A walking path bridge at Panola Mountain State Park, southeast of Atlanta.

THIS WEEK: November 11-17, 2020

EarRelevant Staff | 10 NOV 2020

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


♫ = live performance with audience
🎧 = audio broadcast or stream
📹 = video stream

TOP LIVE & LOCAL

Because of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, in-person concert listings are occasional and audience capacity is both limited and socially distanced. Check ticketing, availability and rules in advance. Some small live events have asked us not to list them because of limited seating capacity or because they are by invitation only. We look forward to more available, pubic live events for in-person audiences.

WED/11, FRI/13, SUN/15
7:30pm ET: THE ATLANTA OPERA · Ruggiero LEONCAVALLO: Pagliacci. Circus performers grapple with tragedy and question boldly whether they must perform despite heartbreak and ruin. Cast: Reginald Smith Jr. (Tonio), Richard Trey Smagur (Canio), Talise Trevigne (Nedda), Joseph Lattanzi (Silvio), Megan Marino (Beppe). Rolando Salazar, conductor; Tomer Zvulun, stage director; Julia Noulin-Merat, set designer; Joanna Schmink, costume designer; Ben Rawson, lighting designer. All performances will be presented in “The Big Tent,” a large, ventilated, open-sided tent located on Anderson Field at Oglethorpe University’s Hermance Stadium. Info and tickets: atlantaopera.org

THU/12, SAT/14
7:30pm ET: THE ATLANTA OPERA · Viktor ULLMANN: The Kaiser of Atlantis. In this in a chilling satire built for our time, Emperor Overall reigns and declares total war, but Death refuses to take another soul. A haunting allegory about redemption despite the worst of humanity. Cast: Michael Mayes (Emperor Overall), Kevin Burdette (Death), Alek Shrader (Harlequin), Daniela Mack (The Drummer), Jasmine Habersham (A Girl), Calvin Griffin (The Loudspeaker), Brian Vu (A Soldier). Clinton Smith, conductor; Tomer Zvulun, stage director; Julia Noulin-Merat, set designer; Joanna Schmink, costume designer; Ben Rawson, lighting designer. All performances will be presented in “The Big Tent,” a large, ventilated, open-sided tent located on Anderson Field at Oglethorpe University’s Hermance Stadium. Info and tickets: atlantaopera.org


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SUN/15
2:00pm ET: THE ATLANTA OPERA COMPANY & STUDIO PLAYERS · “Crossroads: A Variety Show” – A matinee jamboree of mixed musical genres: perform bluegrass, gospel, blues and other American standards, demonstrating how the company’s artists are multi-talented instrumentalists as well as singers who can perform far more than just opera, and in authentic styles. A casual good time showcase of unforgettable tunes. Presented in “The Big Tent,” a large, ventilated, open-sided tent located on Anderson Field at Oglethorpe University’s Hermance Stadium. Info and tickets:atlantaopera.org


PERFORMANCE BROADCASTS & STREAMS

THU/12
📹 8:00pm ET: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Classical subscription series virtual concert. Robert Spano, conductor; Andrew Brady, bassoon. HERTEL: Bassoon Concerto in A minor; BACH: Orchestral Suite No. 3; HANDEL: Water Music Suite (Excerpts from Suite 1 & 2). This ticketed virtual concert will live-streamed and subsequently available on demand for 72 hours at atlantasymphony.org

THU/12, SUN/15
🎧 10:00pm ET: THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. Archival performances. From January 17, 1976: Robert Shaw, conductor. HAYDN: Symphony No. 44 in E Minor, “Trauer” Hob 1:44; from March 17, 1979: Robert Shaw, conductor; Jessye Norman, soprano; MASCAGNI: “Voi lo sapete” from Cavalleria rusticana; VERDI: “Ritorna vincitor” from Aida; from April 22, 1978: Robert Shaw, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, piano; CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11. www.gpb.org/radio/programs/the-aso-on-gpb

FRI/13
📹 8:00pm ET: THIRD COAST PERCUSSION · The Schwartz Center Virtual Stage presents this Grammy Award–winning percussion quartet which “has created exciting and unexpected performances that redefine the classical music experience.” An exclusive concert live-streamed from Chicago. Philip GLASS: selections 1 from Perpetulum. FREE (registration required). https://schwartz.emory.edu/events-tickets/virtual-stage/


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SAT/14
📹 8:00pm ET: KSU HOLIDAY CONCERT · Kennesaw State University’s School of Music presents its traditional annual Holiday concert exclusively via live stream this year, featuring top KSU ensembles, faculty, and soloists. FREE. Get link via e-mail for live stream at https://arts.kennesaw.edu/concerts-and-events/music.php

SUN/15
🎧 8:00pm ET: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. Archival performances. From January 17, 1976: Robert Shaw, conductor. HAYDN: Symphony No. 44 in E Minor, “Trauer” Hob 1:44; from March 17, 1979: Robert Shaw, conductor; Jessye Norman, soprano; MASCAGNI: “Voi lo sapete” from Cavalleria rusticana; VERDI: “Ritorna vincitor” from Aida; from April 22, 1978: Robert Shaw, conductor; Garrick Ohlsson, piano; CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/17 @ 4pm; SAT/21 @ 11am.) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/

SUN/15
🎧 10:00pm ET: ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1. Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra (members of the string section). Antonin DVORAK: String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77; Felix MENDELSSOHN: Octet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20. Recorded 10/27/2018 at Johns Creek United Methodist Church. www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/


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