Category Archives: This Week

This Week: June 7 – 13

Selected classical and contemporary music events for 7 – 13 JUN 2017
SUNDAY, 11 JUN 2017
CITY OF ANGELS SAXOPHONE QUARTET – Madison-Morgan Chamber Music Festival (Closing Gala): City of Angels Saxophone Quartet. Dinner and concert. ​6:00 Dinner, 7:15 Concert. ​Empire Mills, Banquet Hall (Madison). www.mmcc-arts.org/chamber-music-festival.html

This Week: May 31 – June 6, 2017

Selected classical and contemporary music events for 31 MAY – 6 JUN 2017
THURSDAY, 1 JUN 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Robert Spano, conductor; Twyla Robinson, soprano; Clifton Forbis, tenor; Daniel Sumegi, bass. BULLER: The Songs of Ophelia (World Premiere – Rapido Commission); BRITTEN: “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes; WAGNER: Die Walküre Act One. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
FRIDAY, 2 JUN 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY BRASS QUINTET – Madison-Morgan Chamber Music Festival: Atlanta Symphony Brass Quintet. Outdoor concert, free, no ticket required. 7pm, Madison Town Park (Madison). www.mmcc-arts.org/chamber-music-festival.html
SATURDAY, 3 JUN 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Robert Spano, conductor; Twyla Robinson, soprano; Clifton Forbis, tenor; Daniel Sumegi, bass. BULLER: The Songs of Ophelia (World Premiere – Rapido Commission); BRITTEN: “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes; WAGNER: Die Walküre Act One. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
SUNDAY, 4 JUN 2017
CHRISTIANIA TRIO – Madison-Morgan Chamber Music Festival: Christiania Trio – David Coucheron, violin; Christopher Rex, cello; Julie Coucheron, piano. 3pm, Burge Plantation (Madison). www.mmcc-arts.org/chamber-music-festival.html

This Week: May 24 – 30, 2017

Selected classical and contemporary music events for 24 MAY – 30 MAY 2017
THURSDAY, 251 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS – Donald Runnicles, conductor; Christina Smith, flute; Kim-Lillian Strebel, soprano; Matthew Worth, baritone. DEBUSSY: Nocturnes; JOLIVET: Flute Concerto; FAURÉ: Requiem. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
SATURDAY, 27 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS – Donald Runnicles, conductor; Christina Smith, flute; Kim-Lillian Strebel, soprano; Matthew Worth, baritone. DEBUSSY: Nocturnes; JOLIVET: Flute Concerto; FAURÉ: Requiem. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org

This Week: May 17 -23, 2017

Selected classical and contemporary music events for 17 MAY – 23 MAY 2017
THURSDAY, 1 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Robert Spano, conductor; Twyla Robinson, soprano; Clifton Forbis, tenor; Daniel Sumegi, bass. BULLER: The Songs of Ophelia (World Premiere – Rapido Commission); BRITTEN: “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes; WAGNER: Die Walküre Act One. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org

This Week: May 10 – 16, 2017

Selected classical and new music events for 10 MAY – 16 MAY 2017
THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS – Robert Spano, conductor; David Daniels, Orfeo; Susanna Phillips, Euridice; Janai Brugger, Amore; Daniel Arsham, scenography; James Alexander, stage director. GLUCK: Orfeo ed Euridice. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
SATURDAY, 13 MA^Y 2017
ALBERT SCHWEITZER MEMORIAL ORGAN 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – Organists Ken Cowan, Alan Morrison and Cherry Rhodes. Solo works and duets performed by Cowan and Morrison; MUSSORGKY: Pictures at an Exhibition, transcribed by Jean Guillou and performed by Cherry Rhodes; suite from PROKOFIEV: The Love for Three Oranges, transcribed by Weicheng Zhao (world premiere) featuring all three organists playing simultaneously. 3pm, Spivey Hall. spiveyhall.org
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA & CHORUS – Robert Spano, conductor; David Daniels, Orfeo; Susanna Phillips, Euridice; Janai Brugger, Amore; Daniel Arsham, scenography; James Alexander, stage director. GLUCK: Orfeo ed Euridice. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org

This Week: May 3 – 9, 2017

Selected classical and new music events for 3 May – 9 APR 2017
THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Nicholas McGegan, conductor. MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; RAMEAU: Suite from Les Indes galantes; HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 (“London”). 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
FRIDAY, 5 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Nicholas McGegan, conductor. MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; COUPERIN: Pièces en concert for Cello and Strings (arr. Bazelaire); HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 (“London”). 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET with CYRUS CHESTNUT – Madison-Morgan Chamber Music Festival: Turtle Island (String) Quartet with jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut. 8pm, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (Madison). www.mmcc-arts.org/chamber-music-festival.html
SATURDAY, 6 MAY 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Casual Fridays concert. Nicholas McGegan, conductor. MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; RAMEAU: Suite from Les Indes galantes; HAYDN: Symphony No. 104 (“London”). 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
HECTOR OLIVERA – hector Olivera, organ. Recital selections TBA. 3pm, Spivey Hall. spiveyhall.org
TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
ATLANTA CHAMBER PLAYERS Atlanta Chamber Players. BARTÓK: Contrasts; RICHARD PRIOR: World Premiere of piece commissioned by the ACP; TURINA: Piano Quartet in A Minor, Op. 67; J. STRAUSS: Blue Danube, arranged for piano 4-hands. 7:30pm, New American Shakespeare Tavern. atlantachamberplayers.com

This Week: April 26 – May 2, 2017

Selected classical and new music events for 26 APR – 2 MAY 2017
THURSDAY, 27 APR 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Vasily Petrenko, conductor; Ingrid Filter, piano. R. STRAUSS: Don Juan; MENDELSSOHN: Piano Concerto No. 1; DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
FRIDAY, 28 APR 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Vasily Petrenko, conductor; Ingrid Filter, piano. R. STRAUSS: Don Juan; MENDELSSOHN: Piano Concerto No. 1; DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8. 8pm, Morgan Hall, KSU/Bailey Performing Arts Center (Kennesaw). atlantasymphony.org
SATURDAY, 29 APR 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Vasily Petrenko, conductor; Ingrid Filter, piano. R. STRAUSS: Don Juan; MENDELSSOHN: Piano Concerto No. 1; DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
YEFIM BRONFMAN – Yefim Bronfman, piano. BARTÓK: Suite, Op. 14; SCHUMANN: Humoreske in B-flat major, Op. 20; DEBUSSY: Suite bergamasque; STRAVINSKY: Three Movements from Petrushka. 7:30pm, Spivey Hall. spiveyhall.org
SUNDAY, 30 APR 2017
GEORGIAN CHAMBER PLAYERS – Georgian Chamber Players. SHOSTAKOVICH: 5 Pieces for 2 Violins and Piano (arr. Atovmyan from Shostakovich’s film scores); SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Quintet in G minor; ARENSKY:
Piano Trio No.1, Op.32. 3pm, Trinity Presbyterian Church. georgianchamberplayers.org

This Week: April 19 – 25, 2017

Selected classical and new music events for 19 APR – 25 APR 2017
WEDNESDAY, 19 APR 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Joseph Young, conductor; Matt Haimovitz, cello. PROKOFIEV: Overture on Hebrew Themes; BLOCH: Schelomo; BERNSTEIN: West Side Story Symphonic Dances; BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture. 6:30 pm, The Temple. atlantasymphony.org
SATURDAY, 22 APR 2017
Atlanta Balalakia Society – Special performance presented by the Kennesaw State University School of Music and KSU Year of Russia featuring the Atlanta Balalaika Society. 8pm, Morgan Hall, Bailey Performance Center. atlantasymphony.org

This Week: April 12 – 18, 2017

Selected classical and new music events for 12 APR – 18 APR 2017
FRIDAY, 14 APR 2017
ARTHUR FAGEN, CHARAE KRUEGER and HELEN HWAYA KIM – Violinist Helen Hwaya Kim, celliast Charae Krueger and pianist Arthur Fagen. 8pm, Morgan Hall, KSU/Bailey Performance Center (Kennesaw). arts.kennesaw.edu

This Week: April 5 – 11, 2017

Selected classical and new music events for 5 APR – 11 APR 2017
WEDNESDAY, 5 APR 2017
MAJID ARAIM with PIE FOR TWO – – SoundNow Festival: Majid Araim & Pie For Two (Brandon Dodge, percussion; Corinne Klemenc, saxophone). Ticketed event. 8pm, Eyedrum.
THURSDAY, 6 APR 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Robert Spano, conductor; Stephen Hough, piano;. RACHMANINOFF: Vocalise; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 1; RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
FRIDAY, 7 APR 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Robert Spano, conductor; Stephen Hough, piano;. RACHMANINOFF: Vocalise; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 1; RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances. 8pm, Atlanta Symphony Hall. atlantasymphony.org
CHAMBER CARTEL – SoundNow Festival: Chamber Cartel. “The Unnamable.” Ticketed event. 8pm, Nidtown Players Club. www.facebook.com/playersclubatl
SATURDAY, 8 APR 2017
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA – Savannah Music Festival. Robert Spano, conductor; Stephen Hough, piano;. RACHMANINOFF: Vocalise; RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 1; RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances. 8pm, Lucas Theatre for the Arts (Savannah). atlantasymphony.org
BENT FREQUENCY – SoundNow Festival: Bent Frequency. JOHN LUTHER ADAMS: Sila: The Breath of the World (Premiere). Open air concert, free admission. 12noon, Woodruff Park (Downtown Atlanta). (In thee event of uncooperative weather the performance will be moved to an indoor location.)
CLIBBER JONES ENSEMBLE – SoundNow Festival: Clibber Jones Ensemble. Ticketed event. 10pm, Eyedrum. eyedrum.org
SUNDAY, 9 APR 2017
BENT FREQUENCY – SoundNow Festival: Bent Frequency. JOHN LUTHER ADAMS: selected chamber works. 7pm, Rialto Center for the Arts. rialto.gsu.edu
VALENTINA LISITSA – Madison-Morgan Chamber Music Festival: Valentina Lisitsa, pianist. 4pm, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center (Madison). www.mmcc-arts.org/chamber-music-festival.html