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Volkswagen Chattanooga to Host Sunday Symphony Series
Volkswagen Chattanooga announced today the creation of a new partnership with the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera that will offer a five-concert series to be held on Sunday afternoons at the Volkswagen Conference Center.
The series will begin in September 2012 and will continue through April 2013.
“Volkswagen Chattanooga has been a supporter of the arts from the very start and we are pleased to expand our relationship by creating the Volkswagen Sunday Symphony Series,” said Hans-Herbert Jagla, EVP Human Resources at Volkswagen Chattanooga. “We are excited to be able to offer these concerts to our employees at a discounted rate, but also hope the community at large will enjoy this new opportunity to experience live music,” Jagla said.
The concerts will consist of three Masterworks and one Pops, both repeated from performances at the Tivoli Theatre. In addition, one Light Classics concert will be developed exclusively for the Volkswagen concert series. Individual tickets will be priced at $25.00 and $15.00 for Volkswagen employees.
"We are thrilled to start this new concert series and to deepen our friendship and partnership with Volkswagen Chattanooga. It is an honor for us to perform at the beautiful Volkswagen Chattanooga facility and to share wonderful music in the community,” said Kayoko Dan, Music Director and Conductor of the symphony. “We greatly appreciate Volkswagen Chattanooga for this generous offer and for the opportunity to touch more lives through beautiful music."
All concerts will be held at the Volkswagen Conference Center beginning at 3 p.m. Children will be admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door beginning at 2 p.m., by phone at (423) 267-8583, or online at www.chattcso.org.
A schedule of Volkswagen symphony performances can be found below:
September 23, 2012
Heroes: Napoleon to Superman
Daugherty: Selections from Metropolis Symphony
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, op. 55
Beethoven’s ground breaking symphony begun as a tribute to Napoleon along with music by contemporary American composer Michael Daugherty influenced by Superman comics
November 4, 2012
Dvorak Symphony No. 6
Daugherty: Sunset Strip
Ravel: Introduction and Allegro
Dvorak: Symphony No. 6 in D major, op. 60
Janet Hale, flute
Robert West, clarinet
Caroline Brown Hudson, harp
The concert features three CSO principal musicians as soloists, plus Dvorak’s soaring symphonic tribute to Brahms
January 13, 2013
Concierto de Aranjuez
Rossini: Overture to Barber of Seville
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 in E minor, op. 39
Pablo Sainz Villegas, guitar
A trip to Spain featuring this very popular classical guitar concerto
March 3, 2013
Hurray for Hollywood!
A musical tribute to the movies, this concert will feature Hollywood film writer George S. Clinton as guest conductor as part of the first annual Southeast Tennessee Film Music Symposium
April 28, 2013
Elvis and Mahler
Daugherty: Motown Metal
Daugherty: Dead Elvis
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
Benjamin Kamins, bassoon
Where better to feature a piece of music about cars than at Volkswagen? Michael Daugherty’s Motown Metal is a tribute to the car, and his Dead Elvis has to be seen—Elvis himself makes an appearance playing the bassoon.
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Bruno Tonioli (toh-nee-OH'-lee)
Judge Bruno Tonioli says James Maslow was outstanding. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Len Goodman and Tom Bergeron
Len Goodman tells James Maslow and his partner he can be hard to please. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Announcer and judges
The judges give James Maslow the first round of perfect scores of the season. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Host Tom Bergeron announces this week's results. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Cody Simpson, celebrity voted off
Cody Simpson says he's a little disappointed. COURTESY: BBC Worldwide Limited and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. ((mandatory on-air credit))
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Team Usher is up next on "The Voice." Usher will be finalizing his selections for the live rounds on tonight's show. Last night, it was Team Shakira and Team Adam's turn. Shakira's selections include Tess Boyer. She calls Boyer "an amazing find." Adam Levine used his last pick on Kat Perkins. The other three judges say she's flawless. Team Blake is already in place for the live shows beginning next week.
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Kat Perkins, performing "Open Arms"
Kat Perkins performing "Open Arms." COURTESY: NBC ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Usher and Kat Perkins
The other coaches have nothing but praise for Team Adam's Kat Perkins. COURTESY: NBC ((mandatory on-air credit))
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Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Kat Perkins
Blake Shelton says Kat Perkins is too good for Team Adam. COURTESY: NBC ((mandatory on-air credit))
PEDRO PASCAL FEELS SEXY
NEW YORK (AP) -- Actor Pedro Pascal says his character on the HBO show "Game of Thrones" has a very interesting look. He says the character sort of dresses like a pimp. The character Oberyn Martell wears a low V-cut kind of robe. Pascal says Martell has a jewel and "some cool facial hair." He says when he first saw himself in costume he thought he looked great -- even sexy, and tough. Pascal says he understands that the character is a fan favorite and there are high expectations. "Game of Thrones" has already been renewed for a fourth and fifth season.
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Actor Pedro Pascal says his "Game of Thrones" character, Oberyn Martell, has a very interesting look.
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Actor Pedro Pascal says playing his "Game of Thrones" character, Oberyn Martell, hasn't been bad for his self esteem.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jennifer Garner's character in "Draft Day" is modeled after the real-life cap specialist for the Cleveland Browns, who happens to be a woman. Garner says she had the privilege of shadowing Megan Rogers and pretty much stole Rogers' ways of carrying herself for the character in "Draft Day." Garner says Rogers is the type of person who never has to show that she knows everything, but brings down the hammer if necessary. Garner says women are a natural for sports management positions because they inherently know how to focus their brains on multiple things.
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Jennifer Garner, actress
Jennifer Garner says she got to shadow Megan Rogers, the cap specialist for the Cleveland Browns, for her character in "Draft Day."
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Jennifer Garner, actress
Jennifer Garner says she modeled her "Draft Day" character after Megan Rogers, the cap specialist for the Cleveland Browns.
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Jennifer Garner, actress
Jennifer Garner says she grew up in West Virginia, where high school football was a way of life.
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Jennifer Garner, actress
Jennifer Garner says she became the water girl for her high school football team.
JAMIE FOXX LIKES SPIDERMAN
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Actor Jamie Foxx says his new movie "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" will be a great one for kids to see.
CHRIS PRATT -- "GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY"
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A beautiful, action movie. That's how Chris Pratt describes his upcoming sci-fi epic, "Guardians of the Galaxy." Pratt says trailers for the movie haven't given anything away and that's good because people don't know what to expect. He says it's a beautiful movie that will have amazing action and will be "something totally different." He says there'll be corners of the galaxy "you didn't know existed in the Marvel universe."
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Actor Chris Pratt says his his upcoming sci-fi epic, "Guardians of the Galaxy," will be a beautiful action movie.
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Actor Chris Pratt says his his upcoming sci-fi epic, "Guardians of the Galaxy," will introduce people to a corner of the galaxy they didn't know existed in the Marvel universe.
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Actor Kevin Dillon says the 2015 movie adaptation of his hit TV show "Entourage" will be worth waiting for.
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