Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason perform this Sunday, May 8, at Symphony Hall. (source:

THIS WEEK ATLANTA: May 4 -10, 2022

EarRelevant Staff | 4 MAY 2022

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

😷 = live performance with in-person audience
🎧 = audio broadcast or stream
📹 = video stream


Note that COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are in effect to different degrees in different parts of the United States. Check ticketing, availability and safety rules in advance.

FRI/6 @ Noon ET
😷 VEGA QUARTET · The Vega Quartet, Emory University’s award-winning Quartet-in-Residence, performs of the music of Mendelssohn and Ravel. Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall. RESERVATIONS AT CAPACITY, WAITING LIST ONLY

FRI/6 @ 7:30pm ET
😷 JAMIE BARTON & JAKE HEGGIE · Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano; Jake Heggie, piano. Jake HEGGIE “Music”, from The Breaking Waves; Henry PURCELL/Benjamin BRITTEN: Music for a while, from Oedipus, Z. 583; Franz SCHUBERT: An die Musik, D. 547 / Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 / Rastlose Liebe, D. 138; Florence PRICE: We Have Tomorrow / The Poet and his Song / Night / Hold Fast to Dreams; Johannes BRAHMS: Unbewegte laue Luft / Meine Liebe ist grün / Von ewiger Liebe; Jake HEGGIE: What I Miss the Most… / Of Gods and Cats / Iconic Legacies. Spivey Hall.

FRI/6 @ 8:00pm & SUN/8 @ 3:00pm ET
😷 THE ATLANTA OPERA · Mason BATES: The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs. Michael Christie, conductor; Tomer Zvulun, original production & staging. Cast: John Moore (Steve Jobs), Sarah Larsen (Laurene Powell Jobs), Bille Bruley (Steve Wozniak), Elizabeth Sutphen (Chrisann Brennan), Adam Lau (Kōbun Chino Otogawa), Daniel Armstrong (Paul Jobs), Gretchen Krupp (Teacher). Creative: Rebecca Herman, associate director; Jacob Climer, set & costume designer; Robert Wierzel, lighting designer; S. Katy Tucker, projection designer; Rick Jacobsohn, sound designer; Melanie Steele, wig & makeup designer. Cobb Energy Center.

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

SAT/7 @ 7:30pm ET
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano. SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke, Op. 73; BRAHMS: Sonata for Piano and Cello No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38; DEBUSSY: Sonata for Cello and Piano; SHOSTAKOVICH: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40. Spivey Hall.

SUN/8 @ 1:30pm ET
😷 EMERSON MEMORIAL ALUMNI CONCERT · Some of Emory University’s finest musical alumni return to campus to perform with one of the music school’s most accomplished graduating seniors in Celebration of the Society of Corpus Cordis Aureum honoring the Golden Corps of the Heart—Emory alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. Free, no ickets required. Schwartz center for Performing Arts, Emerson Hall.

SUN/8 @ 3:00pm ET
😷 PEACHTREE STRING QUARTET · “10th Snniversary Spring Concert” – PSQ regulars (violinists Christopher Pulgram & Sissi Yuqing Zhang, violist Yinzi Kong and cellist Thomas Carpenter) are joined by a second quartet of special guests (violinists Robert Anemone & Kevin Chen, violist Zhenwei Shi and cellist Brad Ritchie) for MENDELSSOHN: Octet in E flat major, Op. 20. Also on the program: HALVORSEN: Duo for Violin and Cello, after Handel; BEETHOVEN: String Trio, Op. 9 number 2 in D major. First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta.

SUN/8 @ 3:00pm ET
😷 THE KANNEH-MASON RECITAL · Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello; Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano; BEETHOVEN: Cello Sonata No. 4; SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Sonata; BRIDGE: Cello Sonata; BRITTEN: Cello Sonata. Atlanta Symphony Hall.

MON/9 @ 7:00pm ET
😷 MADISON CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL · David Coucheron, Helen Hwaya Kim & Jessica Shuang Wu, violins: Yinzi Kong, viola; Khari Joyner & Charae Krueger, cellos; Julie Coucheron, William Ransom & Elizabeth Pridgen, pianos. DVORAK: Piano Quintet in A Major Op. 81; SAINT-SAENS: The Swan; FALLA: La Vida Breve; W.F. BACH: Das Dreyblatt. SMETANA: Piano Trio in G minor (3. Finale, Presto); PIAZZOLLA: “Winter” from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires; VIVALDI: “Summer” from The Four Seasons; ALBINONI: Adagio; V. MONTI: Czardas; Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Auditorium, Madison, GA.

  • AD ECMSA 2023-24 season
  • AD SCPA_2023 Lessons & Carols
  • AD SPI07_23-12-01-Alterman


THU/5, SUN/8 @ 10:00pm ET
🎧 THE ASO ON GPB · Georgia Public Broadcasting radio stations statewide. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Robert Spano, conductor; Marc-André Hamelin, piano. COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man; Michael GANDOLFI: Piano Concerto; COPLAND: Symphony No. 3.

SUN/8 @ 5:00pm & MON/2 @ 1:00pm
🎧 FRONT ROW GEORGIA · GPB Classical, all-classical digital stream. Georgian Chamber Players. Felix MENDELSSOHN: Trio in D minor, Op. 49; Erno DOHNÁNYI: Piano Quintet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 1.

SUN/8 @ 8:00pm ET
🎧 ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BROADCASTS · WABE-FM 90.1. Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Robert Spano, conductor; Marc-André Hamelin, piano. COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man; Michael GANDOLFI: Piano Concerto; COPLAND: Symphony No. 3. (Repeats Online & HD-2: TUE/10 @ 4:00pm ET & SAT/14 @ 11:00am).

SUN/8 @ 10:00pm ET
🎧 ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE · WABE- FM 90.1 · Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, Jerry Hou, conductor. Maurice RAVEL: Pavane for a Dead Princess. Huang ROU: Folk Songs for Orchestra. Antonín DVORAK: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88. Recorded at Symphony Hall on 2/27/2022.

  • AD ASO.2023.CS6