Knoxville Symphony Orchestra To Perform Dandridge First Baptist Church Dandridge, December 3, 2021

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra kicks off the holiday season this December in Harrogate, Dandridge and Athens with three festive holiday community concerts in East Tennessee.

KSO Resident Conductor James Fellenbaum will lead the Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra at the Harrogate and Dandridge concerts, featuring a variety of classical Christmas selections, including Mozart’s “Sleigh Ride,” selections from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” and Corelli’s “Christmas Concerto.” The symphony’s Principal String Quartet and Principal Woodwind Quintet will perform festive selections at the Athens concert.

“After being away last year due to the pandemic, it’s exciting to travel once again with the wonderful musicians of the KSO to our friends in Harrogate, Dandridge and Athens to celebrate the holidays with joyful music-making!” Fellenbaum said.

Community concert dates, venues, ticket prices and other relevant information are as follows:

Harrogate B. Frank “Tex” Turner Arena at Lincoln Memorial University Thursday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m. Free to the public; no tickets required

Dandridge First Baptist Church Dandridge Friday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m. Tickets: $12 online in advance; $18 day of event

All proceeds support the Dandridge Ministerial Association

The Arts Center Sunday, Dec. 12, 3 p.m. Tickets: Adult, $25; Student, $15 Masks required at event regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status

Visit for more information and to purchase tickets to each event.

About the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Led by Music Director Aram Demirjian, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra consists of 80 professional musicians and performs 300 programs throughout the region each season, reaching audiences of more than 200,000 people. The KSO performs in traditional venues such as the Tennessee Theatre, Bijou Theatre and Civic Auditorium, as well as non-traditional places like hospitals, schools, city parks and churches. For more information regarding the KSO, please visit or call 865-291-3310.