Highlights from classical concerts across Georgia, January 12-21. Information is believed accurate but has not been certified by a notary. Please check details before you head out. But do head out! Live music by live people. Get some.
- Tuesday’s Music Live, America’s largest luncheon concert series, resumes its 22nd season with a free concert featuring the Augusta Symphony String Quartet. Noon, St. Paul’s Church, downtown Augusta. (Next concert is January 26 with ETA3.)
- The Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society and Augusta State University present the group that New York Magazine called “the most exciting piano trio in America”: Trio Solisti. Program: Rachmaninoff’s Trio in G minor, Brahms’s Trio in C major, Turina’s Trio in B minor and Piazzolla’s Four Seasons. 8:00, Maxwell Theatre, ASU campus, Augusta.
- You’ll be hearing a lot this year about two giants of Romantic music born 200 years ago, in 1810. First up in Emory University’s Chopin/ Schumann Bicentennial Celebration Series from the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta: pianist Laura Gordy plays solo Chopin, and clarinetist Laura Ardan and horn player Brice Andrus join in for Schumann. Noon, Carlos Museum, Atlanta. Free.
- The Columbus Symphony Orchestra presents two great symphonies on a program called, coincidentally, Two Great Symphonies. They're Mahler’s Symphony No. 10 and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905." Music director George Del Gobbo conducts. Bill Heard Theatre, RiverCenter, Columbus, 7:30.
- The Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra makes its Atlanta premiere at Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center. It’s an evening of Tchaikovsky from the orchestra that makes its home in the Tchaikovsky Hall of the fabled Moscow Conservatory. With violinist Nadezda Tokareva, cellist Julian Schwarz, conductor Alexei Kornienko. 5 p.m.
- The Knights of the Round Table descend upon Columbus at RiverCenter for the Performing Arts in Lerner & Loewe’s masterpiece Camelot, 7:30 both evenings.
- Cellist Andres Díaz gives a free recital, 7:30 p.m., Legacy Hall, RiverCenter, presented by Columbus State University’s Schwob School of Music.
- And CSU’s Schwob School of Music gets in on the anniversary action with part 1 of its Chopin & Schumann 200th Anniversary Series, 7:30 p.m. in Legacy Hall, RiverCenter, Columbus.