The String and Wind Ensembles of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera will perform Saturday at 7 p.m. CDT at the Princess Theatre, 215 S. Cedar Ave. South Pittsburg. The musicians are principal members of the orchestra.
Tickets ($15 each general admission) may be purchased by contacting (904) 334-3222 or visiting https://www.eventbrite.com/ for events in South Pittsburg.
The program includes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts String Quartet No. 19 in C. Major composed in 1780s, Max Regers 1904 Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola, Malcolm Arnolds 1943 Three Shanties for Wind Quintet and Douglas Hedwigs 2018 Four Third Streams for Woodwind Quintet.
The musicians for the evening are Josh Holritz, violin; Sheri Peck, violin; Megan Chisom, viola; Eric Reed, cello; Kristen Holritz, flute; Robert West, clarinet; Robert Burks, oboe; Gordon James, French horn; and Eric Anderson, bassoon.
The Chattanooga Symphony traces its beginning to the first concert on Nov. 5, 1933 when Chattanooga High School graduates and students first pursued their dream of playing classical music together. The May 25 concert will be in the theatre that opened as the Princess Theatre on July 2, 1934 less than a year after the Symphony was founded.
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