Tuesday, May 14, 2013

weekend at the symphony

You may recall (because I'm sure you all keep notes on the ins and outs of my highly exciting life) that in March we mistakenly missed a concert I bought tickets for in December. I was so upset over the whole affair that I almost lost the will to live. Almost but not quite. As long as there is cheddar cheese there is the will to live. A very sweet lady named Nancy who works for the Nashville Symphony happened to read the melodramatic post and offered to give us free tickets to a concert of our choice to make up for missed concert. I thought it was spam comment at first but Jenn was all CLAIM YOUR FREE PRIZE! and I'm so glad I did.
Saturday night we went to Elijah and it was so beautiful. We had excellent seats-eight rows from the front! I took these pictures before the announcement about no photography! whatsoever! allowed in the auditorium.  Nancy will never again invite us to another concert. 
Monday night we were back at the auditorium for a Lyle Lovett concert. Seldom (read: never) in my life have I been so serenaded in such a short amount of time. I got Christopher the L.L. tickets to make up for the missed concert before Nancy contacted me, so we basically got two replacement concerts. Not that I'm complaining. 
I was FASCINATED to learn the Lyle and Julia Roberts were married. Was I the only one who didn't know that? When I googled for confirmation (Christopher is not always up on the who's who of celebrity weddings) I found an article titled "Lovett First Sight". I do enjoy a good play on words.

Between Josh Turner and the two concerts this week, it's shaping up to be a very musical year. Maybe Brad Paisley's people will be the next to offer me a ticket...

Linking up with Sami's Shenanigans.


Jen said...

How amazing!!! I'm all about concerts and shows. :) Yay for free tickets.

Nashville Symphony said...

You will be happy to know that we have just changed our Photo Policy! We love it when people want to share so we made it easier!

Hope to see you again soon!

Here is the official word:

We have a NEW PHOTO POLICY at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center!

Photographs are now allowed in the concert hall anytime the house lights are on. Snap a photo and share with us, but don’t forget to turn off your cell phone once the concert starts!

Please upload and share your photo with your friends. You can tag us so that the musicians and staff see it too!

Jenn said...

That Nancy is ON IT doggonit! Wowzers. A very loyal reader. And it sounded like an awesome time! I'm not sure I can get ol stick-in-the-mud Steve to go to a symphony (real pants required obvs), but it looks awesome!

Mrs. K said...

I didn't know they were married either. Really? Anyway, what a sweet deal! I'm glad you got the tickets.

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Laura Darling said...

Lovett First Sight. I'm dying. Also so glad to see that you were finally able to attend the makeup concert! I love your shirt!!

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Kim said...

I love that everything worked out so well! :)