Symphony & Opera

Poster art for The Atlanta Opera's "Threepenny Opera" and "Threepenny Carmen." (credit: The Atlanta Opera)

The Atlanta Opera springs forward with two original opera adaptations, three concerts in the works for late April, early May

Mark Gresham | 24 FEB 2021 Spring is the season of renewal. On Tuesday, The Atlanta Opera announced its Spring 2021 season. The company’s Molly Blank Big Tent series returns April 15 through May 9, but at a new […]

The At;anta Symphony Orrchestra performs Mozart's “Violin Concerto No. 3” with David Coucheron as soloist, led by guest coinhductor Nathalie Stutzmann. (credit: ASO)

Review: Stutzmann leads ASO in a planetary allusion plus familiar classics

AAtlanta Symphony Orchestra February 18, 2021 Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor David Coucheron, violin: Missy MAZZOLI: Sinfonia (for Orbiting Spheres) MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 3 BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2. Mark Gresham | 19 FEB 2021 Astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) is best […]

Robert Spano conducts the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra on January 9, 2021. (credit: Karen Almond)

Robert Spano appointed music director of Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

EarRelevant Staff | 10 FEB 2021 Fort Worth, TX— Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra announced on Tuesday the appointment of conductor Robert Spano as the orchestra’s next music director. Spano’s 20-year tenure as music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra […]

Richard Trey Smagur as Canio in The Atlanta Opera's recently released video of "Pagliacci." (credit: Felipe Barral)

Review: Verismo opera “Pagliacci” in a fascinating rendering, video by The Atlanta Opera

The Atlanta Opera Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (2021 video produced from the company’s “Big Tent| live performance series, October 22 — November 15. 2020) • Cast: Reginald Smith Jr. (Tonio), Richard Trey Smagur (Canio), Talise Trevigne (Nedda),Joseph Lattanzi (Silvio), Megan Marino (Beppe). […]

guest conductor Gemma New and violin soloist Randall Goosby.

Review: ASO truncates program, but Bruch is blissful

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra “Behind the Curtain” series virtual concert January 28, 2021 Gemma New, conductor Randall Goosby, violin JONGEN: Danse lente for Flute and Harp (chamber music) MOZART: Symphony No. 38, “Prague” (mvt 1) BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1 […]