Donald Runnicles conducts the ASO this Thursday and Saturday. (credit Jeff Roffman)

This Week: May 22 – 28, 2019

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



TOP THREE LIVE

WED/22
JONATHAN BISS · Symphony Hall @ 8pm. Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 15 in D Major, Op. 28, “Pastoral” / Piano Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Op. 14, No. 2 / Piano Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3 / Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111. SOLD OUT. www.aso.org

THU/23*, SAT/25
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · THU/SAT: Symphony Hall @ 8pm. Donald Runnicles, conductor; Kim-Lillian Strebel, soprano. MILHAUD: Le boeuf sur le toit; CANTELOUBE: Songs of the Auvergne; DEBUSSY (arr. Matthews): Préludes; DEBUSSY: La mer. (*THU/23 only: pre-concert chamber recital @ 6:45pm.) www.aso.org

FRI/24
ATLANTA COMMUNITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Morgan Concert Hall, Bailey and Family Performance Center (Kennesaw) @ 8pm. 2018-19 Season Finale: “A Farewell to Maestro Juan R. Ramírez.” R Juan R. Ramírez, conductor & violinist; Wendy Warner, cello; Shirley Irek, piano. HAYDN: Violin Concerto No. 1; BEETHOVEN: Triple Concerto, Op. 56; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34. www.acsorch.org/


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FEATURED FESTIVALS

SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA (Charleston, South Carolina) · May 23 through June 9.  FRI/24: Dock Street Theater @ 1pm. Bank of American Chamber Music Series; Charleston Gaillard Center @ 7:30pm. STRAUSS: Salome (opera). SAT/25: Dock Street Theatre @ 11am & 1pm. Bank of American Chamber Music Series; Woolfe Street Playhouse @ 5pm & 8pm. Music in Time. “The Living Earth Show” – electric guitar-percussion duo from San Francisco. SUN/26: Dock Street Theatre @ 11am & 1pm. Bank of American Chamber Music Series; Woolfe Street Playhouse @ 3pm. Music in Time “Rebellion in Greenery” – disparate sonic landscapes in new and recent music; 7pm. City Symphonies – three films that capture the aura of American cities, with live soundtrack by the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. MON/27: Dock Street Theatre @ 11am & 1pm. Bank of American Chamber Music Series; TUE/28: Dock Street Theatre @ 11am & 1pm. Bank of American Chamber Music Series; Dock Street Theatre @ 8pm “Classical Showcase” – members of the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra perform classical and neo-classical repertoire. (Additional Spoleto Festival performances will be listed in the next THIS WEEK, to be posted MON/27). www.spoletousa.org.


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PERFORMANCE BROADCASTS & STREAMS

SUN/26
ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. OUR SONG: Robert Glor, conductor. COPLAND: Zion’s Walls; FOSTER: Hard Times Come Again No More. PARTON: Light of Clear Blue Morning; HERUTH: Joy; LAURIDSEN: Sure On This Shining Night; and more. Recorded 06/2017 & 04/2018 at First Baptist Church of Decatur. [PROGRAM TIME 00:55:54] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/28 @ 3pm & SAT/1 @ 10am]. www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/

SUN/26
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s FEB 21/23, 2019 concerts. MOZART: Symphony No. 41. “Jupiter;” VERDI: Four Sacred Pieces. Robert Spano, conductor; ASO Chorus. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/28 @ 4pm; SAT/1 @ 11:00am) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/

THU/23, SUN/26
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3. Stephen Mulligan, conductor; Nikolai Lugansky, piano; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra https://www.gpbnews.org/programs/aso-gpb