Chamber & Recital

Pianist Elizabeth Pridgen and cellist Charae Krueger. (video frame capture / FPCA)

Cooke Noontime Series concert offers another glimpse into Atlanta’s rich chamber music scene

Giorgio Koukl | 23 NOV 2020 Friday offered yet another possibility to listen to a live concert in the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta. This time the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta presented an all-Beethoven program with the […]

Violinist David Coucheron and double-bassist Xavier Foley share the spotlight in Foley's "For Justice and Peace" (source: ASO video fame capture)

Review: ASO concert features Hou and Foley in double debut

Mark Gresham | 21 NOV 2020 Thursday evening’s video concert the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra featured a couple of important firsts: the classical subscription series debut of new ASO associate conductor Jerry Hou and contrabassist Xavier Dubois Foley in his ASO […]

"Crossroads" singers (l-r): bass Morris Robinson, mezzo Jamie Barton, mezzo Megan Marino, and baritone Michael Mayes. Off screen: keyboardist Rolando Salazar (credit: Felipe Barral)

Opera singers come home to their vernacular roots in Crossroads concert

Mark Gresham | 18 NOV 2020 On Sunday afternoon, four of the Atlanta Opera Company Players – Morris Robinson, Jamie Barton, Megan Marino and Michael Mayes – performed an open-air concert of mostly non-operatic music under The Atlanta Opera’s […]

David and Julie Coucheron (video frame capture / FPCA)

Review: Georgian Chamber Players perform enjoyable “musical respite” of works by Beethoven and Brahms

Giorgio Koukl | 17 NOV 2020 On Sunday afternoon, November 15, at the First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, a concert of the Georgian Chamber Players with works from Beethoven and Brahms was performed. It could be viewed online only. […]

Mezzo-palooza: Gabrielle Beteag, Megan Marino, Daniela Mack and Jamie Barton sing, an open-air recital with pianist Elena Kholodova under the Atlanta Opera's Big Tent. (credit: Felipe Barral)

Review: Magnificent mezzos sing a range of repertoire al fresco

Mark Gresham | 13 NOV 2020 On Tuesday evening The Atlanta Opera presented the second of its three stand-alone concerts that are part of its Big Tent Series for Fall 2020, performed outdoors on the campus of Atlanta’s Oglethorpe […]