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Katherine Benson

Katherine Benson

Paramount Chamber Players opens its 18th concert series

August 29, 2022

The Paramount Chamber Players open their 18th concert season with “To Sing and Play,” a joyful program of music and song.

Mezzo-soprano Rachel Helton and pianist Katherine Benson bring to life Antonin Dvorak’s vibrant “Gypsy Songs,” including the classic tune “Songs My Mother Taught Me.” Joining Benson and Helton in concert is the widely-performed husband-and-wife team, the Brickle Duo. Violinist Marianna Brickle and pianist David Brickle present a set including works by American composers Aaron Copland and William Grant Still.

The performances are Thursday, Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Kingsport, Tennessee; Friday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, Johnson City, Tennessee; Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Bristol, Tennessee; Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m., Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church, Abingdon, Virginia.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students enter free.

Tickets can be purchased at the door with cash or check.

Visit the players on Facebook or at www.paramountchamberplayers.com for more information.