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Symphony of the Mountains announces "Magical Journey"

Contributed • Updated Jul 8, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Entertaining, Educating and Enriching are the three pillars upon which Symphony of the Mountains is built.

The group aspires to include these elements in all their programs. Through a wide variety of settings, styles of music, artists, sounds and collaborations, the group aims to ensure that there will be something for everybody's taste on their “Magical Journey.”

Season highlights include:

• Outdoor Pops Concerts in Blowing Rock, North Carolina; Wise, Virginia; and Kingsport.

• A full production of Puccini's “La Bohème”; “Trick or Treat with Symphony of the Mountains” Halloween Concert and Glazunov's Saxophone Concerto,

• “By the Fireside” Holiday Concerts in Kingsport, Abingdon, Virginia; and Pound, Virginia.

• “Our Voices Rise Together” concert to celebrate Black History Month.

• “Happy Birthday Beethoven” concert to celebrate the composer’s 250th birthday.

The “Magical Journey” Summer Concerts Series schedule is:

• July 26, 7:30 p.m., Chetola Resort, Blowing Rock, North Carolina.

• July 27, 8:15 p.m. University of Virginia's College at Wise, Virginia.

• July 28, 6.30 p.m. Allandale Mansion Amphitheater, Kingsport.

The series will include music from “Harry Potter,” “Forrest Gump,” “Wizard of Oz,” “Cats,” “West Side Story,” “Star Trek,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” and much more, Symphony of the Mountains and Kingsport's own Carla Karst will take the audience on a magical journey through a wonderful world of imagination and fantasy.

Everyone is invited to bring their family, chairs, blankets and picnics for these fun and family-friendly evenings. At Allandale Mansion, the group will again hold a concert-themed picnic area decorating contest with fun prizes.



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