Monthly Archives: October 2020

Peachtree String Quartet performs in masks at UGA's Hugh Hodgson Hall. (credit: James Dunn)

Review: Peachtree String Quartet concert re-opens UGA’s Hodgson Hall to the public, albeit with limited audience

Mark Gresham | 22 OCT 2020 On Sunday afternoon, the Peachtree String Quartet (violinists Christopher Pulgram and Sissi Yuqing Zhang, violist Yang-Yoon Kim and cellist Thomas Carpenter) traveled to Athens, Georgia, where they performed an hour-long program of movements drawn […]

Death and Harlequin (Kevin Burdette and Alek Shrader) do a kickdance in rehearsal for "The Kaiser of Atlantis." (credit: Ken Howard / The Atlanta Opera)

THIS WEEK: October 21 – 27, 2020

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Pianistb Inon Barnatan perfoming Mozart's "Piano Concerto No. 21" with the ASO. (source: Video frame capture / ASO)

Review: ASO delights with music of Barber, Mozart and Tchaikovsky

Mark Gresham | 16 OCT 2020 On Thursday evening the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra premiered the second episode of its six-concert virtual classical subscription series for Fall 2020. ASO music director Robert Spano conducted the orchestral works and pianist Inon […]

Violinist Gil Shaham solos in Beethoven's Violin Concerto with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (source: video frame capture, edited)

A conversation with violinist Gil Shaham: from isolation to concertizing

Mark Gresham | 15 OCT 2020 When violinist Gil Shaham soloed in Beethoven’s Violin Concerto for the recent virtual season-opening concert of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, it was his first time to perform with an orchestra since March. The […]