Principal oboist Elizabeth Koch Tiscione solos with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra this week in Ralph Vaughn Williams' "Oboe Concerto." (source: ASO)

This Week: January 22 – 28, 2020

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


THU/23 & SAT/25
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Atlanta Symphony Hall, THU & SAT @ 8pm. James Gaffigan, conductor; Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, oboe. Jwssiw MONTGOMERY: Starburst; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1; VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Oboe Concerto; R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks.

DAVID COUCHERON & WILLIAM RANSOM · Michael C. Carlos Museum @ 12pm. David Coucheron, violin; William Ransom, piano. BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonatas Nos.1 and 2. Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta.

PETRASEK DUO · Kopleff Recital Hall @ 1:30pm. Jessica Petrasek, flute; Joseph Petrasek, percussion. ANDRES: Crashing Through Fences; TAKEMITSU: Toward the Sea; LANG: lend/lease; HARRISON: Ariadne; PIAZZOLLA: Histoire du Tango.

SAT/25 & TUE/28
THE ATLANTA OPERA · Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. SAT @ 8pm, TUE @ 7:30pm. R. STRAUSS: Salome. Frank Van Aken (Herod Antipas ), Jennifer Larmore (Herodias ), Jennifer Holloway (Salome ), Nathan Berg (Jochanaan). Arthur Fagen , conductor; Tomer Zvulun, director.

KENNY BARRON QUINTET · Spivey Hall @ 7:30pm. Pianist, composer and bandleader Kenny Barron and his Quintet play modern mainstream jazz with post-bop, modal and Latin elements. A sleek quintet sound with Barron’s own expansive solos at the forefront.



MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR CHARLES KNOX · Druid Hills Presbyterian Church @ 10:30am. Memorial service for Atlanta composer and educator Dr. Charles C. Knox Jr, who passed away on December 11, 2019. he was 90 years old. Prelude music including compositions by Knox begins at 10:30am, religious service at 11am. Knox’s obituary, published in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, states that “In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made in his memory to the Georgia State University Foundation Music Department for the Lucile Allen Memorial Scholarship, Druid Hills Presbyterian Church Organ Restoration Fund, the Atlanta Humane Society, and The Salvation Army of Atlanta.”


THU/23, SUN/26
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. PRIOR: …of shadow and light…; OLIVERIO: Double Timpani Concerto; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5. Robert Spano, conductor; Mark Yancich & Paul Yancich, timpani; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. The Atlanta Baroque Orchestra & The St. Philip Cathedral Schola. Evan Few & Dale Adelmann, conductors. “All Vivaldi Program.” Beatus vir, RV 598; Oboe Concerto in C Major, RV 447 (Geoffrey Burgess-oboe); Stabat Mater, RV 621 (Nathan Medley-countertenor); Overture to Arsilda, regina di Ponto, RV 700
Gloria. [Recorded 3/19/2019 at The Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA]
PROGRAM TIME 01:16:08 Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/28 @ 3pm & SAT/1 @ 10am].

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s MAY 2/4, 2019 concerts. PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 4; RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G; STRAVINSKY: The Firebird Suite (1919). Lionel Bringuier, conducto; Lise de la Salle, piano. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/28 @ 4pm; SAT/1 @ 11:00am)