Classical Cafe:

Classical Music: Huge Weekend and Week Ahead

For the next seven days, there is almost every kind of classical music performance you could possibly want in Knoxville. And all of them are either low cost or free.

Friday, February 28
Guest artist recital: Ben McIIwain, trombonist, UT alumnus and music faculty member at Southern Mississippi University
8:00 p.m. -- Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Building, UT Campus

Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2
Vocal Arts Workshop: New Triad for Collaborative Arts  
Two days of master classes given by a distinguished panel of guest artists covering all aspects of collaborative performance and audition for the vocal artist. Workshop is free and registration is recommended (though not required). 
To register or for more information:
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building

Saturday, March 1
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Performance of Borodin's Prince Igor
Regal Cinemas WestTown Cinemas

Knoxville Choral Society  
Young Classical Musicians Concert
Competition winners perform their entries
Choral Society performs Schubert's Mass in G
7:30 p.m. Knoxville Convention Center Lecture Hall
Tickets available at the door or through KnoxTix: adults $15-students $10

Sunday, March 2
Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra
2:30 p.m. Bijou Theatre, Downtown

Wednesday, March 5
KSO Concertmaster Series: "Gabriel Lefkowitz and Friends"
KSO concertmaster Gabriel Lefkowitz joined by pianist Kevin Class, violinist Gordon Tsai, violists Kathryn Gawne and Eunsoon Corliss, and cellists Andy Bryenton and Ihsan Kartal
Works by Drigo, Prokofiev, Massenet, Sarasate, and Brahms (String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat)
7:00 p.m. Remedy Coffee in the Old City, overflow seating available
***Also on Thursday evening, March 6

UT Faculty Recital: Katie Johnson, horn
Assisted by Emi Kagawa, piano
8:00 p.m. -- Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, FREE


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