2019-2020 Series

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Build Your Own Package subscriptions are still available for the final four Candler Concerts of the season. Subscribers receive benefits such as priority seating, 15% savings on additional single tickets, and special perks at our partner restaurant, Double Zero.

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"Music is one of the beautiful things we share around the world – my hope is this coming season provides our audience the opportunity for new and meaningful shared experiences celebrating this commonality." —Rachael Brightwell, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts Managing Director

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Khatia Buniatishvili, piano
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

With a history spanning more than seven decades, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) has been at the forefront of music-making in the UK. As the RPO proudly looks to its future, its versatility and high standards mark it as one of today’s most open-minded, forward-thinking symphony orchestras. Led by internationally renowned and Olivier Award-winning conductor Mark Wigglesworth, RPO is joined by the Georgian virtuoso pianist Khatia Buniatishvili for an evening featuring compositions by Jonathan Dove, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Jean Sibelius.

"The string and wind sections played off each other spectacularly, with careful attention to detail and tone. This was to be expected from the Royal Philharmonic, one of the best and most prestigious symphonic orchestras in the world." —The Daily Californian

Pablo Sáinz Villegas
Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

Praised as "the soul of the Spanish guitar," Pablo Sáinz Villegas has become a worldwide sensation known as this generation's great classical guitarist. With his "virtuosic playing characterized by irresistible exuberance" as described by the New York Times, Sáinz Villegas thrives over a continuous search for innovative ways to inspire diverse communities of society. The evening begins with a solo program, then Sáinz Villegas brings together the AMERICANO Trio to travel across the Americas on a musical journey weaving through nostalgic tango, vivid Venezuelan rhythms, and harmonic American bluegrass.

"Virtuosic playing characterized by its vividly shaded colors and irresistible exuberance . . ." —New York Times

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque
Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

Internationally acclaimed flutist, saxophone player, and pianist, Jane Bunnett has devoted much of her professional life to an exploration of how Afro-Cuban melodies express the universality of music. Translated as "the spirit of a young girl," Maqueque started out as a project to record and mentor young, brilliant Cuban female musicians. Over the past five years, this award-winning ensemble has become one of the top groups on the North American jazz scene.

"Maqueque entranced listeners with a clave-induced set of Afro-Cuban, booty-shaking world jazz that would have made Dizzy smile." —Down Beat Magazine

Robert McDuffie, violin, and Robert Spano, piano
Friday, April 10, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

Grammy-nominated violinist Robert McDuffie, enjoys a dynamic and multi-faceted career as a soloist with most of the major orchestras of the world. He returns to Atlanta to share the stage with the critically acclaimed artist Robert Spano. Conductor and music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for nearly two decades, Spano bring his talents to the piano for this new duo recital collaboration featuring the works of Brahms and Beethoven.


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