The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Mozart's Requiem and Free Veteran's Day Concert, 11/11

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Presents Mozart's Requiem and Free Veteran's Day Concert, 11/11

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera has a busy November schedule, kicking off with a Volkswagen Series concert of Classical's Greatest Hits. Music Director Kayoko Dan, with help from audience members via a survey, has selected some of the best and most popular classical works, including the Overture to William Tell, a movement from Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Strauss' On the Beautiful Blue Danube, the first movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and more. Tickets are only $25 for adults, $15 for kids and students.

The CSO will then host a free Veteran's Day concert on November 11 at Memorial Auditorium. This annual event is conducted by Music Director Kayoko Dan and features several patriotic tunes, including the Armed Forces Salute.

The Barnett & Company Masterworks Series continues with two of Mozart's larger works, opening with his 38th symphony. The CSO Chorus and UTC Chamber Singers plus soloists join the orchestra for the monumental Requiem on the second half.

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Youth Orchestras open their season on Monday, November 18 at 7:30pm at Brainerd Baptist Church and includes the CSOYO Symphony and Philharmonic orchestras. Tickets will be available at the door.

Additional November concerts are listed below. More information can be found at

Volkswagen Series

Classical's Top Hits

Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:00pm

Volkswagen Conference Center

Kayoko Dan, conductor

Tickets are $25 general admission

Special Event

Veterans Day Celebration

Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7:00pm

Memorial Auditorium

Kayoko Dan, conductor

FREE concert, general admission

Barnett & Company Masterworks Series

Mozart Requiem

Concert sponsored by the William J. Montague Performing Arts Fund

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:30pm

Tivoli Theatre

Kayoko Dan, conductor

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Chorus, Darrin Hassenvoort, executive director

UTC Chamber Singers, J. Kevin Ford, director

Mela Daily, soprano

Mary Creswell, mezzo-soprano

Kevin Hanrahan, tenor

Jeffrey Jones, baritone

MOZART Symphony No. 38, "Prague"

MOZART Requiem

Tickets start at $19, students are $15 with a valid student I.D.

Bob's Bootcamp

Musical Travelogue

Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 11:00am-2:00pm

Bob Bernhardt, Principal Pops Conductor

$50, includes lunch. Reservations due in advance.

CSO Youth Orchestras

Fall Concert

Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:30pm

Brainerd Baptist Church

Gary Wilkes, Symphony conductor

Sandy Morris, Philharmonic conductor

Nichole Pitts, Prelude and Etude conductor

CSOYO concert tickets are sold at the door.

Chamber Series

Gems from the CSO Principals

Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 3:00pm

Sheraton Read House Silver Ballroom

Tickets are $25 general admission, $15 for students with a valid I.D.

CSO In The Community


Creative Discovery Museum

Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 12:00pm

Warehouse Row Lunch Series

Warehouse Row Food Court

Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 11:30am-1:00pm

About Us

The mission of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera is to inspire, engage, and enrich the greater Chattanooga community through music and music education.

The 2013-14 season marks 81 seasons for the CSO, which played its first concert on November 5, 1933. The CSO, conducted by Music Director Kayoko Dan, consists of top players from the Chattanooga area as well as from across the southern region. The CSO performs a full season of Masterworks, Pops, Chamber, and Volkswagen Series concerts from September through May, as well as a variety of community, education and engagement events throughout the year.