ArtsATL Review: Skylark Vocal Ensemble performs impressive array of songs for winter and spring

January 27, 2014 By Stephanie Adrian On Friday night conductor Matthew Guard and his Skylark Vocal Ensemble offered a concert titled From Winter to Spring at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Buckhead. Equipped with a theme exceedingly apropos for Atlanta’s chilly weather conditions, the Skylark singers entered a darkened sanctuary and opened with Moritz Hauptmann’s “Zigeunerlied.” [...]

This Spring at Spivey

Just a small portion of the wall backstage at Spivey Hall that displays autographed press photos of the stunning artists who have performed here. In this shot you can see Bryn Terfel, Christine Brewer, Joyce DiDonato, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and Murray Perahia. Tomorrow my 9-year-old daughter will have the privilege of playing a small Schumann song [...]

ArtsATL Year in Review: The most notable performances and events in Atlanta music

January 3, 2014By ArtsATL staffThough the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performed a reduced number of concerts last year, the quality more than made up for the quantity. And the city’s burgeoning alternative classical scene received a major boost when both Sonic Generator and Bent Frequency looked to expand their horizon to foreign destinations. Tomer Zvulun was named [...]