Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

January 30, 2013

BSO starts second half of 50th anniversary season with Feb. 10 concert

Cumberland County hosts concert preview luncheon Feb. 6 at Palace Theater


CROSSVILLE — The second half of the Bryan Symphony Orchestra's 50th anniversary season begins with a guest appearance by one of the country's most distinguished cellists.

Cumberland County will host a concert preview luncheon led by BSO Music Director Dan Allcott beginning at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Palace Theater on Main Street in Crossville.

Cost for the preview luncheon is $10 at the door, and reservations can be made by calling 931-484-6133 by Monday, Feb. 4.

The upcoming performance by the BSO begins at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10, in TTU’s Wattenbarger Auditorium. Tickets are $32 for adults and $27 for seniors 65 and up. Call 931-525-2633 for availability. The performance is sponsored by Robert and Julia Lowe of Cookeville and First Tennessee Foundation.

Joining the BSO for the performance is Mark Kosower, principal cello with the Cleveland Orchestra, known as one of the top five orchestras in the nation.

The only professional Tennessee symphony outside a metropolitan area in the state, the BSO gives its subscription and education performances in Wattenbarger Auditorium, the concert hall of TTU’s Bryan Fine Arts Building, located at 1150 N. Dixie Ave., in Cookeville. Learn more at