Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

 

Biography

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO), currently in its 76th season, continues to affirm its position as one of America’s leading orchestras with excellent live performances, renowned guest artist features, and engaging education initiatives. The ASO performs more than 150 concerts each year from the Delta Classical Series, Movies in Concert, Family Concert Series, Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE, and the Coca-Cola Holiday Series, as well as community and education concerts.

Now in his 20th season as Music Director, Robert Spano’s continued commitment to nurturing and championing contemporary American music, through the Atlanta School of Composers and other partnerships, has defined a new generation of American composers. In 2016, he received the American Composers Forum’s Champion of New Music Award. During his tenure, the Orchestra has performed more than 28 ASO commissions, as well as several co-commissions.

The Orchestra continues to record regularly on its in-house label, ASO Media, further demonstrating the Orchestra’s commitment to celebrating classical masterworks, while continuing to perform commission, premiere and record with some of today's leading composers. During the ASO’s history with Telarc, the Orchestra and Chorus have recorded more than 100 albums and its recordings have won 27 Grammy® Awards in categories including Best Classical Album, Best Orchestral Performance, Best Choral Performance and Best Opera Performance.

Featured Events

More Info for Behind The Curtain: Yefim Bronfman Plays Beethoven
March 4, 2021

Behind The Curtain: Yefim Bronfman Plays Beethoven

Robert Spano Music Director
Yefim Bronfman Piano
The Merian Ensemble Chamber Music Ensemble
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Behind The Curtain: Sir Donald Runnicles Conducts Wagner
April 1, 2021

Behind The Curtain: Sir Donald Runnicles Conducts Wagner

Sir Donald Runnicles Principal Guest Conductor & piano
Kelley O'Connor Mezzo-Soprano
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Behind The Curtain: Beethoven and Mozart
April 8, 2021

Behind The Curtain: Beethoven and Mozart

Sir Donald Runnicles Principal Guest Conductor & piano
Talise Trevigne Soprano
Christina Smith Principal Flute
Elisabeth Remy Johnson Principal Harpist
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Behind The Curtain: Chopin and Shostakovich
April 22, 2021
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Behind The Curtain: Chopin and Shostakovich

Robert Spano Music Director
Pedja Mužijević Piano
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Behind The Curtain: All Brahms
April 29, 2021

Behind The Curtain: All Brahms

Robert Spano Music Director
Robert McDuffie Violin
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Ben Folds with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
May 4, 2021
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Ben Folds with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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More Info for Behind The Curtain: Mendelssohn and Schubert
May 13, 2021

Behind The Curtain: Mendelssohn and Schubert

Peter Oundjian Conductor
Julie Coucheron Piano
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
May 14 - 15, 2021
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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

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More Info for Behind The Curtain: Violin Powerhouse Augustin Hadelich
May 20, 2021

Behind The Curtain: Violin Powerhouse Augustin Hadelich

Andrew Manze Conductor
Augustin Hadelich
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Behind The Curtain: Gaffigan Conducts Dvořák
May 27, 2021

Behind The Curtain: Gaffigan Conducts Dvořák

James Gaffigan Conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Behind The Curtain: Jean-Yves Thibaudet and a Latin Fiesta
June 3, 2021

Behind The Curtain: Jean-Yves Thibaudet and a Latin Fiesta

Miguel Harth-Bedoya Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Behind The Curtain: Mahler's Fourth Symphony
June 10, 2021

Behind The Curtain: Mahler's Fourth Symphony

Robert Spano Music Director
Jessica Rivera Soprano
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
More Info for Amos Lee with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
September 24, 2021
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Amos Lee with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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More Info for Chris Botti with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
November 5, 2021
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Chris Botti with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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More Info for Police Deranged for Orchestra with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
November 7, 2021
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Police Deranged for Orchestra with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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Edwin Outwater Conductor
More Info for FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Orchestra World Tour
December 29, 2021
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FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Orchestra World Tour

with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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