Pianist Stepheh Hough will perform recitals this week at both the Grand Teton Music Festival (July 10) and the Aspen Music Festival (July 16). (credit: Andrew crowley)

This Week: July 10 – 16, 2019

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


TIMOTHY GUNTER, piano · Cathedral of St. Philip @ 7:30pm. BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1, 8 (“Pathetique”), 16, and 31. In celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday in 2020, Gunter will perform all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas in a series of eight recitals this summer and next. Admission is free, although any donations will be gratefully accepted and applied to the Cathedral Choir’s 2021 pilgrimage to St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, and Winchester Cathedral.www.facebook.com/pg/stphilipsmusic/events


Through AUG 13
HIGHLANDS-CASHIERS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (Fridays and Sundays, Highlands Performing Arts Center, Highlands, NC; Saturdays and Mondays, Albert Carlton Library, Cashiers, NC.) · FRI/12, Highlands @ 6pm and SAT/13, Cashiers @ 5pm: “Armida-Debut!” Armida String Quartet. MOZART: Quartet in G. Major, K. 387; VASKS: Quartet #5; VERDI: Quartet in E Minor. SUN/14, Highlands @ 5pm and MON/15, Cashiers @ 5pm: “Armida Plus” Armida Quartet; Yinzi Kong, viola; William Ransom, piano. SAINT-SAENS: Piano Quintet in A; DVORAK: Viola Quintet in Eb, “American.” www.h-cmusicfestival.org/regular-series.html

Through – FRI/JUL 19
BELLINGHAM FESTIVAL OF MUSIC (Bellingham, WA) · Western Washington University Performing Arts Center WED/10 @ 7:30pm: Michael Palmer, conductor; Pepe Romero, guitar. AREND: “Zebra Brainwave Quorum” (world premiere); RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez; BRAHMS: Symphony #2 in D Major, Op. 73. FRI/12 @ 7:30pm: Calidore String Quartet with pianist Marc-André Hamelin. BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127;
BRAHMS: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34. WED/14 @ 7:30pm: Michael Palmer, conductor; Marc-André Hamelin, piano. BRAHMS: Brahms: Piano Concerto #1 in D Minor, Op. 15 / Piano Concerto #2 in Bb Major, Op. 83.

Through FRI/JUL 31
GRAND TETON MUSIC FESTIVAL (Jackson Hole, WY) · WED/10: Walk Festival Hall @ 8:00pm. Steohen Hough, piano. BACH/BUSONI: Chaconne in D minor; BUSONI: Berceuse élégiaque, op. 42; CHOPIN: Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 35; HOUGH: Sonata No. 4 “Vida Breve”; LISZT: Funérailles / Mephisto Waltz Nos. 4 & 1. THU/11: Walk Festival Hall @ 8:00pm. Jason Hardink, piano; Louise Morrison, violin; Dorris Dai Janssen, violin; Gregory Ewer, violin;  Ling Ling Huang, violin; Chiara Kingsley Dieguez, viola; Jennifer Humphreys, cello; Thomas Carpenter, cello. MENDELSSOHN: Quartet No. 2 in A minor, op. 13; AUERBACH:Cello Sonata, op. 69;VAUGHAN WILLIAMS:  Phantasy Quintet. FRI/12 @ 8:00pm & SAT/13 @ 6:00pm: Walk Festival Hall @ 8:00pm. Donald Runnicles, conductor; Yefim Bronfman, soprano; SIBELIUS: En saga, op. 9; BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Haydn; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor. TUE/16: St. John’s Episcopal Church @ 6:00pm. Stephanie Rhodes Russell, piano; Eva Cappelletti Chao, violin; Rebekah Johnson, violin; Ikuko Takahashi, violin; Philippe Chao, viola; Caroline Gilbert, viola; Deborah Nitka Hicks, cello.  J.S. BACH: Two-Part Inventions; HAYDN: String Quartet in D major, op. 64; PÄRT: Spiegel im Spiegel. s gtmf.org

Through WED/AUG 18
ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL (Aspen, CO) ·  WED/10: Benedict Music Tent @ 6:00pm. Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra. Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Samuel Glicklich, piano . HOLST: Walt Whitman Overture, op. 7;  COPLAND: El salón México; MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488; DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, op. 95, “From the New World”. THU/11 @ 8:00pm, SAT/13 @ 7:00pm; MON/15 @ 9:00pm: Wheeler Opera House. Andy Einhorn, conductor; Edward Berkeley, director; Kelly Birch, mezzo-soprano; Michael Aiello baritone; Spencer Lawrence Boyd, tenor; Geoffrey Hahn, baritone ; Erin Theodorakis, mezzo-soprano; Dorothy Gal soprano, Ariana Prappas, soprano ; Ashley Grace Chen, soprano; Charlotte Bagwell, soprano; Emily Treigle, mezzo-soprano; Grace Skinner , mezzo-soprano; Jack Chandler,  baritone, Jehu Otero, tenor; Jordan Swett, mezzo-soprano; Katherine Menke, mezzo-soprano; Robert H. Riordan, baritone; Skyler Chrisian, Filibin Schlenker baritone; Sophia Hunt, mezzo-soprano.  SONDHEIM: A Little Night Music. FRI/12: Beneditct Music Tent @ 6:00pm. Aspen Chamber Symphony. Robert Spano, conductor, Stuart Stephenson, trumpet ; Stefan Jackiw violin. HOVHANESS: Prayer of St. Gregory, op. 62b; BARBER: Violin Concerto, op. 14; SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major, op. 38, “Spring.” SAT/13 @ 4:30pm: Harris Concert Hall. Aspen Contemporary Ensemble. Timothy Weiss, conductor; Jessica Niles, soprano;  Charles Prestinari piano; Sylvia Rosenberg, violin; James Dunham, viola; Almita Vamos, violin; Michael Mermagen, cello; Anton Nel, piano’ Renata Arado violin; Rita Sloan piano; Espen Lilleslåtten, violin. PHILIP CASHIAN: Leonora Pictures; COPLAND: from 12 Poems of Emily Dickinson; MOZART: Piano Quartet in E-flat major, K. 493; SHOSTAKOVICH/ATOVMYAN: Five Pieces: Arranged for Two Violins and Piano; SCHNITTKE: Moz-Art. SAT/13 @ 8:00pm: Harris Concert Hall. Recital. George Li, piano. BEETHOVEN: 32 Variations on an Original Theme in C minor, WoO 80 / Andante in F major, WoO 57, “Andante favori” /  Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, op. 53, “Waldstein”; SCHUMANN: from Waldszenen (Forest Schenes), op.82 / Carnaval, scènes mignonnes sur quatre notes, op. 9t. SUN/14 @ 4:00pm: Benedict Music Tent. Aspen Festival Orchestra. . Cristian Măcelaru conductor; Esther Yoo violin. SCHULLER: from Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee; TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto in D major, op. 35; JAKE HEGGIE/CRISTIAN MĂCELARU: Suite from Moby-Dick; COPLAND: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo. SUN/14 @ 7:00pm: BAspen Community Church.  Recital. Stephen Hamilton, organ. LANGLAIS: from Trois Paraphrases Gregoriennes, op. 5; LANGLAIS: from Neuf Pièces; ROBINSON: Hommage à Messiaen;  FRANCK: from Trois Chorals; MESSIAEN: from Les Corps glorieux; ALAIN: from Trois Pièces; DUPRÉ: from 3 Preludes and Fugues, op. 7. TUE/16: Harris Concert Hall @ 7:30pm. Steohen Hough, piano. BACH/BUSONI: Chaconne in D minor; BUSONI: Berceuse élégiaque, op. 42; CHOPIN: Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 35; HOUGH: Sonata No. 4 “Vida Breve”; LISZT: Funérailles / Mephisto Waltz Nos. 4 & 1. www.aspenmusicfestival.com



ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Harmonie Universelle-USA. Christoph Graupner: Concerto in G / Sonata a 3 in D Minor;
J.S. Bach: Concerto in D Minor for Violin & Oboe, BWV 1060R; J.F. Fasch: Quartet for violin, flute, bassoon and cembalo; Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto in E for Flauto d’amore, Oboe d’amore, Viola d’amore and strings. Recorded 10/31/2015 at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church on . [PROGRAM TIME 01:11:29] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/16 @ 3pm & SAT/20 @ 10am]. www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s MAY 2/3, 2019 concerts. PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 4; RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G; STRAVINSKY: The Firebird Suite (1919). Lionel Bringuier, conductor; Lise de la Salle, piano. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/16 @ 4pm; SAT/20 @ 11:00am) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/

THU/11, SUN/14
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. SULLIVAN: Overture di Ballo; ELGAR: Cello Concerto; SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2. Carlos Kalmar, conductor; Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra https://www.gpbnews.org/programs/aso-gpb