Pet Shop Boys

ASO Presents

Pet Shop Boys will embark on the ‘Electric’ tour in May this year. The tour is created in collaboration with Es Devlin (creative director/designer) and Lynne Page (stage director/choreographer), and has already received rave reviews when it debuted in Mexico in March. Read More

Ticket Prices: $39.50 – $99.00
Performance date

Saturday, September 14, 2013 8:00 pm

Joe Satriani

ASO Presents

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Ticket Prices: $37.50 – $75.50
Performance date

Sunday, September 15, 2013 7:30 pm

A Trip Around The World: Robert Spano at Chastain

ASO Presents

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert Spano leads the Orchestra in his first appearance at Atlanta’s legendary Chastain Park Amphitheater. Read More

Ticket Prices: $20 – $35
Performance date

Friday, September 20, 2013 8:00 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, September 26, 2013 7:00 pm

"B's Threes": Bach, Brahms and Beethoven

Classical

Robert Spano opens his 13th season — and the Orchestra’s 69th — with the “thirds” of three of the great composers: Bach’s Third Orchestral Suite with its eloquent “Air”; Brahms’ powerful, confident Third Symphony; and guest pianist André Watts performing Beethoven’s stormy Third Piano Concerto. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, September 26, 2013 8:00 pm
Friday, September 27, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 28, 2013 7:30 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, October 3, 2013 7:00 pm

An ASO World Premiere!

Classical

ASO favorite Garrick Ohlsson plays one of the great late-Romantic piano concertos, Rachmaninov’s Second — his passionate return to composing after losing his musical voice. Maestro Spano and the Orchestra premiere a new work by Richard Prior, Director of Orchestral Studies at Emory University. Adam Schoenberg’s American Symphony pays homage to the history of our nation. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, October 3, 2013 8:00 pm
Friday, October 4, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 5, 2013 7:30 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, October 10, 2013 7:00 pm

Scandanavian Smörgåsbord

Classical

Finnish conductor Susanna Mälkki makes her ASO debut with countryman Sibelius’ Second Symphony, a work which has become symbolic of the independence of the people of Finland, along with Ravel’s lovely fairy tale suite, Ma mere l’oye. Concertmaster David Coucheron takes center stage for Barber’s soaring Violin Concerto. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, October 10, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 12, 2013 7:30 pm

Michael McDonald

ASO Presents

Two notes. That‟s all it takes to recognize the voice of Michael McDonald. Distinctive and soulful, it is one of the most yearningly emotive instruments of our times. To this add formidable songwriting and keyboard skills, and you have an artist who has been a singular musical presence for four decades. Read More

On-Sale: Monday, May 13 at 10AM
Ticket Prices: $35 – $125
Performance date

Sunday, October 13, 2013 8:00 pm

Vienna Boys Choir

Specials

For six centuries, the famed Vienna Boys Choir has been delighting music lovers around the world with their pure, angelic sound that encompasses a vast repertoire, from Austrian folk songs to classical masterpieces. A Vienna Boys Choir performance is not just for classical music lovers, but a moving musical experience for everyone who hears them. Read More

Ticket Prices: $35.70 - $88.10
Performance date

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 7:30 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, October 17, 2013 7:00 pm

Fairytales for All Ages

Classical

American pianist Simone Dinnerstein is known for her wonderfully expressive interpretation. She brings that energy to the world premiere of a new concerto from American composer Philip Lasser. Guest conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads the ASO in Respighi’s vision of the Eternal City, Rome, and selections from Prokofiev’s fairy tale ballet. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, October 17, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 19, 2013 7:30 pm

Chris Mann with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Specials

Hailed as “one of the most incomparable vocalists” on the hit NBC series “The Voice,” all-star vocalist Chris Mann brings his blend of classically‐trained tenor and contemporary pop vocals to Atlanta Symphony Hall! Influenced by Pavarotti, Robbie Williams, and vintage Sinatra, Chris has captured the hearts of millions and has already had two songs on the iTunes Top 10 Pop Singles Chart. Read More

On-Sale: Monday, March 25 at 10AM
Ticket Prices: $25 – $55
Performance date

Friday, October 18, 2013 8:00 pm

Kris Kristofferson

ASO Presents

Kris is an American country music singer, songwriter, musician, and film actor. Read More

Ticket Prices: $39.50 – $75.50
On Sale 8/16/13 at 10am
Performance date

Sunday, October 20, 2013 7:30 pm

Movie Music Spectacular

Pops

How many times do we walk out of movies humming one of the themes? So much of our movie- going experience is based on the soundtrack, which often outlives the movie’s popularity. Join Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski and the ASO Chorus, together for the first time, and relive magical movie moments through music! Read More

Ticket Prices: $22 - $60
Performance dates

Friday, October 25, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 26, 2013 8:00 pm

The Phantoms of the Orchestra

Family

Every Halloween the “phantoms of the orchestra” return to haunt the concert hall. The maestro and his terrified assistant must use the power of the baton to control this ghoulish orchestra of the undead and lead them in concert. Read More

Ticket Prices: $15 - $20
Performance dates

Sunday, October 27, 2013 1:30 pm
Sunday, October 27, 2013 3:30 pm

20th Anniversary TDP Musicale & Aspire Awards

Talent Development Program

FREE EVENT: Student musicians of the acclaimed Talent Development Program perform at the Fall Musicale, which also kicks off annual fundraising for the coveted Azira G. Hill Scholarship. Read More

FREE with Ticket
Performance date

Sunday, October 27, 2013 6:30 pm

Golf Classic Tournament

Fundraising Events

Each year over 30 teams compete in this Classic tournament in support of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. This event helps the ASO bring musical experiences into the lives of more than 54,000 children annually. Read More

Performance date

Monday, October 28, 2013 10:00 am

soundstage

1st Fridays

soundstage is a comfortable space to enjoy food, drink, and live music & entertainment with friends on the First Friday of every month. soundstage: nightlife with substance.

This Friday, come hear the amazing ASO musicians who form the Peachtree String Quartet play after the concert at 7:30pm. Later on, enjoy an improv set from Dad’s Garage Theater. Read More

Ticket Price: FREE
Performance date

Friday, November 1, 2013 5:00 pm

First Fridays

1st Fridays

Join the ASO for our very first “First Friday” experience, with Music Director Robert Spano leading the Orchestra in Beethoven’s incomparable Fifth Symphony. Pianist Stephen Hough plays Liszt’s brilliant showpiece. Read More

Ticket Prices: $25
Performance date

Friday, November 1, 2013 6:30 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Saturday, November 2, 2013 6:30 pm

The Height of Emotion

Classical

The highs and lows of human emotion are at the heart of Petrushka, the story of a puppet who comes to life and experiences joy, love, and anguish. Guest conductor James Gaffigan guides the Orchestra through Stravinsky’s famous ballet and Copland’s rhythmically-intricate Short Symphony. Pianist Stephen Hough brings to life Liszt’s dazzling Piano Concerto No. 1. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Saturday, November 2, 2013 7:30 pm
Sunday, November 3, 2013 2:00 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, November 7, 2013 7:00 pm

Around the World

Classical

Take a musical journey around the globe as Italian conductor Carlo Montanaro leads the Orchestra in Russian composer Tchaikovsky’s captivating Capriccio Italien, inspired by his trip to Italy, and Dvor ̆ák’s “New World” symphony, based on American folk music. French pianist Pascal Rogé makes his ASO debut playing Saint-Saëns’ “Egyptian,” an ode to Northern Africa. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, November 7, 2013 8:00 pm
Friday, November 8, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 9, 2013 7:30 pm

Stars Shine on Shaw

Specials

Don’t miss this star-studded gathering of musical celebrities in an unprecedented musical celebration of the life and legacy of Robert Shaw. Christine Brewer, Lynn Harrell, Sylvia McNair, Marietta Simpson and ASO Music Director and pianist extraordinaire, Robert Spano, will join emcee Martin Goldsmith in a gala recital to honor the legendary ASO Music Director and Conductor Laureate. Read More

Ticket Prices: $50 - $75
Performance date

Sunday, November 10, 2013 3:00 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, November 14, 2013 7:00 pm

Carmina burana

Classical

“O Fortune, like the moon you are changeable...” And so begins the magnificent Carmina burana, a celebration of the idea of Carpe Diem, “seize the day,” and an irresistible force of energy led by Maestro Robert Spano, with the Orchestra, ASO Chorus, and special guests. Violinist Gil Shaham brings to life Bartók’s energetic and virtuosic Violin Concerto No. 2. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, November 14, 2013 8:00 pm
Friday, November 15, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 16, 2013 7:30 pm

Overture Concert - Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

ASYO

Dynamic and talented young artists of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra tackle challenging repertoire under the leadership of Music Director Jere Flint. Experience the future of orchestral music in three concerts by the region’s top young musicians. Read More

Ticket Prices: $10 all seats
Performance date

Sunday, November 17, 2013 3:00 pm

Pre-Concert Chamber Recital

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Ticket Price: FREE for all ticketholders to our Nov. 21 and 23 concerts.
Performance date

Thursday, November 21, 2013 6:45 pm

A Night of Double Debuts

Classical

“Force of Nature” (theirishtimes.com) violinist Baiba Skride makes her ASO debut with one of the most beloved and challenging of all violin concertos, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård, Principal Conductor of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, makes his ASO debut leading Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 and Pärt’s tribute to the great British composer Benjamin Britten. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, November 21, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 23, 2013 7:30 pm

Michael W. Smith

ASO Presents

Michael Whitaker Smith is an American contemporary Christian musician, who has charted primarily in the contemporary Christian and occasionally in the mainstream charts. Read More

Ticket Prices: $29.50 – $75.50
On Sale 8/16/13, at 10am
Performance date

Friday, November 22, 2013 8:00 pm

Cirque de la Symphonie

Pops

The magic of Cirque comes to the Symphony! Marvel at high flying aerialists, daredevil cyclists, and acrobatic feats of wonder set to classical masterpieces and contemporary hits. Read More

Ticket Prices: $22 - $60
Performance dates

Friday, November 29, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 30, 2013 8:00 pm

Handel's "Messiah"

Holiday

Few if any works of the season hold a candle to the spiritual power of Messiah. The Orchestra’s acclaimed interpretation is a profoundly moving concert experience not to be missed. Read More

Ticket Prices: $30 - $60
Performance dates

Thursday, December 5, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 7, 2013 2:00 pm

ASO Gospel Christmas

Holiday

Amen! The powerhouse Atlanta Gospel Singers lift your spirit and rock your soul in an inspiring program of modern and traditional selections. Read More

Ticket Prices: $20 - $45
Performance date

Sunday, December 8, 2013 7:00 pm

Christmas with the ASO

Holiday

Capture the spirit of the holidays with the Orchestra’s iconic story of Christmas, created by the legendary Robert Shaw. A majestic cast of over 400 musicians brings to life the Greatest Story Ever Told. Read More

Ticket Prices: $29 - $62
Performance dates

Friday, December 13, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 14, 2013 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 14, 2013 8:00 pm

ASO Kids' Christmas

Holiday

Everyone knows the holidays are best viewed through the eyes of children. This “pops-style” concert features a lively collection of every kid’s favorite Christmas music. Hand-clapping singa-longs, special guest performers and a finale featuring our favorite jolly elf make this concert the perfect way for families to dive into the Christmas spirit! Read More

Ticket Prices: $15 - $22
Performance dates

Sunday, December 15, 2013 1:30 pm
Sunday, December 15, 2013 3:30 pm

A Very Merry Holiday Pops

Pops

This annual anything-goes holiday variety show stars the Orchestra, a reveling drumline, gleeful youth choruses, the season’s merriest songs and a jitterbugging Santa. Read More

Ticket Prices: $22 - $60
Performance dates

Thursday, December 19, 2013 8:00 pm
Friday, December 20, 2013 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 21, 2013 2:00 pm
Saturday, December 21, 2013 8:00 pm

soundstage lounge

1st Fridays

soundstage is a comfortable space to enjoy food, drink, and live music & entertainment with friends. soundstage: nightlife with substance. Read More

Ticket Price: FREE
Performance date

Friday, December 20, 2013 5:00 pm

SOLD OUT: Celtic Woman

Specials

Celtic Woman is back and only with your Orchestra in a one night only exclusive performance. The world’s most popular vocal group, Celtic Woman will perform songs from its chart-topping Christmas albums and DVDs as well as new material. Read More

Ticket Prices: $42.50 - $77.50
Performance date

Sunday, December 22, 2013 8:00 pm

Widespread Panic’s 2013 Tunes For Tots benefit

Specials

Widespread Panic believes that art education, and in particular music education, is integral to the overall education and advancement of children. Art allows for personal expression, appreciation of ideas, celebration of cultural awareness, sharing emotions, and gives purpose to life. Read More

On-Sale: 9/28/13 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $500 VIP and $150 General Admission
Performance date

Monday, December 30, 2013 8:00 pm

ASO New Year's Eve

Holiday

Ring in the New Year in musical style, with the music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin. The ASO and guest conductor Jack Everly, along with vocalist Judy McLane and pianist Michael Chertock, present Gershwin favorites including “I Got Rhythm” and “They Can’t Take That Away from Me” as we welcome 2014! Read More

Ticket Prices: $31 - $69
Performance date

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 8:00 pm

SOLD OUT: TDP Alumni Legacy Concert

Talent Development Program

FREE EVENT: Showcasing the Artistry and Legacy of Program Alumni. Hosted by Monica Pearson, this concert of stellar TDP alumni will bring the legacy of musical excellence full circle and back to the program. Read More

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Performance date

Saturday, January 4, 2014 7:00 pm

Pre-Concert Talk

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, January 9, 2014 7:00 pm

Master and Commander

Classical

The “ever immaculate, ever imaginative” (London Times) pianist Louis Lortie returns to Symphony Hall to present Mozart’s elegant Piano Concerto No. 21. Toronto Symphony Orchestra Music Director Peter Oundjian makes his ASO debut leading the Orchestra in Vaughan Williams’ breathtakingly beautiful work based on a Tallis melody, and Dvořák’s dramatic Seventh. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, January 9, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 11, 2014 7:30 pm

Celebrating Georgia with Chuck Leavell & Friends

ASO Presents

Music legend Chuck Leavell teams up with an all-star lineup of Georgia’s greatest musical artists to give a one-night-only performance paying tribute to Georgia music, including a special homage to Georgia’s own Otis Redding. Read More

On-Sale: 12/13/13 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $29.00 – $89.50
Performance date

Saturday, January 18, 2014 8:00 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, January 23, 2014 7:00 pm

Simply Fantastic

Classical

Multi-faceted, multi-talented pianist Wu Han, Musical America’s 2012 Musician of the Year, brings her impressive talent to the ASO presenting Britten’s one and only piano concerto. Robert Spano conducts Berlioz’s semi- autobiographical tale of love found and then lost, the brilliant and colorful Symphonie fantastique. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, January 23, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 25, 2014 7:30 pm
Sunday, January 26, 2014 2:00 pm

CANCELLED: Pre-Concert Talk

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, January 30, 2014 7:00 pm

Purely Russian Drama

Classical

FREE Vodka Tasting!
Roberto Abbado leads the Orchestra in "Dawn on the Moscow River" from Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances. Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg lends her fiery talents to the emotionally and technically demanding First Violin Concerto by Shostakovich. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Friday, January 31, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 1, 2014 7:30 pm

Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby with Kentucky Thunder

ASO Presents

Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs and renowned pianist and songwriter Bruce Hornsby, friends and GRAMMY winners, go back out on the road to collaborate with Skaggs’ razor-sharp band Kentucky Thunder on brand new tunes and traditional bluegrass classics. Read More

On-Sale: 11/15/13 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $39.50 – $77.50
Performance date

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 8:00 pm

Pre-Concert Chamber Recital

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Ticket Price: FREE for all ticketholders to our Feb 6, 7 and 8 concerts.
Performance date

Thursday, February 6, 2014 6:45 pm

Daredevil!

Classical

Paganini’s first violin concerto requires daredevil technique and fearlessness from the player, and violinist Augustin Hadelich delivers. Conductor James Feddeck leads the orchestra in Schubert’s captivating Third and Elgar’s captivating musical portrait of his closest friends, Enigma Variations. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, February 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 8, 2014 7:30 pm

soundstage lounge

1st Fridays

soundstage is a comfortable space to enjoy food, drink, and live music & entertainment with friends. soundstage: nightlife with substance. Read More

Ticket Price: FREE
Performance date

Friday, February 7, 2014 5:00 pm

First Fridays

1st Fridays

Paganini’s First Violin Concerto demands fearlessness from the player, and violinist Augustin Hadelich delivers, with conductor James Feddeck leading the Orchestra in Elgar’s beautiful musical portrait of his closest friends, Enigma Variations. Read More

Ticket Prices: $25
Performance date

Friday, February 7, 2014 6:30 pm

Tchaikovsky Discovers America!

Family

Based on actual historic events, this story tells of the great composer’s arrival in New York for the grand opening of Carnegie Hall in 1891, and his adventure-filled trip to Niagara Falls. Audiences will enjoy more than twenty-five excerpts of the composer’s music — woven into the drama, as two performers recreate historical incidents from the composer’s life, and act out stories from his famous ballets. Read More

Ticket Prices: $15 - $20
Performance dates

Sunday, February 9, 2014 1:30 pm
Sunday, February 9, 2014 3:30 pm

Piano Romance

Pops

It’s our Valentine to you — a night of romantic songs with the ASO! Rich Ridenour is a terrific pianist and arranger, and a first-class showman. He’s joined by award-winning Broadway vocalist Ashley Brown, alongside the extremely entertaining antics of our own Michael Krajewski. Read More

Ticket Prices: $22 - $60
Performance dates

Friday, February 14, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 15, 2014 8:00 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, February 20, 2014 7:00 pm

All Vaughan Williams

Classical

Music Director Robert Spano leads the ASO in an all-Vaughan Williams program including The Lark Ascending, featuring Concertmaster David Coucheron. Stunning soloists – soprano Jessica Rivera and baritone Brett Polegato – and the magnificent ASO Chorus join the Orchestra for Vaughan Williams’ plea for peace, Dona nobis pacem, and the composer’s Fourth Symphony rounds out the program. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 22, 2014 7:30 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:00 pm

Poetic License with Hilary Hahn

Classical

Written from a position of self-doubt, Tchaikovsky’s expressive Fifth Symphony is one of the composer’s most popular works. Guest conductor Thierry Fischer makes his ASO debut leading the Orchestra in one of the earliest examples of a tone poem – Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture. American virtuoso Hilary Hahn performs the ASO premiere of Nielsen’s rarely performed, lyrically dramatic Violin Concerto. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, February 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Friday, February 28, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 1, 2014 7:30 pm

Pink Martini with the Von Trapps

ASO Presents

Pink Martini is a musical group that was formed in 1994 by pianist Thomas Lauderdale in Portland, Oregon. Describing itself as a "little orchestra," its music crosses genres such as classical, latin, jazz and classic pop. Read More

On-Sale: 12/13/13 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $32.50 – $72.50
Performance date

Sunday, March 2, 2014 7:00 pm

Pre-Concert Chamber Recital

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:45 pm

We'll Always Have Paris

Classical

Robert Spano and Jeffrey Khaner reunite to present the ASO debut of Jonathan Leshnoff’s Flute Concerto, which they premiered in 2011 in Philadelphia. And the Orchestra presents a night in Paris with Ravel’s Pavane, Debussy’s Parisian ballet Jeux, and Mozart’s symphonic ode to the City of Lights. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance date

Thursday, March 6, 2014 8:00 pm

First Fridays

1st Fridays

The Orchestra presents a night in Paris with Ravel’s Pavane and Mozart’s symphonic ode to the City of Lights. Robert Spano and Jeffrey Khaner reunite to present the ASO debut of Jonathan Leshnoff’s Flute Concerto. Read More

Ticket Prices: $25
Performance date

Friday, March 7, 2014 6:30 pm

Symphony Gala with Audra McDonald

Fundraising Events

Please join us for a spectacular evening of entertainment with Broadway superstar Audra McDonald, performing with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for the annual Symphony Gala. Enjoy this incredible night of music benefiting the Orchestra and its education and community engagement programs. It’s a night of great fun, food, and music. Read More

Tickets On Sale 11/8 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $37.50 – $147.50
Performance date

Saturday, March 8, 2014 7:30 pm

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, March 13, 2014 7:00 pm

Dance with the Dynamic Duo

Classical

Robert Spano and Donald Runnicles (in his season premiere) extend their brilliant creative partnership as they join forces to illuminate three orchestral masterworks: Wagner’s magnificent conclusion to the heartbreaking Tristan und Isolde; Ravel’s passionate dance La valse; and Stravinsky’s seminal 20th-century masterpiece ballet, The Rite of Spring. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, March 13, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 15, 2014 7:30 pm
Sunday, March 16, 2014 2:00 pm

Chris Botti

Specials

Chris Botti is an American trumpeter and composer. In 2013, Botti won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category. He is also the largest-selling American instrumental artist. Read More

Tickets On Sale 11/8 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $35 - $90
Performance date

Friday, March 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Crescendo Concert - Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

ASYO

Dynamic and talented young artists of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra tackle challenging repertoire under the leadership of Music Director Jere Flint. Experience the future of orchestral music in three concerts by the region’s top young musicians. Read More

Ticket Prices: $10 all seats
Performance date

Saturday, March 15, 2014 2:00 pm

Pre-Concert Talk

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Ticket Price: FREE with concert ticket
Performance date

Thursday, March 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Fire Angels World Premiere

Classical

Written for the 10th anniversary of 9/11, composer Mark Grey and librettist Niloufar Talebi have expanded their story of love, connection and transcendence for full orchestra. Featuring soprano Jessica Rivera, who premiered the original work, and tenor Stuart Skelton, Robert Spano leads the Orchestra in the world premiere of the fully orchestrated version of the moving Fire Angels. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, March 20, 2014 8:00 pm
Friday, March 21, 2014 8:00 pm

Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin

ASO Presents

Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin will share stage for an intimate evening not to be missed! Read More

Ticket Prices: $25 – $76.50
On Sale 1/24/14, at 10am
Performance date

Sunday, March 23, 2014 7:00 pm

David Garrett

ASO Presents

David Garrett is a record-breaking German pop and crossover violinist and recording artist. Read More

On-Sale: Friday, October 18 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $29.50 - $65.50
Performance date

Thursday, March 27, 2014 8:00 pm

A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

Pops

The ASO celebrates the tremendous musical legacy of Marvin Hamlisch, winner of numerous major awards (three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony and three Golden Globes), writer of more than 40 movie scores, and one of the longest running Broadway shows, A Chorus Line. Conductor Larry Blank and show- stopping vocalists Jodi Benson, Doug LaBrecque and Donna McKechnie present the best of this legendary composer. Read More

Ticket Prices: $22 - $60
Performance dates

Friday, March 28, 2014 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014 8:00 pm

Sounds of the Symphony!

Family

This kid-friendly concert will introduce audiences to the thrill of the orchestra through an exploration of instruments from the brass, woodwind, percussion, and string families! ASO Staff Conductor Jere Flint and a guest narrator Sarah Wallis will lead you to discover the sounds of the symphony through new, exciting works like Mr. Smith’s Composition and A Pocket Guide to the Orchestra. Come meet the ASO and become life-long friends with music!

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Ticket Prices: $15 - $20
Performance dates

Sunday, March 30, 2014 1:30 pm
Sunday, March 30, 2014 3:30 pm

Steve Hackett

Specials

If you love quality rock music, then you will certainly have heard Steve Hackett’s work on some of the greatest songs of the past four decades. Whether with Genesis, GTR or on his solo output, the man has been a giant of the prog genre. Read More

Ticket Prices: $29.50 - $77.50
Performance date

Monday, March 31, 2014 8:00 pm

Sit on Stage with Yo-Yo Ma!

Specials

Yo-Yo Ma returns to the ASO! This popular guest artist is an Atlanta favorite, and will play Elgar’s cornerstone of the solo cello repertoire, the elegiac Cello Concerto in E Minor. Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles leads the Orchestra in Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. While he referred to his fourth as "…a few entractes and polkas which I happened to have lying about," Brahms knew he had a noble work that expresses a wide range of emotions. Read More

Ticket Prices: $185
Performance date

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 8:00 pm

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Elgar

Specials

Yo-Yo Ma returns to the ASO! This popular guest artist is an Atlanta favorite, and will play Elgar’s cornerstone of the solo cello repertoire, the elegiac Cello Concerto in E Minor. Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles leads the Orchestra in Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. While he referred to his fourth as "…a few entractes and polkas which I happened to have lying about," Brahms knew he had a noble work that expresses a wide range of emotions. Read More

Ticket Prices: $55 - $195
Performance date

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 8:00 pm

First Fridays

1st Fridays

Donald Runnicles leads the Orchestra in Brahms’ Symphony No. 4. While Brahms referred to his fourth as “...a few entr’actes and polkas which I happened to have lying about,” he knew he had a noble work that expresses a wide range of emotions. Read More

Ticket Prices: $25
Performance date

Friday, April 4, 2014 6:30 pm

Brahms - A Collection

Classical

Three of Brahms’ beloved compositions for chorus and orchestra are presented here by Donald Runnicles, and Atlanta favorite mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor, with the ASO Chorus. Included are the lovely and autumnal Alto Rhapsody, alongside Brahms’ dramatic Fourth (and final) Symphony. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Saturday, April 5, 2014 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 6, 2014 2:00 pm

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Performance date

Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:00 pm

Metamorphosis

Classical

Donald Runnicles’ season finale brings two of Strauss’ more personal works – Metamorphosen, his mournful, heartfelt work highlighting the string section; and his Oboe Concerto, a challenging work for the ASO’s own Principal Oboe Elizabeth Koch Tiscione. Closing the night is Beethoven’s gripping Seventh Symphony. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
Performance dates

Thursday, April 10, 2014 8:00 pm
Friday, April 11, 2014 8:00 pm
Sunday, April 13, 2014 2:00 pm

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Performance date

Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:00 pm

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Britten's War Requiem

Classical

More than 50 years after its premiere, Britten’s War Requiem remains one of the most lyrical, haunting, and beautiful choral works performed today. Robert Spano leads the Orchestra and Chorus in this tribute to Great Britain’s fallen soldiers, among them four of the composer's close friends. Britten wove together poetry and the Latin mass to create a quintessential requiem for the 20th century. Read More

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Boz Scaggs

ASO Presents

Boz Scaggs is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. Read More

On-Sale: 10/18/13 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $39.50 – $75.50
Performance date

Sunday, April 27, 2014 7:30 pm

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Tom Jones ‘Hear Me Out’

ASO Presents

Tom Jones is a Welsh singer born on June 7, 1940, in Pontypridd, Wales. Influenced as a child by American blues, R&B and rock 'n' roll, over the past five decades the singing legend has produced hits in both the United States and the United Kingdom. Highlights include classics such as It’s Not Unusual; Once Upon a Time; With These Hands; What’s New Pussycat?; Green, Green Grass of Home and Delilah. Read More

On-Sale: March 14 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $49.50 – $125.50
Performance date

Monday, April 28, 2014 8:00 pm

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First Fridays

1st Fridays

Inspired by both Native American and African American traditional music, Dvo ̆rák’s “New World” Symphony journeys through the heart of America, getting to know its people and its music. Robert Spano conducts the ASO in one of the most popular symphonies. Read More

Ticket Prices: $25
Performance date

Friday, May 2, 2014 6:30 pm

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TDP 20th Anniversary Recitals

Talent Development Program

FREE EVENT: Current Students of the Talent Development Program perform selections that demonstrate their musical development and talents. Read More

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Buddy Guy

ASO Presents

The Buddy Guy performance at Atlanta Symphony Hall scheduled for Thursday, February 13 has been postponed due to inclement weather. Management is working with the artist to reschedule the concert. Tickets for the original date will be honored. More information will be available early next week. Read More

Ticket Prices: $35.50 – $77.50
Performance date

Sunday, May 4, 2014 8:00 pm

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We are excited to bring you good news! The Buddy Guy performance on February 13, 2014 has been rescheduled to Sunday, May 4, 2014. Please keep your original tickets as they will be honored on the new date. We look forward to seeing you in May for this unforgettable evening!

The Fab Four

ASO Presents

I Wanna Hold Your Hand on May 8 when the Fab Four come to Midtown! Listen to your favorite songs when the Fab Four take the stage! Read More

On-Sale: Jan 24 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $25.50 – $55.50
Performance date

Thursday, May 8, 2014 8:00 pm

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Rock Tenors

Pops

Three huge vocal talents from the worlds of rock, country, Broadway and opera collide in a symphonic take on rock hits by The Doobie Brothers, Journey, Paul McCartney, Chicago, Coldplay, Sting, Queen, Yes, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and more! Read More

Ticket Prices: $22 - $60
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Finale Concert - Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

ASYO

Dynamic and talented young artists of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra tackle challenging repertoire under the leadership of Music Director Jere Flint. Experience the future of orchestral music in three concerts by the region’s top young musicians. Read More

Ticket Prices: $10 all seats
Performance date

Sunday, May 11, 2014 3:00 pm

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Performance date

Thursday, May 15, 2014 7:00 pm

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The "Heroic Greek"

Classical

Leonidas Kavakos, who “might be the most deeply satisfying violinist performing today,” (Philadelphia Inquirer) does double duty in this program, playing violin and conducting the Orchestra. On the program: Bach’s eloquent First Violin Concerto; Sibelius’ orchestral suite from the play about forbidden, doomed love; and Beethoven’s powerful and volcanic “Heroic” symphony. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
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Performance date

Thursday, May 22, 2014 7:00 pm

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Voice of the People

Classical

Bloch’s “Hebraic Rhapsody” for solo cello and orchestra was written to illustrate, in his words, “the complex, glowing, agitated soul” of the Jewish people. ASO Principal Cello Christopher Rex gives the piece voice. Conductor Ilan Volkov also leads Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony, written after the death of Stalin and the composer’s own oppression at the hands of the tyrannical Russian leader. Read More

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Ben Folds with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

ASO Presents

An American singer-songwriter and record producer. From 1995 to 2000, Folds was the frontman and pianist of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five. After the group temporarily disbanded, Folds performed as a solo artist and has toured all over the world. Read More

On-Sale: 10/11/13 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $46.50 – $85.50
Performance date

Friday, May 23, 2014 7:00 pm

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Performance date

Thursday, May 29, 2014 7:00 pm

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Joshua Bell and One to Watch!

Classical

One of the rare classical music superstars to cross over into mainstream popularity, Joshua Bell is a crowd favorite who garners “rock star enthusiasm” from audiences. He brings his technical prowess to Brahms’ Violin Concerto, considered by some to be the Mount Everest of violin concertos, with its technical and interpretive challenges. Maestro Spano leads the Orchestra in the world premiere of a new work from a new composer — Charles Zoll, the 2012 Rapido! Composition Competition winner. Read More

Ticket Prices: $24 - $75
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Performance date

Thursday, June 5, 2014 7:00 pm

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Aida - A Slave to Love

Classical

The story is familiar — that of a forbidden love, with a mismatched couple at its center, and jealousy, intrigue, honor, and loyalty all swirling around them. The slave Aida loves the man whose army captured her, and he in turn is loved by another, more powerful woman. Verdi captures all of the drama in this grandest of all grand operas. Maestro Robert Spano and a brilliant cast of soloists, plus the ASO Chorus, close out the season with this operatic masterpiece. Read More

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Ian Anderson

ASO Presents

Fronting seminal Prog outfit Jethro Tull and performing simply under his own name, Ian Anderson has performed in more than 54 countries over 45 years. Read More

On-Sale: Monday, March 10 at 10am
Ticket Prices: $49.50 – $99.50
Performance date

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 8:00 pm

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