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City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
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Ludwig Symphony, Georgia Festival Chorus in concert this weekend

BY HOWARD POUSNER / AJC

Two of suburban Atlanta’s most prominent musical groups play concerts this weekend:

  • The 80-piece Ludwig Symphony Orchestra presents “A Cherry Blossom Spring Fling” at 7:30 tonight[4/26] at Gwinnett Performing Arts Center. Guest artists include violinist Hye-Jin Kim interpreting Saint-Saens and Dvorak, Malek Jandali premiering his “Piano Theme and Variations” and Olga and Jacob Yampolsky performing Bruch’s double concerto for violin and viola. Maestro Thomas Ludwig conducts. $22; ages 65 and up, $19; students under 21, $12. 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. 770-623-8623, www.ludwigsymphony.org.
  • The 110-voice Georgia Festival Chorus honors founding director Frank Boggs for his seven decades of music-making with the nostalgic concert “Seventy Years of Song” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. Free. 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. 404-234-3581, www.tgafc.org.

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