ASO review: Orchestra’s heroic season opener is emotional on stage and off [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 5 Oct 2012, ArtsATL

Conductor Robert Spano and soloist Midori at the ASO season opener. (Photos by Jeff Roffman)

Conductor Robert Spano and soloist Midori at the ASO season opener. (Photos by Jeff Roffman)

The word “courage” has its roots in the Latin cor, for “heart,” a common metaphor for inner strength and ability to confront fear, pain or uncertainty. There is no better word to describe the musicians of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as they performed their debut concert of the 2012-13 season in the wake of a contract agreement that included enormous monetary and other professional concessions. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL