Tag Archives: Beethoven

Amermet Quartet plus Christopher Rex perform a string quintet transcription of Beethoven's "Kreutzer" Sonata to close the 2019 Madison Chamber Music Festival. (credit: Mark Gresham)

Review: Amernet Quartet sheds new light on some familiar Beethoven

Mark Gresham | 12 JUN 2019 MADISON, GA—  The final concert in the 2019 Madison Chamber Music Festival took place late Sunday afternoon, an all-Beethoven affair featuring the Amernet String Quartet (violinists Misha Vitenson and Franz Felkl, violist Michael […]

Soprano Christine Goerke sings Leonore’s passionate “Abscheulicher” aria with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Thursday's performance of Beethoven's "Fidelio." (Credit: Jeff Roffman)

Review: Beethoven’s Fidelio caps Atlanta Symphony subscription season

Mark Gresham | 7 JUN 2019 On Thursday, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Robert Spano, performed a concert version of Beethoven’s sole opera, Fidelio, as the grand finale offering of their 2018-19 subscription season. The concert, […]

ASO principal flute Christina Smith takes a bow with conductor Donald Runnicles after performing Leonard Bernstein's "Halil." (credit: Jeff Roffman)

Runnicles leads ASO in winning program of Beethoven, Bernstein

Mark Gresham | 31 MAY 2019 Thursday’s performance by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was the first of three in the penultimate week of the orchestra’s 2018- -19 subscription season, the second season of their “LB/LB” festivities, celebrating the birth […]

Pianist Jonathan Biss played the final installment of his complete Beethoven Sonatas cycle on Wednesday at Atlanta Symphony Hall. (credit: Benjamin Ealovega)

Review: Jonathan Biss’ final recital of Beethoven’s Sonatas proves both playful and profound

Andrew Alexander | 23 MAY 2019 Beethoven once instructed a pupil never to compose in a room where there was a piano lest he be tempted to consult it. Even those who have never written a note of music […]

Soprano Sarah Shafer & pianist Richard Goode. (courtesy of Spivey Hall)

Review: Goode, Shafer winningly perform songs and solos from Mozart to Fauré

Mark Gresham | 03 APR 2019 Pianist Richard Goode and soprano Sarah Shafer shared the stage this past Sunday afternoon in a recital of French and Austrian music at Spivey Hall. As pianist Emanuel Ax did for his solo […]