Review: Yoel Levi makes exhilarating return to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Yoel Levi returned to Atlanta Wednesday night to guest conduct the orchestra he once led. (Photos by Jeff Roffman) MARCH 13, 2020 Concert seasons are planned far in advance and when the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announced that violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman would be playing Max Bruch’s most famous violin concerto at Symphony Hall on March 11, 2020, [...]

ArtsATL Review: The Atlanta Opera hits the right notes with charming “Porgy and Bess”

Jermaine Smith as Sportin’ Life and Talise Trevigne as Bess are part of a standout cast in The Atlanta Opera's "Porgy and Bess." (Photos by Rafterman Photography) MARCH 10, 2020 Travel on SC Highway 171 south from Charleston for about eight miles and you’ll arrive at Folly Beach, a simple seaside town with a lighthouse [...]

ArtsATL Review: Under the baton of Søndergård, ASO charts new and provocative waters

Guest conductor Thomas Søndergård returned for the second straight week to lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (Photos by Jeff Roffman) FEBRUARY 28, 2020 When solar winds convey charged particles from the sun, they collide with gasses in the Earth’s atmosphere and create a natural wonder, the Aurora Borealis. These dancing lights in the sky, milky-white [...]