CSO March Events Includes Hooray For Hollywood

Friday, February 15, 2013

Here are the March events for the Chattanooga Symphony and Orchestra. 

Special Event - Southeast Film Music Symposium
March 1-3 Majestic Theatre, Sheraton Read House, Tivoli Theatre
George S. Clinton, artistic advisor and presenter
Peter Golub, composer and presenter
Don Davis, composer and panel member
Doreen Ringer Ross, Vice President of Film & TV at BMI and panel moderator
Edmund Stone, host of The Score and presenter
Robert Bernhardt, CSO Music Director Emeritus and conductor
Presented with support from ArtsBuild, the Tennessee Arts Commission, Husch Blackwell, and the Osborne Foundation
For more information, including a complete schedule, visit www.southeastfilmmusic.org
Luken Holdings Pops Series - The Matrix LIVE
March 2, 8 p.m.
Tivoli Theatre
Don Davis, composer and conductor
The Matrix LIVE brings Oscar-winning film to the concert hall.  This live film concert combines the visionary science fiction imagery with the sound of a large symphonic orchestra.  Watch the movie; hear the CSO play the movie soundtrack live. 

Luken Holdings Pops Series - Hooray for Hollywood
March 3, 2013 at 3pm
Tivoli Theatre
Robert Bernhardt, Music Director Emeritus and conductor
George S. Clinton, conductor
Peter Golub, conductor
Music Director Emeritus Robert Bernhardt pays homage to film music composers from some of Hollywood’s greatest films, such as Casablanca, It’s a Wonderful Life, Jaws and E.T. George S. Clinton will conduct his “Shagadelic Suite” from the Austin Powers films, plus Peter Golub will premiere his suite from the award-winning documentary, These Amazing Shadows. 
Sponsored by Husch Blackwell 

Masterworks Series -Verdi Requiem
March 15 and 16, 8 p.m.
Tivoli Theatre
Kayoko Dan, conductor
Priya Palekar, soprano
Rosella Ewing, mezzo-soprano
Richard Clement, tenor
Peter Volpe, baritone
CSO and Chattanooga State Choruses, Darrin Hassevoort, director 

Special Event - Party with the CSO at Track 29: Guilty Pleasures
CSO fundraising event
March 23, 6:30 p.m.
Track 29
Robert Bernhardt, conductor
Jeans ‘n Classics
The funds raised from this event will benefit CSO’s education and community engagement programs for area school children, as well as support the Masterworks, Pops, Volkswagen, and Chamber Series performances. The event is a success each year due to the wonderful support of businesses and individuals in our community. 
To purchase tickets or for more information, contact the CSO Box Office at  267-8583 or visit www.chattanoogasymphony.org.

Dalton Ghost Tours Hosts Haunting Belly Dance Performance Saturday

Dalton Ghost Tours will host a "haunting" belly dance performance with Jamie Gray of Blue Sun Fusion Belly Dance and the ladies of Inamorata Bellydance on Saturday at 8 p.m.   Following the performance guests will embark on a 90-minute ghostly tour of historic downtown Dalton with Connie Hall-Scott, the author of Haunted Dalton, Georgia. Tickets are $12. The evening begins ... (click for more)

Rubert Wates Plays At Charles And Myrtle's Friday

Rubert Wates will play at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse on Friday at 8 p.m.  The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road.  There is a $10 suggested donation at the door. Review for Rubert Wates:  Since coming to the US.,. Wates has won more than 30 songwriting awards:   His music is an eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art/folk, ... (click for more)

Baylor Student, 16, Dies After Cardiac Incident At Pool

A 16-year-old Baylor School student died after a cardiac incident at a pool on Monday afternoon. Sumner Smith died in the incident on campus. The student was taken by ambulance to Erlanger. Baylor's Barbara Kennedy said it happened during a routine swim practice. He was found unresponsive in the pool. Counselors were being provided on the Baylor campus on Tuesday. ... (click for more)

Bradley County Commission Decides Not To Provide Animal Pickup Service

Bradley County Commissioners on Monday finally put animal control to rest. It was not easy and it was not without confusion, but in the end, the county will not provide animal pickup service. Confusion began when commissioners were asked to approve the agenda, which included two options for animal control pick up. Item “D” provided for the SPCA of Bradley County to pick ... (click for more)

VW PILOT Crash Landing

The Volkswagen emission scandal proves the point citizen activist, Ms. Helen Burns Sharp, has repeatedly brought to the attention of local government officials. She urged them to "beef up" the PILOT contracts before approving PILOT tax abatements. Any logical person would agree, because it is the only way to recoup a tax loss when unthinkable situations arise. Volkswagen's willful ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Readers Are Right

Jeffrey Cross is a community activist in the very finest way. He has no idea that I and many others have followed what he has done, and tirelessly I might add, to enhance the St. Elmo neighborhood at the foot of Lookout Mountain. I wish this world had a million Jeffrey Crosses. So when he wrote in protest of my Monday story, “We Want Our City Back,” I was more than eager to read ... (click for more)