Monthly Archives: May 2021

Guest conductor James Gaffigan conducted the first piece on Thursday's ASO concert without baton or mask. (video frame / ASO)

Review: Atlanta Symphony, Gaffigan, dispense with plastic shields but continue to distance

ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA May 27, 2021 Streamed from Symphony Hall James Gaffigan, conductor Michael TILSON THOMAS: Street Song for Symphonic Brass William Grant STILL: Wood Notes Antonín DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 MARK GRESHAM | […]

Unmasked: the Vega Quartet performed for a live private audience.

News Briefs: May 27, 2021

EarRelevant Staff | 27 May 2021 ATLANTA, GA— Pianist and ECMSA artistic director William Ransom reports that a new Board of Advisors for the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta had its first ever LIVE meeting and house concert […]

Conductor James Gaffigan. (image courtesy of ASO)

THIS WEEK ATLANTA: May 26 – June 1, 2021

EarRelevant Staff | 26 MAY 2021 ★ Posted on Wednesdays, event listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. TOP LIVE & LOCAL · BROADCASTS & STREAMS 😷 = live performance with in-person audience 🎧 = audio broadcast or […]

Tomer Zvulun, general and artistic director of The Atlanta Opera. (credit: Felipe Barral)

The Atlanta Opera announces 2021-22 season, Tomer Zvulun discusses rethinking opera as pandemic restrictions ease

Mark Gresham | 25 MAY 2021 With the stroke of midnight, today The Atlanta Opera announced its 2021-22 season of Mainstage Series productions and a return to performing in the the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The company’s four […]