Chopin and Tchaikovsky

604 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
604 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 291-3310
  • Date(s): October 15, 2020 to October 16, 2020
  • Event Time(s): 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: $15.00 - $90.00
  • Location: Tennessee Theatre

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Though not contemporaries, Chopin and Tchaikovsky had much in common: both died young, had a series of tumultuous personal relationships, and wrote enduring works of searing passion. Pianist Michelle Cann makes her second appearance on the KSO stage following a 2018 debut in which she was hailed as a “dynamic musical storyteller” (Arts Knoxville). This program opens with Watercolors by Knoxville’s own composer/painter Dosia McKay, sharing in both the color and deep texture of Chopin and Tchaikovsky’s compositions. The program closes with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique), his final completed work known for its psychological depth and extremes of triumph and tragedy.

Chopin and Tchaikovsky