Join us at the Tennessee Amphitheater in World’s Fair Park for our 37th Annual Free Pilot Company Independence Day Concert on July 3 at 8:00 p.m. Music Director Aram Demirjian will lead the KSO in this free, family-friendly concert as part of the City of Knoxville’s scaled down holiday weekend celebration. No tickets are required to attend this free concert. Guests are welcome to sit inside the 950-seat amphitheater and around the surrounding lawn.
Enjoy familiar classics such as Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and classic patriotic tributes including the Armed Forces Salute and Valerie Coleman’s Seven O’Clock Shout. Knoxville Poet Laureate Rhea Carmon will also provide original poetry.
The KSO is proud to partner with the City of Knoxville, Pilot Company and WBIR-TV for this concert. The concert will also be broadcast on WBIR-TV Channel 10 at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 4.
JOHN STAFFORD SMITH, FRANCIS SCOTT KEY /arr. DAVID DIXON, The Star-Spangled Banner
JOHN WILLIAMS, Liberty Fanfare
KENNETH J. ALFORD, Colonel Bogey March
RICHARD RODGERS /arr. ROBERT RUSSELL BENNETT, South Pacific: A Symphonic Scenario
DUKE ELLINGTON /arr. CALVIN CUSTER, Duke Ellington! A Medley for Orchestra
REDD STEWART AND PEE WEE KING /arr. LARRY MOORE, Tennessee Waltz
F.B. BRYANT /arr. MARK HARRELL, Rocky Top
MEREDITH WILSON /arr. LEROY ANDERSON, Seventy-Six Trombones
SAMUEL WARD /arr. CARMEN DRAGON, America the Beautiful
LEROY ANDERSON, Bugler’s Holiday
AARON COPLAND, Variations on a Shaker Melody
PHILIP BLISS /arr. CARRIE LANE GRUSELLE, It Is Well With My Soul
WILLIAM STEFFE/ arr. PETER J. WILHOUSKY, Battle Hymn of the Republic
VALERIE COLEMAN, Seven O’Clock Shout
arr. BOB LOWDEN, Armed Forces Salute
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY, 1812 Overture
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA, The Stars and Stripes Forever
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