The ASO on GPB

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

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in concert at the Woodruff Arts Center
Credit Jeff Roffman

Welcome to concerts from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 2016­–2017 season. Twice a week we whisk you off to the Woodruff Arts Center for performances by the Grammy-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and their fantastic guest artists.

Join host Sarah Zaslaw for exciting concerts recorded before a live audience, plus in-studio conversation with the music makers, on The ASO on GPB, each Thursday and Sunday at 10 p.m.

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March 2 & 5, August 31 & September 3, 2017
Adams Tromba Lontana, Sibelius Symphony No. 5, Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Garrick Ohlsson, piano; Robert Spano, conductor

March 9 & 12, September 7 & 10, 2017
All-Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Romeo and Juliet Overture, Violin Concerto
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Joshua Bell, violin; Robert Spano, conductor

March 16 & 19, September 14 & 17, 2017
Adams Chairman Dances, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 22, Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Robert Spano, conductor

March 23 & 26, September 21 & 24, 2017
Adams Lollapalooza, Gershwin Piano Concerto in F, Copland Symphony No. 3
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Denis Kozhukhin, piano; Hugh Wolff, conductor

March 30 & April 2, September 28 & October 1, 2017
Lee Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula, Barber Violin Concerto, Dvorak Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Joseph Swensen, violin; Joseph Young, conductor

April 6 & 9, October 5 & 8, 2017
Elgar Sea Pictures, Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano; Tamara Wilson, soprano; Brian Mulligan, baritone; Robert Spano, conductor

April 13 & 13, October 12 & 15, 2017
Knussen Flourish with Fireworks, Scriabin Symphony No. 5 “Prometheus, Poem of Fire” (arr. Kurth, world premiere), Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1, Stravinsky Firebird Suite
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; David Coucheron, violin; Elizabeth Pridgen, piano; Robert Spano, conductor

April 20 & 23, October 19 & 22, 2017
Takemitsu A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden, Mahler Das Lied von der Erde
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Russell Thomas, tenor; Donald Runnicles, conductor

April 27 & 30, October 26 & 29, 2017
Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite I, Vivaldi Concerto in C, Dorman Mandolin Concerto, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 “Pathetique”
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Avi Avital, mandolin; Laura Jackson, conductor

May 4 & 7, November 2 & 5, 2017
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol, Haydn Trumpet Concerto, Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Stuart Stephenson, trumpet; Peter Oundjian, conductor

May 11 & 14, November 9 & 12, 2017
Neikrug The Unicorn of Atlas Mountain (world premiere), Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, Shostakovich Symphony No. 10
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Kirill Gerstein, piano; Donald Runnicles, conductor

May 18 & 21, November 16 & 19, 2017
All-Bruckner Symphony No. 9, B Te Deum
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Donald Runnicles, conductor

May 25 & 28, November 23 & 26, 2017
Strauss Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations, Schumann Symphony No. 1 “Spring”
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Johannes Moser, cello; Jun Markl, conductor

June 1 & 4, November 30 & December 3, 2017
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4, Mahler Symphony No. 1
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Juho Pohjonen, piano; Robert Spano, cond

June 8 & 11, December 7 & 10, 2017
Theofanidis Dreamtime Ancestors, Sibelius Violin Concerto, Adams Harmonielehre
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Benjamin Beilman, violin; Robert Spano, conductor

June 22 & 25, December 14 & 17, 2017
Shostakovich Festive Overture, Medtner Piano Concerto No. 2, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano; Michael Stern, conductor

June 29 & July 2, December 21 & 24, 2017
Theofanidis Creation/Creator
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Jessica Rivera, Sasha Cooke, Thomas Cooley, Nmon Ford; Robert Spano, conductor

July 6 & 9, 2017; December 28 & 31, 2017
All-Rachmaninoff: Vocalise, Piano Concerto No. 1, Symphonic Dances
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Stephen Hough, piano; Robert Spano, conductor

July 13 & 16, 2017; January 4 & 7, 2018
Strauss Don Juan, Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1, Dvorak Symphony No. 8
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Ingrid Fliter, piano; Vasiliy Petrenko, conductor

July 20 & 23, 2017; January 11 & 14, 2018
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite, Haydn Symphony No. 104 “London”
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Nicholas McGegan, conductor