Symphony & Opera

Johns Creek Symphony Orchstra and Johns Creek Chorale perform Duruflé's "Requiem." (credit: ©Ben Weitz)

Review: Choral-orchestral music flourishes in Atlanta’s northern suburbs

Mark Gresham | 19 MAR 2019 A pair of choral-orchestral concerts this past Saturday bore witness to the increasing growth of truly viable classical music offerings in the northern suburbs, well outside of Atlanta’s I-285 Perimeter Highway. At 4pm, […]

Robert Spano conducts the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra .(credit: Katie Kelly, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association)

Breaking news: Robert Spano named Principal Guest Conductor of Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Mark Gresham | 16 MAR 2019 @ 2:28am ET (last update @ 11:19am ET) FORT WORTH, TX— Robert Spano has been named the Principal Guest Conductor of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, effective immediately. The orchestra made the announcement […]

The ASO's 2019-20 season, its 75th will be the penultimate valedictory year for music director Robert Spano. (credit: :eff Roffman)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra unveils its 75th anniversary season

Mark Gresham | 13 MAR 2019 @ Noon * The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has officially announced its 2019-20 season, in which the orchestra will celebrate its 75th anniversary in grand style. It’s the first of two valedictory seasons for […]

David Coucheron solos in the Violin Concerto of Julius Conus. (credit: Jeff Roffmasn)

Nánási draws powerful performance from ASO, Coucheron shines as soloist

Mark Gresham | 08 MAR 2019 The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra presented a consistently solid, compelling performance on Thursday evening at Symphony Hall under the baton of guest conductor Henrik Nánási. ASO concertmaster David Coucheron was the featured violin soloist. […]

González and Moore as Tatyana and Onegin in the heated finale to Act III of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin. (photo: Jeff Roffman)

Atlanta Opera digs deep into self-destructive relationships with Eugene Onegin

Mark Gresham | 05 NAR 2019 Last Saturday at the Cobb Energy Centre, The Atlanta Opera presented the first of four performances of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Cobb Energy Centre. Three performances remain: tonight (Tuesday, March […]