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

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