Robert Spano will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus plus guest soloists in a concert version of Beethoven's "Fidelio" to close the orchestra's 2018-19 season. (image source: asochorus.org)

This Week: June 5 – 11, 2019

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



TOP LOCAL LIVE

THU/6, SAT/8
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · THU/SAT: Symphony Hall @ 8pm. Robert Spano, conductor; Christine Goerke (Leonore), soprano; Clay Hilley (Florestan), tenor; Nmon Ford (Pizarro), baritone; Arthur Woodley (Rocco), bass; Laura Tatulescu (Marzelline), soprano; Miles Mykkanen (Jacquino), tenor; Morris Robinson (Don Fernando), bass; ASO Chorus. BEETHOVEN: Fidelio. www.aso.org

FRI/7
ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ENSMBLE · Out Front Theater Company, 999 Brady Ave., Atlanta, GA 30318 @ 7:30pm. Music that highlights the works of celebrated Atlanta artist Nabil Mousa. KIEFFER: Geometric Meters; SANDQUIST: Teslaclaw; DEMOS: Remnants from a 40-year gig. www.outfronttheatre.com

SUN/9
ATLANTA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA ·
North Decatur Presbyterian Church (611 Medlock Rd, Decatur, GA 30033) @ 3pm. Amy Wilson, music director. Broadway Through the Ages. www.atlantaphilharmonic.org


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FEATURED FESTIVALS

SPOLETO FESTIVAL USA (Charleston, SC), continues through June 9. · DAILY: Dock Street Theatre @ 11am & 1pm. Bank of American Chamber Music Series; WED/5: Charleston Gaillard Center @ 7:30pm. R. STRAUSS: Salome (opera). FRI/7: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church @ 5pm. Westminster Choir. Joe Miller, conductor. Music by MONTEVERDI, Stephen LEEK, Ēriks EŠENVALDS. SUN/9: Charleston Gaillard Center @ 3pm. R. STRAUSS: Salome (opera).  www.spoletousa.org

ZENITH CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (Des Moines, Iowa) · WED/5: Jasper Winery @ 6:00pm. Anna Reider, violin; Helen Kim, violin; Sheldon Person, viola; Paula Kosower, cello; Ashley Sidon, cello; Kelly Kuo, piano; Rene Lecuona, piano. SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 8; BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 14 “Moonlight” / Seven Variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen,” WoO 46; LECLAIR: Sonata No. 5; PUCCINI:Crisantemi; LE PERA & GARDEL/arr. Williamsz: Tango Por una Cabeza. THU/6: Noce with saxophonist Damani Phillips (1326 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309) @ 7pm.. FRI/7: Walnut Hills United Methodist Church @ 7:30pm. Acacia Scott, harp; Helen Kim, violin; Anna Reider, violin; Sheldon Person, viola; Paula Kosower, cello;Kelly Kuo, piano. ROTA: Sarabande e Toccata; RAVEL: String Quartet in F major; GERSHWIN: Three Preludes; GOLIJOV: Tennebrae; PIAZZOLLA: Grand Tango. SAT/8: Sheslow Auditorium @ 7:30pm. Anna Reider, violin; Helen Kim, violin; Sheldon Person, viola; Paula Kosower, cello; Phillip Peters, bass; Kelly Kuo, piano. SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 8; PUCCINI: Crisantemi; BARTÓK: Rumanian Folk Dances; GLINKA: Grand Sextet in E-flat Major.

http://zenith.wp.drake.edu/

MADISON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL, through June 9 · SUN/9, Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Hall (Madison, Georgia) @ 5pm. Amernet String Quartet, Christopher Rex, cello. All BEETHOVEN concert.


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PERFORMANCE BROADCASTS & STREAMS

THU/6, SUN/9
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. KODALY: Dances of Galanta; CONUS: Violin Concerto; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4. Henrik Nanasi, conductor; David Coucheron, violin. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra https://www.gpbnews.org/programs/aso-gpb

SUN/9
ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Bradley Howard, tenor; Lee D. Thompson, piano. Strauss: Heimliche Aufforderung; Britten: At the mid hour of night; Barber: A Last Song, Op. 41, No. 1; Butterworth: The Lads in Their Hundreds; Rorem: The Drum; Root: Just Before the Battle, Mother; DeBlasio: Walt Whitman 1989; Hundley: Screw Spring; Barber: Solitary Hotel, Op. 41, No. 4; Schubert: Der Musensohn; Butterworth: Is My Team Ploughing; Earnest; Cuisine d’amour; Poulenc: Bleuet and C; Lehár: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz; Gustavino: La rosa y el sauce; Bolcom: Amor. Recorded 10/11/2018 at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. [PROGRAM TIME 00:52:53] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/11 @ 3pm & SAT/15 @ 10am]. www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/

SUN/9
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s MAR 21/23, 2019 concerts. BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1; STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra. Peter Oundjian, conductor; Benjamin Grosvenor, piano. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/11 @ 4pm; SAT/15 @ 11:00am) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/