Author Archives: EarRelevant

Concertmaster David Coucheron performs Beethoven's Violin Concerto with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Robert Spano. (credit: Jeff Roffman)

Review: ASO’s David Coucheron plays Beethoven nobly, Knussen and Lutosławski complement

Mark Gresham | 17 JAN 2020 In its Thursday evening concert at Symphony Hall the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performed music by Knussen, Lutosławski and Beethoven, led by music director Robert Spano and featuring the orchestra’s concertmaster, violinist David Coucheron, […]

Peachtree String Quartet in Sunday's concert at Garden Hills Recreation center. (credit Harry Owen)

Review: Peachtree String Quartet grows fanbase in concert of Mozart, Pärt and Beethoven

Mark Gresham | 14 JAN 2020 Following significant storms that passed through Atlanta the previous day and night, this past Sunday proved an pleasant, brilliantly sunny day for an enjoyable afternoon concert by the Peachtree String Quartet at their […]

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concertmaster David Coucheron solos in Beethoven's Violin Concerto this Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

This Week: January 15 – 21, 2020

★ Posted on Mondays, the listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. TOP FIVE LIVE · GATHERINGS · BROADCASTS & STREAMS TOP FIVE LIVE WED/15 EAR POLLEN EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC SERIES · 378 Galley @ 7pm. “Series #1 Debut” […]

Mexican pianist Jorge Federico Osorio performs Manuel de Falla's "Nights in the Gardens of Spain" with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (credit Jeff Roffman)

Atlanta Symphony gets colorful in music by Auznieks, Falla and Prokofiev

Mark Gresham | 10 January 2020 On Thursday evening the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performed their first subscription concert of 2020, a colorful offering of music by Auznieks, Falla and Prokofiev led by music director Robert Spano, with pianist Jorge […]

Violinist Justin Bruns performs Astor Piazzolla's "" with the conductor Stepehen Mulligan and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (credit: Tango dancers Eva Lucero and Patricio Touceda shared the downstage spotlight with violinist Justin Bruns in Astor Piazzolla's "Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas." (credit: Rand Lines)

Review: Atlanta Symphony pairs “Seasons” of Vivaldi and Piazzolla to start the new year

Mark Gresham | January 7, 2019 In May 2018, I heard violinist Justin Bruns and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Stephen Mulligan, perform Vivaldi’s Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons) in a concert at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center […]