Author Archives: EarRelevant

Musical team: conductor David Robertson and pianist Orli Shaham. (courtesy of the Sydney Symphony)

CD Review: Orli Shaham gives Mozart a fresh, modern voice

Melinda Bargreen | 19 SEP 2019 Does the world really need another recording of Mozart piano concertos? When the recording is good enough, the answer is “Yes” – as it is in this disc pairing two of Mozart’s most […]

Mahsa Vahdat (center) in a performance with Kronos Quartet. (credit: Evan Neff)

Kronos Quartet, Mahsa Vahdat lead an exotic Islamic musical journey

Mark Gresham | 16 SEP 2019 Kronos Quartet returned to Atlanta this past Saturday evening for a concert at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts with Iranian singer Mahsa Vahdat. The program, entitled Music for Change: The Banned Countries, […]

Superstar violinist Joshua Bell performs with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (credit: Lisa Marie Mazzucco)

This Week: September 18 – 24, 2019

★ Posted on Mondays, the listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. TOP FIVE LIVE · BROADCASTS & STREAMS TOP FIVE LIVE WED/18 JASON CASANOVA · Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center @ 7pm. KSU faculty recital […]

Violinist Joshua Bell playing the Gibson ex-Huberman Stradivarius. (credit: Eric Kabik)

Joshua Bell: The story behind my Gibson ex-Huberman Stradivarius violin

Joshua Bell | 13 SEP 2019 My violin is more than 300 years old. Known as the Gibson ex Huberman, the revered instrument came into my life one fateful day during the summer of 2001. I was in London […]

Summit Piano Trio: violinist Helen Hwaya Kim, pianist Robert Henry and cellist Charae Krueger.

Review: Summit Trio impresses in KSU’s season opener

Mark Gresham | 11 SEP 2019 KENNESAW, GA— On Tuesday evening the Summit Piano Trio gave an impressive performance of music by Smetana, Mendelssohn and Leclair at the Bailey Performance Center’s Morgan Hall on the campus of Kennesaw State […]