Review: Atlanta Symphony returns to loud ovation; shows rust and effects of musician fill-ins [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 15 Nov 2014

In the first concert since the lockout ended, the ASO received a hero’s welcome. (Photo by Jeff Roffman)

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus returned to the stage of Symphony Hall Thursday night, after nine weeks of lockout. It performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5, featuring ASO concertmaster David Coucheron as soloist, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, led by ASO music director Robert Spano. …