Aram Demirjian, conductor
Sean Claire, violin
Andy Bryenton, cello
This program showcases the sounds of Italy, beginning with the Overture to The Italian Girl In Algiers by composer Gioachino Rossini. The Chamber Classics series continues to promote Knoxville collaboration with solos by KSO violinist Sean Claire and KSO’s Principal Cellist, Andy Bryenton, in Italian composer Vivaldi’s Concerto for Violin and Cello. Contemporary composer Anna Clyne’s Within Her Arms calls for a fifteen player string orchestra that is reminiscent of the concerto grosso that you would find in Vivaldi’s time. The program concludes with Mendelssohn’s vivid depiction of an unforgettable vacation in his Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”) and takes the audience on the journey there and back.
VIVALDI: Concerto for Violin and Cello
All students grades K-12 can attend this concert FREE with purchase of one adult ticket as part of the Penny4Arts program. Up to 3 students per adult ticket; some restrictions apply. Must redeem by visiting or calling the KSO Box Office at 865-291-3310 prior to the day of the concert (M-F, 9-5). Offer not available online or at the door. Questions: boxoffice@
Want to stay in touch with what’s going on with the Symphony? Sign up for monthly newsletter.