Megan Marino as Beppe in The Atlanta Opera's "Pagliacci" (Thu/Sat) also performs as part of Tuesday's "Mezzo Extravaganza" with fellow mezzos Jamie Barton, Daniela Mack and Gabrielle Beteag. (credit: Ken-Howard)

THIS WEEK: November 4 – 10, 2020

EarRelevant Staff | 3 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

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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.

THU/5, SAT/7*
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 *additional performance dates through 11/13

WED/4, FRI/6, SUN/8*
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 *additional performance dates through 11/14


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SUN/8
♫ 📹 2:00pm ET: CHAMBER MUSIC SHOWCASE · A collaborative Atlanta All-Star Chamber Music Team made up of some of the city’s finest chamber musicians: Julie Coucheron, piano; Jens Korndoerfer, organ; David Coucheron, violin; Helen Kim, violin; Charae Krueger, cello; Christopher Rex, cello; Yinzi Kong, viola; William Ransom, piano; Stuart Stephenson, trumpet; Maria Valdes, soprano; Vega Quartet (David Coucheron, Jessica Wu, Yinzi Kong, Guang Wang). SCHUMANN: Piano Quintet, Op 44, 4th mvt.; BEETHOVEN: String Quartet, Op. 95, 4th mvt.; J.S. BACH: “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen” (Aria); MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio no 1 in D minor; MOZART: Piano Concerto No 21, 2nd mvt. (arr. for piano and string quartet); WIENIAWSKI: Duo for two violins; PIAZZOLLA: Oblivion; TORELLI: Trumpet Concerto in D; SCHUBERT: “Arpeggione” Sonata, 1st mvt,; PUCCINI: “Donde lieta usci” from La Boheme; TCHAIKOVSKY: Waltz of the flowers; Peter SCHIKELE: Quintet no 2 for piano and strings, 4th mvt. Performed before a limited in-person audience (ticketed) and simultaneously live-streamed (free) from First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. Ticketing and live stream at https://www.firstpresatl.org/concerts-at-first/

TUE/10
7:30pm ET: THE ATLANTA OPERA COMPANY & STUDIO PLAYERS · “Mezzo Extravaganza” – Jamie Barton, Gabrielle Beteag, Daniela Mack and Megan Marino. Program celebrates women who sing at the sultry end of the musical staff with an evening of operatic favorites and explorations into the wider realm of mezzo-soprano repertoire. 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/5, SUN/8
🎧 10:00pm ET: THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. Archival performance from January 18, 1975. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Robert Shaw, conductor; Grant Johannesen, piano. FAURÉ: Ballade, Op. 19; LISZT/SCHUBERT: Wanderer Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra; SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3, “Rhenish.” www.gpb.org/radio/programs/the-aso-on-gpb

FRI/6
📹 8:00pm ET: BENT FREQUENCY · Ted Gurch, clarinet; Jan Berry Baker, saxophone; Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Erika Tazawa, piano; Stuart Gerber, percussion. Mara GIBSON: Folium – cubed; Alvin singleton: Jasper Drag; Peter Van Zandt LANE: Composite and Parallax; Juan TRIGOS: Pulsación y Resonancias. Live stream at www.youtube.com/gsusom


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SUN/8
🎧 8:00pm ET: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. Archival performance from January 8, 2000. Donald Runnicles, conductor; Christopher Rex, cello. BEETHOVEN: Overture to Fidelio, Op. 72; ELGAR: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85; BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/10 @ 4pm; SAT/14 @ 11am.) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/

SUN/8
🎧 10:00pm ET: ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1. “Memorial Tribute to Dante Stephensen.” The Paul Mitchell Trio. Horace SILVER: Nica’s Dream; Freddie HUBBARD: Up Jump Spring; Charlie PARKER: Donna Lee; Niel HEFTY: Cute; Chick COREA: Amando’s Rumba; PETKERE/YOUNG: Lullaby of the Leaves / Midnight Mist; Thad LEWIS: A Child Is Born / Dreamland; Chick COREA: Windows. Recorded 2/13/1997 & 2/15/1996 at GSU Perimeter College-Clarkston www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/


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