Aram Demirjian

Aram Demirjian discusses the upcoming KSO’s Chamber Classics series honoring the music of Joseph Haydn and more. 

Acclaimed pianist Joyce Yang and conductor Aram Demerjian dicuss the magic of 'Rach2' and how they prepare for performances. 

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and Clarence Brown Theatre are, once again, collaborating to present a grand-scale production and this time, it's Leonard Bernstein's operetta, Candide. Rarely performed as a fully staged production, the show, based on a satire by Voltaire, boasts a gorgeous score by Bernstein, but presents a few challenges. Maestro Aram Demirjian discusses how the artistic team tackled these challeges, while creating a version of Candide that will be unique to Knoxville. Performances run August 31st through September 16th.

Jesse Weiner

Aram Demirjian talks to Todd Steed about the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's Fourth of July program and shares some great news about a future project.

Knoxville's Big Ears Festival is a music celebration like none other, bringing contemporary classical, folk, rock, r&b, and much more to East Tennessee, captivating audiences both local and from abroad. In this feature, Garrett McQueen speaks with some of this year's artists, and explores conversations surrounding the tradition of music from Appalachia, how the tradition of string quartets inform new music, and the intersection of music and activism. 

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