Monthly Archives: July 2019

Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis is featured soloist in Jennifer Higdon's "Harp Concerto." (credit: Robert Muller)

CD Review: “American Rapture” showcases three generations of American composers

Olivia Kieffer | 18 JUL 2019 On May 17, Azica Records released the album American Rapture, featuring harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra led by conductor Ward Stare. The album contains works by three generations of composers […]

Top row, l-r: Jonathan Bryan, Ellen Jackson, Isaac Kim. Bottom row, l-r: Álvaro Corral Matute, Jouelle Roberson, Elizabeth Sarian. (photos courtesy of The Atlanta Opera.)

Atlanta Opera announces 2019-20 Studio artists

EarRelevant Staff | 16 JUL 2019 ATLANTA, GA–  Today, the Atlanta Opera announced the six members of its 2019-20 Atlanta Opera Studio, the fourth year of this growing and successful program. The Studio has two returning artists and four […]

Mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton is featured soloist in the closing concert of the Bellingham Festival of music, this Friday, July 19. (courtesy of Bellingham Festival of Music.)

This Week: July 17 – 23, 2019

★ Posted on Mondays, the listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. ★ It’s summer and local concerts are few and far between, so there are no local live listings of concerts this week. In the meantime, have […]

Elena Dubinets begins her work as the ASO's Chief Artistic Officer in August. (photo courtesy of the ASO)

Atlanta Symphony names Elena Dubinets as Chief Artistic Officer

Mark Gresham | 14 JUL 2019 ATLANTA, GA—  Elena Alexandrovna Dubinets has been named by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as its Chief Artistic Officer, a new position created by merging the roles of Vice President of Artistic Planning and […]

Violinists David Coucheron and Kate Ranson, violist Julianne Lee and Cellist Charae Krueger perform Gershwin's "Lullaby for String Quartet." (photos credit: Mark Gresham)

Review: Music of Gershwin and Mozart opens Highlands-Cashiers Festival

Mark Gresham | 11 JUL 2019 The Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival kicked off its 2019 season this past weekend with a pair of programs each featuring the music of a single composer. The first, focused on music of George […]