ASO principal flutist Christina Smith solos in bernstein's "Halil" in this week's performances by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (credit: Jeff Roffman)

This Week: May 29 – June 4, 2019

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


THU/30 SAT/1, SUN/2
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Symphony Hall,THU/SAT @ 8pm, SUN @ 3pm. Donald Runnicles, conductor; Christina Smith, flute; BEETHOVEN: Leonore, Overture No. 3; BERNSTEIN: Halil; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6.

VOCAL ARTS ATLANTA · Kellett Chapel @ 8pm, In collaboration with NANOWorks (North American New Opera Workshop). Chaowen Ting, conductor; Stephanie Havey, stage director. Adelaide Boedecker, soprano; Daniel Weisman, tenor; Mitch Gindlesperger, bass-baritone. two short operas. FLINN: Bedtime Story; SULEIMAN: Moon, Bride, Dogs II.

  • ECMSA 2122 ad
  • Spivey Hall - Organ Discovery Day
  • ASO-2122-CS03 (Ad)


SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA (Charleston, SC), continues through June 9 · DAILY: Dock Street Theatre @ 11am & 1pm. Bank of American Chamber Music Series;  THU/30: Charleston Gaillard Center @ 7:30pm. R. STRAUSS: Salome (opera). FRI/31: Simons Center Recital Hall @ 8pm. Music in Time “Stay On It” – minimalist works by Julius EASTMAN and Steve REICH. SAT/1: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church @ 5pm. Westminster Choir. Joe Miller, conductor. Music by MONTEVERDI, Stephen LEEK, Ēriks EŠENVALDS; Charleston Gaillard Center @ 7:30pm. Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. Evan Rogister, conductor. PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet, SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5. SUN/2: Charleston Gaillard Center @ 3pm. R. STRAUSS: Salome (opera). MON/3: Simons Center Recital Hall @ 7pm. Music in Time “in vain” – Georg Friedrich HAAS: in vain. John Kennedy, conductor. 70-minute microtonal work for chamber orchestra. TUE/4: Dock Street Theatre @ 7:30pm. Westminster Choir, Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra. Joe Miller, conductor. BACH: St. John Passion (Additional .performances will be listed in the next THIS WEEK, to be posted MON/3.)

ZENITH CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (Des Moines, IA), June 4 – 8 · TUE/4: Drake University Sheslow Auditorium (2507 University Ave., Des Moines, Iowa 50310) @ 7:30pm. Amit Peled, cello; Noreen Polera, piano.. BRUCH: Kol Nidrei; POPPER: Hungarian Rhapsody; STUTSCHEWSHY: Hassidic Suite; BRAHMS: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op. 99. (Additional performances will be listed in the next THIS WEEK, to be posted MON/3)

  • Spivey Hall = Jeremy Denk
  • AD SPIVEY HALL Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason 600 x 250


THU/30, SUN/2
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. MOZART: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter”; VERDI: Four Sacred Pieces. Robert Spano, conductor; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Emerson String Quartet; Tetzlaff String Quartet. SCHUBERT: Quartet in G Major, D. 887. BARTOK String Quartet No. 4. Recorded 3/20/2016 & 10/20/2013 at Spivey Hall, Clayton State University. [PROGRAM TIME 01:09:18] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/4 @ 3pm & SAT/8 @ 10am].

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s MAR 7/9, 2019 concerts. KODALY: Dances of Galanta; CONUS: Violin Concerto; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4. Henrik Nánási, conductor; David Coucheron, violin. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/4 @ 4pm; SAT/8 @ 11:00am)