Atlanta Opera performs "Porgy and Bess" March 7 -15. (credit: Karli Cadel / Glimmerglass Festival, 2017)

THIS WEEK: March 4 – 10, 2020

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



TOP LIVE & LOCAL

THU/5 & SAT/7
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Atlanta Symphony Hall @ 8pm. Emmanuel Villaume, conductor, Andrew von Oeyen, piano. WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll; LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1; SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3, “Organ.” www.atlantasymphony.org

FRI/6
CHRISTINA SMITH & ROBERT HENRY · Bailey Performance Center, KSU (Kennesaw) @ 8pm. Christina Smith, flute; Robert Henry, piano. FAURÉ: Fantasie op. 79 / Sonata no. 1, op. 13 (transcribed); REINECKE: Sonata “Undine” op. 167; BOEHM: Grand Polonaise in D major, op. 1. arts.kennesaw.edu/music/concerts-and-events

SAT/7, SUN/8 & TUE/10
THE ATLANTA OPERA · Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, SAT @ 8pm & SUN @ 6:30pm & TUE @ 7:30pm. GERSHWIN: Porgy and Bess. Morris Robinson (Porgy, March 7, 8 & 10), Musa Ngqungwana (Porgy, March 13 & 15), Kristin Lewis (Bess ), Donovan Singletary (Crown), Jermaine Smith (Sportin’ Life ), Reginald Smith Jr. (Jake), Jacqueline Echols (Clara ), Indra Thomas (Serena), La’Shelle Allen (Maria). David Charles Abell, conductor; Francesca Zambello, original production director, Garnett Bruce, stage director.. www.atlantaopera.orgs

SAT/7
GUTHMAN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT COMPETITION · Ferst Center for the Arts @ 7 pm. Musical instrument inventors from around the world to share their creations and ideas about the future of music in this annual competition before a live audience. The 2020 competition will pair each finalist with a virtuoso from the Atlanta area. The musicians will practice and learn the instrument the day of the concert, and perform for the audience to show just how accessible and innovative each creation is. arts.gatech.edu


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SUN/8
RiVERSIDE CHAMBER PLAYERS · Unitarian Universalist Metro Atlanta North (Roswell) @ 3pm. Justin Bruns & Kenn Wagner, violins; Jessica Oudin, viola; Joel Dallow, cello. “Music for Spring.” SCHUBERT:String Quartet in C minor (Quartettsatz); MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Opus 13; WEBERN: Langsamer Satz (Slow Movement). www.riversidechamberplayers.org

SUN/8
ANGELA HEWITT · Spivey Hall (Morrow) @ 3pm. Angela Hewitt, piano. Music by Johann Sebastian BACH including Fantasia & Fugue in A minor, BWV 944 / Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971 / French Overture in B minor, BWV 831. www.spiveyhall.org

MON/9
HELEN HWAYA KIM & ROBERT HENRY · Bailey Performance Center, KSU (Kennesaw) @ 8pm. Helen Hwaya Kim, Violin; Robert Henry, piano. Heinrich BIBER: Passacaglia for solo violin in g minor “Guardian Angel” ; Clara SCHUMANN: Three romances, Op. 22 ; Lili BOULANGER: Deux Morceaux; Arvo PÄRT : Fratres; César FRANCK: Sonata in A Major. arts.kennesaw.edu/music/concerts-and-events

TUE/10
MIKE MCINNIS and DUET FOR THEREMIN AND LAP STEEL, with INFINITE THIRD, POÈMES ÉLECTRONIQUES · New Square (Underground Atlanta) @ 8pm, doors open 7:30pm. Face if Knives presents a special collaboration set between author Author Mike Mcinnis and ambient improvisers Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel (); Infinite Third () plays layered transcendant guitar drone and electronic beats; Poèmes Électroniques (Marc Fleury & Stuart Gerber) provide free percussion over abyssal dark ambient synthesis. Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/1471239326360086/


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PERFORMANCE BROADCASTS & STREAMS

SUN/8
ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, Stephen Mulligan, conductor. BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62;
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47. [Recorded 11/3/2019 at Symphony Hall.] www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/

SUN/8
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. Robert Spano, conductor; Tengku Irfan, piano . WAGNER: Preludes to Acts I & III of Lohengrin / BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No. 2; BRAHMS: 6Symphony No. 1. Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/10 @ 4pm; SAT/14 @ 11:00am) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/


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