Acclaimed pianist George Li opens the Candler Concert series on September 18. (credit: Simon Fowler)

THIS WEEK ATLANTA: September 15-21, 2021

EarRelevant Staff | 15 SEP 2021

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

😷 = live performance with in-person audience
🎧 = audio broadcast or stream
📹 = video stream
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Note that COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are in effect to different degrees in different parts of the United States. In-person concert listings are still only occasional and audience capacity is both limited and socially distanced. Check ticketing, availability and rules in advance.

😷 📹 9:00pm ET: GORDON VERNICK QUARTET · “Jazz Jam.” Every Wednesday at the Red Light Café, the Gordon Vernick Quartet perform a few numbers then invite other musicians and singers to join them on stage for a Jazz Jam Session. Whether you’re a professional or amateur musician, you’re welcome to sit in. Everyone who wants to perform will be given a chance to play. The jam will also be live streamed on the Red Light Café Facebook Page for those unable to attend in person. Live $5 cash at door only; virtual tip jar online. Ongoing, weekly on Wednesdays. For more info:

😷 Noon ET: EMORY CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF ATLANTA · Bach’s Lunch Series · The Vega Quartet with cellist Khari Joyner. Ernst DOHNANYI: Serenade for String Trio; Anton ARENSKY: String Quartet with Two Cellos. Michael C. Carlos Museum.

FRI/17, SAT/18
😷 8:00pm ET: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA · Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Robert Spano, conductor; Stefan Jackiw, violin. R. STRAUSS: Don Juan; Conrad TAO: Violin Concerto (World Premiere); Alvin SINGLETON: Different River; R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks.

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😷 8:00pm ET: GEORGE LI · “Candler Concert Series.” George Li, piano. Praised by the Washington Post for combining “staggering technical prowess, a sense of command, and depth of expression,” pianist George Li possesses an effortless grace, poised authority, and brilliant virtuosity far beyond his years.

😷 📹 3:00pm ET: CONCERTS @ FIRST · “Musical Fireworks” A Chamber Music Celebration Concert. David Coucheron, Helen Hwaya Kim & Alice Wong, violins; Josiah Coe, viola; Charae Krueger & Christopher Rex, cellos; Julie Coucheron, William Ransom &
Elizabeth Pridgen, piano; Jens Korndoerfer, organ. For more info:

😷 📹 3:00pm ET: WORDS, MUSIC, MEMORY: (RE)PRESENTING VOICES OF THE HOLOCAUST · Concert allied with exhibit by the KSU Museum of History and Holocaust Education features works by Lori Laitman and Laurence Sherr’s “In the Free Forests” on a song of partisan Shmerke Kaczerginski. KSU Music Building, Room 109. Kennesaw Stat University. Free and open to the public. Attendance at the concerts is available in person and online. Links for virtual attendance and further information are available at:

😷 3:00pm ET: CSU MUSIC FACULTY SHOWCASE · Concert by members of the music faculty of Clayton State University. Free, Tickets Required. General Admission, Capacity Limited to 200. Presented by Clayton State University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts. FREE, but tickets required. For more info:

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📹 Daily: THE ATLANTA OPERA · Spotlight Media. Recent video releases include “The Threepenny Opera,” “The Threepenny Carmen,” “Concert for Unity” and more. Access by subscriptions or single ticket to premium content. Some free content. For information and tickets:

THU/16, SUN/19
🎧 10:00pm ET: THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide @ 10pm. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor WAGNER: Siegfried-Idyll; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21; LAUREN BERNOFSKY: Passacaglia (ASO BRASS).

🎧 8:00pm ET: ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor WAGNER: Siegfried-Idyll; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21; LAUREN BERNOFSKY: Passacaglia (ASO BRASS). (Repeats Online & HD-2: TUE/21 @ 4:00pm ET & SAT/25 @ 11:00am).

🎧 10:00pm ET: ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE- FM 90.1. ASO Pre-Concert Chamber Music Series · Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quintet No. 3 in C Major, K. 515; Bedrich Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor. Recorded at Symphony Hall-Atlanta 4/4/2019 & 1/17/2019.

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