Month: May 2015

June 4&6, 2015 Podcast

On Thursday, June 4, at 8:00p, and Saturday, June 6, at 7:30p at Atlanta Symphony Hall, the ASO concludes its 2014-15 classical subscription season with complete performances of Camille Saint-Saëns’s biblical opera, Samson and Delilah. Music Director Robert Spano leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, and a cast of international opera stars.Unknown-1

May 28 & 30, 2015 Podcast

On Thursday, May 28, at 8:00p, and Saturday, May 30, at 7:30p at Atlanta Symphony Hall, Music Director Robert Spano leads a program that opens with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra premiere of Jean Sibelius’s brief tone poem, The Bard. Yefim Bronfman is the soloist in the Piano Concerto No. 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven. The program concludes with Scheherazade, by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

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May 14&16, 2015 Podcast

images-1On Thursday, May 14, at 8:00p, and Saturday, May 16, at 7:30 at Atlanta Symphony Hall, guest conductor Roberto Abbado returns to conduct a program that opens with the Roman Carnival Overture, by Hector Berlioz. Sergei Krylov is the soloist in the Atlanta Symphony premiere of Nicolo Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 5. The second half of the program features Luciano Berio’s arrangement of Luigi Boccherini’s “Nighttime Retreat in Madrid.” The concert concludes with the Symphony No. 4, the “Italian” Symphony, by Felix Mendelssohn.

May 7&9, 2015 Podcast

On Thursday, May 7, at 8:00p, and Saturday, May 9, at 7:30p at Atlanta Symphony Hall, composer John Adams is the guest conductor in a program that opens with The Enchanted Lake, by Anatoli Liadov. The first half concludes with The Pines of Rome, by Ottorino Respighi (pictured). On the second half of the concert, Leila Josefowicz is the soloist in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra premiere of Mr. Adams’s Scheherazade.2, Dramatic Symphony for Violin and Orchestra.

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