KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will return to World's Fair Park for a popular concert series in Knoxville.
The performance, conducted by KSO Music Director Lucas Richman, will begin at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4 on the South Lawn of World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville.
Activities begin at 2 p.m. and include food vendors, craft booths, bands and activities for children. This event is part of the City of Knoxville’s Festival on the Fourth.
Music for the evening will include The Star Spangled Banner; John Williams’ Midway March; James Horner’s Titanic; Lucas Richman’s A Western Fanfare; the traditional Salute to the Armed Forces, Rocky Top, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and more. The concert will conclude with Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever and a spectacular fireworks display. The concert and fireworks display will be broadcast live on WBIR-TV 10 beginning at 8:00p.m.
Guest artists for the concert will be Natalee McReynolds and Alex Temple Ward. Both performers will play leading roles in the Clarence Brown – KSO collaboration of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street beginning August 30th with Mr. Ward as Anthony and Ms. McReynolds as Johanna.
For more information regarding the KSO, or the Independence Day Concert, please call 865-291-3310.