October 18, 2018, at 7:30 pm

October 19, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Aram Demirjian, music director
Robyn Bollinger, violinist

Beethoven, Overture to Egmont
Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 5

Tennessee Theater
Knoxville, TN

September 30, 2018, at 2:30 pm

A Touch of France

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Aram Demirjian, music director
Gordon Tsai, violinist

Haydn, Symphony No. 82 (“The Bear”)
Boulogne (Chevalier de Saint Georges), Violin Concerto No. 9 in G major
Shaw, Entr’acte
Mozart, Symphony No. 31 (“Paris”)

Bijou Theater
Knoxville, TN

September 20, 2018, at 7:30 pm

September 21, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Brahms and Rachmaninoff

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Aram Demirjian, music director
Joyce Yang, pianist

Leshnoff, Starburst
Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms, Symphony No. 1

Tennessee Theater
Knoxville, TN

August 29, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Bernstein’s Candide


The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and the Clarence Brown Theater present Leonard Bernstein’s Candide in an exciting new staging, directed by CBT Artistic Director Calvin MacLean and conducted by KSO Music Director Aram Demirjian.

The KSO and CBT are proud to perform this production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide in 2018, the 100th anniversary of his birth year. Bernstein was an influential composer, conductor, educator, activist, cultural ambassador, and humanitarian, and his mark on the world of the arts in the past century will last for generations to come.

David Kortemeier…………………..Voltaire/Pangloss
James Onstad………………………Candide
Cecilia Iole………………………Cunegonde
Jonathan Christopher……………….Maximilian
Charlotte Munson…………………..Paquette
Heidi Kettenring…………………..The Old Lady

Clarence Brown Theater, University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

July 24, 2018, at 8:00 pm

The Philadelphia Orchestra

A Championship Season
With the Philadelphia Orchestra

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
Philadelphia, PA

July 20, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Houston Symphony

Aram Demirjian, guest conductor (debut)

Overture to Egmont
Overture to Coriolan
Leonore Overture No. 3
Symphony No. 5

Jones Hall
Houston, TX

July 4, 2018, at 8:00 pm

34th Annual Free Pilot Flying J Independence Day Concert

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Aram Demirjian, music director

Smith/Key, Star-Spangled Banner
Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Ives, Variations on “America”
Ellington (arr. Custer), Duke Ellington! A Medley for Orchestra
Price, “III. Juba” from Symphony No. 3
Williams, Liberty Fanfare
Traditional Armed Forces Salute
arr. Dragon, America the Beautiful

- Intermission -

Bernstein, Overture to Candide
Bernstein (arr. Mason), Selections from West Side Story
Rodgers, Symphonic Suite from South Pacific
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture
Sousa, The Stars and Stripes Forever

World's Fair Park
Knoxville, TN

June 30, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal

Montreal Jazz Festival

Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier, Place des Arts
Montreal, Québec

May 17, 2018, at 7:30 pm

May 18, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Rhapsody in Blue

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series

IVES, The Unanswered Question
FLORENCE PRICE, Piano Concerto
GERSHWIN, Rhapsody in Blue
COPLAND, Symphony No. 3

Tennessee Theatre
Knoxville, TN

May 5, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Sarasota Orchestra

Discoveries Series: CITY SOUNDS

Beethoven, Overture to The Ruins of Athens
Boccherini, Night Music from the Streets of Madrid
Addinsell, Warsaw Concerto
Bernstein, Dance Variations from Fancy Free
Copland, Quiet City
Gruber, Manhattan Broadcasts

Jonathan Spivey, piano
Michael Austin, English horn
Ayano Guiles, trumpet

Sarasota Opera House
Sarasota, FL

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