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April events will close out the 2018-2019 Symphony of the Mountains season

Contributed • Apr 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM

KINGSPORT – Symphony of the Mountains is excited about three upcoming events in April as the finale of the 2018-19 Season:

• The Symphony of the Mountains concert featuring “Ein deutsches Requiem” by Johannes Brahms.

• The Spring Youth Orchestra concerts.

• The 12th Annual Symphony Gala.

The concert that features “Requiem” will be held Saturday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport.

The orchestra will be joined by a two-hundred-member choir consisting of Voices of the Mountains and the ETSU Choirs under the direction of Dr. Matthew Potterton. World-renowned soloists Tamara Acosta and Adrian Smith will join local forces.

Adult tickets are $30 with students and children admitted free. Call the Symphony of the Mountains Box Office at 423-392-8423 or visit www.SymphonyoftheMountains.org for tickets.

Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestras under the direction of Dr. David Kovac and Wendy Royston will present two spring concerts. A public concert will be performed Sunday, April 7, at 3 p.m. at the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport, followed by the annual Youth for Youth concert Monday, April 8, 10:30 a.m. in the McGlothlin Center for the Arts at Emory and Henry College in Emory, Va. Both concerts are free.

The 12th Annual Symphony of the Mountains Gala, an “Evening of Musical and Epicurean Delights” will take place Saturday, April 13, starting at 6 p.m. at the Cattails Ballroom at Meadowview Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport.

This year's theme, “Once Upon a Time,” will not only inspire decorations but also patron's costumes. A six-course meal with wine pairings, live music, dancing, auctions and performances by Symphony of the Mountains musicians are only a few of the memorable experiences of the evening.

Go to the website www.symphonyofthemountains.org or call the Symphony of the Mountains office at 423-392-8423 for individual or corporate table tickets.

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