Pianists Kyung-ah Kim. Kim and Elodie Vignon will perform in a joint recital hosted by the Chopin Society of Atlanta on Saturday in Johns Creek. (source: chopinatlanta.org)

THIS WEEK: February 19 – 25, 2020

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



TOP LIVE & LOCAL

WED/19
EAR POLLEN EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC SERIES · 378 Galley @ 7pm. “Series #2.” The second iteration of the Ear Pollen Experimental Music Series features JayVe Montgomery (aka Abstract Black), Bill Pritchard and Kenito Murray – three composer/improvisers who have forged unique identities as solo performers. www.facebook.com/events/843752502744628/

THU/20 & SAT/22
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHAMBER CHORUS · Atlanta Symphony Hall, THU & SAT @ 8pm. Thomas Søndergård, conductor; Blake Pouliot, violin. SIBELIUS: Finlandia; SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto: SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 6; SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 7. www.atlantasymphony.org

SUN/20
JENS KORNDÖRFER with GSU ORCHESTRA · First Presbyetrian Church @ 8pm. Georgia State University Orchestra, Michael Palmer, conductor; Jens Korndörfer, organ. SIBELIUS: “Intermezzo” from Karelia Suite, Op. 11; POULENC: Concerto for Organ, Strings and Timpani in G Minor; MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 107 (“Reformation”). firstpresatl.org/concerts-at-first/


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SAT/22
ELODIE VIGNON & KYUNG-AH KIM · Johns Creek United Methodist Church (Johns Creek) @ 6pm. Joint recital by pianists Elodie Vignon & Kyung-Ah Kim. Kim performs BACH/BUSONI: Chorale Preludes Nos. 2 and 5; BEETHOVEN: Fantasia in G minor, Op. 77; CHOPIN: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 / Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante in E-flat major, Op. 22. Vignon performs CHOPIN: Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, No. 1 / Nocturne in F-sharp minor, Op 48, No. 2; DUTILLEUX: Choral et Variations. Chopin Society of Atlanta. chopinatlanta.org/

SAT/22
CÉCILE MCLORIN SALVANT with SULLIVAN FORTNER · Spivey Hall (Morrow) @ 7:30pm. Multiple Grammy Award winning jazz vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant with acclaimed jazz pianist and composer Sullivan Fortner. www.spiveyhall.org

SUN/23
BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATATHON · Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts @ 2pm, 5pm & 8pm. Beethoven SonataThon, Part Two completes a pair of all-day marathon performances of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas. Each of the two Sundays features three back-to-back concerts. 2pm: Todd Qualls, Jasmin Arakawa, Arthur Greene, Stephanie Shames; 5pm: Jonathan Shames, Robert Henry, Sergio R Gallo; 8pm: Rachelle McCabe, Julie Coucheron. Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. arts.emory.edu


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SUN/23
CHAMBER CARTEL · Falanty Performing Arts Center (Waleska) @ 2pm. Part of Reinhardt University’s Contemporary Arts Festival. Franco DONATONI: Cinis II (American premiere); Hans THOMALLA: Harmoniemusik [1] Southeastern premiere);plus music by Drew BAKER, Marcos BALTER, Anthony DONOFRIO Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/892263714542442/

SUN/23
CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER · Spivey Hall (Morrow) @ 3pm. “Music for Piano and Winds.” Michael Brown, piano; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Sebastian Manz, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon, Radovan Vlatković, horn. REICHA: Quintet for Winds in D major, Op. 91 No. 3; BARBER: Summer Music, Op. 31; LIGETI: Six Bagatelles; MOZART: Quintet, K. 452; FRANÇAIX: L’heure du berger. www.spiveyhall.org

SAT/23
SKYLIGHT GALLERY CONCERT SERIES ·Oglethorpe University Museum of Art @ 4pm. Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Charae Krueger, cello; Ted Gurch, clarinet; Brent Runnels, piano. MESSIAEN: “Quartet for The End of Time.” Iconic 20th century masterpiece written in part while Messiaen was prisoner in a German concentration camp. One of the most unique and powerful chamber works of the 20th century. connect.oglethorpe.edu/event/5168351

TUE/25
WASHINGTON GARCIA · Johnnetta B. Cole Living and Learning Center II Auditorium @ 7pm. .Washingtin Garcia, piano. CHOPIN: Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. Posthumous; BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata Op. 27 N. 2 “Moonlight”; CHOPIN: Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 1; MOZART: Fantasy in d minor, K. 397; LISZT: Mephisto Waltz No. 1www.spelman.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/music/events


PERFORMANCE BROADCASTS & STREAMS

THU/20, SUN/23
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra: Highlights from the youth symphony’s 2018–19 concert season. Stephen Mulligan, conductor; Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra. https://www.gpbnews.org/programs/aso-gpb

SUN/23
ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. 2020 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Southeast Region Final Auditions. [Recorded 2/2/2020 at Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall] 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 JUN 6/8, 2019 concerts. BEETHOVEN: Fidelio. Robert Spano, conductor; Christine Goerke, soprano; Joseph Kaiser, tenor; Nmon Ford, baritone; Arthur Woodley, bass; Laura Tatulescu, soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor; Morris Robinson, bass; ASO Chorus. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/25 @ 4pm; SAT/29 @ 11:00am) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/


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