Classical Concerts, April 23-28

Thursday-Friday, April 23-24

  • Donald Runnicles leads the Atlanta Symphony in Mahler's "Tragic" Symphony No. 6. Symphony Hall, Atlanta.
April 25 and 28, May 1 and 3
  • The Atlanta Opera presents The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner. Mark Delavan stars. Arthur Fagen conducts. Cobb Energy Center, Atlanta.
Saturday, April 25
  • Renowned flutist Emmanuel Pahud and harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock play an all-Bach program at UGA's Performing Arts Center in Athens.
  • The Atlanta Chamber Players' postponed program "Tour de Force," snowed out March 1, finally takes place. Poulenc, Beethoven, Korngold. Spivey Hall, Clayton State, Morrow.
  • The Georgia Philharmonic and guest violinist Jun Isawaki perform Goldmark's Violin Concerto. Philip Rice also conducts Beethoven and Vaughan Williams. Oglethorpe University, Atlanta.
Sunday, April 26
  • Renowned flutist Emmanuel Pahud, harpsichordist Trevor Pinnock and cellist Jonathan Manson play Bach sonatas and more at Spivey Hall, Clayton State, Morrow.
  • The Augusta Symphony presents the Greater Augusta Youth Orchestra and this year's concerto competition winners in concert at Augusta State's Maxwell Theatre, 3 p.m. Free.
Tuesday, April 28
  • The LaGrange Symphony Orchestra offers "Joys of Spring": popular selections by Rimsky-Korsakov, Elgar and Strauss, plus 2008 LSO Young Artists Competition winner Matthew Allen in Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations for cello and orchestra. Callaway Auditorium, LaGrange College.