The ASO on GPB

GPB STATEWIDE, THURSDAY 10PM-MIDNIGHT AND SUNDAY 10PM-MIDNIGHT

GPB is your ticket to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in performance. Hear the Grammy-winning Atlanta Symphony and Chorus, their conductors and their guest artists in concert – and meet the music makers through behind-the-scenes chats. Highlights from 2017–18  include a special appearance by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, focuses on Bernstein, Beethoven and Kurth, solo turns by members of the orchestra, and symphonic masterpieces old and new.

The ASO on GPB airs Thursday and Sunday at 10 p.m.

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AIR DATES PROGRAM PERFORMERS
August 30 & September 2, 2018 Bernstein: Symphony No. 2, “The Age of Anxiety”
Kurth: A Thousand Words
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
September 6 & 9, 2018 Verdi: Otello Cast: Russell Thomas, Mary Elizabeth Williams, Nmon Ford, Ben Bliss
Robert Spano, conductor Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
September 13 & 16, 2018 Gandolfi: A Garden Feeds also the Soul
Lazic: Piano Concerto “In Istrian Style”
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3
Dejan Lazic, piano
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
September 20 & 23, 2018 Bernstein: Divertimento
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Dutilleux: Metaboles
Ravel: La Valse
Ray Chen, violin
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
September 27 & 30, 2018 Falla: El Amor Brujo, Suite
Strauss: Burleske
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
Bertrand Chamayou, piano
Catalina Cuervo, soprano
Jun Maerkl, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
October 4 & 7, 2018 Schumann: Cello Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 7
Steven Isserlis, cello
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
October 11 & 14, 2018 Verdi: Requiem Soloists: Erin Wall, Jamie Barton, Dimitri Pittas, Peter Rose
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
October 18 & 21, 2018 Bernstein: Fancy Free Ballet
Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
David Coucheron, violin
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
October 25 & 28, 2018 Kurth: Everything Lasts Forever
Bernstein: Symphony No. 1 (Jeremiah)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
November 1 & 4, 2018 All-Beethoven Concert: Symphony No. 1; Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3 Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
November 8 & 11, 2018 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Mozart: Mass
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
November 15 & 18, 2018 Rossini: Overture to Semiramide
Schubert: Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
November 22 & 25, 2018 Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Edo de Waart, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
November 29 & December 2, 2018 Kodaly: Dances of Galanta
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life)
Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
December 6 & 9, 2018 Lopez: Suite from Bel Canto
Lorenz: Pataruco, Maracas Concerto
Piazzolla: Aconcagua, Bandoneon Concerto
Ravel: Bolero
Alcides Rodriguez, maracas
Ksenjia Sidorova, bandoneon
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
December 13 & 16, 2018 Kurth: Miserere, world premiere
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3; Brandenburg Concerto No. 3; Cantata No. 80 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus
December 20 & 23, 2018 Kurth: May Cause Dizziness
Bernstein: Serenade
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”
Robert McDuffie, violin
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
December 27 & 30, 2018 Janacek: Taras Bulba
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7
Conrad Tao, piano
Christian Arming, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
January 3 & 6, 2019 Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
January 10 & 13, 2019 Prokofiev: Classical Symphony
Mozart: Oboe Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, oboe
Carlo Rizzi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
January 17 & 20, 2019 All-French Concert with Yo-Yo Ma including Faure: Elegie, Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto, and orchestral music of Bizet and Dukas Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
January 24 & 27, 2019 Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Cristian Macelaru, conductor
Nikolaj Znaider, violin
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
January 31 & February 3, 2019 Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Alan Fletcher: Piano Concerto, world premiere
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Inon Barnatan, piano
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
February 7 & 10, 2019 ASO Spivey Hall Debut 
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, “Italian”
Justin Bruns, violin
Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
February 14 & 17, 2019 Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra  Season Highlights Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra
February 21 & 24, 2019 Gluck: Orfeo (ASO Media release, September 2018, recorded live in concert in May) Countertenor David Daniels, conductor Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Chorus