May 20 -21

Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series

Symphonie Fantastique & PROJECT Trio

PERFORMANCES

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 | TICKETS

Friday, May 21st, 2021 | TICKETS

VENUE

Tennessee Theatre

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“…wide appeal, subversive humor, and first rate playing.” -Wall Street Journal on PROJECT Trio

Aram Demirjian, conductor

PROJECT Trio

 

The season finale of the Masterworks series features three pieces that are departures from convention. PROJECT Trio, who electrified audiences with their January 2018 KSO debut and whose performances have been hailed in the press as “packed with musicianship, joy and surprise,” return for a concerto written especially for them by dynamic young American composer Chris Rogerson. The concert continues with Berlioz’s fiery Symphonie fantastique, a spectacle in its time, written as a performative declaration of love to a Shakespearean actress the composer knew. The evening concludes with “Dance of the Seven Veils” by composer R. Strauss, a piece inspired by the opera Salome, known similarly for its themes of passion and obsession.

 

R. STRAUSS: Salome’s “Dance of the Seven Veils”

ROGERSON: PROJECT Trio co-commission

BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique

 

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@knoxvillesymphony.com.

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