May 16, 2011

2011-12 Candler Concert Series has international flair

Hilary Hahn (Photo by Peter Miller)

Kyle Abraham (Photo by Steven Schreiber)

Australian Chamber Orchestra (Photo by Gary Heery)

Emory's Schwartz Center for Performing Arts announces the season for the 2011-2012 Flora Glenn Candler Concert Series. From Grammy winner Hilary Hahn to the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the musical line-up represents talent from around the world. A special feature is the Candler season's dance artist, Kyle Abraham, who brings his latest work "The Radio Show" to the Schwartz Center Dance Studio.

Concert subscription packages are on sale now; public single tickets go on sale Sept. 9. For details, call the Arts at Emory box office at 404.727.5050 or download a subscription form. The Flora Glenn Candler performances are made possible by the Flora Glenn Candler Endowment.

Hilary Hahn, violin
Thursday, Oct. 27

Recently named "Gramophone" magazine's Artist of the Year, Hahn is a two-time Grammy–winning soloist. She will be joined by Ukrainian-born Valentina Lisitsa on the piano. Watch the video

Schola Cantorum de Venezuela (SCV)
Friday, Nov. 11

SCV, Venezuela's choral society, has a repertoire of more than 50 major symphonic-choral works and has performed with conductors including Sir Simon Rattle, Claudio Abbado, Gustavo Dudamel, Helmuth Rilling and Robert Spano. Watch the video

Kronos Quartet with Alim & Fargana Qasimov and Homayun Sakhi
Friday, Feb. 17, 2012

A collaboration between American new music quartet, a traditional Azerbaijan singer, and an Afghan rubâb player is featured. Watch the video, "The Radio Show"
Feb. 23-25, 2012

Kyle Abraham and his company,, delve into identity and personal history in "The Radio Show." Creating an abstract narrative around the loss of communication, Abraham investigates the effects of the abrupt discontinuation of a radio station on a community and the lingering effects of Alzheimer's and aphasia on a family. Visit the website

Christopher O'Riley, piano
Friday, March 2, 2012

As host of the popular NPR music program, "From the Top," O'Riley is well-known for his musings on music and popular culture. His Emory performance will feature Bach, Chopin and his piano interpretations of Nirvana, Radiohead and other alt-rock. Watch the video

Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Friday, April 6, 2012

Upshaw, a singer of opera and concert repertoire ranging from the sacred works of Bach to the sounds of today, will perform. Visit the website

Australian Chamber Orchestra
Thursday, April 12, 2012

The repertoire of the Australian Chamber Orchestra spans six centuries. Watch the video

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