A collage of some artists performing in Spivey Hall’s 2023-24 season. (Spivey Hall)

Spivey Hall unveils its 2023–24 concert season

Fresh new faces and familiar favorites take the stage in the southside venue’s 33rd season

EarRelevant Staff | 17 APR 2023

On Saturday evening, Spivey Hall announced its 2023-24 concert season featuring expansive repertoires, hidden gems, intriguing discoveries, and classic performances of great historical works. It will be the first season curated by executive and artistic director Katherine Lehman, showcasing fresh artistic voices, artists with Atlanta roots, and international stars who make Spivey Hall one of their tour destinations.

Located on Atlanta’s south side on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, 492-seat Spivey Hall is world-renowned for its acoustics and design, specifically tailored to the performance of classical music, making it a favorite among performers and audiences alike.

Getting to Spivey Hall from different parts of Atlanta is relatively easy, thanks to its convenient location just off Interstate 75. Visitors from Downtown Atlanta can reach the hall in less than 30 minutes by car; from the northern suburbs it takes about 45 minutes. From the intown east side of Atlanta, taking Moreland Avenue (US 23 South) to Forest Parkway is another convenient option with a drive time of roughly 35 minutes.


Spivey Hall’s 33rd Season highlights include a season-opening celebration with pianist Inon Barnatan performing works by Schubert and Rachmaninoff. Pianist Marc-André Hamelin will return with cellist Johannes Moser to present a concert of French and French-Canadian works. Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky and pianist Anthony Manoli will make their first appearance at Spivey Hall, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will return for a performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, led by ASO Concertmaster David Coucheron.

New artists taking the stage this season include baritone Justin Austin, pianists Alexander Malofeev and Simone Dinnerstein, the Isidore Quartet, Atlanta-native and jazz pianist Joe Alterman, the Cantus Vocal Ensemble, Nobuntu Women of Zimbabwe, and organist Joshua Stafford, who will perform with the classic 1923 film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Six principal series comprise the Spivey Hall subscription season:

  • Franklin-Burke Spivey Hall Voice Series
  • Organ Series
  • Piano Series
  • Chamber Series
  • Jazz Series
  • Special Events

In addition, the season will also host Spivey Hall Education programming, regional concerts and co-presentations, and performances by Clayton State University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts.

Here is the complete Spivey Hall subscription season in chronological order:

2023/2024 Spivey Hall Concerts

    Inon Barnatan

    Inon Barnatan

  • Sept. 24, 2023, 3:00pm
    Inon Barnatan, piano
    SCHUBERT: Moments Musicaux
    BACH/RACHMANINOFF: Suite after Violin Partita in E Major
    RACHMANINOFF/BANATAN: Symphonic Dances
  • Oct. 7, 2023, 3:00pm
    Johannes Moser, cello
    Marc-André Hamelin, piano
    BOULANGER: Three Pieces
    MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN: Four Perspectives
    DEBUSSY: Cello Sonata in D Minor
    FRANCK: Cello Sonata in A Major
    *Pre-Concert Talk
  • Oct. 13, 2023, 7:30pm
    Nobuntu, Women of Zimbabwe
Women of Nobunto (credit: Tswarelo Mothobe)

Women of Nobunto (credit: Tswarelo Mothobe)

  • Oct. 21, 2023, 7:30pm
    Christian Sands, jazz piano
  • Oct. 29, 2023, 3:00pm
    Joshua Stafford, organ
    Performing with the 1923 Classic Film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Nov. 5, 2023, 3:00pm
    Simone Dinnerstein, piano
  • Dec. 1, 2023, 7:30pm
    Joe Alterman, jazz piano
  • Dec. 3, 2023, 3:00pm
    Cantus Vocal Ensemble
    Blended narration and song…
    DICKENS: “A Christmas Carol”
    TWAIN: “A Letter from Santa Claus”
    CHRISTINE LE: “The Hawaii Snowman”

SCPA_24-25 Subscriptions

  • Jan. 6, 2024, 3:00pm
    The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
    David Coucheron, conductor, violin
    MOZART: Divertimento in D Major
    ELGAR: Introduction and Allegro
    VIVALDI: The Four Seasons
  • Sondra Radvanovsky (credit: Michael Cooper)

    Sondra Radvanovsky (credit: Michael Cooper)

  • Jan. 14, 2024, 3:00pm
    Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano
    Anthony Manoli, piano
    *Pre-Concert Talk
  • Jan. 20, 2024, 3:00pm
    Alan Morrison, organ
    *Pre-Concert Talk
  • Jan. 27, 2024, 3:00pm
    Hélène Grimaud, piano
  • Jan. 28, 2024, 3:00pm
    Anthony McGill, clarinet
    Susanna Phillips, soprano
    Myra Huang, piano

Hélène Grimaud

Hélène Grimaud

  • Feb. 17, 2024, 7:30pm
    Cécile McLorin Salvant, jazz vocals
  • Feb. 18, 2024, 3:00pm
    Justin Austin, baritone
    *Pre-Concert Talk
  • Wu Han & David Finkel.

    Wu Han & David Finkel.

  • Feb. 24, 2024, 3:00pm
    David Finkel, cello
    Wu Han, piano
    SHOSTAKOVICH: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor
    MENDELSSOHN: Sonata No. 2 in D Major for Cello and Piano
    GRIEG: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Minor
  • March 3, 2024, 3:00pm
    Atlanta’s Organists in Recital
    Hosted by Alan Morrison
    *Pre-Concert Talk
  • March 17, 2024, 3:00pm
    Alexander Malofeev, piano
    BACH-FEINBERG: Concerto in A Minor
    SCRIABIN: Prelude & Nocturne for the Left Hand, 2 Impromptus
    MEDTNER: Sonata Reminiscenza
    RACHMANINOFF: selections, including Piano Sonata No. 2


  • April 14, 2024, 3:00pm
    Emanuel Ax, piano
    SCHOENBERG: 3 Pieces
    BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 2 in A Major
    WEBERN: Variations for Piano
    SCHOENBERG: 6 Little Pieces
    BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 23 in F Minor
  • April 21, 2024, 3:00pm
    Ying Quartet
    Xavier Foley, double bass
    XAVIER FOLEY: New Work, Co-commissioned by Spivey Hall
    DVOŘÁK: String Quintet in G Major
  • May 4, 2024, 3:00pm
    Isidore Quartet
    *Pre-Concert Talk
  • May 12, 2024, 3:00pm
    Alan Morrison & Friends

Subscriptions are on sale now and single tickets go on sale August 1, 2023. All concerts in the 2023–2024 subscription series will be presented at Spivey Hall on the campus of Clayton State University in Morrow Georgia. [Google Map]

For a complete schedule of all Spivey Hall programming, including Spivey Hall Education, Regional Concerts and Co-Presentations, and performances by Clayton State University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts, visit spiveyhall.org.


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