20; may be purchased at TennesseeTheatre.com at any time, or at the door, or from a KCS member beginning in October.
For more information, please visit our Web site at www.knoxvillechoralsociety.org.