On February 7, Gourmet and Company will hold a fundraising event benefiting the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra. Twenty percent of all proceeds from that day from the restaurant, bar, and retail store will be donated to the Symphony. “Bring Your Love” for a Valentine lunch or dinner, and listen to the sounds of JCSO musicians while dining. Reservations are advised, and can be made by calling 423-929-9007. Gourmet and Company is located at 214 E. Mountcastle Dr. in Johnson City. Hours of operation are from 10 am to 9 pm.
Please join the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra on February 10 at 7:30 pm as we share the stage with the award winning ETSU Opera Theatre who will be performing selections from various operas of Mozart and Symphony No. 7 by Beethoven. Karen Smith is in her eleventh year of directing the group. Although comprised of only undergraduate students, the theatre group produces full-length operas. Their recent mainstage productions have included The Magic Flute, The Elixir of Love, The Bartered Bride and Gianni Schicchi. Annually the Opera Theatre also produces various one-act operas, opera scenes, and as part of outreach to the community, children’s operas such as Chicken Little in 2016 at the International Storytelling Center.
This concert will be the third in the Master Classics series and is entitled Immortal Beloved. The concert will be held at Milligan College, Seeger Chapel, in Elizabethton. Tickets are $15 for students, $35 for seniors, and $40 for adults. Visit www.jcsymphony.com or call 423-926-8742 for more details or to purchase tickets.