Monthly Archives: July 2013

News: Online campaign quickly funds project to digitize ASO archives; new Steinway arrives [ArtsATL]

By Mark Gresham | 12 Jul 2013, ArtsATL

Bob Scarr, the archives program manager, amid some of the 250 boxes in the ASO archives.

Bob Scarr, the archives program manager, amid some of the 250 boxes in the ASO archives.

Just over a week ago, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra launched a Kickstarter fund-raising campaign with a goal of $5,000 to catalog, research and digitize video and audio tapes, photographs and printed materials from the orchestra’s 68-year history now residing in its archives. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL

Review: Clibber Jones Ensemble, Klimchak finally see the light in delayed show at Kavarna [ArtsATL]

By Mark Gresham | 8 Jul 2013, ArtsATL

The Clibber Jones Ensemble at Kavarna. (Photo by Hector Amador)

The Clibber Jones Ensemble at Kavarna. (Photo by Hector Amador)

Saturday was a long day of continued heavy rain for metro Atlanta, and as the clock neared the 8:30 p.m. showtime at Kavarna in Decatur’s Oakhurst neighborhood, musicians of the new-edge Clibber Jones Ensemble were standing outside the darkened café, as was multi-instrumentalist Klimchak, also scheduled to perform. Electrical power in the neighborhood had gone out less than an hour before, … • READ MORE on ArtsATL

Review: Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival makes strong first impression [ArtsATL]

By Mark Gresham | 1 Jul 2013, ArtsATL

From left: William Ransom, Jennifer Stumm, Charae Krueger, Alexandra Preucil, William Preucil and Paul Murphy. (Photo by Mark Gresham)

From left: William Ransom, Jennifer Stumm, Charae Krueger, Alexandra Preucil, William Preucil and Paul Murphy. (Photo by Mark Gresham)

On Friday, a concert of music by Mozart, Brahms and Mendelssohn kicked off the 32nd season of the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival at the Martin-Lipscomb Performing Arts Center in Highlands, North Carolina. The annual summer event, which will run through August 11, is within reasonable driving distance of Atlanta for an overnight getaway. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL