Rescheduled form March, pianist Beatrice Rana will perform her solo recital at Spivey Hall on Tuesday, May 21. (credit-Marie-Staggat)

This Week: May 15 – 21, 2019

Posted on Mondays, the listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday.


ATLANTA OPERA · The Atlanta Opera Presents Stephanie Blythe & Friends, Byers Theatre, Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, City Springs. SAT/18 @ 8pm. Opera, Pop, and American Classics: Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Bryan, baritone; Anna Koźlakiewicz, soprano; Elizabeth Sarian, mezzo soprano; Justin Stolz, tenor. Director/Accompanist: Craig Terry.

ATLANTA CHAMBER PLAYERS · First Presbyterian Church, 1328 Peachtree Street NE @ 2pm. David Coucheron, violin; Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Catherine Lynn, viola; Brad Ritchie, cello; Joseph McFadden, bass; Susan Welty, horn; Elizabeth Pridgen, piano. BRAHMS: Trio for Violin, Horn and Piano in E-flat major, Op. 40; SCHUBERT: Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 114, D. 667 (“The Trout”);

BEATRICE RANA · Spivey Hall @ 7:30pm. Beatrice Rana, piano. Rescheduled from March 10. CHOPIN: Études, Op. 25; RAVEL: Miroirs; STRAVINSKY/AGOSTI Danse infernale, Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird. ahref=”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>



CHAMBER MUSIC ATHENS (Athens, Georgia), May 12 through May 21. · Festival in its debut season. WED/15: 2019Seney-Stovall Chapel @ 7:30pm. Inspired by Romance: “Kreutzer Sonata”. Jupiter String Quartet, Mark Mobley (narrator), Michael Heald, Maggie Snyder, David Starkweather. THU/16: 2019Hodgson Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center @ 7:30pm. New York Philharmonic String Quartet. Music by Haydn, Shostakovich and Brahms. SAT/18: The Georgia Museum of Art @ 5:00pm. Liza Stepanova, Martha Thomas, UGA grad students. Georgia Premiere of George Crumb’s “Metamorphoses.” Panel Discussion @ 4:00pm. SUN/19: Ramsey Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center @ 3:00pm. Soovin Kim, Peter Frankl, members of the Jupiter String Quartet, Michael Heald, Maggie Snyder, David Starkweather, Liza Stepanova. Schubert (“Trout” Quintet) and Brahms. MON/20: Hugh Hodgson School of Music and ATHICA (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art) @ various times of day. Festival student recitals. TUE/21: Ramsey Concert Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center @ 7:30pm. Gala Finale: Jupiter String Quartet with pianist Peter Frankl; violinist Soovin Kim; CMA String Orchestra; Mark Cedel, conductor. Works by MOZART and VIVALDI.

MADISON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (Madison, Georgia), May 2 through June 9 · SUN/19: Cultural Center Auditorium @ 3pm. Miro Quartet, Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet. Music by SCHUBERT, BEETHOVEN, SHAW, BRAHMS. TUE/21: Mint Juleps Kitchen (Madison, Georgia) @ 12pm lunch; 1:30pm concert. Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; with Elizabeth Pridgen; Christopher Rex. Music by BEETHOVEN, BRUCH, SCHUMANN, D’RIVERA, BRAHMS. (Additional Madison Chamber Music Festival concerts will be listed in the next THIS WEEK, to be posted MON/13).



ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Franklin Pond Chamber Music, Caroline Shaw, entr’acte. MENDOLSSOHN: Molto allegro ed agitato from Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49; MOZART: Allegro from Quintet in A for Strings and Clarinet, K. 581; SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 8; SCHUBERT: Theme & Variations (IV) from Trout Quintet in A Major, D. 667; VIVALDI: Concerto for Four Violins; BRAHMS: Allegro ma non troppo from String Sextet No. 1 in B-Flat Major. Recorded 2017 & 2018 Franklin Pond Chamber Music. [PROGRAM TIME 01:18:32] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/21 @ 3pm & SAT/25 @ 10am].

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s FEB 14/16, 2019 concerts. SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3; Stephen Mulligan, conductor; Nikolai Lugansky, piano. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/21 @ 4pm; SAT/25 @ 11:00am)

THU/16, SUN/19
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. TURLEY: City of Ghosts; HIGDON: Violin Concerto; BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique. Robert Spano, conductor; Roberto Diaz, viola; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra