Symphony & Opera

A different pandemic, romanticized: Maria Luigia Borsi and Gianluca Terranova in The Atlanta Opera's 2015 production of Puccini's "La bohème." The highly popular opera, in which tuburculosis plays a pivotal role, returns in the company's 2020-21 season.(credit: Jeff Roffman)

The Atlanta Opera acts boldly with brave new moves for 2020-21 season

Mark Gresham | 06 APR 2020 @ 6am ET In the midst of the growling COVID-19 pandemic and a new statewide shelter-in-place order to go into effect that evening, on Friday The Atlanta Opera announced the postponement of the […]

Robert Spano. 2020-21 will be his 20th and final seas as ASO music director. {Image courtesy of ASO.)

Atlanta Symphony announces 2020-21 season, Spano’s 20th and final as music director

EarRelevant Staff | 31 MAR 2020 ATLANTA, GA—  Within the hour after high noon today, music director Robert Spano and principal guest Conductor Donald Runnicles announced the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 2020/21 season, which will celebrate Robert Spano’s 20th and […]

As real as it gets: music director Robert Soano leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. (source: of ASO)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra introduces Virtual Stage, updates concert cancellations

Mark Gresham | 26 MAR 2020 @ 6:00am ET ATLANTA, GA— In the face of continuing concert cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as state and local governments place increasing restrictions on public gatherings and individual movement while urging […]

Lauren Allmeyer , The Atlanta Opera's assistant costume shop manager and wardrobe supervisor, sews a medical mask (left) then shapes it (photo courtesy of The Atlanta Opera)

The Atlanta Opera to craft medical masks for area hospitals

EarRelevant Staff* | 24 MAR 2020 @ 6:00am ET (last updated 31 MAR 2020 @ 9:30pm ET) ATLANTA, GA—  On Monday evening The Atlanta Opera announced that it has partnered with Grady Health System to craft medical masks for […]

Robert Spano. (credit: Jeff Roffman)Robert Spano. (credit: Jeff Roffman)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra updates cancellations, postponements and rescheduled events

Mark Gresham | 18 MAR 2020 @ 6:00am ET ATLANTA, GA— The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra released an updated list of cancelled, postpones and rescheduled concerts and events on Tursday evening, impacting the presentation schedules of both the Orchestra and […]