Monthly Archives: May 2017

This Week: May 31 – June 6, 2017

Selected classical and contemporary music events for 31 MAY – 6 JUN 2017
THURSDAY, 1 JUN 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Robert Spano, conductor; Twyla Robinson, soprano; Clifton Forbis, tenor; Daniel Sumegi, bass. BULLER: The Songs of Ophelia (World Premiere – Rapido Commission); BRITTEN: “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes; WAGNER: Die Walküre Act One. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
FRIDAY, 2 JUN 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY BRASS QUINTET – Madison-Morgan Chamber Music Festival: Atlanta Symphony Brass Quintet. Outdoor concert, free, no ticket required. 7pm, Madison Town Park (Madison). www.mmcc-arts.org/chamber-music-festival.html
SATURDAY, 3 JUN 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Robert Spano, conductor; Twyla Robinson, soprano; Clifton Forbis, tenor; Daniel Sumegi, bass. BULLER: The Songs of Ophelia (World Premiere – Rapido Commission); BRITTEN: “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes; WAGNER: Die Walküre Act One. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
SUNDAY, 4 JUN 2017
CHRISTIANIA TRIO – Madison-Morgan Chamber Music Festival: Christiania Trio – David Coucheron, violin; Christopher Rex, cello; Julie Coucheron, piano. 3pm, Burge Plantation (Madison). www.mmcc-arts.org/chamber-music-festival.html

This Week: May 24 – 30, 2017

Selected classical and contemporary music events for 24 MAY – 30 MAY 2017
THURSDAY, 251 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS – Donald Runnicles, conductor; Christina Smith, flute; Kim-Lillian Strebel, soprano; Matthew Worth, baritone. DEBUSSY: Nocturnes; JOLIVET: Flute Concerto; FAURÉ: Requiem. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
SATURDAY, 27 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS – Donald Runnicles, conductor; Christina Smith, flute; Kim-Lillian Strebel, soprano; Matthew Worth, baritone. DEBUSSY: Nocturnes; JOLIVET: Flute Concerto; FAURÉ: Requiem. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org

This Week: May 17 -23, 2017

Selected classical and contemporary music events for 17 MAY – 23 MAY 2017
THURSDAY, 1 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Robert Spano, conductor; Twyla Robinson, soprano; Clifton Forbis, tenor; Daniel Sumegi, bass. BULLER: The Songs of Ophelia (World Premiere – Rapido Commission); BRITTEN: “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes; WAGNER: Die Walküre Act One. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org

This Week: May 10 – 16, 2017

Selected classical and new music events for 10 MAY – 16 MAY 2017
THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS – Robert Spano, conductor; David Daniels, Orfeo; Susanna Phillips, Euridice; Janai Brugger, Amore; Daniel Arsham, scenography; James Alexander, stage director. GLUCK: Orfeo ed Euridice. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
SATURDAY, 13 MA^Y 2017
ALBERT SCHWEITZER MEMORIAL ORGAN 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – Organists Ken Cowan, Alan Morrison and Cherry Rhodes. Solo works and duets performed by Cowan and Morrison; MUSSORGKY: Pictures at an Exhibition, transcribed by Jean Guillou and performed by Cherry Rhodes; suite from PROKOFIEV: The Love for Three Oranges, transcribed by Weicheng Zhao (world premiere) featuring all three organists playing simultaneously. 3pm, Spivey Hall. spiveyhall.org
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS – Robert Spano, conductor; David Daniels, Orfeo; Susanna Phillips, Euridice; Janai Brugger, Amore; Daniel Arsham, scenography; James Alexander, stage director. GLUCK: Orfeo ed Euridice. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org

This Week: May 3 – 9, 2017

Selected classical and new music events for 3 May – 9 APR 2017
THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Nicholas McGegan, conductor. MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; RAMEAU: Suite from Les Indes galantes; HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 (“London”). 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Nicholas McGegan, conductor. MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; COUPERIN: Pièces en concert for Cello and Strings (arr. Bazelaire); HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 (“London”). 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET with CYRUS CHESTNUT – Madison-Morgan Chamber Music Festival: Turtle Island (String) Quartet with jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut. 8pm, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (Madison). www.mmcc-arts.org/chamber-music-festival.html
SATURDAY, 6 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Casual Fridays concert. Nicholas McGegan, conductor. MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; RAMEAU: Suite from Les Indes galantes; HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 (“London”). 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
HECTOR OLIVERA – hector Olivera, organ. Recital selections TBA. 3pm, Spivey Hall. spiveyhall.org
TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
ATLANTA CHAMBER PLAYERS Atlanta Chamber Players. BARTÓK: Contrasts; RICHARD PRIOR: World Premiere of piece commissioned by the ACP; TURINA: Piano Quartet in A Minor, Op. 67; J. STRAUSS: Blue Danube, arranged for piano 4-hands. 7:30pm, New American Shakespeare Tavern. atlantachamberplayers.com