Classical Cafe:

This Week's Classical/New Music

Following a phenomenal SRO "Rachmaninoff Remembered" concert by Evgheny Brakhman, this week has a lot of big performances as well.

Wednesday, February 20
Oliver Molina, percussionist, guest artist solo recital
8 pm, UT's Alumni Memorial Building, Performance Hall 32

Thursday, February 21
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series Concert "Romance of the Violin"
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Howard: A Village Romance
Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 ("Polish")
7:30 pm, Tennessee Theatre

Friday, February 22
•  Knoxville Symphony Orchestra (program repeats from Thursday above)

•  Hillary Herndon, viola, and Friends; UT School of Music Faculty recital
6 pm, Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

Saturday, February 23
Oak Ridge String Quartet
(Karen Kartal and Susan Eddlemon, violins; Sara Cho, viola; and Ihsan Kartal, cello)
Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz
Schumann: String Quartet No. 2 in F Major
Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F (The Wartime Quartet) 
Astor Piazzola: Four for Tango
7:30 p.m., Pollard Auditorium. Oak Ridge

Sunday, February 24
•  Vivian Choi, piano
Second of three recitalists in the Evelyn Miller Young Pianist Series
Tickets at the door, $15
2:30 pm, Lambert Recital Hall, Clayton Center for the Arts, Maryville

•  University of Tennessee Symphony; Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
With the UT Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Men's Chorale, Women's Chorale, and UTSO, lead by conductor James Fellenbaum; FREE
(check the spotlight in this week's Metro Pulse)
7:30 pm, Tennessee Theater, 604 South Gay Street, Downtown Knoxville

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