Famed singer Johnny Mathis is coming to Baton Rouge on Valentine’s evening for a one-time performance with the Baton Rouge Symphony as part of its Pennington Great Performers in Concert Series. The announcement was made Thursday at the symphony’s first concert of the season by honorary Chairwoman Paula Pennington de la Bretonne.
Mathis joins a who’s who the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation has brought to Baton Rouge to perform with the symphony. It includes such musical greats as Itzak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Diana Ross, Natalie Cole and Chris Botti.
Tickets for the Feb. 14 performance go on sale online at www.brso.org on Saturday.