Cellist Zuill Bailey performs Sunday in the final concert of the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival. (source: zuillbailey.com)

This Week: August 7 – 13, 2019

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


TIMOTHY GUNTER, piano · Cathedral of St. Philip @ 4:00pm. BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonatas Nos. 2, 5, 13, and 23 (“Appassionata”). In celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday in 2020, Gunter will perform all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas in a series of eight recitals this summer and next. Admission is free, although any donations will be gratefully accepted and applied to the Cathedral Choir’s 2021 pilgrimage to St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, and Winchester Cathedral. www.facebook.com/pg/stphilipsmusic/events


FRI/5 – SUN AUG/11, 
HIGHLANDS-CASHIERS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL (Highlands, NC) · SUN/11: Highlands Performing Arts Centers @ 5pm. “Beethoven, Bailey and a Big Band.” BEETHOVEN: Variations and Sonata in A Major; Classics and New Tunes for Big Band. Zuill Bailey, cello; William Ransom, piano; the Joe Gransden Big Band. www.h-cmusicfestival.org/regular-series.html

FRI/9 – SAT/10
IOWA COMPOSERS FORUM (Decorah, IA) · “2019 Summer Festival of New Music” The festival will present three performances of new work by living composers from across the state. FRI/9: The Lingonberry on Water Street @ 7pm. SAT/10: Noble Recital Hall Luther College @ 3pm & 7pm. www.iowacomposers.org

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Through TUE/AUG 23
ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL (Aspen, CO) · WED/7 @ 6:00pm: Benedict Music Tent. Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra. WYNTON MARSALIS: Concerto in D for Violin and Orchestra; COPLAND: Symphony No. 3. Robert Spano, conductor; Nicola Benedetti, violin. WED/7 @ 8:30pm: Harris Concert Hall @ 8:30pm. Special event: Augustin Hadelich. BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, op. 23; DEBUSSY: Violin Sonata; YSAŸE: Sonata for Unaccompanied Violin in E major op. 27, no. 6; BRAHMS: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, op. 100; DEBUSSY: L’isle Joyeuse; JOHN ADAMS: Road Movies. Augustin Hadelich, violin; Orion Weiss, piano. THU/8: Harris Concert Hall @ 8:00pm. Recital by Simone Dinnerstein. COUPERIN: Les Barricades Mystérieuses from Second livre de pièces de clavecin; SCHUMANN: Arabesque in C major, op. 18; PHILIP GLASS: Mad Rush; COUPERIN: Le tic-toc-choc, ou Les maillotins from Troisiéme livre de piéces de clavecin 18 ordre; SATIE: Gnossienne No. 3; SCHUMANN: Kreisleriana, op. 16. Simone Dinnerstein, piano. FRI/9 @ 6:00pm: Benedict Music Tent. Aspen Chamber Symphony. SCHUMANN: Violin Concerto in D minor; MARTIN: Three Dances for Oboe, Harp, and Strings; MOZART: Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543. Erik Nielsen, conductor; Midori, violin; Elaine Douvas, oboe; Nancy Allen, Harp. FRI/9 @ 8:30pm: Harris Concert Hall . First Climpse I. Stephen Hartke, composer-in-residence; Christopher Theofanidis, composer-in-residence; Aspen Contemporary Ensemble; Timothy Weiss, conductor; Gabriel Young, oboe. SAT/10 @ 4:30pm: Harris Concert Hall. Chamber Music. ALBERT: Into Eclipse; MOZART: Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano in E-flat major, K. 498, “Kegelstatt;” BERNSTEIN: Arias and Barcarolles. SAT/10 @ 8:00pm: Harris Concert Hall. A Recital by Sharon Isbin / Jessica Rovera. BRITTEN: Nocturnal after John Dowland, op. 70; RICHARD DANIELPOUR: Of Love and Longing; RODRIGO: Aranjuez, ma pensée; VILLA-LOBOS/CARLOS BARABOSA-LIMA: Ária (Cantilena) from Bachinas Brasilieras no. 5; MONTSALVATGE/SHARON ISBIN: from Canciones negras; FALLA/LLOBET/PUJOL: Siete canciones populares españolas. Sharon Isbin, classical guitar; Jessica Rivera, soprano. SUN/11: Benedict Music Tent @ 4:00pm. Aspen Festival Orchestra. GERSHWIN: Cuban Overture; CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS: Drum Circles; MENDELSSOHN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op. 25; BARTÓK: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite, BB 82, op. 19. Michael Stern, conductor; The Percussion Collective; Jan Lisiecki, piano. MON/12: Harris Concert Hall @ 6:00pm. BARTÓK: Violin Sonata No. 2, BB 85; DIAMOND: Chamber Symphony; MENDELSSOHN: String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat major, op. 87. Donald Weilerstein, violin; Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano; Kevin Cobb, trumpet; James Dunham, viola; Per Hannevold, bassoon; Derek Wang, piano; Naoko Tanaka, violin; Cornelia Heard, violin; Stephen Wyrczynski, viola; Brinton Smith, cello. TUE/13 @ 7pm: Wheeler Opera House. MOZART: Le Nozzi di Figaro. Jane Glover, conductor; Edward Berkeley, director. TUE/13 @ 7:30pm: Harris Concert Hall @ 7:30pm. JCT Trio. CONRAD TAO: Piano Trio No. 2; BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in B-flat major, op. 97, “Archduke.” Stefan Jackiw, violin; Jay Campbell, cello; Conrad Tao, piano. www.aspenmusicfestival.com


ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, Scott Stewart, conductor. Ryan GEORGE: Firefly; Augusta Read THOMAS: Magnetic Fireflies; Roger CICHY: Bugs; Igor Stravinsky: The Infernal Dance of King Kastchei from “The Firebird.” Coby LANKESTER: Les Papillons; SHOSTAKOVICH: The Gadfly; John MACKEY: Kingfisher’s Catch Fire; Oscar NAVARRO: The Fly. Recorded at Lassiter Concert Hall on 12/9/2018. [PROGRAM TIME 00:56:45] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/13 @ 3pm & SAT/17 @ 10am]. www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-music-scene/

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s JUN 6/8, 2019 concerts. BEETHOVEN: Fidelio; Robert Spano, conductor; Christine Goerke, soprano; Joseph Kaiser, tenor; Nmon Ford, baritone; Arthur Woodley, bass; Laura Tatulescu, soprano; Miles Mykkanen, tenor; Morris Robinson, bass; ASO Chorus. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/13 @ 4pm; SAT/17 @ 11:00am) www.wabe.org/shows/atlanta-symphony-orchestra/

THU/8, SUN/11
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. BERNSTEIN: Halil; BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3 & Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral.” Donald Runnicles, conductor; Christina Smith,flute; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.https://www.gpbnews.org/programs/aso-gpb

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