The ASO on GPB

GPB STATEWIDE, THURSDAY 10PM-MIDNIGHT AND SUNDAY 10PM-MIDNIGHT

GPB is your ticket to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in performance. Hear the Grammy-winning ASO and Chorus and guest artists – and get to know the music makers through behind-the-scenes chats with host Sarah Zaslaw.

Highlights from the 2017–18 concert season include:

  • all five Beethoven piano concertos plus a centenary focus on Leonard Bernstein and two major vocal works by Verdi
  • guest appearances by Yo-Yo Ma, Jamie Barton, Jean-Yves Thibaudet  and Robert McDuffie
  • solo turns by the orchestra’s own David Coucheron, Elizabeth Tiscione, Justin Bruns and Alcides Rodriguez
  • world premieres by Michael Gandolfi, Alan Fletcher and Michael Kurth
  • Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, Mahler and more

The ASO on GPB airs Thursday and Sunday at 10 p.m.

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AIR DATES PROGRAM PERFORMERS
March 1 & 4, 2018
August 30 & September 2, 2018
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2, “The Age of Anxiety”
Kurth: A Thousand Words
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
March 8 & 11, 2018
September 6 & 9, 2018
Verdi: Otello Cast: Russell Thomas, Mary Elizabeth Williams, Nmon Ford, Ben Bliss
Robert Spano, conductor Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
March 15 & 18, 2018
September 13 & 16, 2018
Gandolfi: A Garden Feeds also the Soul
Lazic: Piano Concerto “In Istrian Style”
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3
Dejan Lazic, piano
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
March 22 & 25, 2018
September 20 & 23, 2018
Bernstein: Divertimento
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Dutilleux: Metaboles
Ravel: La Valse
Ray Chen, violin
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
March 29 & April 1, 2018
September 27 & 30, 2018
Falla: El Amor Brujo, Suite
Strauss: Burleske
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
Bertrand Chamayou, piano
Catalina Cuervo, soprano
Jun Markl, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
April 5 & 8, 2018
October 4 & 7, 2018
Schumann: Cello Concerto
Mahler: Symphony No. 7
Steven Isserlis, cello
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
April 12 & 15, 2018
October 11 & 14, 2018
Verdi: Requiem Soloists: Erin Wall, Jamie Barton, Dimitri Pittas, Peter Rose
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
April 19 & 22, 2018
October 18 & 21, 2018
Bernstein: Fancy Free Ballet
Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
David Coucheron, violin
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
April 26 & 29, October 25 & 28, 2018 Kurth: Everything Lasts Forever
Bernstein: Symphony No. 1 (Jeremiah)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
May 3 & 6, 2018
November 1 & 4, 2018
All-Beethoven: Symphony No. 1; Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3 Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
May 10 & 13, 2018
November 8 & 11, 2018
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Mozart: Mass
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
May 17 & 20, 2018
November 15 & 18, 2018
Rossini: Overture to Semiramide
Schubert: Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
May 24 & 27, 2018
November 22 & 25, 2018
Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Edo de Waart, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
May 31 & June 3, 2018
November 29 & December 2, 2018
Kodaly: Dances of Galanta
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben
Henrik Nanasi, conductor
Behzod Abduraimov, piano
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
June 7 & 10, 2018
December 6 & 9, 2018
Lopez: Suite from Bel Canto
Lorenz: Pataruco, Maracas Concerto
Piazzolla: Aconcagua, Bandoneon Concerto
Ravel: Bolero
Alcides Rodriguez, maracas
Ksenjia Sidorova, bandoneon
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
June 14 & 17, 2018
December 13 & 16, 2018
Kurth: Miserere, world premiere
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3; Brandenburg Concerto No. 3; Cantata No. 80 Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus
June 21 & 24, 2018
December 20 & 23, 2018
Kurth: May Cause Dizziness
Bernstein: Serenade
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”
Robert McDuffie, violin
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
June 28 & July 1, 2018
December 27 & 30, 2018
Janacek: Taras Bulba
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7
Conrad Tao, piano
Christian Arming, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
July 5 & 8, 2018
January 3 & 6, 2019
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
July 12 & 15, 2018
January 10 & 13, 2019
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony
Mozart: Oboe Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Carlo Rizzi, conductor
Elizabeth Koch Tiscione, oboe
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
July 19 & 22, 2018
January 17 & 20, 2019
Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
July 26 & 29, 2018
January 24 & 27, 2019
Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Cristian Macelaru, conductor
Nikolaj Znaider, violin
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
August 2 & 5, 2018
January 31 & February 3, 2019
Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Alan Fletcher: Piano Concerto, world premiere
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Inon Barnatan, piano
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
August 9 & 12, 2018
February 7 & 10, 2019
Spivey Hall Concert
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, “Italian”
Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Justin Bruns, violin
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
August 16 & 19, 2018
February 14 & 17, 2019
Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, season highlights Stephen Mulligan, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra
August 23 & 26, 2018
February 21 & 24, 2019
Commercial recordings Atlanta Symphony Orchestra