ETSO Presents Spring Concert "Brahms' Requiem" At Collegedale SDA Church March 31

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
The East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra announces the spring season with its Spring Concert “Brahms’ Requiem” on March 31 at 4 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will take place at Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4829 College Dr. E. in Collegedale.

Jeremy Francisco, ETSO music director and conductor, leads the orchestra in a concert lineup featuring the works of the 19th-century German composer Johannes Brahms, including A German Requiem Op. 45 and Tragic Overture Op. 81. Chorus will be led by guest vocalists Julie Penner (soprano) and Scott Willis (baritone).

An updated schedule of future concerts will be available on the ETSO’s website.
For more information, contact Mathew Miller at 423-580-4999.

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