Thomas Søndergård conducts the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra this Thursday and Saturday in a second "Northern Lights" program featuring music of Scandinavian composers. (credit: Martin Bubandt)

THIS WEEK: February 26 – March 3, 2020

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


SUMMIT PIANO TRIO · Bailey Performance Center, KSU (Kennesaw) @ 8pm. Helen Hwaya Kim, Violin; Charae Krueger, cello);Robert Henry, piano. HAYDN: Piano Trio No. 39 (“Gypsy”); PIAZZOLLA: Four Seasons; BRAHMS: B Trio in major, Op.8.

THU/27 & SAT/29
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Atlanta Symphony Hall, THU & SAT @ 8pm. Thomas Søndergård, conductor; Håvard Gimse, piano; Sherri Seiden, soprano; Andreas Landin, baritone. ALFVÉN: Suite from Bergakungen (The Mountain King); GRIEG: Piano Concerto; STENHAMMAR: Florez and Blanzeflor; NIELSEN: Symphony No. 3, “Espansiva.”

SIRACUSA GUITAR DUO · Kopleff Recital Hall, georgia State University @ 7:30pm. The Sicurasa GuitarDuo comprises father and son guitarists Nello and Simone Alessi. The repertoire of the Duo ranges from baroque to contemporary music, ethnic and popular music, including transcriptions and reworkings of famous melodies belonging to the national and international popular tradition.

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MILOŠ KARADAGLIĆ · Spivey Hall (Morrow) @ 3pm. Miloš Karadaglić, classical guitar. Heitor VILLA-LOBOS: Five Preludes, Nos. 1 & 4; Antônio Carlos JOBIM: The Girl from Ipanema; Roland DYENS: Tango en Skaï; Carlo DOMENICONI: Koyunbaba, Op. 19; beathes Arrangements: George HARRISON: Here Comes the Sun; LENNON–McCARTNEY: The Fool on the Hill / Eleanor Rigby.

PABLO SÁINZ VILLEGAS’ AMERICANO TRIO · Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts @ 8pm. Pablo Sáinz Villegas, classical guitar. The evening begins with a solo program, then Sáinz Villegas brings together the Americano Trio, weaving through nostalgic tango, vivid Venezuelan rhythms, and harmonic American bluegrass. Part of the 2019–2020 Candler Concert Series.

TAKÁCS QUARTET · Spivey Hall (Morrow) @ 3pm. Miloš Edwin Dusinberre & Hiromi Rhodes, violins; Geraldine Walther, viola; András Fejér, cello; with special guest Roger Tapping, viola. HAYDN: Quartet in C major, Op. 54 No. 2; BEETHOVEN: Quartet in F major, Op. 135; BRAHMS: Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 111.


ELIZABETH FAYETTE & DAVID FUNG · Kellett Chapel at Peachtree Presbyterian Church @ 3pm. Elizabeth Fayette, violin; David Fung, piano. MOZART: Sonata in B flat, K. 454; CORIGLIANO: Red Violin Caprices: JANÁČEK: Sonata for Violin and Piano; MESSIAEN: “Louange à l’Immortalité de Jésus” from Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time.

KAREN FREER & TIM WHITEHEAD · Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts @ 4pm. Karen Freer, cello; Tim Whitehead, piano. BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 4 in C Major, op. 102, no. 1; CASSADO: Suite for Cello; CHOPIN: Sonata in G Minor, op. 65.

KLIMCHAK, NAT BALDWIN, GAGE GILMORE and HELTON & BRAGG · The Bakery @ 7:30pm. Face of Knives Presents an evening of anti-classical, anti-folk, new music and improv. Klimchak, pervission & theremin; Nat Baldwin, prepared double bass; Gage Gilmore, keyboard and synthesizer; plus drone folk/avant country duo Nathan Helton and Collin Bragg. Facebook event page:


THU/27, SUN/1
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. Re-broadcast of a special episode: “Everything Lasts Forever,” the spring 2019 album release from ASO Media, with music by Atlanta composer Michael Kurth. Robert Spano, conductor; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Atlanta Chamber Players Florent SCHMITT: Sonatine en trio, Op. 85; Clara SCHUMANN: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 17; Tommy Joe ANDERSON: Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 14; Robert SCHUMANN: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 47. Todd Skitch-flute; Laura Ardan-clarinet; Helen Hwaya Kim-violin; Catherine Lynn-viola; Rainer Eudeikis-cello; Brad Ritchie-cello ; Julie Coucheron-piano; Elizabeth Pridgen-piano. .Recorded 10/13/2019 at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/3 @ 3pm & SAT/7 @ 10am].

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. Robert Spano, conductor; Joshua Bell, violin. WAGNER: Prelude to Act I of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; JHIGDON: Concerto for Orchestra; WIENIAWSKI: Violin Concerto No. 2; SARASATE: Zigeunerweisen. Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/3 @ 4pm; SAT/8 @ 11:00am)