Atlanta Music Events February 2011

Paul McParland January 27, 2011 0

Welcome to Atlanta Music Shows and Events for December 2010. Here is a comprehensive list of current music performances and holiday events compiled by Atlanta Ga Today. Highlighting this months events are: Bring It On – The Musical, and various performances by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra that include Wynton Marsalis and the Music of Paul McCartney.

Atlanta Music Shows for February 2010

Evening of Mozart
02/03/2011 to 02/06/2011
All Mozart: the towering genius is heard in his multifarious voices from the intimacy of the wind serenade to the grandeur of the “Prague” Symphony. David Coucheron performs his first solo concerto as Orchestra concertmaster.
PROGRAM
MOZART: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5
MOZART: Serenade for Winds in C minor MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague
FEATURED ARTISTS
Robert Spano, Music Director & Conductor  David Coucheron, Concertmaster, Violin  
Company: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Price: $20.00 – $78.00
Box Office: 404-733-5000
Public Transportation Available
Free Parking Available
Pay Parking Available

Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra
02/12/2011 to 02/12/2011
Enjoy “An Evening of Ellington” and the big band sound of the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra. Widely recognized for his mastery of the highest registers of the trumpet, renowned musician and music educator Jon Faddis directs the 18-member orchestra, the successor to the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band that Faddis led as artistic director for a decade.
Company: Ferst Center for the Arts
Price: $28.00 – $54.00
Box Office: 404-894-9600
Public Transportation Available
Free Parking Available
Pay Parking Available

All You Need is Love: The Music of Paul McCartney
02/11/2011 to 02/12/2011
Only a fool on the hill would miss an inspired Valentine’s date with the Beatle, Wing and soloist, unerringly portrayed by Tony Kishman, one of the stars of Beatlemania. The spectacular toast to Sir Paul includes Silly Love Songs, Live and Let Die, Maybe I’m Amazed, and the best of the Fab Four.
FEATURED ARTISTS
Michael Krajewski, Principal Pops Conductor  Tony Kishman & Band
Company: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Price: $22.00 – $59.00
Box Office: 404-733-5000
Public Transportation Available
Free Parking Available
Pay Parking Available

Razzamatazz – Vaudeville Cabaret
01/28/2011 to 02/13/2011
Come join us for an evening of entertainment like no other.  Let us take you back to the 1900′s but with a modern day twist to the music.  Singing and dancing galore.  This is a show not to be missed.
Company: The Rosewater Theatre
Price: $15.00
Box Office: 770-640-5500
Public Transportation Available
Free Parking Available

Dinner & a Diva
01/18/2011 to 12/20/2011
Three-course dinner
Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar at 6:30pm
Program starts at 7:00pm
includes wine with dinner, tax and tip
$55 per person

Live Opera sung between courses with light narration
January 18 — an Evening of Operetta
February 15th – An Evening of Love Songs
Company: Capitol City Opera
Price: $55.00
Box Office: 404.634.6268

Liszt & Beethoven
02/17/2011 to 02/19/2011
The anticipation of Jean-Yves Thibaudet and his princely style is enticement enough. Eloquently framing the Liszt concerto is Wagenaar’s colorful Cyrano and the ever-popular Seventh Symphony of Beethoven that Wagner called “the apotheosis of the dance.”
PROGRAM
WAGENAAR: Overture to Cyrano de Bergerac LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7
FEATURED ARTISTS
Jaap van Zweden, Conductor  
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Company: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Price: $20.00 – $78.00
Box Office: 404-733-5000
Public Transportation Available
Free Parking Available
Pay Parking Available

Libby’s at the Express
09/30/2010 to 06/19/2011
Join the incomparable Libby Whittemore as she continues her highly acclaimed cabaret on the Actor’s Express stage. With themed performances running throughout the season, audiences are invited to share in the playful, honest and stunningly immediate power of Libby’s live performances. These shows consistently sell out, so book early to ensure you don’t miss your chance to catch an Atlanta legend.
Company: Actor’s Express
Price: $0.00
Box Office: 404-607-SHOW
Free Parking Available
Pay Parking Available

Bring It On: the Musical
01/12/2011 to 02/20/2011
Get ready for a roof-rocking world premiere musical sure to make everyone cheer when Bring It On: The Musical arrives in Atlanta.
Two squads, one mission: claim the title at the National Cheerleading Championships. The challenge: competition between the two teams is nothing compared to the competition inside them…and these girls can bring it.
Bring It On: The Musical flies onto the stage with a dream squad of Broadway talent including an original libretto by Tony Award-winning Avenue Q author Jeff Whitty, music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning In The Heights composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, music by Tony Award-winning Next to Normal composer Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Broadway’s High Fidelity lyricist Amanda Green. The dynamic direction and choreography is by Andy Blankenbuehler, the Tony Award-winning choreographer of In the Heights.
This brand-new musical comedy promises high-energy fun, intense rivalries, genuine romance and acrobatic dance moves. Don’t miss Bring It On: The Musical in its thrilling world premiere at the Alliance Theatre.
credits The world premiere of a new musical
Book by Jeff Whitty
Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt
Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Amanda Green
Directed by Andy Blankenbuehler
Parental advisory:  contains some profanity and some suggestive choreography.
Prices tba
Company: Alliance Theatre
Suitability: Mature Content
Price: $50.00 – $100.00
Box Office: 404-733-5000
Public Transportation Available
Pay Parking Available

Wynton Marsalis & The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
02/22/2011 to 02/22/2011
If you weren’t fortunate enough to snag seats to standing room only shows in past seasons, get on the horn now to catch the world’s most sought after trumpeter and the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Enough said.
Company: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Price: $28.50 – $88.50
Box Office: 404-733-5000
Public Transportation Available
Free Parking Available
Pay Parking Available

Golijov & Tchaikovsky
02/24/2011 to 02/26/2011
Last Round is Atlanta School composer Osvaldo Golijov’s tribute to Astor Piazzolla, the father of the “New Tango.” Piazzolla’s luxurious “Four Seasons” homage to Vivaldi is a glorious fusion of tango, jazz and classical elements. Tchaikovsky’s Fourth pulsates with upheaval, emotional turmoil and triumph.
PROGRAM
OSVALDO GOLIJOV: Last Round
PIAZZOLLA: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4
FEATURED ARTISTS
Juanjo Mena, Conductor  
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Violin
Company: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Price: $25.00 – $83.00
Box Office: 404-733-5000
Public Transportation Available
Free Parking Available
Pay Parking Available

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