Jul 3

37th Annual Free Pilot Company Independence Day Concert

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Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. | TICKETS

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Tennessee Amphitheater at World's Fair Park

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Pilot Company

The KSO's free, family-friendly Independence Day weekend performance at World's Fair Park continues!

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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