Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at Carnegie Hall in 2016.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus to return to Carnegie Hall in 2020

Mark Gresham | 30 JAN 2019 @ 2:30pm Breaking news: The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announced today that it will return to New York’s Carnegie Hall on April 4, 2020, to perform Beethoven’s magnificent Missa solemnis. Music director Robert Spano will […]

Baritone Michael Mayes is the quintessential Joseph De Rocher. (credit: Tom Grosscup)

Dead Man Walking comes alive in new Atlanta Opera production

Mark Gresham | 28 JAN 2019 This Saturday, The Atlanta Opera kicks off a four-performance run of a contemporary operatic masterpiece, Dead Man Walking, by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Terrence McNally. Since its premiere in 2000, Dead Man […]

Except for slow strobe lights illuminating from behind, percussionist Jon Mueller's performance was cloaked in darkness.

Sound and ritual gesture merge in concert at The Bakery

Percussionist Jon Mueller and duo Poèmes Électroniques featured in music with some mystical overtones Mark Gresham | 22 JAN 2019 One of the defining traits of improvised music is that nothing is ever exactly the same performance to performance. Within […]

Pulitzer Prize and two-time Grammy Award winning composer Jennifer Higdon.

Jennifer Higdon discusses her Viola Concerto

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs the Grammy-winning work this week Mark Gresham | 22 JAN 2019 Pulitzer Prize and two-time Grammy-winning composer Jennifer Higdon was born in Brooklyn, but from the age of six months spent the next 10 […]