Symphony & Opera

Ivan Segovia does double duty as Gianni Schicchi in Giacomo Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and in Michael Ching's Buoso's Ghost. Credit: Andre Peele.

Review: Capitol City Opera does a double take with two tales of Gianni Schicchi

Mark Gresham | 23 MAR 29019 Gianni Schicchi is the final and most popular part of Puccini’s Il trittico, three contrasting one-act operas which the composer originally intended to be presented together. Although first performed that way in 1918 […]

Peter Oundjian conducting the ASO, January 2018 (credit: Raftermen)

Atlanta Symphony shows two faces of Romanticism in Brahms and Strauss

Mark Gresham | 22 MAR 2019 Thursday night’s concert by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra showed off the two different streams taken by 19th century Romanticism. Led by guest conductor Peter Oundjian and featuring pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, the ASO program […]

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 […]