Classical Cafe:

Weekend Classical Music Events

A few events, near and far, for your weekend listening and viewing pleasure.

Thursday, November 29
UT School of Music Oratorio Class Performance
Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Building, 8pm, FREE

Saturday, December 1
• Appalachian Ballet's production of The Nutcracker with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Knoxville Civic Auditorium, December 1st at 8:00 pm; Tickets/Info, $$

• Symphony of the Mountains (Kingsport) Holiday Concert w/ Voices of the Mountains and Mountain Mission School Choir. Cornelia Laemmli Orth conducts.
A variety of Holiday season works including the Children's Prayer from Humperdinck's opera Hansel and Gretel
Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center 400 S. Wilcox Drive, Kingsport, TN, 3 p.m., Tickets/Info, $$

• UT School of Music Fall Viola Studio Recital
UT viola students of Professor Herndon 
Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Bldg., 6:00 p.m., FREE

Sunday, December 2
• Premiere of new works for strings by Knoxville composer Trey Daugherty. Other music presented will include organ works of Bach, Brahms, and Wilbur Held.  The performance will feature local string players Seth Hopper, Natalie Kimbro, Noe Laney, and Alexia Pantanizopoulos.
First Christian Church (at Fifth Ave and Gay Street) - the 10:30 a.m. church service

• Appalachian Ballet's production of The Nutcracker with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Knoxville Civic Auditorium, 2:00 pm, $$

• Handel's Messiah, Part the First; 
UT Chamber Singers with Farragut Presbyterian Church Choir accompanied by UT Chamber Orchestra
Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd., Knoxville, 3:00 p.m., FREE

• UT Music Fall Percussion Ensemble Concert
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg., 4:00 p.m., FREE

• "Jazz for Tots"
Jazz ensembles performing Holiday songs 
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg., 7:00 p.m.
(Admission is a new, unwrapped toy to donate to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign.)

Tuesday, December 4
UT School of Music Holiday Choral Concert
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg., 8:00 p.m. 



  

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