The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform at Piedmont Park again this Wednesday. (credit: Jeff Roffman)

This Week: June 19 – 25, 2019

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



TOP LOCAL LIVE

WED/19
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Piednont Park (Oak Hill) @ 7:30pm. “Opera’s Greatest Hits.” Robert Spano, conductor; Stephen Mulligan, conductor; Jacqueline Echols, soprano; Tichina Vaughn, mezzo-soprano; Frederick Ballentine, tenor; Nmon Ford, baritone; Morris Robinson, bass;  BIZET: “Votre toast, je peux voux le render” (Toreador Song) from Carmen; BIZET: “Habanera” (“L’amour est un oiseau rebelle”) from Carmen; MOZART: “O, wie will ich triumphieren” from The Abduction from the Seraglio; METANA (arr. Riesenfeld): “Dance of the Comedians” from The Bartered Bride; PUCCINI: Selections from La bohème; OFFENBACH (arr. McAllister): “Galop” (Can-Can) from Orpheus in the Underworld, and “Barcarolle” (“Belle nuit”) from The Tales of Hoffman; BIZET: “Au fond du temple saint” from Les pêcheurs de perles; VERDI: “Bella figlia dell’amore” from Rigoletto; GERSHWIN: Selections from Porgy and Bess. www.aso.org

WED/19
AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS’ ATLANTA SUMMER ORGAN FESTIVAL · Cathedral of St. Philip @ 7:30pm. Christa Rakich, Organ. BACH: Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582; DAHL: Variations on Christe Sanctorum (2017); BOULANGER: Trois Pièces (1911); COOMAN: Three Autumn Sketches after a Watercolor by Maria Willscher (2017); DE JONG: Prélude, Choral varié et Fugue sur Veni Redemptor Gentium (2010). https://www.agoatlanta.org/


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FEATURED FESTIVALS

Through THU/20
KON TIKI CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (Oslo, Bygdøy, Norway). Norwegian Maritime Museum, all performances 6pm to 8pm. · WED/19: David Coucheron, violin; Julianne Lee, viola; Ernst Simon Glaser, cello; Glenn Lewis Gordon, bass; Julie Coucheron, piano; Elizabeth Pridgen, piano. BEETHOVEN: Serenade in D Major for String Trio, Op. 8;  DVORAK and BRAHMS: Selection of Slavic & Hungarian Dances, for Piano, four hands; . BARBER: Souvenirs, Suite for Piano, four hands, Op. 28); DVORAK: String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 77.  THU/20: David Coucheron, violin; Julianne Lee, viola; Ernst Simon Glaser, cello; Glenn Lewis Gordon, bass; Kim Wigaard, vocalist; Julie Coucheron, piano; Elizabeth Pridgen, piano. MOZART: Sonata for Violin & Piano No. 18 in G Major (K. 301);  DEBUSSY: Clair de Lune (arr. for Piano, four hands);  MOZART: Papageno, Aria from The Magic Flute, (arr. for piano, four hands); DVORAK & BRAHMS: Selected songs; and selections from Musicals, announced from the stage;  SCHUBERT: Quintet for Piano & Strings in A Major, Op. 114. https://kontikiklassisk.no/en/

Through SUN/30
SITKA SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL (Sitka, Alask). · Evening concerts at Harrigan Centennial Hall @ 7:30pm. FRI/21: Allison Bailey, violin; Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Amy Taylor, flute; Christian Colberg, viola; Martin Sher, viola; Zuill Bailey, cello; Evan Drachman, cello. HAYDN: Flute Quartet in D Major, Op. 5, No. 1; REGER: Serenade for Flute, Violin, and Viola in G Major, Op. 141A; DVORAK: String Sextet in A Major, Op. 48. SAT/22: Allison Bailey, violin; Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Amy Taylor, flute; Christian Colberg, viola; Martin Sher, viola; Zuill Bailey, cello; Evan Drachman, cello. HAYDN: Flute Quartet in G Major, Op. 5, No. 2; SZERVANSZKY: Trio for Flute, Violin, and Viola (1951); TCHAIKOVSKY: String Sextet in D Minor, Op. 70 (“Souvenir de Florence”). (Additional concerts will be listed next week’s THIS WEEK.) sitkamusicfestival.org


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PERFORMANCE BROADCASTS & STREAMS

SUN/23
ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Paul Lewis, piano. SCHUBERT: Sonata No. 9 in B Major, D.575; BRAHMS: Four Ballades, Op. 10; LISZT: Dante Sonata. Recorded 3/13/2016 at Spivey Hall, Clayton State University. [PROGRAM TIME 01:05:20] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/25 @ 3pm & SAT/29 @ 10am]. www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/

SUN/23
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s APR 4/6, 2019 concerts. GANDOLFI: Imaginary Numbers; MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 25; BARTÓK: Concerto for Orchestra. Roberto Spano, conductor; Jeremy Denk, piano; Elizabeth Tiscione, oboe; Laura Ardan, clarinet; Andrew Brady, bassoon; Brice Andrus, horn. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/25 @ 4pm; SAT/29 @ 11:00am) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/

THU/20, SUN/23
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture & “Triple” Concerto; SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 (“Spring”). Robert Spano, conductor; David Finckel, cello; Wu Ham, piano; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. https://www.gpbnews.org/programs/aso-gpb