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2019-2020 Candler Concert Series Subscription
Full Series: 7 performances

Emerson-Reserved Seating : Fri 10/18/19 8:00PM - Fri 4/10/20 8:00PM

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2019-2020 Candler Concert Series Subscription<br>

Full Series: 7 performances


Brad Mehldau, piano and Ian Bostridge, tenor
Friday, October 18, 2019 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
<b>Brad Mehldau, piano and Ian Bostridge, tenor</b><br>


Spell-binding jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has always had a heart not only for jazz standards, but also for classical composers like Schumann and Brahms. Mehldau met Ian Bostridge in 2015 when they discovered that even beyond their mutual admiration, they had numerous similar musical affinities. Since that time, Mehldau has written The Folly of Desire, an entire song cycle exploring love and desire. Working closely together, these iconic artists will take the stage to traverse the borders separating musical genres.

This program contains mature content.

Photo Credits: Brad Mehldau by Michael Wilson; Ian Bostridge by Sim Canetty-Clarke



Joyce DiDonato -
In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music

Sunday, November 3, 2019 7:00PM   ·   More Info »
<b>Joyce DiDonato -<i><br> In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music</i></b><br>


Honored four times as the ECHO Klassik Female Artist of the Year, the awe-inspiring mezzo-soprano from Kansas recently released her album, In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music to much acclaim. With the music of Handel and Purcell, among other masters, DiDonato brings this empowering theatrical performance to concert halls throughout the world, entreating us all to reflect on how we find peace in the midst of chaos.

"If there is anybody to catch the inner, deeper sense of the music - the sense of inner conflict between war and peace - this Is Joyce DiDonato..." -Opera World



Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Khatia Buniatishvili, piano
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
<b>Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Khatia Buniatishvili, piano</b><br>


With a history spanning more than seven decades, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has been at the forefront of music-making in the UK. As the RPO proudly looks to its future, its versatility and high standards mark it as one of today’s most open-minded, forward-thinking symphony orchestras. Led by internationally renowned and Olivier Award-winning conductor Mark Wigglesworth, the RPO is joined by the Georgian virtuoso pianist Khatia Buniatishvili for an evening featuring compositions by Jonathan Dove, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Jean Sibelius.



Pablo Sáinz Villegas: AMERICANO Trio
Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
<b>Pablo Sáinz Villegas: AMERICANO Trio</b><br>


Praised as “the soul of the Spanish guitar,” Pablo Sáinz Villegas has become a worldwide sensation known as this generation’s great classical guitarist. With his “virtuosic playing characterized by irresistible exuberance” as described by the New York Times, Sáinz Villegas thrives over a continuous search for innovative ways to inspire diverse communities of society. The evening begins with a solo program, then Sáinz Villegas brings together the AMERICANO Trio to travel across the Americas on a musical journey weaving through nostalgic tango, vivid Venezuelan rhythms, and harmonic American bluegrass.



Jane Bunnett and Maqueque
Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
<b>Jane Bunnett and Maqueque</b></b><br>


Internationally acclaimed flutist, saxophone player, and pianist Jane Bunnett joins the young brilliant Cuban female musicians of Maqueque for an exploration of how Afro-Cuban melodies express the universality of music.

Maqueque started out as a project to record and mentor young brilliant Cuban female musicians. During the past five years, this award-winning ensemble has become one of the top groups on the North American jazz scene.



Robert McDuffie, violin and Robert Spano, piano
Friday, April 10, 2020 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
<b>Robert McDuffie, violin and Robert Spano, piano</b><br>


Grammy-nominated violinist Robert McDuffie enjoys a dynamic and multi-faceted career as a soloist with most of the major orchestras of the world. He returns to Atlanta to share the stage with the critically acclaimed artist, Robert Spano. Conductor and music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for nearly two decades, Spano bring his talents to the piano for this new duo recital collaboration featuring the works of Brahms and Beethoven.