Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Summer Classical Season Opening Photo Gallery - 06/20/09

Music Director Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus opened the second classical season at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, the Orchestra’s new 12,000-seat state-of-the-art facility located in Alpharetta, GA (north of Atlanta), on Saturday, June 20, 2009. The concert was led by Mr. Spano and featured Soprano Georgia Jarman, the ASO debuts of Tenor Nicholas Phan and Baritone Matthew Worth, and the Gwinnett Young Singers in excerpts from Rossini’s Barber of Seville, and Orff’s complete Carmina burana. Mr. Spano, who is currently rehearsing for Seattle Opera’s Ring Cycle in Seattle, made the trip back to Atlanta especially to open the season.

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