Atlanta Symphny Orchestra Brass plays festive holiday music at the Cathedral of St. Philip.

This Week: December 4 – 10, 2019

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


BENT FREQUENCY · Michael C. Carlos Museum @ 7pm. “Many Voices: featuring Nicholas Isherwood and Emory Composition students” LIMITED tickets available due to space. Sound installations by Emory University student composers Abdallah Al-Obaidi, Luc Carbonneau, Bella Dodd, Chris Fenger, Ahmet Sirrik, and Candace Suh. Bent Frequency performs music by: Jue Wang, Frederic Rzewski, Cathy Berberian, Judith Shatin, Adam Mirza, Iannis Xenakis, Eve de Castro-Robinson.

HOURS OF FREEDOM · Ahavath Achim Synagogue @ 7pm. “Hours of Freedom” is a dramatized concert of music by fifteen composers imprisoned in the Theresienstadt (Terezin) Concentration Camp during WWII that combines music, video, and narrative to portray the agony and suffering of camp life, along with the inspiration, revelation, harmony, and hope that comes through music. Free but inline registration required.

FRI/6, SAT/7, SUN/8
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Symphony Hall. FRI @ 8pm, SAT @ 3pm &8pm, SUN @ 3pm. “Christmas with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.” Norman Mackenzie, conductor; Timothy Miller, tenor; ASO Chorus; Gwinnett Young Singers. Begun many years ago by the beloved Music Director Robert Shaw, this concert has become a staple for Atlanta families during the holiday season.


THE SWINGLES· Spivey Hall @ 3pm. “Winter Tales” – A banquet of music to keep out the cold, with folk- and jazz-inspired original songs served alongside classic carols, beloved Christmas songs, and more from The Swingles, a Grammy winning seven voice a cappella group from London.

SANTAS’S FAVORITE CHAMBER MUSIC·Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta family series: Michael C. Carlos Museum @ 3pm. Santa Claus makes an appearance to introduce and enjoy some of his favorite classical works and lead a sing-a-long. Featuring tenor Bradley Howard and pianists Julie Coucheron and William Ransom.

THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY BRASS HOLIDAY CONCERT· St. Phillips Cathedral @ 7:30pm. Presented by the Friends of Cathedral Music. Dale Adelmann, guest conductor; Jack Mitchener, organ. The Atlanta Symphony Brass returns to present its third annual holiday concert featuring some of the finest arrangements for brass ensemble and percussion, including traditional holiday carols and beloved standards from the symphonic orchestra repertoire.

MON/9, TUE/10
THE ATLANTA OPERA CHORUS · Ahpespeare Tavern Playhouse @ 7:30pm. “Holiday Favorites with The Atlanta Opera Chorus” A family-friendly evening of holiday favorites ranging from choral classics to popular chestnuts, including “Silver Bells,” “White Christmas,” and a special sing-along of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Joining the chorus will be Atlanta Broadway veteran, pianist Robert Ray.



ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 10:00pm. Atlanta Master Chorale. Eric Nelson, conductor. Peter WILHOUSKY-arr: Carol of the Bells; Mack WILBERG-arr: Ding Dong, Merrily on High; William BILLINGS: A Virgin Unspotted; Benjamin BRITTEN: A Hymn to the Virgin; Morten LAURIDSEN: O magnum mysyerium; Frances POULENC: Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël; Craig COURTNEY: While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks; Shawn KIRCHNER-arr: Brightest and Best; Mac HUFF-arr: Jingle Bell Fantasy [13] Narration; Stacey V. GIBBS-arr: Go Tell It On The Mountain; Dan FORREST-arr: The First Noel; Silent Night; Mack WILBERG-arr: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling. Recorded 12/13/2015 at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. [PROGRAM TIME 00:57:41] Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/10 @ 3pm & SAT/14 @ 10am].

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1 @ 8pm. From the ASO’s FEB 21/23, 2019 concerts. MOZART: Symphony No. 41, “Jupiter;” VERDI: Four Sacred Pieces. Robert Spano, conductor; ASO Chorus. (Repeats online & on HD-2: TUE/10 @ 4pm; SAT/14 @ 11:00am)

THU/5, SUN/8
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.