Peter Oundjian conducting the ASO, January 2018 (credit: Raftermen)

Atlanta Symphony shows two faces of Romanticism in Brahms and Strauss

Mark Gresham | 22 MAR 2019 Thursday night’s concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra showed off the two different streams taken by 19th century Romanticism. Led by guest conductor Peter Oundjian and featuring pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, the ASO program […]

Martin Hroch at the harpsichord.

CD Review: Martin Hroch, Harpsichord offers a fine introduction to Czech keyboardist

Mark Buller | 20 MAR 2019 Martin Hroch is a Czech harpsichordist whose career encompasses solo and chamber performing as well as teaching at the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno. His new, self-titled album juxtaposes […]

Johns Creek Symphony Orchstra and Johns Creek Chorale perform Duruflé's "Requiem." (credit: ©Ben Weitz)

Review: Choral-orchestral music flourishes in Atlanta’s northern suburbs

Mark Gresham | 19 MAR 2019 A pair of choral-orchestral concerts this past Saturday bore witness to the increasing growth of truly viable classical music offerings in the northern suburbs, well outside of Atlanta’s I-285 Perimeter Highway. At 4pm, […]

Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is guest soloist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra this week. (photo: Patrick Allen/Opera Omnia)

This Week: March 20-26, 2019

TOP FIVE LIVE THU/21, FRI/22*, SAT/23 ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · THU/SAT: Symphony Hall @ 8pm. *FRI: Bailey Perfomance Center (Kennesaw) @ 8pm. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Benjamin Grosvenor, piano. BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1; R. STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra. www.aso.org […]

Bent Frequency performs "Stay on IT" by Julius Eastman. *photo: Mark Gresham)

Review: Bent Frequency stays on thread with diverse contemporary works

Mark Gresham | 17 MAR 2019 Contemporary music ensemble Bent Frequency presented a handful of mostly 21st century works this past Friday at Kopleff Recital Hall in downtown Atlanta. Entitled “Threads that Stay on It.” The interesting, diverse program […]