By Mark Gresham | 30 Apr 2013, ArtsATLContrabassist Bruce Ridge has been a member of the North Carolina Symphony in Raleigh since 1987. He is also a leader in the symphonic music industry as chairman of the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians, which represents more than 4,000 musicians in 51 major symphony orchestras throughout the United States. In this role, Ridge visited the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in early April, … • READ MORE on ArtsATL
By Mark Gresham | 27 Apr 2013, ArtsATLA sold-out Symphony Hall greeted Itzhak Perlman, who appeared Thursday night as both violinist and conductor with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in a performance of music by Vivaldi and Mahler. Perlman and the orchestra will perform the concert again tonight and Sunday afternoon. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL
By Mark Gresham | 26 Apr 2013, ArtsATLMore than two dozen musicians from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will descend upon Eddie’s Attic in Decatur this Sunday evening, April 28, for a reprise of “United by Music,” last September‘s highly successful chamber music marathon organized by the ASO Players Association … Only two days later, on Tuesday, April 30, another group drawn from the ranks of ASO musicians, the Riverside Chamber Players, will perform at Eddie’s Attic to celebrate the release of their new CD, “The Music of Michael Kurth.” … • READ MORE on ArtsATL
By Mark Gresham | 22 Apr 2013, ArtsATLThe Peachtree String Quartet concluded its season with a pair of identical performances at two intown venues, featuring music by Charles Ives and Ludwig van Beethoven. The first took place Thursday in Peachtree Presbyterian Church’s Kellett Chapel, and the second was Sunday at the Garden Hills Recreation Center. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL
By Mark Gresham | 17 Apr 2013, ArtsATL
Violinist William Steck, who served as concertmaster of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra from 1974 to 1982 and ended his distinguished career as concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra, died peacefully in his sleep in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 13, in his hometown of Alexandria, Virginia. He was 79. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL
By Mark Gresham | 15 Apr 2013, ArtsATL
A drizzly chill hung in the outdoor air, but the musical environment was warm inside Trinity Presbyterian Church on Sunday afternoon when the Georgian Chamber Players presented a concert that promised an Austro-Hungarian flavor, serving up works by Franz Schubert, Ernő Dohnányi and Ludwig van Beethoven. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL
By Mark Gresham | 12 Apr 2013, ArtsATLIn the midst of tornado warnings and watches throughout the city on Thursday, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performed a concert of music by Paul Dukas, Dmitri Shostakovich and Béla Bartók at Symphony Hall, led by guest conductor Lionel Bringuier and featuring as guest soloist cellist Alisa Weilerstein. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL
By Mark Gresham | 11 Apr 2013, ArtsATLTwo string quartets from New York City, known for their fresh, innovative approaches, are coming to Atlanta this month. Brooklyn Rider will perform at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts on Friday, April 12, and ETHEL will perform eight days later, April 20, at the Ferst Center for the Arts. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL
David Daly, director of the Bailey Performance Center says of the duo, “Koh and Wosner are both phenomenal young artists and rising stars in the classical world.”
The program will feature the Violin Sonata of Leoš Janácek; Béla Bartók’s Violin Sonata No. 1 in C# minor, Op. 21; the Tre Pezzi, Op. 14 of György Kurtág and the Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 108 of Johannes Brahms.
Tickets are $25, with discounts available for KSU personnel, seniors, military and groups. More information can be obtained from the KSU Box Office either online or by calling 770-423-6650.