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2017-2018 CONCERT SCHEDULE

Dr. Everett McCorvey-Guest Conductor for American Spirituals Concert | Nov. 18, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Venue: Sacred Heart Cathedral, 711 S. Northshore Drive

Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus is the setting for the American Spirituals Concert. Everett McCorvey is Guest Conductor. McCorvey is founder and Music Director of internationally recognized American Spiritual Ensemble, a dynamic group of professional musicians. Four soloists from American Spiritual Ensemble will join Knoxville Handel Society to add vibrancy to this performance of American Negro Spirituals on November 18. Well-known spirituals will be powerfully presented by Knoxville Handel Society. This concert will stir hearts and spirits, and encourages broader participation in the community. Purchase tickets early to ensure your enjoyment of a spectacular event!

Tickets are available now through Knoxville Tickets at 865.656.4444 or online.
Purchase tickets here at knoxtickets.com.

Adults $20; groups of 4 or more $15; College students $10; K-12 Students no charge. NO CHARGE tickets for Students K -12 must be ordered in person at the Thompson-Boling Arena Box Office.

We encourage purchase of tickets in advance due to the expectation of a large audience.

The Creation by Haydn | April 29, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Venue: Sacred Heart Cathedral, 711 S. Northshore Drive

Knoxville Handel Society will perform The Creation, by Franz Joseph Haydn on Sunday, April 29 at 7:00 PM in the newly completed Sacred Heart Cathedral. Performance of The Creation will be the first in the Cathedral Concert Series in the new Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. The multi-generational KHS choir will be enhanced by 30-piece orchestra and professional soloists: Jami Rogers-Anderson, soprano; Michael Bundon, tenor; and Andrew Wentzel, bass. Wendell Boertje, KHS Music Director, will conduct.

The Creation is the highly esteemed oratorio depicting the Creation of the world, based on the Genesis biblical account of creation, and John Milton’s poem, Paradise Lost. Knoxville Handel Society’s performance will include selected solos and choruses, somewhat abbreviated, due to the original score being quite lengthy.

Tickets for The Creation are available online at knoxvilletickets.com or by calling Knoxville Tickets at 865.656.4444. Adults $20; groups of 4 or more $15; College students $10; K-12 Students no charge. We encourage purchase of tickets in advance due to the expectation of a large audience.

MUSIC of the MASTERS | November 12, 2017

  • Hallelujah Chorus from Mount of Olives by Beethoven
  • Lamb of God by Bizet
  • Psalm 148 by Gustav Holst
  • Alleluia by Randall Thompson
  • How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place by Brahms
  • Gloria from Twelfth Mass by Mozart
  • Old 100th Hymn Tune by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Salvation Is Created by Tchesnokov
  • For the Beauty of the Earth by John Rutter
  • Holy Art Thou by Handel
  • O Divine Redeemer by Gounod