Violist Drew Alexander Forde performs music by Bruch, Brahms and Hindemith at Spivey Hall on Friday. (source: Spivey Hall)

This Week: November 13 – 19, 2019

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


THU/14, SAT/16
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Symphony Hall @ 8pm. Robert Spano, conductor; Evelina Dobračeva, soprano; Erin Wall, soprano; Nicole Cabell, soprano; Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Toby Spence, tenor; Russell Braun, baritone; Morris Robinson, bass; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus; Morehouse College Glee Club; Spelman College Glee Club; Gwinnett Young Singers. MAHLER: Symphony No. 8 (“Symphony of a Thousand”).

PETER KRASINSKI · Michael C. Carlos Museum @ 12pm. Violinist Emily Uematsu, winner of the 2017 Parnassus Society Award, performs works by Bach, Ravel, and Esa-Pekka Salonen. Presented by Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta.

EMILY UEMATSU·First and First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta @ 9pm, Silent Movie specialist and world renowned organist, Peter Krasinski, will improvise accompaniment to Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid” as well as his short film: “The Rink” (Facebook event Page)

DREW ALEXANDER FORDE· Spivey Hall @ 8:15pm. “#PlayHomiePlay” Drew Alexander Forde, viola; Shirley Irek, piano. BRUCH: Romanze, Op. 85; BRAHMS: Sonata for Viola and Piano No. 2 in E-flat major, Op. 120 No. 1; HINDEMITH: Sonata for Solo Viola, Op. 25 No. 1.

  • AD Spivey Hall Children's Choir 23-12-08
  • AD SP08_23-12-03-Cantus

CHRISTIAN SANDS HIGH WIRE TRIO · Spivey Hall @ 7:30pm. Christian Sands, piano; Luques Curtis, bass; Ulysses Owens, Jr., drums Program: A Tribute Concert to the legendary pianist and composer Erroll Garner.

AMETHYST BAROQUE ENSEMBLE · Morningside Presbyterian Church @ 7pm. Amethyst Baroque Ensemble is joined by violist Dan McCarthy and cellist Macarena Sánchez in this concert of late Baroque and Rococo music. The program includes rarely performed gems by CPE Bach, William Flackton, and Johann Gottlieb Graun. /

SOUND ECOLOGY· Generator @ 7pm. “Sound Ecology” is a immersive concert experience featuring soundscape compositions by wilderness composer Stephen Wood and multi-dimensional photography designs by Davyd Betchkal, Denali National Park’s Chief Soundscape Technician, designed to take the audience on a sonic and visual journey reminiscing an ancient existence.

  • AD ECMSA 2023-24 season
  • AD ASO.2023.CS6

TERMINUS ENSEMBLE · Whitespace Gallery @ 3pm. “Because I Have No Words.” Amy Caputo, flute; Lauren Murphy, clarinet; Brandyn Taylor, saxophones; Katie Taylor, viola; Dominic Ryder, percussion; Brent Milam, piano.NEAL: A Prelude; DEMOS: Citizens of No Nowhere / Secret Music; young: Restless Dreams; sAIN: Aloiv; CLARK: Spirals; MILAM: Because I Have No Words / Lattice. (Facebook Event Page).

EMORY CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF ATLANTA · Schwartz Center for Performing Arts @ 4pm. “Songs of Norway: Music of Grieg, Sinding and Halvorsen” Violinists David Coucheron and Kate Ransom, violist Julianne Lee, cellist Charae Krueger, pianist Julie Coucheron, and tenor Bradley Howard.

ATLANTA CHAMBER PLAYERS · Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse @ 7:30pm. Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Catherine Lynn, viola; Brad Ritchie, cello; Todd Skitch, flute; Ted Gurch, clarinet; Susan Welty, horn; Elizabeth Pridgen, piano. Jennifer HIGDON: Piano Trio; Brian Raphael NABORS: 7 Dances for Flute, Clarinet, and Cello (premiere); Ernst von DOHNANYI: Sextet in C major, Op. 37.


ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Emanuel Ax, piano. Robert SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12; RAVEL: Valses nobles et sentimentales; CHOPIN: Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante in E-Flat Major, Op. 22. Recorded 3/24/2019 at Spivey Hall, Clayton State University. [PROGRAM TIME 01:00:46] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/19 @ 3pm & SAT/23 @ 10am].

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s JAN 24/26, 2019 concerts. ALAN TURLEY: City of Ghosts; JENNIFER HIGDON: Viola Concerto; BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique. Robert Spano, conductor; Roberto Díaz, viola. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/19 @ 4pm; SAT/23 @ 11:00am)

THU/14, SUN/17
THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. From the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s live concerts. TURLEY: City of Ghosts; HIGDON: Viola Concerto; BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique. Robert Spano, conductor; Roberto Diaz, viola; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.