Classical Cafe:

9/19-25: The Week In Classical Music

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra begins its 2011-12 season this week with an all-Beethoven concert on Thursday and Friday. Here are a few more of the highlights of the week.

Tuesday, September 20
Jeffrey Schoyen, cello, and Bernadette Lo, piano, perform a guest artist recital featuring--
• Fauré's Deuxieme Sonate, Opus 117
• J.S. Bach's Suite in E-Flat Major (I assume BWV 1010)
• Mendelssohn's Sonate in D Major, Opus 58
UT Alumni Memorial Building, Performance Hall 32, 8 p.m. FREE

Wednesday, September 21
"Live from Lincoln Center" on PBS features the New York Philharmonic Opening Gala Concert
East Tennessee PBS, 8 p.m.

Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra opens its 2011-12 season with three Beethoven works. Lucas Richman conducts.
•  Coriolan Overture
•  Piano Concerto No. 3 (with guest pianist Alon Goldstein)
•  Symphony No. 3 ("Eroica")
Tennessee Theatre, 7 p.m. (Note special time for this concert)

Sunday, September 25
The University of Tennessee Symphony Orchestra opens its season with Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 ("Titan") James Fellenbaum conducts. See my preview in this week's Metro Pulse.
James R. Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Bldg. on the UT Campus, 4 p.m. FREE

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Alan Sherrod serves up a big plate of nourishing commentary on the Knoxville classical music and fine arts scene.