7:30pm The wonder and wisdom of childhood imbues both Barber’s nostalgic reverie and Mahler’s sublime evocation of Heaven. Fiddle virtuoso Mark O’Connor’s Strings and Threads connects to Knoxville’s Appalachian setting, and we enjoy soprano Mary Wilson’s easy virtuosity and deep musicianship.
Free pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM.
Michael Butterman, conductor
O'CONNOR Strings and Threads
BARBER Knoxville, Summer of 1915
MAHLER Symphony No. 4
Mary Wilson, soprano