Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Offers 2 Masterworks Concert In January

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will present two Barnett and Company Masterworks series concerts in January.  The CSO will perform Beethoven’s lively 7th Symphony on Jan. 9. Rounding out the program is Golijov’s Last Round for String Nonet and Mendelssohn’s popular and largest orchestral work, the violin concerto, performed by Jennifer Frautschi. The CSO presents an All Brahms concert, featuring his Symphony No. 3 as well as his Piano Concerto No. 1, performed by Geoffrey Duce, on Jan. 30.

Tickets are on sale now and start at $19. Student tickets are $15 with a valid student I.D. Tickets are available at or by calling 267-8583.

Barnett & Company Masterworks Series Beethoven’s 7th Concert sponsored by Fletcher Bright Thursday, Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Tivoli Theatre
Kayoko Dan, conductor
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
GOLIJOV Last Round for String Nonet
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Bob’s Bootcamps
If on a Desert Island… Saturday, Jan. 11, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Tivoli Center
Bob Bernhardt, Principal Pops Conductor
$50 admission, includes lunch.
Contact: Samantha Teter, Director of Marketing
Phone: 423.267.8583 ext. 104

Barnett & Company Masterworks Series
All Brahms
Thursday, Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Tivoli Theatre
Kayoko Dan, conductor
Geoffrey Duce, piano
BRAHMS Symphony No. 3
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1

ETC Focuses On The People Behind The Abortion Issue

The community is invited to attend Ensemble Theatre of Chattanooga's performance of Jane Martin's Keely and Du. Performances will be held at the theater located inside Eastgate Town Center at 5600 Brainerd Road, on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., from Aug. 14-24. Review for Keely and Du: When Keely, a pregnant rape victim, wakes up tied ... (click for more)

Jacob Powell Performs At Riverfront Nights Saturday

Friends of the Festival announced the return of the "Riverfront Nights" musical series to the city's 21st Century Waterfront for the eighth year.  Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the series of free Saturday night shows will feature musical acts performing from the Zaxby's Stage.   Healthy living, healthy food and drink choices, adult beverages and ... (click for more)

County Commission Chairmanship Up For Grabs After Exit Of Henry, Skillern

The chairmanship of the County Commission is up for grabs after the exit of two commissioners who have held the post in recent years. Larry Henry is moving on to serve as Circuit Court clerk. Fred Skillern was upset by Randy Fairbanks in the Republican primary. Most of the returning commissioners have their eye on the possibility of taking over as chairman, or at least getting ... (click for more)

PAST Act On Horse Abuse Stalls Out In U.S. House Despite 70% Support

Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, issued the following statement today regarding the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 1518:   “I regret to inform you that Speaker of the House, John Boehner, currently refuses  to bring the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act to the floor for a vote.  His decision ... (click for more)

Curtis Adams: Beck, Mackey Should Be Considered For County Commission Leadership

Just think about this;  a person highly qualified applying for a job.  As he is just about finished filling out his papers for his interview, he sees at the bottom there is a place for him to check Democrat or Republican.  He would think, “if I mark the wrong one I may not get the job.” Being a real leader requires honesty, integrity, and, most importantly, fairness. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Mark’s 50th Anniversary Toast

In the new book that celebrates the first 50 years of baseball’s Southern League, its splendid author Mark McCarter recalls that very early in his career as a sports writer, he was riding with his boss somewhere and mentioned that if the legendary Allan Morris ever needed help covering the Chattanooga Lookouts that he’d love to help. Today, as he looks back, he ruefully adds, “I ... (click for more)