The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will open the 21/22 season on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium with a full orchestral performance in its Barnett & Company Masterworks Series.
The evening will feature works from across the globe, including The StarSpangled Banner and Mexican classical composer Arturo Mrquezs popular Danzon No. 2, and a performance of George Walkers Lyric for Strings in memory of the community members we have lost to COVID-19.
I am beyond thrilled to be back on the podium with the CSO in full force, says Kayoko Dan, CSO Music Director. Well be re-introducing the CSO to the Chattanooga community by highlighting our musicians on works like Marquezs Danzon No. 2 and Rimsky-Korsakovs Capriccio Espagnol, which both prominently feature many different instruments with marvelous solos. We will also perform a work for strings only, Walkers beautiful and reflective Lyric for Strings, a brass ensemble work by Andrew Ardizzoia called Ubi Caritas, and Faures Pavane, which beautifully features many woodwind instruments.
To ensure a safe and comfortable experience for all audience members and staff, new COVID-19 guidelines have been put in place. Attendees will need to present proof of at least first vaccination shot or a negative ...