Without classical music, brides would have to run down the aisle to the tune of Yackety Sax and supervillains would have nothing to play on their pipe organs. Experience the transcendent medium in its natural habitat with today’s Groupon: for $29, you get one dress-circle ticket to one of three programs presented by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, which performs in its elegant and acoustically pristine Symphony Hall. Click here to view the secret future-predicting chart that also just happens to be the Symphony Hall floor plan. Dress circle seats (section 10) are some of the most exclusive and intimate seats in the hall. Choose from the following shows and dates:
“Golijov & Tchaikovsky”: Skilled wand smith Juanjo Mena will conduct a trio of pieces, beginning with a work from Atlanta School composer Osvaldo Golijov, followed by a jazz-inflected Piazzolla piece, before closing with Tchaikovsky’s bombastic Symphony no. 4.
- Thursday, February 24 at 8 p.m. (a $71.62 value)
- Friday, February 25 at 8 p.m. (a $71.62 value)
- Saturday, February 26 at 8 p.m. (a $77.02 value)
“Mozart & Strauss”: Ivory tickler Pedja Muzijevic will use lightning-like artistry to enliven the works of Schubert as well as those of Johann and Richard Strauss. This show will also include Mozart’s Concerto no. 17 in G Major, his stirring 1784 piece that was completed right after he wrote the soundtrack to Robocop 2.
- Thursday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m. (a $71.62 value)
- Friday, March 4 at 8:00 p.m. (a $71.62 value)
- Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m. (a $77.02 value)
“Mozart & Janáček”: Jonathan Biss’s remarkable piano playing takes center stage during a piano concerto by Mozart. This show culminates with a selection from Janáček and Dvořák’s Symphony no. 7 in D Minor.
- Saturday, March 19 at 8 p.m. (a $77.02 value)
- Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. (a $71.62 value)
Listening to classical music live is the best way to experience it, and the Grammy Award–winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has performed spectacular renditions of timeless masterpieces for 66 seasons. When rhythmic structures ring through the perfect acoustics of Symphony Hall, you’ll feel a sublime and ticklish sensation as the epic frequencies harmonize with your soul.
Visit www.atlantasymphony.org/groupon to redeem your Groupon for ticket
The Grammy-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is praised in Atlanta’s art scene. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution calls performances by the ASO “a musical highlight of the summer.” Seventeen Yelpers give the ASO an average of 4.5 stars. > * I’m so proud of how talented and renowned a symphony we have in Atlanta, as well as of how packed the symphony hall was last night - indicating what a strong appreciation this city has for the arts. – Anna F., Yelp, 2/27/09