The University of West Georgia welcomes Jay Ungar and Molly Mason - the fiddler and guitarist who play the beautiful theme in Ken Burns' Civil War series on PBS - for two distinct concerts in Carrollton. Friday the 11th the program is a "Fiddler’s
Also appearing twice in Georgia this week are mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke (
Several south Georgia choruses (the Albany Chorale and groups from
Saturday, April 12, in addition to the above: The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County presents pianist Joe Chapman, , at Douglasville's Cultural
As for Sunday, April 13, the big-name group is the Takacs String Quartet, playing Haydn, Brahms and Beethoven in Morrow at (where else?) Spivey Hall. . . . The Warner Robins Community Concert Association presents tenor Jeremy Hunt at the First United Methodist Church in Warner Robins. . . . And the Asheville Opera Company brings Rossini's comic Barber of Seville to the Grand Opera House in Macon.
Looking ahead to Tuesday, April 15, the LaGrange Symphony gives its season finale in a program featuring LaGrange native Callie Hammond in Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1. Patricio Cobos also conducts Mozart and Brahms; 7:30, Callaway Auditorium, LaGrange College. . . . . And the University of West Georgia Department of Music presents saxophones galore: the Globe Saxophone Quartet (featuring a UWG faculty member and other players from around the country) and UWG's own student saxophone ensemble. 8:15, Kathy Cashen Recital Hall, Carrollton, free.