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Saturday: Oak Ridge Symphony, 'Spring in the Mountains'

It doesn't quite feel like spring yet, but the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra is hopeful at least, offering up their March concert "Spring in the Mountains" this Saturday evening, March 9, at 7:30 pm. ORSO concerts are at the Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center, Oak Ridge Turnpike at North Tulane Avenue. Conducting is Dan Allcott. Tickets available at the door.

On their program:

The Bell Witch, a secular folk cantata, by Charles Faulkner Bryan. (Based on the legend of a witch who haunted the Bell family as they moved from Tennessee to North Carolina, Mississippi, and Alabama.) With the Oak Ridge Chorus.

Blackberry Winter, a concerto for dulcimer and strings, by Conni Ellisor. Featured is Stephen Seifert, mountain dulcimerist.

Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 485, by Franz Schubert




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