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THIS WEEK: December 16 – 22, 2020

EarRelevant Staff | 15 DEC 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.

THERE ARE NO CONCERTS LISTED WITH IN-PERSON AUDIENCES THIS WEEK

PERFORMANCE BROADCASTS & STREAMS

WED/16 – TUE/22*
📹 Daily: GEORGIA’S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS · Thirty-two organizations have come together to bring to you a bit of holiday cheer each and every day this season. Episodes will premiere daily through December 31, then be available for viewing anytime thereafter. Dec. 16: Trey Clegg Singers, Three Jazzy Bell Carols; Dec. 17: Georgia Symphony Orchestra, Holiday Percussion Medley; Dec. 18: The Michael O’Neal Singers, Festival Gloria; Dec. 19: Masterworks Chorale, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas; Dec. 20: Georgia Boy Choir, The First Noel; Dec. 21: Johns Creek Chorale, See Amid the Winter’s Snow; Dec. 22: Alpharetta Community Chorus, Wonderful Peace. georgiasymphony.org/homefortheholidays/ (*More programs daily through December 31.)

THU/17
📹 8:00pm ET: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · ”Joy to the World: A Holiday Brass Spectacular” virtual holiday concert. Jerry Hou, conductor. A festive evening of treasured holiday favorites performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble, omcluding traditional holiday anthems and fun-filled carols for all ages. This ticketed virtual concert will be streamed at showtime and subsequently available on demand for 72 hours at atlantasymphony.org


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THU/17, SUN/20
🎧 10:00pm ET: THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. Archival performances. From December 3, 1981. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Robert Shaw; conductor; Henryk Szeryng, violin. BEETHOVEN: Consecration of the House Overture, Op. 124; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60. BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61. www.gpb.org/radio/programs/the-aso-on-gpb

SAT/19, SUN/20
📹 THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CELEABRATION · (WXIA/NBC, WATL/NBC) A one-hour holiday special featuring the ASO in a festive program of classical holiday favorites and beloved carols to celebrate the magic of the season. Friends of the ASO will stop by to share their warm wishes with Atlanta and beyond. Airs on WXIA-TV on Dec. 19 at 7:00 p.m. and will re-air Dec. 20 at 11:00 a.m., and again on WATL on Dec. 20 at 8:00 p.m. The special will also be live streamed and available to view from any location online at 11alive.com

SUN/20
📹 3:00pm ET: CALIDORE STRING QUARTET · Jeffrey Myers, violin; Ryan Meehan, violin; Jeremy Berry, viola; Estelle Choi, cello. Leoš JANÁČEK: Quartet No. 1, “Kreuzter Sonata”; Antonín DVOŘÁK: Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, “American.” Produced by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; directed by Tristan Cook; streaming, presented by Spivey Hall. spiveyhall.org/events/event/calidore-string-quartet


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SUN/20
🎧 8:00pm ET: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. Archival performances. From December 3, 1981. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Robert Shaw; conductor; Henryk Szeryng, violin. BEETHOVEN: Consecration of the House Overture, Op. 124; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60. BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/22 @ 4pm; SAT/26 @ 11am.) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/

SUN/20
🎧 10:00pm ET: ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1. “Beethoven 250th Birthday Celebration Month!” Part 1: John Perry-piano. BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111. Part 2: Jupiter String Quartet. BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 127. www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/

MON/21
📹 8:00pm ET: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · ”Warm Wishes: A Holiday Celebration”virtual holiday concert. This year, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra brings the cheerand the magic of the most wonderful time of the year to your home with classical holiday favorites and beloved carols featuring vocalists Talise Trevigne and Russell Thomas.. This ticketed virtual concert will be streamed at showtime and subsequently available on demand for 72 hours at atlantasymphony.org


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