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.



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