Chamber Music at the Tavern

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014

New American Shakespeare Tavern

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Atlanta Chamber Players News

  • Welcome Elizabeth Pridgen, our new Artistic Director! After an extensive, nation-wide search, we are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth as the ACP’s new Artistic Director. Come celebrate with us as we present our 39th season of chamber music performances. Elizabeth will be featured in our opening concert at the Shakespeare Tavern in the string quintet arrangement of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor. An exciting cast of ACP favorites and new faces will join her in this opening extravaganza.
  • ACP Commissions new work by acclaimed American composer Adam Schoenberg: The ACP is thrilled to present the world premiere performance of a new chamber work by Adam Schoenberg at the Ahavith Achim Synagogue on November 9th. A member of the Atlanta School of Composers, Schoenberg’s works have been performed by the Atlanta Symphony and other major orchestras and chamber ensembles around the country.
  • ACP’s Founding Artistic Managing Director Paula Peace named Artistic Director Emeritus: At the conclusion of her 38th and final season as Artistic Managing Director of the ACP, the board of directors unanimously voted to honor Paula with the new title of Artistic Director Emeritus in recognition of her outstanding leadership and many years of dedication and artistic excellence. Congratulations, Paula!
  • The ATLANTA CHAMBER PLAYERS is the 2014 winner of The American Prize in Chamber Music Performance.ACP was selected from applications reviewed this summer from all across the United States. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, competitions unique in scope and structure, designed to recognize and reward the best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States based on submitted recordings. Read more >
  • Coffee Cantata with Beer or Wine?! Indeed, we’re celebrating Paula’s 38 years with ACP in this, her final concert as Artistic Director! Join us for the season concert finale at the Shakespeare Tavern with Bach’s miniature comic opera … his “Coffee” Cantata. Acclaimed sopranos Arietha Lockhart and Beverly Blouin, along with tenor Rick Clement and bass William Killmeier join ACP flute, strings and harpsichord to present the charming cantata by J.S. Bach. Click here to purchase tickets now.
  • ACP Co-Commissions new work by John Harbison: ACP is thrilled to present the Southeastern Premiere of the newest chamber work by American John Harbison. “Crossroads” pairs two Pulitzer Prize winners - composer Harbison and poet Louise Glück - in musical settings of three of Glück’s poems - for oboe and string quintet, plus soprano Beverly Blouin. Click here to purchase tickets now.

  • Chamber Music at the Tavern, “Back to the Baroque” Click here for more information.
  • RapidoThe 2014 Rapido! Take Four!!
    Rapido! Take Four!! Composition Contest is postponed to 2015. Click here for complete details!

Now Hear This – ACP Concert Recordings
Download Concert Performance Canzona Nova: A Fractured Fairy Tale
Michael Gandolfi
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Now Hear This – ACP Concert Recordings

April 28, 2014 at 9:00pm

Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trio in E Minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”

Franz Schubert: Quintet for Piano & Strings in A Major, Op. 114, “Trout”

Featuring and dedicated to the memory of Doug Sommer, bass.

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