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KSO to perform free concert May 19 in Maryville

May 17, 2018

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform a free, family-friendly concert Saturday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Theatre in the Park on the Greenbelt in Maryville, Tennessee.

Music Director Aram Demirjian will lead the Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra in a concert of light pops, including timeless music of the stage and screen, such as “Waltz” from Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty,” a tribute to Broadway composers Lerner and Loewe, and music from the films “Chicago” and the more recent “La La Land.”

Music Director Aram Demirjian

Sponsored by Aubrey’s Restaurant, Clayton Homes, Hickory Construction and Altar’d State, the concert is open to the public, and no tickets are required. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. In the case of light rain, the concert will take place as scheduled. In the case of cold temperatures or thunderstorms, the concert will be postponed.

The concert is part of the KSO Education & Community Partnerships initiative. By performing a free concert, the Knoxville Symphony provides the community exposure to classical music and showcases the talented musicians living in Knoxville.

About the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Established in 1935, and now under the leadership of Music Director Aram Demirjian, the KSO has contributed to the cultural life in East Tennessee continuously for more than 80 years, providing excellence in musical and educational programs. The Orchestra consists of 80 professional musicians and performs 300 programs throughout the region each season, reaching audiences of more than 200,000 people. The KSO performs in traditional venues such as the Tennessee Theatre, Bijou Theatre and the Civic Auditorium as well as non-traditional places like hospitals, schools, city parks and churches. For more information regarding the KSO, please visit or call 865-291-3310.