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Atlanta: Classical Music

Atlanta Classical Music: Classical Music Around Atlanta

Below are our Atlanta Classical Music recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, ensemble/venue history and other points of interest in Atlanta Art.

Atlanta Boy Choir

Fletcher Wolfe founded this storied and well-respected group in 1957. After Artistic Director and Conductor David White’s controversial tenure from 2001-2009, Wolfe returned to the helm of the group in August 2009 as Interim Director.

The Atlanta Boy Choir prides itself on both the diversity of its members and the variety of its repertoire, which includes early liturgical music from the late Renaissance period and prized works from 20th century modernity. …more…

Atlanta Chamber Players

This 16-member ensemble for strings, winds, and piano consists almost exclusively of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians. The current Artistic Director, Paula Peace, has led the group virtually since its inception in 1976.

The ACP’s commitment to presenting classical music to audiences outside of the traditional concert hall is particularly evident in the pub setting of its “Chamber Music at the Tavern” programs at New American Shakespeare Tavern in downtown Atlanta. In …more…

Atlanta Sacred Chorale

Begun in 1985 as the Gwinnett Festival Singers, the 43-singer group transitioned into its current incarnation as the Atlanta Sacred Chorale in 2000. As ministry partners with Peachtree Presbyterian Church, this professional-caliber choir is dedicated to performing sacred music spanning the Renaissance to spirituals, hymns, and contemporary literature. The ASC performs 10-12 concerts each year throughout Atlanta and the surrounding region. Auditions, which are open to the public, are held …more…

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO)

The Atlanta Symphony, led by musical director Maestro Robert Spano (Musical America’s 2008 Conductor of the Year), offers a strong classical tradition mixed with new ideas and repertoire. Many offerings are suitable to all ages and tastes. In addition to its main series and family concerts, the ASO also offers a pops series and free community concerts in the parks.

The ASO is dedicated to expanding its audience throughout the community, …more…

DeKalb Choral Guild

The Dekalb Choral Guild has been an artistic mainstay of the metropolitan Atlanta area since 1978. Affiliated with both the arts councils of Georgia and Dekalb County, the organization has developed a reputation for extensive community involvement, from participation in and sponsorship of local choral festivals to performance collaborations with area high school choirs as part of its “Music in …more…

New Trinity Baroque

This transplanted early music orchestra has made Atlanta its home since relocating from London, where its Artistic Director, conductor, and harpsichordist Predrag Gosta founded the ensemble in 1998. Performing exclusively on period instruments from the Baroque era, the group focuses on bringing to light the music of the 17th and 18th centuries. New Trinity performs at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, …more…