Author Archives: EarRelevant

High flight: violinist Blake Pouliot an conductor Thomas Søndergård. (credit: Jeff Roffman)

Review: A little Sibelius goes a long way in ASO concert, edges on overdose at end

Mark Gresham | 21 FEB 2020 Music of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius was the sole focus of Thursday night’s concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, led by guest conductor Thomas Søndergård and featuring violinist Blake Pouliot as soloist. The program […]

Pianists Kyung-ah Kim. Kim and Elodie Vignon will perform in a joint recital hosted by the Chopin Society of Atlanta on Saturday in Johns Creek. (source:

THIS WEEK: February 19 – 25, 2020

★ Posted on Mondays, the listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. TOP LIVE & LOCAL · BROADCASTS & STREAMS TOP LIVE & LOCAL WED/19 EAR POLLEN EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC SERIES · 378 Galley @ 7pm. “Series #2.” The […]

Rudolf Firkušný with his wife, Tatiana, at the entrance of Radio Switzerland in Lugano, 12 August 1974. (credit: Giorgio Koukl)

CD Review: Rudolf Firkušný, the Complete RCA and Columbia Album Collection (Sony Classical)

Giorgio Koukl | 12 FEB 2020 Rudolf Firkušný (1912-1994) was a Czech-born, Czech-American classical pianist. His family moved to a village in Moravia called Napajedla, then part of Austro-Hungarian empire and future Czechoslovakia, shortly before Rudolf was born his […]