The A.S.O. On GPB

GPB Statewide Thursday 8pm to 10pm, Sunday 10pm to Midnight

Twice a week GPB whisks you off to the Woodruff Arts Center for concerts by the Grammy-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and their stellar guest artists. Join host Sarah Zaslaw in the best seats in the house for The ASO on GPB, each Thursday evening at 8 and Sunday night at 10. Fresh concerts from 2014–2015 air in the spring and summer with encore broadcasts in fall and winter.

Highlights: Hear big vocal works like Beethoven’s Ninth and the opera Samson and Dalila with the ASO Chorus and soloists. Symphonic masterpieces by Mahler, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky. New compositions by Richard Prior and Michael Gandolfi. Concertos galore.

Soloists: This year’s top-tier soloists include pianists Inon Barnatan, Ingrid Fliter, Emanuel Ax and Yefim Bronfman; violinists Midori, Julian Rachlin and Leila Josefowicz; organist Cameron Carpenter, cellist Lynn Harrell, and the ASO’s own principal clarinetist Laura Ardan and concertmaster David Coucheron.

Interviews: Sarah takes you behind the scenes for casual, real-people conversations with the music makers.