KSO OPENS POPS SERIES WITH THE SOUNDS OF SIMON & GARFUNKEL OCTOBER 3

September 27, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 27, 2014

For more information, contact:
Rachel Dellinger, KSO Director of Communications
Direct: 865-521-2317 Cell: 865-660-3037
[email protected]

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The KSO will perform the Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel on Friday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m. at the Tennessee Theatre. Tickets range from $20 – $62.

What: The 2014-15 Knoxville News Sentinel KSO Pops Series features the music of Simon & Garfunkel with hits including “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Homeward Bound,” “I Am a Rock” and more. NEW THIS YEAR: Those who subscribe to the Knoxville News Sentinel Pops Series get four concerts plus a fifth concert free! Subscriptions begin at $105.

Who: Guest conductor Michael Krajewski conducts the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and guest performers AJ Swearingen and Jonathan Beedle. The duo has been performing this remarkable tribute for more than a decade to sold-out audiences. AJ’s warm baritone and Jonathan’s soaring tenor combine flawlessly to capture the essence and magic of Simon & Garfunkel’s sound of the early years and are sure to re-create the memories of the classic hits and obscure songs of the famous dynamic duo.

Known for his entertaining programs and clever humor, Michael Krajewski is a much sought after conductor of symphonic pops. He is the principal pops conductor of the Houston Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the newly appointed Music Director of The Philly Pops. ¬†Michael’s other collaborative programs have included pop artists such as Roberta Flack, Wynona Judd, Kenny Loggins, Ben Folds, Doc Severinsen, Patti Austin, Sandi Patty, Ann Hampton Callaway, Classical Mystery Tour, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and The Midtown Men.

When: Friday, October 3 at 8:00 PM

Where: Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St.

Tickets: Tickets may be purchased by calling 865-291-3310 or visiting our website; tickets range from $20 – $62.