The Vienna Chamber Orchestra, which recently its 52nd season, will be
performing this Sunday at the University of Tennessee Music Hall at 8
The orchestra is recognized as one of the premier interpreters of the
chamber ensemble repertoire. Its performances around the world have earned
the orchestra accolades from audiences and critics alike.
The orchestra's successful collaboration with Phillipe Entremont began in
1976. Under the direction of Maestro Entremont, now the ensemble's chief
laureate, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra has performed in the major music
capitals throughout Europe and North America and has made several tours of
The orchestra continues to be a tremendous favorite among American
audiences. The ensemble returned to North America in the spring of 1991 as
part of a worldwide tour celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mozart's
death. Its 1996-97 American tour was part of the orchestra's worldwide 50th
Entremont is not only conductor of the orchestra, but also a performing
solo pianist with the group. Entremont is also the principal conductor of
the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and conductor laureate of the Israel
Chamber Orchestra. In 1998 the French government named Entremont a
Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters, the highest decoration of its
Admission prices for the performance are $5 for UT students, $10 for UT
faculty and staff, and $15 for the general public. For ticket information,
call 656-4444. For general information on this or any upcoming events, call
the Cultural Attractions Committee at 974-5455.
Famed orchestra performs at UT
Published: Fri Oct 15, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:00 p.m.