Love Letters to Atlanta

Love Letters to Atlanta

Each Love Letter includes visually stunning capture of a song with great meaning to the singer in a space that has great meaning to Atlanta. Interviews with the artist complete the experience.

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Love Letters to Atlanta
  • Morris Robinson: "The Impossible Dream" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    Morris Robinson has a story to tell, and he has a musical Love Letter to share with his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.

    In the first of a series of twelve Love Letters to Atlanta, featuring the stellar Atlanta Opera Company Players, Robinson visits the historic Fox Theatre in Atlanta to sing and ...

  • Jamie Barton: "Georgia on my Mind" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    Jamie Barton vividly remembers each special trip to the Fox Theatre when she was a kid growing up in Rome, Georgia.

    She salutes her current hometown of Atlanta in a Fox Theatre debut that will knock your socks off. Barton's performance is the third of a series of twelve Love Letters to Atlanta,...

  • Kevin Burdette: "If Ever I Would Leave You" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    Kevin Burdette’s Atlanta has a hidden gem with a storied past. Burdette sings “If Ever I Would Leave You” from the beloved Lerner and Loewe musical Camelot, honoring one of his favorite vocal heroes, Cesare Siepi, another bass who adopted Atlanta as his hometown.

    Burdette has chosen to perform i...

  • Megan Marino: "Seguidilla from Carmen" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    Megan Marino’s Atlanta is a lifeboat in the middle of a terrible storm. The roar of applause in the midst of upheaval.

    When she and husband Michael Mayes moved to South Carolina in early 2020, they found solace and success in the company of other performers just three hours drive west.

    In her ...

  • Megan Marino: "So in Love" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    Mezzo-soprano Megan Marino sings Cole Porter's "So in Love" in the second installment of her Love Letter to Atlanta.

  • Richard Trey Smagur: "Mr. Cellophane" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    In the fifth installment of Love Letters to Atlanta, Trey Smagur talks to Tomer Zvulun about his influences, growing up in the foothills of north Georgia and more. Smagur performs "Mr. Cellophane" from Chicago.

  • Richard Trey Smagur: "Verdi's MacBeth" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    Trey Smagur sings "Ah, la paterna mano" from Giuseppe Verdi's MacBeth. MacDuff laments the loss of his family to MacBeth. Recorded in the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Ryan McKinny: "To My Little Son" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    Filmed at Atlanta Symphony Hall, this is the second part of McKinny's Love Letter set.

  • Ryan McKinny: "Das Rheingold" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    World-renowned bass-baritone Ryan McKinny sings "Abendlich strahlt der Sonne Auge" from Das Rheingold by Richard Wagner and discusses the complexities of the composer with Tomer Zvulun. Recorded in the Atlanta Symphony Hall at The Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
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  • Ryan McKinny: "Night" | Love Letter to Atlanta

    McKinny sings "Night" by influential composer Florence Price.