Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:36 PM

CSO AND OPERA PRESENTS BANJOIST BéLA FLECK TO PERFORM CLASSICAL CONCERTO JUNO OCT. 26

The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera will present 15-time Grammy Award winning banjoist Bla Fleck on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tivoli Theatre. Mr. Fleck will be performing Juno, his second project as a solo composer for a classical concerto.

"Juno plays upon theinherent strengths of a symphony orchestra to create a piece that is not only inspired, but takes the banjo tonew and exciting heights. While the bulk of Juno is slow and contemplative, playful movements at unexpectedtimes accentuate the banjos unique sounds and takes patrons through a wide spectrum of emotions," officials said. Celebrated globally as a premier banjo player, Mr.

Fleck is a 15-time Grammy Award winner and has beennominated in more categories than any other instrumentalist in Grammy history. Throughout his career, Mr. Fleckhas been in multiple progressive bluegrass bands, released standalone albums, and been featured on albums byGarth Brooks, Dolly Parton, Randy Travis, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Gatlin Brothers, and many others.Tickets range from $28 to $90 and can be purchased by calling the CSO Box Office at 423-267-8583, or online atwww.chattanoogasymphony.org[1]. Guests are also invited to attend a Meet The ...

News source: The Chattanoogan.com

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