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KSO to perform trio of free community concerts in May

April 27, 2023

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has announced a three-day series of free, family-friendly community concerts this May in Maryville, Morristown and Knoxville.

KSO Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum will lead the KSO in the trio of concerts featuring a wide array of works, including “Stars and Stripes” by John Philip Sousa, “The Man I Love” by George Gershwin and more.

“I am excited to join the KSO in concerts throughout our community,” Fellenbaum said. “We have wonderful music to share, from famous light classics to Gershwin to Broadway. I hope everyone will come out to see this fantastic orchestra!”

Picnic blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. In cases of light rain, the concerts will take place as scheduled. In cases of cold temperatures or thunderstorms, the concerts will be postponed.

Wednesday, May 10, 7:30 pm
Theatre in the Park on the Maryville Greenbelt
Free and open to the public

Thursday, May 11, 7:30 pm
Citizen Tribune/Jefferson Federal Amphitheatre at Cherokee Park
Free and open to the public

Friday, May 12, 7:30 p.m.
World’s Fair Park Tennessee Amphitheater
Free and open to the public

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About the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Led by Music Director Aram Demirjian, the Knoxville Symphony 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 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.