ASO review: Orchestra reaches Brooklyn heights with Singleton, Gershwin and Copland [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 11 May 2012, ArtsATL

Pianist Leon Bates took very personal turns with Gershwin's

Pianist Leon Bates took very personal turns with Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.”

Thursday night’s concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was unique in that it was not only an all-American program, but by sheer coincidence (rather than intention) a program of music by three important Brooklyn-born composers: Alvin Singleton, George Gershwin and Aaron Copland. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL