Monthly Archives: March 2019

Martin Hroch at the harpsichord.

CD Review: Martin Hroch, Harpsichord offers a fine introduction to Czech keyboardist

Mark Buller | 20 MAR 2019 Martin Hroch is a Czech harpsichordist whose career encompasses solo and chamber performing as well as teaching at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno. His new, self-titled album juxtaposes […]

Johns Creek Symphony Orchstra and Johns Creek Chorale perform Duruflé's "Requiem." (credit: ©Ben Weitz)

Review: Choral-orchestral music flourishes in Atlanta’s northern suburbs

Mark Gresham | 19 MAR 2019 A pair of choral-orchestral concerts this past Saturday bore witness to the increasing growth of truly viable classical music offerings in the northern suburbs, well outside of Atlanta’s I-285 Perimeter Highway. At 4pm, […]

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is guest soloist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra this week. (photo: Patrick Allen/Opera Omnia)

This Week: March 20-26, 2019

TOP FIVE LIVE THU/21, FRI/22*, SAT/23 ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · THU/SAT: Symphony Hall @ 8pm. *FRI: Bailey Perfomance Center (Kennesaw) @ 8pm. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Benjamin Grosvenor, piano. BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1; R. STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra. www.aso.org […]

Bent Frequency performs "Stay on IT" by Julius Eastman. *photo: Mark Gresham)

Review: Bent Frequency stays on thread with diverse contemporary works

Mark Gresham | 17 MAR 2019 Contemporary music ensemble Bent Frequency presented a handful of mostly 21st century works this past Friday at Kopleff Recital Hall in downtown Atlanta. Entitled “Threads that Stay on It.” The interesting, diverse program […]

Robert Spano conducts the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra .(credit: Katie Kelly, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association)

Breaking news: Robert Spano named Principal Guest Conductor of Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Mark Gresham | 16 MAR 2019 @ 2:28am ET (last update @ 11:19am ET) FORT WORTH, TX— Robert Spano has been named the Principal Guest Conductor of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, effective immediately. The orchestra made the announcement […]