Chamber & Recital

Clockwide fromm upper left: David Coucheron, Julie Coucheron, Helen Hwaya Kim,Charae Krueger, William Ransom, Yinzi Kong, Elizabeth Pridgen, Christopher Rex and Jens Korndoerfer (center).

Chamber ensembles join forces for streamed concert

Mark Gresham | 11 JUN 2020 in what is an uncommon collaboration for this city, three of Atlanta’s premier chamber music ensembles – Atlanta Chamber Players, Georgian Chamber Players, Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta – and First Presbyterian […]

Lonely room: interior of Spivey Hall. (courtesy of Spivey Hall)

Spivey Hall and other presenters re-imagine 2020-21 season

Jon Ross | 09 JUN 2020 In late May, one of the Atlanta area’s premier university performing arts presenters, Spivey Hall, officially announced the inevitable: its fall concert season would not proceed as planned. “We announced Spivey Hall’s 2020-21 […]

Helen Hwaya Kim and clarinetist Ted Gurch performungGenshiin 2017. (source: video still)

An EarRelevant Interlude, #1: Genshi

Mark Gresham | 20 MAY 2020 Number 1 in a series of audio and video presentations curated by by EarRelevant’s publisher and principal writer Mark Gresham as part of his “Composer’s Notebook.” Several of our writers are also composers, […]

Highlands, North Carolina, as sen from Sunset Rock.

Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival cancels 2020 season

Mark Gresham | 17 MAY 2020 Highlands, NC— On early Friday afternoon, the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival, which takes place in western North Carolina, announced it has canceled its 2020 season. The annual summer festival had been scheduled to […]

Turumpeters Stuart Stephenson and Michael Tiscione flank organist Jens Korndörfer in Sunday's stream from First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta (video still)

Organ and trumpets make for a joyful afternoon live stream

Mark Gresham | 12 MAY 2020 Aside from the intimate chamberand solo recitals coming from musicians’ living rooms, Atlanta’s churches, not concert halls, may be the most likely larger, acoustically amiable places from which live-streamed video concerts emerge from […]