Wednesday, March 07, 2018 05:45 AM

TAKE A MUSICAL TOUR OF EUROPE WITH CHATTANOOGA SYMPHONY & OPERA

If you go What: CSO European Tour Where: Chattanooga State Community College, Humanities Building, 4501 Amnicola Highway When: 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11 Admission: $28 adults, $15 students For more information: 423-267-8583 Join the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera for a musical tour of Europe during a chamber concert on Sunday afternoon, March 11, in the Humanities Building at Chattanooga State Community College on Amnicola Highway. Music has been selected from composers throughout Europe. CSO Concertmaster Holly Mulcahy will be the concert's featured soloist. Additionally, the orchestra will be joined by the CSO Chorus. The program will include: "Siegfried Idyll" German composer Wagner's "Siegfried Idyll" is the only purely instrumental work by the composer regularly performed. Written for his wife for the birth of their son, the piece reflects a tender and restrained side of the composer. It was originally written for a small chamber ensemble, but later was published for a larger ensemble. Borrowing themes from his opera, "Siegried," called leitmotivs, they are used in the opera to portray specific characters and ideas. In this music they portray a general, but passionate, expression of love. "Suite for Violin and Strings" Featuring a lyrical solo violin, "Suite for Violin and Strings" ...

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