The Knoxville Chamber Chorale will present their ‘Spring Concert’ Friday, May 5, 2023
On Friday, May 5, 2023, at Fountain City United Methodist Church, the Knoxville Chamber Chorale of the Knoxville Choral Society, led by Dr. John Orr, will present their ‘Spring Concert.’ The program aims to showcase the ensemble’s diversity of styles and the wide range of choral music being performed today. The repertoire comprises pieces from the 16th century, several from choral masters such as Bach and Bruckner, as well as modern settings of renowned poets like Robert Frost and Sara Teasdale. Additionally, the program features a captivating musical adaptation of Margaret Wise Brown’s childhood classic, “Goodnight Moon,” composed by contemporary composer Eric Whitacre. The concert also includes contemporary Americana arrangements of songs by Ruthie Foster and Bob Dylan. Overall, this concert highlights the Knoxville Chamber Chorale’s versatility in performing various styles of choral music.
What: Spring Concert
Who: Knoxville Chamber Chorale
When: Friday, May 5, 2023, at 7 p.m.
Where: Fountain City United Methodist Church,212 Hotel Road, Knoxville, TN 37918
Tickets: FREE Admission
About Knoxville Choral Society
The Knoxville Choral Society is an auditioned choir that has been bringing the joy and wonder of choral music to East Tennessee since 1951. They are dedicated to maintaining a rich tradition of choral excellence for both their members and audiences. For more information about the choral society please visit the website at knoxvillechoralsociety.org.
About Knoxville Chamber Chorale
The Knoxville Choral Society also includes the Knoxville Chamber Chorale, a smaller group of singers under the direction of Dr. John Orr. The Chorale makes special appearances on local television as well as civic and corporate events. Members of the Chorale are chosen by separate, regular auditions of members in the Choral Society.