Monthly Archives: March 2019

Violinist Daniel Hope, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han perform Beethoven's "triple Concerto" with the ASO. (photo: Jeff Roffman)

ASO plays Beethoven and Schumann with assurance ahead of road trip to Savannah

Mark Gresham | 29 MAR 2019 Thursday night’s concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was an excellent example of solid symphonic repertoire played with convincing assurance. Music director Robert Spano led the orchestra in music by Beethoven and Schumann, […]

Composer Michael Kurth. (graphics: Rob Phipps/ASO, based on a photo by Jeff Roffman)

CD Review: Atlanta Symphony’s Everything Lasts Forever spotlights the freshly eclectic music of Michael Kurth

Mark Gresham | 27 MAR 2019 (Updated: 29 MAR 2019)* The latest CD by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus , Everything Lasts Forever, will be released on Friday by ASO Media (CD-1011). The disc features four works […]

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center with violinist Daniel Hope (credit: Tristan Cook)

Savannah Music Festival celebrates 30th season

Mark Gresham | 25 MAR 2019 Savannah, Georgia’s second largest city, is 250 miles from downtown Atlanta – a 250 mile drive by interstate highways I-75 and I-16. That’s about a four hour drive without stops or traffic snarls. […]

Pianist Emanuel Ax (photo: Lisa Marie Mazzucco)

Review: Pianist Emanuel Ax engages with fresh and familiar works

Mark Gresham | 25 MAR 2019 On Sunday afternoon at Spivey Hall, esteemed pianist Emanuel Ax performed an appealing solo recital comprised of short works, mostly presented as complete cycles but with a couple of singletons in the mix. […]

Atlanta Opera reprises its highly succesful production of Astor Piazzolla's "Maria de Buenos Aires" at Paris on Ponce. (photo courtesy of The Atlanta Opera)

This Week: March 27 – April 2, 2019

★ Posted on Mondays, the listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. TOP FIVE LIVE THU/28, FRI/29, SAT/30, SUN/31 ATLANTA OPERA · Le Maison Rouge at Paris on Ponce, THU/FRI/SAT @ 7:30pm, SUN @ 3pm. PIAZZOLLA: Maria de […]