The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will host the KSO 32nd Annual Free Pilot Flying J Independence Day Concert on Monday, July 4, 2016 on the Performance Lawn at World’s Fair Park at 8:00 p.m. (free to attend; no tickets are required). Music Director Aram Demirjian (AIR-um Deh-MUR-jun) will conduct the Orchestra in patriotic music as part of the City of Knoxville’s Festival on the Fourth. The KSO will honor Coach Pat Summitt with a moment of silence and an on-screen tribute in conjunction with WBIR-TV Channel 10 while the Orchestra plays “Rocky Top.”


What:   This free, family-friendly concert includes patriotic tributes and a spectacular fireworks finale. This concert is free to attend; no tickets are required. Blankets and lawn chairs encouraged. View event details here.


Who:    The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform under the baton of conductor Aram Demirjian as his first performance as KSO Music Director. Musical selections include the Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, 1812 Overture, as well as Amazing Grace and Liberty for All, featuring soloist Austin Kness.


When: Monday, July 4 at 8:00 p.m.


Where:   The Performance Lawn at World’s Fair Park


The KSO is proud to partner with the City of Knoxville, Pilot Flying J and WBIR-TV for this Independence Day concert. Both the concert and the fireworks display will be live broadcast on WBIR-TV Channel 10. Click here for more information on parking, activities and prohibited items. Those who use the hashtag #KSOJuly4 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram will be entered to win a pair of Masterworks tickets for the upcoming season! Don’t forget to share your photos with us by tagging @knoxsymphony on social media.