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Front Page - Friday, October 20, 2017

Béla Fleck to perform with the CSO

Banjoist Béla Fleck has a date with the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera on Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Tivoli Theatre. - Photograph provided

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will present Grammy Award-winning banjoist Béla Fleck on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Tivoli Theatre. Fleck will perform “Juno,” his second classical concerto.

Celebrated globally as a premier banjo player, Fleck is a 15-time Grammy Award winner. Throughout his career, he has been in multiple progressive bluegrass bands, released standalone albums and been featured on albums by Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton, Randy Travis, the Oak Ridge Boys, the Gatlin Brothers and more.

Tickets range from $28 to $90 and can be purchased by calling (423) 267-8583 or visiting www.chattanoogasymphony.org.

Guests are also invited to attend a Meet the Artist luncheon with Fleck at the Mountain City Club on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 11:30 a.m. Attendees will hear from Fleck about his background, inspirations and what to listen for at the concert. Tickets cost $40, includes lunch and can be purchased online at www.chattanoogasymphony.org.

Source: CSO