Monthly Archives: March 2019

Ivan Segovia does double duty as Gianni Schicchi in Giacomo Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and in Michael Ching's Buoso's Ghost. Credit: Andre Peele.

Review: Capitol City Opera does a double take with two tales of Gianni Schicchi

Mark Gresham | 23 MAR 29019 Gianni Schicchi is the final and most popular part of Puccini’s Il trittico, three contrasting one-act operas which the composer originally intended to be presented together. Although first performed that way in 1918 […]

Peter Oundjian conducting the ASO, January 2018 (credit: Raftermen)

Atlanta Symphony shows two faces of Romanticism in Brahms and Strauss

Mark Gresham | 22 MAR 2019 Thursday night’s concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra showed off the two different streams taken by 19th century Romanticism. Led by guest conductor Peter Oundjian and featuring pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, the ASO program […]

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

★ Posted on Mondays, the listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. 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 […]