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Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In The Atlanta Area

When it comes to classical music performances in Atlanta, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has a strong hold on this sector – not only for its own local symphony but for its lineup of amazing guest musicians and conductors. However, with a little energy to look elsewhere, other vendors such as The Ferst Center and Frederick J. Brown Amphitheater are attracting talented violinists. Plus, smaller orchestras such as The Georgia Symphony Orchestra offer those a little outside the perimeter wonderful nights of music and even some free performances as well. See what great classical music performances Atlanta has in store for you this fall.

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Midori Plays Beethoven
Atlanta Symphony Hall
1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 733-4900

Dates: October 4, 6 and 7

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra opens its 68th season with the special-guest violinist, Midori. These limited performances include a Beethoven menu along with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. Featured artists will include Robert Spano as the music director, Midor on violin and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra backing her musical talent. Plan to come early for ease with parking and check out nearby restaurants, TAB and Shout, for a full date night within walking distance.

Credit: The CW

Halloween on Hogwarts
Atlanta Symphony Hall
1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 733-4900

Date: October 21

The movie series may be over, but for all you "Harry Potter" fans, dust off your costumes for this Halloween treat. The orchestra will be preforming select numbers from the films and highly encourage dressing up in your favorite "Harry Potter" costume. Don the witch hat and draw on the lightning bolt because it's time to bring magic alive with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

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Stacy Sheets is native to Atlanta. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia. Stacy is a freelance writer who enjoys keeping abreast on the best Atlanta has to offer. Her work can be found at

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