Atlanta Opera reprises its highly succesful production of Astor Piazzolla's "Maria de Buenos Aires" at Paris on Ponce. (photo courtesy of The Atlanta Opera)

This Week: March 27 – April 2, 2019

Posted on Mondays, the listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday.


THU/28, FRI/29, SAT/30, SUN/31
ATLANTA OPERA · Le Maison Rouge at Paris on Ponce, THU/FRI/SAT @ 7:30pm, SUN @ 3pm. PIAZZOLLA: Maria de Buenos Aires. Solange Merdinian (Maria), Gustavo Feulien (El Payador), Milton Loayza (El Duendee). Conductor: Jorge Parodi; Production Director: Tomer

THU/28, FRI/29, SAT/30*
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · THU/FRI: Symphony Hall @ 8pm. *SAT: Lucas Theatre for the Arts (Savannah Music Festival – Savannah, GA) @ 7pm. Robert Spano, conductor; Daniel Hope, violin: David Finckel, cello; Wu Han, piano. BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture; BEETHOVEN: “Triple” Concerto; SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 1, “Spring.”

ZUILL BAILEY & VEGA STRING QUARTET · Schwartz Center for Performing Arts @ 8pm. Cellist Zuill Bailey shares the stage with Emory’s reident Vega String Quartet (violinists Elizabeth Fayette & Jessica Shuang Wu, violist Yinzi Kong, cellist Guang Wang). BOCCHERINI: Sonata in C for 2 cellos; ARENSKY: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 35 (2 cello version); BEETHOVEN: “Kreutzer” Sonata (transcribed for string quintet).

Pianist Richard Goode and soprano Sarah Shafer in recital. MOZART: Songs (4); BEETHOVEN: Sonata no. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90; SCHUBERT: Songs (6 with texts by Goethe); DEBUSSY: Images, Book II; FAURÉ: La Bonne Chanson, Op. 61.

COMPOSER CONVERSATIONS WITH MICHAEL KURTH & JESSE BREITE · North Avenue Presbyterian Church @ 5:45pm. Composer Michael Kurth and poet Jesse Breite discuss their creative process and answer questions along with a hearing of their “Miserere” – recorded on the CD, “Everything Lasts Forever,” by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus, conducted by Robert Spano and featuring Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor. (Relese date is March 29.) (Facebook Event Page)

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ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Georgian Chamber Players. BORODIN: String Quartet No. 2 in D Major; STRAVINSKY: Rite of Spring (arr. for piano-duo). Recorder at Peachtree Presbyterian Church’s Kellett Chapel on 11/17/2017. [Program Time 01:01:22] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/2 @ 3pm & SAT/6 @ 10am.

SUN/31, 2019
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s OCT 25/27, 2018 concerts. BRITTEN: War Requiem. Donald Runnicles, conductor;. Evelina Dobračeva, soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Russell Braun, baritone; Gwinnett Young Singers; ASO Chorus. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/2 @ 4pm; SAT/6 @ 11:00am)

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