Tag Archives: Robert Spano

Malaysian pianist Tengku Irfan solos in Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 2 with the ASO , Robert Spano conducting. (credit: Nunnally Rawson)

Review: Bartók concerto sizzles, Brahms flows at ASO

Mark Gresham | 04 OCT 2019 On Thursday evening at Symphony Hall, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performed a concert of music by Wagner, Bartók and Brahms, led by ASO music director Robert Spano and featuring Malaysian-born pianist Tengku Irfan […]

Opening night of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's 75th anniversary season. l-r: music director Robert Spano, violinist Joshua Bell. (credit: Rafterman Photography)

Review: ASO opens 75th season with focus on performers’ abilities

Mark Gresham | 23 SEP 2019 On Friday evening, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra kicked off its 75th anniversary season with music by Wagner, Higdon, Weniawski, and Sarasate, led by ASO music director Robert Spano and violinist Joshua Bell as […]

ASO music director Robert Spano. (credit: Jeff Roffman)

AJC spotlights Spano’s collaborative legacy as ASO heads into 75th anniversary season

Mark Gresham | 05 SEP 2019 As the opening of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 75th anniversary approaches, all eyes are on music director Robert Spano and his contributions to the orchestra’s legacy. That includes, of course, Atlanta’s own major […]

Soprano Christine Goerke sings Leonore’s passionate “Abscheulicher” aria with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Thursday's performance of Beethoven's "Fidelio." (Credit: Jeff Roffman)

Review: Beethoven’s Fidelio caps Atlanta Symphony subscription season

Mark Gresham | 7 JUN 2019 On Thursday, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Robert Spano, performed a concert version of Beethoven’s sole opera, Fidelio, as the grand finale offering of their 2018-19 subscription season. The concert, […]

ASO principal flute Christina Smith takes a bow with conductor Donald Runnicles after performing Leonard Bernstein's "Halil." (credit: Jeff Roffman)

Runnicles leads ASO in winning program of Beethoven, Bernstein

Mark Gresham | 31 MAY 2019 Thursday’s performance by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was the first of three in the penultimate week of the orchestra’s 2018- -19 subscription season, the second season of their “LB/LB” festivities, celebrating the birth […]