Principal guest conductor Donald Runnicles will lead this week's concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (source:

This Week: October 30 – November 5, 2019

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


ROBERT HENRY · Bailey Performance Center @ 8:00pm. Robert Henry, piano, with John Lawless, percussion. RACHMANINOFF: Seven Études-Tableaux; HENRY: “Cymbally Eyemazing” for Eyeballs and Percussion; J.S. BACH: Prelude in C minor, BWV 847 / Prelude in G minor, BWV 861; LENNOX: The Inescapable Light; JÓHANNSSON: A Model of the Universe; KHACHATURIAN: Toccata in E-flat minor (1932).

SAT/2 only*
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Symphony Hall @ 8pm. Donald Runnicles, conductor; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano. WAGNER: Orchestral excerpts from Parsifal; KORNGOLD: Lieder des Abschieds; BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 4. *Please Note: The ASO concert scheduled for Thu/31 has been cancelled. Ticketholders may exchange into the Saturday, November 2 performance, or another 2019/20 Delta Classical Series concert by calling 404-733-4800.

ATLANTA BALALAIKA ORCHESTRA · Marietta Performing Arts Center
@ 7:30pm. A concert Slavic music, dance and song by the Atlanta Balalaika Society Russian Folk Orchestra. Dave Cooper, director; Isaiah Trofimenko, baritone; Viktoria Prosina and Sirhey Tsyganok, dancers; Angelina Galashenkova-Reed, Domra soloist. >

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SAT/2, TUE/5
ATLANTA OPERA · Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. SAT @ 8pm, TUE @ 7:30pm. ROSSINI: La Cenerentola. Emily Fons (Angelina); Santiago Ballerini (Ramiro); Thomas Glass (Dandini); Dale Travis (Don Magnifico); Alan Higgs (Alidoro); Dean Williamson, conductor; Joan Font, director.

BENT FREQUENCY · Mint Gallery @ 7pm. Jan Berry Baker, saxophone; Stuart Gerber, percussion; Katie Taylor, viola; Erika Tazawa, toy piano. works by: Laurie ANDERSON, Mara GIBSON, Jeff HERRIOTT, Erika TAZAWA, Jennifer WALSHE, Amy WILLIAMS, Julia WOLFE. In collaboration with MINT’s InstallMINT artists. Free.

HORSZOWSKI TRIO · Spivey Hall @ 3pm. Jesse Mills, violin; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Reiko Aizawa, piano. HAYDN: Trio in G major, Hob. XV:25, “Gypsy”; SMETANA: Trio in G minor, Op. 18; SCHUMANN: Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 66.

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JOYCE DiDONATO · Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
@ 7pm. “In War and Peace: Harmony Through Music.” Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato brings her empowering theatrical performance to concert halls, entreating reflection on how we find peace in the midst of chaos.

GEORGIAN CHAMBER PLAYERS · Kellett Chapel, Peachtree Presbyterian Church @ 4pm. David Coucheron & Helen Kim, violins; Julianne Lee, viola; Rainer Eudeikis & Chrisopher Rex, cellos; Elizabeth Pridgen & Julie Coucheron, pianos. BRUCH: Romanze; BEETHOVEN: Cello Sonata no. 3; SCHUBERT String Quintet in C Major.

RIVERSIDE CHAMBER PLAYERS · Unitarian Universalist Metro Atlanta North @ 3pm. Justin Bruns & Kenn Wagner, violins; Jessica Oudin, viola; Joel Dallow & Brad Ritchie, cellos. ARENSKY: String Quartet No. 2; Caroline SHAW: “Valencia”; Kevin PUTS: “Arches.”


ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. DeKalb Symphony Orchestra; Fyodor Cherniavsky, conductor; Anastasia Agapova, violin. Charles GOUNOD: Funeral March of a Marionette; Richard WAGNER: Overture to Rienzi; MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64. [PROGRAM TIME 00:51:52] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/5 @ 3pm & SAT/9 @ 10am].

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s NOV 29, DEC 1, 2018 concerts. RACHMANINOFF: Isle of the Dead, Piano; Concerto No. 4, Symphonic Dances. Edward Gardiner, conductor; Simon Trpeski, piano; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/5 @ 4pm; SAT/9 @ 11:00am)

THU/31, SUN/3
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. RACHMANINOFF: Isle of the Dead, Piano; Concerto No. 4, Symphonic Dances. Edward Gardiner, conductor; Simon Trpeski, piano; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.