KNOXVILLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS BERNSTEIN’S CANDIDE
–Five Guest Artists and Knoxville Chamber Chorale to Perform–
The October Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Concert will feature the music of Bizet, and Richman as well as Bernstein’s Suite from Candide on October 18 and 19, 7:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. The pre-concert chat will begin at 6:30 p.m. These concerts are sponsored by The Trust Company.
Conducted by Maestro Lucas Richman, the full Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will play Maestro Richman’s Kol Nidre and Bizet’s Symphony in C. The Knoxville Chamber Chorale, a select group from the Knoxville Chorale Society directed by Bill Brewer, will join the KSO in Bernstein’s Candide.
The 2012 – 2013 season marks Maestro Richman’s tenth year as Music Director of the KSO, a season which invites retrospection. All music programmed for the 2012 – 2013 season has significant meaning and has impacted Maestro Richman’s musical career.
Joining the KSO for Candide is Jeff Austin singing the role of Dr. Pangloss/Narrator/Ragotski. Jeff just completed the role of Sweeney Todd in the KSO/Clarence Brown Theatre’s production of “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Also joining the KSO are Amy Maples as Cunegonde; Dustin Peterson as Candide; Karen Nickell as Old Lady and Boris Van Druff as the Governor/Maximilian and the Crook.
Tickets to the concert begin at $24 and may be purchased by logging on to the KSO website or by calling the KSO Box Office at 865-291-3310. Patrons are encouraged to prepare for the concert by reading the program notes by clicking here.
The KSO has contributed to the cultural life inEast Tennesseesince 1935. Under the leadership ofLucas Richman, the orchestra consists of more than 80 professional musicians and performs more than 200 programs throughoutEast 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.
This concert will air on WUOT on November 20 at 8:00 p.m. and again on July 8, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
For more information regarding the KSO, or this Moxley Carmichael Masterworks concert, please call 865-291-3310.