The Rialto Center for the Arts is celebrating its 95th birthday this season with a year-long celebration featuring a unique mix of music and dance performed by local artists.
2011-2012 Rialto Center schedule:
October 22, 2011: A Night in Treme
October 30, 2011: Salon de Danse
November 5, 2011: Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba Stars of Béla Fleck’s Africa Project
November 19, 2011: Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE: A Dance Company On Earth Together to the music of Stevie Wonder
December 3-4, 2011: Gala Holiday Concert Georgia State University School of Music
December 10, 2011: Holiday Jazz Vespers featuring the Atlanta Jazz Chorus
January 21, 2012: The Capitol Steps Musical and Political Satire Straight From Washington, D.C.
January 27-28, 2012: Off the Edge: Take the Leap!
February 11, 2012: The Music of Johnny Mercer and Friends featuring Joe Gransden and jazz vocalist Maria Howell with the Georgia State University Jazz Band
February 18, 2012: Mediterranean Meditations featuring Israel’s Yasmin Levy
February 25, 2012: McCoy Tyner with his Trio and special guest Joe Lovano
March 10, 2012: Trey McIntyre Project
March 17, 2012: Spanish Harlem Orchestra
March 24, 2012: Born in India, Raised in Spain: Flamenco’s Journey featuring Anoushka Shankar
March 31, 2012: Rialto Goes Back to the Bayou: New Voices in Zydeco and Cajun featuring Cedric Watson et Bijou Creole and Feufollet
April 13-15, 2012: Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro Georgia State University Opera Theatre and Symphony Orchestra
April 20, 2012: Dave Douglas with the Georgia State University Jazz Band
April 21, 2012: Two Cultures, One Voice: Israel Meets Africa
April 28, 2012: Poncho Sanchez and Terence Blanchard in Cubano Be! Cubano Bop! A Tribute to Chano Pozo & Dizzy Gillespie
Visit rialtocenter.org for more information.