KSO joins 30 orchestras selected to join League of American Orchestras’ new consortium

KSO concert in 2023-24 season to present new work by Sarah Gibson The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (KSO) is one of 30 orchestras selected to take part in the League of American Orchestras’ Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation Orchestral Commissions Program. The unprecedented national consortium ensures that new works by women composers, each commissioned by the League, will be infused in orchestra … Read More

Knoxville Symphony to present three fall community concerts

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present an exciting slate of three community concerts in Knoxville and Loudon in September and October from classics to Mozart to Pink Floyd. The concert lineup includes: Symphony on the Square – Sept. 8 The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform an evening concert in downtown Knoxville’s Market Square on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m. … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra single tickets on sale now for dynamic 2022-23 lineup

Single tickets for the 2022-23 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra season are on sale now in a lineup that features classical and contemporary composers, two guest conductors and stellar performing artists. Tickets are available by phone at 865-291-3310 or online at knoxvillesymphony.com for an exciting slate of classical and pops concerts from Mozart and Tchaikovsky to tributes to Whitney Houston and ABBA. … Read More

Knoxville Symphony to celebrate July Fourth with free concert in World’s Fair Park

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present the 38th Annual Free Pilot Company Independence Day Concert on Monday, July 4, at 8 p.m. on the World’s Fair Park performance lawn. Music Director Aram Demirjian will lead the KSO in this family-friendly concert as part of the City of Knoxville’s Festival on the Fourth celebration. No tickets are necessary to attend. Guests … Read More

KSO to perform four community concerts across East Tennessee in May

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present a series of family-friendly community concerts this May, including a special performance in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair. “The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s mission is to reach East Tennessee audiences of all ages by providing excellence in musical performance,” says Mario Lopez, KSO Director of Education and Community Partnerships. “We … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra unveils ‘feast for the ears’ in 2022-23 season

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s 2022-23 season marks a new and exciting year filled with timeless classics, debut performances, eclectic repertoire and renowned guest artists. Subscriptions are on sale now and can be purchased at knoxvillesymphony.com at any time or by calling 865-291-3310 on Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Current subscribers can retain their seats if they renew by April 30. … Read More

KSO to feature Concertmaster William Shaub in Barber’s Violin Concerto on Jan. 20-21

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present the next concert in the Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series, “William Shaub & The Pines of Rome,” on Jan. 20-21 at the Tennessee Theatre. KSO Concertmaster William Shaub takes the stage as the featured soloist on Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto. Tickets are available through the KSO box office at 865-291-3310 or online at knoxvillesymphony.com. Single … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra to present 35th Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 17-19

One of East Tennessee’s favorite holiday traditions will continue in 2021 when the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra presents the 35th Annual Clayton Holiday Concert on Dec. 17-19. The performances, sponsored by Clayton Homes, Clayton Volvo, Clayton Foundation and FirstBank, will be held at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. “I’m very excited to conduct this year’s annual Clayton Holiday Concert,” KSO Resident Conductor … Read More

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra announces Aram Demirjian contract renewal through 2026

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra board of directors has renewed Aram Demirjian’s contract as KSO music director for four more years, extending his tenure through the 2025-26 season. “It is our great fortune that Aram Demirjian will continue to serve as the music director of the KSO for the next four years,” KSO Board President John T. Winemiller said. “Aram’s creativity … Read More