The Savannah Music Festival continues through April 5. The final classical offerings are:
- the famed Beaux Arts Trio, on their farewell tour after 50 years , playing Schubert's two big piano trios (Wednesday, April 2,
, 6 p.m.), and Lucas Theatre
- pianist Yu Kosuge playing assorted fantasies and Liszt's B-flat sonata (Telfair Academy, Friday, April 4).
- April 1 in Macon. Presented by the Macon Concert Association. Wesleyan College's Burden Parlor, Tuesday, 8 p.m. (478) 743-6940. Beethoven, Smetana, Dvorak.
- April 2 in Morrow. Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Martinu, Smetana, Dvorak. Free.
- April 3 in Americus. Rachmaninoff, Mendelsson, Smetana. Georgia Southwestern State's Jackson Performance Hall, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
- April 4 in Augusta. Presented by the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society. Smetana, Dvorak, Friday, 8 p.m. (See article.)
- April 5 in Hawkinsville. Presented by the Ocmulgee Symphony. Hawkinsville Opera House, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Smetana.
- April 6 in Demorest. Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Smetana. Piedmont College Chapel, Sunday, 3 p.m.
- April 7-8 in Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina.
April 3-6 in Macon, Mercer University Opera, directed by Martha Mallone, presents Egisto by Francesco Cavalli. Fickling Hall,
Read article for details on this and other central Georgia events.
Saturday, April 5 take your pick:
In Atlanta, the Carl Rosa Company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's ever-popular operetta The Mikado at Georgia Tech's Ferst Center. It's "a recreation of the original 1885 operetta, using Gilbert’s own prompt book for the direction, staging, and choreography."
- In Morrow, Swiss-born pianist Gilles Vonsattel (whom you may have heard in recent years on on Performance Today) makes his Spivey Hall debut playing Bach, Bartok and Ravel.
n Albany, theAlbany Concert Association presents theJupiter String Quartet, a prize-winning young string quartet currently in residence with
’s Chamber Music Society, Lincoln Center AlbanyMunicipal Auditorium.
- In Athens, Hesperus offers a "roots" program of American music from the arrival of the Pilgrims through the early 19th century.
Sunday, April 6 the terrific
And looking ahead, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke - who won the first UGA Performing Arts Center Prize at the 2006-7 Young Concert Artists International Auditions in
- Tuesday, April 8 at ABAC's Howard Auditorium, Tifton, 7 p.m.
- Friday, April 11 at UGA's Performing Arts Center in Athens.