Four-Concert Ticket Package to the Schwartz Center
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All offers for Flora Glenn Candler 4-Concert Series have expired.
The last date listed for Flora Glenn Candler 4-Concert Series was February 17, 2012, March 2, 2012, April 6, 2012 and April 12, 2012.
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For his one-man ode to an idol, actor Julian Sands (A Room With a View, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) combines the poems and political prose of Nobel Prize-winning British poet and playwright Sir Harold Pinter. Pinter earned acclaim for his plays The Caretaker and The Birthday Party, and was famously outspoken about international human rights abuses and U.S. foreign policy. Sands' homage will include his own personal anecdotes culled from working with Pinter shortly before the writer's death in 2008. Acclaimed actor-director John Malkovich -- who's directed a number of Pinter plays and acted alongside Sands -- helmed this internationally renowned production. Learn More
Friday, February 17, 2012, 8:00pm: Kronos Quartet with Alim Qasimov Ensemble *
The collaboration between Kronos Quartet and the Alim Qasimov Ensemble produces powerful pieces drawn from the repertoire of Azerbaijani ashiqs—oral-tradition singer-songwriters whose song texts portray, often with wry humor and searing irony, the power of love and the pain of separation. The legendary singer Alim Qasimov is called “one of the most thrilling, unashamedly emotional performers on the planet” (Robin Denselow, the “Guardian”).
**Friday, March 2, 2012, 8:00pm: Christopher O’Riley
**As host of the popular NPR music program From the Top Christopher O’Riley is well-known for his eloquent and compelling musings on music and pop culture. His Emory performance will feature his unique repertoire: from classical styles such as Chopin to rich piano interpretations of Radiohead and other alt-rock.
**Friday, April 6, 2012, 8:00pm: Dawn Upshaw
**Joining a rare natural warmth with a fierce commitment to the transforming communicative power of music, Dawn Upshaw has achieved worldwide celebrity as a singer of opera and concert repertoire ranging from the sacred works of Bach to the freshest sounds of today.
**Thursday, April 12, 2012, 8:00pm: Australian Chamber Orchestra
**Internationally renowned for inspired programming and the rapturous response of audiences and critics, the Australian Chamber Orchestra moves hearts and stimulates minds with a virtuosity and energy unmatched by other ensembles. Their Emory program includes Mahler, Shostakovich, Beethoven; plus featured baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes, the operatic world’s rising star from New Zealand.