Monthly Archives: March 2015

Maker’s Dozen: Percussionist Stuart Gerber sparks new music scene with performances, teaching [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 19 Mar 2015

Gerber in Lugo, Italy, for the world premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s “Heaven’s Door” (“Himmels-Tür”). (Photo by Alain Taquet)

Percussionist Stuart Gerber is one of Atlanta’s most skilled and influential musicians. One of the original cofounders of new music ensemble Bent Frequency, Gerber is…
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Review: Georgian Chamber Players use four strong hands for show-stopping “La Valse” [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 17 Mar 2015

Julie Coucheron (left) and Elizabeth Pridgen shared a piano. (Photos by Mark Gresham)

On Sunday afternoon, the Georgian Chamber Players performed a concert of music by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Ravel and Brahms at Kellett Chapel on the campus of…
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Review: Led by guest conductor Storgårds with pianist Ingrid Fliter, ASO performs Chopin, Rachmaninoff [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 13 Mar 2015

Ingrid Fliter made her reputation as a stand-out interpreter of Chopin. (Photo by Sussie Ahlburg)

On Thursday evening at Symphony Hall the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performed a concert of music by Nielsen, Chopin and Rachmaninoff, led by guest conductor John…
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Preview: The music of legendary composer Kurt Weill honored at Breman Museum concert [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 10 Mar 2015

Kurt Weill gained fame as the writer of such hits as “Mack The Knife” and “Alabama Song.”

This Thursday, the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, in collaboration with the Atlanta Opera, will present a program of music by Kurt Weill as part…
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Review: The Riverside Chamber Players close out season in great style, seek new concert venue [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 9 Mar 2015

The Riverside Chamber Players played their final show at in the Bridge to Grace Church Roswell. (Photo by Mark Gresham)

The Riverside Chamber Players presented the final concert of the season Sunday afternoon at the Bridge to Grace Church in Roswell, featuring music by Michael…
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Review: Runnicles, O’Connor guide ASO through Mahler to the best performance of the year [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 6 Mar 2015

It was Runnicles’ first performance of the season with the ASO. (Photo by Jeff Roffman)

On Thursday the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra — led by principal guest conductor Donald Runnicles and featuring mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor — performed a concert of music…
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