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September 2018

Rachmaninov's Dreamy Second Piano Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, September 20, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, September 22, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Sunday, September 23, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

75 years ago, Russian-American pianist and composer Sergei Rachmaninov left a legacy of superhuman piano playing and rousing compositions that are now celebrated among the very best of the 20th century.

September 2019

Violin Sensation Joshua Bell Returns

Performance Dates:

  • Friday, September 20, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, September 21, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 22, 2019 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Robert Spano launches the 75th anniversary season with a classic blend of star power and orchestral fireworks.

September 2016

Garrick Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninov

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, September 22, 2016 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, September 24, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Music Director Robert Spano leads the opening weekend of the Delta Classical Series with special guest, pianist Garrick Ohlsson performing Rachmaninov's Third Piano Concerto, always an audience favorite.

September 2017

Get Jazzed about Jean-Yves Thibaudet and An American in Paris

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Music Director Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra launch the new season with George Gershwin's postcard from the French capital.

October 2019

Tengku Irfan Makes his ASO Debut with Bartók

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, October 3, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 5, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

A program engineered to excite the most exquisite yearning and all-out exhilaration.

Edo de Waart Conducts Ein Heldenleben

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, October 17, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Richard Strauss is a musical storyteller, conjuring cinema-like episodes in a fantasy battle between a heroic composer and the carping cognoscenti.

Superheroes & Villains

Performance Dates:

  • Sunday, October 20, 2019 1:30 pm
  • Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

Dust off your cape and bust out your lightsaber as we present Superheroes and Villains, an imaginative program featuring musical favorites.

Donald Runnicles Conducts Bruckner

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Rich, haunting and melodious, the poignant art songs Abschiedslieder hint at the creative spark which would one day become the Hollywood sound.

October 2018

Donald Runnicles Conducts Bruckner

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Rich, haunting and melodious, the poignant art songs Abschiedslieder hint at the creative spark which would one day become the Hollywood sound.

Vive la France

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, October 11, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, October 13, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

When asked to name his Desert Island Discs, Beatles producer George Martin placed Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé at the very top.

Britten War Requiem

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, October 25, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, October 27, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Chilling, powerful and thought-provoking, the War Requiem stands as one of the modern masterpieces of the English choral tradition.

Halloween at Hogwarts

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, October 28, 2018 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

All aboard Hogwarts Express! Join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Conductor Stephen Mulligan for a magical afternoon in Symphony Hall.

October 2017

Shakespeare Meets Italian Opera in Verdi's Otello

Performance Dates:

  • This Saturday, October 7, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Music Director Robert Spano turns up the passion with this mashup between two giants of the theatre: William Shakespeare and Giuseppe Verdi.

What’s New — The Cutting Edge of Classical

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, October 12, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Chic. Inspired. Eclectic. Fun. Take a sonic journey with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Chamber Recital

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:45 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Join us for a complimentary Chamber recital featuring our talented Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians.

Orchestra with Attitude: Bernstein, Prokofiev and Ravel

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, October 21, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Bernstein, Prokofiev and Ravel are three of a kind – cheeky, irrepressible, brazen and poetic.

Halloween Haunts with Harry, Hedwig, and Hexenritt!

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, October 29, 2017 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

Hop on your broom and join us at Symphony Hall for a "boo"-tiful concert of Halloween music.

October 2016

Robert Spano Leads the Orchestra with Pianist Pedja Muzijevic

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, October 6, 2016 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, October 8, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

The celebration of our season and John Adams’ 70th birthday continues with Music Director Robert Spano conducting Adams’ The Chairman Dances and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.

Pianist Denis Kozhukhin Makes Debut

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

This is the first concert in our Modern Masters series, focusing on pieces created in the last century. This program has a decidedly American twist, with three composers who have each in their own way redefined classical music.

Dvořák’s Symphony “From The New World” and Violinist Joseph Swensen

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, October 20, 2016 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, October 22, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Conductor-composer-violinist Joseph Swensen joins the Orchestra to play Samuel Barber’s beloved Violin Concerto, a captivating blend of haunting lyricism and virtuoso fireworks.

The Phantoms of the Orchestra

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, October 30, 2016 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

 

November 2018

Mahler's 10th Symphony

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 3, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

When Mahler died, only his widow knew of the enigmatic 10th Symphony.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Overture Concert

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, November 4, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Enjoy the future of classical music with the region's most talented young musicians.

Brahms Violin Concerto, Beethoven 8

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 8, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 10, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Famously difficult, the Brahms concerto combines gypsy bravura with sweet melodies and symphonic muscle to hold a top spot in the hearts of music lovers.

A Tchaikovsky Thrill Ride

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 15, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 17, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Making cameo appearances in everything from cult films to late-night comedy, the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto is one of music's greatest hits – a dazzlingly heroic, finger-busting adrenalin rush.

Rachmaninov Revisited

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, December 1, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

In an age of fierce individualism, composer-pianist Sergei Rachmaninov blazed a path for 20th century Romantics, producing soaring melodies that are at once tuneful, lusciously textured and visionary.

November 2019

Rachmaninov Revisited

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 29, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, December 1, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

In an age of fierce individualism, composer-pianist Sergei Rachmaninov blazed a path for 20th century Romantics, producing soaring melodies that are at once tuneful, lusciously textured and visionary.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Overture Concert

Performance Dates:

  • Sunday, November 3, 2019 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Enjoy the future of classical music with the region's most talented young musicians.

James Ehnes and the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, November 7, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 9, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

James Ehnes returns to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky's irresistible masterwork.

An All-Star Cast Sings Mahler's "Symphony of a Thousand"

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Be part of history when the 27-time Grammy® Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Robert Spano assemble an all-star cast for Mahler's Symphony No. 8.

Emanuel Ax Plays Brahms

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 23, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Experience "one of the great classical artists of his generation at the peak of his ability" when Emanuel Ax tackles the broad vistas of Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1.

November 2017

Falla's Sexy Flamenco Gypsy Dance

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 2, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 4, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Falla's hot-blooded ballet sizzles with Andalusian melodies. El amor brujo is a feverish tale about a specter consumed with lust and cruelty.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Overture Concert

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, November 5, 2017 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Enjoy the future of classical music with the region's most talented young musicians.

Mahler's Exuberant Seventh Symphony

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 9, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 11, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

It was only 50 years ago that Gustav Mahler was all but forgotten. Today, he has one of the biggest and most ardent followings in all of classical music.

SOLD OUT - Opera Stars Light up Verdi's Requiem

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 16, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Verdi's Requiem is a bucket list experience.

November 2016

Robert Spano Leads Elgar's Sea Pictures and Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 3, 2016 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 5, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Cruise into fall with this love letter to the seas, conducted by Music Director Robert Spano and featuring Georgia native Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Overture Concert

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, November 6, 2016 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Each year, the 120 dynamic and talented young artists of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO) energetically tackle masterworks of classical and modern music under the baton of Joseph Young.

Robert Spano Leads Orchestra Premiere of Flourish With Fireworks

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 10, 2016 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 12, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

This program will set your heart on fire! Stravinsky's magical Firebird is the piece that launched his career composing ballets and is one of the Orchestra's signature pieces, recorded under Robert Shaw in 1979.

Mahler's "The Song of the Earth"

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, November 19, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles makes his season debut with Mahler’s The Song of the Earth, a work for two vocal soloists and orchestra, based upon ancient Chinese poetry.

A Family Holiday Special

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, November 27, 2016 3:30 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

It's time to sparkle and shine for the holidays! Dance along to music from Nutcracker, join in our sing-along, and have a holly jolly Christmas with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the whole family!

December 2016

Vivaldi’s Concerto For Mandolin with Special Guest Avi Avital

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, December 1, 2016 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, December 3, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Something new for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – a concerto for mandolin, featuring the talented Avi Avital.

Kennesaw State University

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, December 15, 2016 8:00 pm
  • Morgan Hall at Kennesaw State University
  • Family

It's time to sparkle and shine for the holidays! Dance along to music from Nutcracker, join in our sing-along, and have a holly jolly Christmas with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the whole family!

December 2017

Family Holiday featuring The Snowman Movie - Coca-Cola Holiday Series

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, December 3, 2017 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

Grab your family and friends and get in the winter spirit with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as we perform Howard Blake's soundtrack to The Snowman movie live with the film!

Music for the Very Young: Music of Africa

Performance Dates:

  • This Saturday, December 16, 2017 9:30 am
  • This Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:30 am
  • This Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:30 am
  • This Sunday, December 17, 2017 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, December 17, 2017 2:30 pm
  • This Sunday, December 17, 2017 3:30 pm
  • This Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:30 am
  • This Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:30 am
  • This Saturday, January 13, 2018 11:30 am
  • This Sunday, January 14, 2018 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, January 14, 2018 2:30 pm
  • This Sunday, January 14, 2018 3:30 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

This series of performances will take you and your family on a journey to discover and learn all about the music of Africa.

January 2019

Music for the Very Young: Music of Africa

Performance Dates:

  • This Saturday, December 16, 2017 9:30 am
  • This Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:30 am
  • This Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:30 am
  • This Sunday, December 17, 2017 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, December 17, 2017 2:30 pm
  • This Sunday, December 17, 2017 3:30 pm
  • This Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:30 am
  • This Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:30 am
  • This Saturday, January 13, 2018 11:30 am
  • This Sunday, January 14, 2018 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, January 14, 2018 2:30 pm
  • This Sunday, January 14, 2018 3:30 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

This series of performances will take you and your family on a journey to discover and learn all about the music of Africa.

Leonard Bernstein, an American Original

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Guest conductor Christopher Allen leads special guests and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in an extravaganza of music from West Side Story and other Bernstein Broadway hits.

Shostakovich's "Leningrad" Symphony

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, January 17, 2019 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, January 19, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Music Director Robert Spano conducts Shostakovich's 1941 bombshell, the "Leningrad" Symphony, a tuneful yet defiant piece completed and smuggled out of Russia during Hitler's 900-day siege of the city.

Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, January 24, 2019 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, January 26, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Animated by a broken heart and a cinematic imagination, Berlioz used the most vivid imagery to craft one of the greatest symphonies ever composed.

January 2020

Jorge Federico Osorio Returns to Perform de Falla

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 11, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Celebrated throughout the world, the gardens of Andalusia are a wondrous blend of Roman and Moorish architecture bejeweled by intensely-hued tiles and fountains.

Beethoven at 250: The Violin Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, January 16, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 18, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 19, 2020 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

With these concerts, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra marks two historic milestones: the ASO's diamond anniversary season, and Beethoven at 250.

Elizabeth Koch Tiscione Performs the Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, January 23, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, January 25, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Guest conductor James Gaffigan leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in an exuberant piece at the cusp of the Romantic era: Beethoven's Symphony No. 1.

Itamar Zorman Performs Berg

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

In 1936, Dmitri Shostakovich veered perilously close to losing his life. Labeled an "enemy of the people," the composer needed to somehow placate the monster Stalin and gave it his best shot with his Symphony No. 5.

January 2018

Itamar Zorman Performs Berg

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

In 1936, Dmitri Shostakovich veered perilously close to losing his life. Labeled an "enemy of the people," the composer needed to somehow placate the monster Stalin and gave it his best shot with his Symphony No. 5.

Leonard Bernstein and the Beethoven Seventh

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, January 11, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, January 13, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Ludwig van Beethoven and Leonard Bernstein were lifelong champions of two things: music and liberty. This performance is almost sold out. Seating availability is limited.

Chamber Recital

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, January 25, 2018 6:45 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Join us for a complimentary Chamber recital featuring our talented Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians.

Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, January 25, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, January 27, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

It was a publisher who decided to title Beethoven's E-flat concerto "Emperor," but it surely fits.

January 2017

Donald Runnicles Leads the Orchestra in Shostakovich and the World Premiere of a New Work by Marc Neikrug

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, January 14, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto received a less-than-stellar review from its first critic, famed pianist Nikolai Rubinstein.

Donald Runnicles Leads Premiere of Bruckner's Te Deum with Symphony No. 9

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Principal Guest Conductor Donald Runnicles conducts these great works with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus – the three-movement Ninth Symphony made complete by the exalted Te Deum.

February 2020

Robert Spano Conducts Vaughan Williams

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, February 8, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

During the tumultuous decades of a world at war, Ralph Vaughan Williams applied rigorous scholarship to the preservation of hundreds of folksongs and hymn tunes.

Northern Lights Part 1: The Sibelius Violin Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, February 22, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

At one time, Russian censors banned Finlandia. But they were hopelessly ineffective at preventing people from playing it.

Northern Lights Part 2: The Grieg Piano Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

The beguiling Danish maestro Thomas Søndergård leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in a program of Nordic treasures.

February 2018

Beethoven's Second and Third Piano Concertos

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, February 1, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, February 3, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

As a powerful young pianist who was out to impress, Beethoven also demanded a new kind of music. Thus, he produced the Second and Third Piano Concertos.

The Exquisite Mozart Requiem

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, February 8, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, February 10, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Sunday, February 11, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Mozart left most of his Requiem complete, and enough sketches of the rest for his faithful pupil Süssmayr to imagine how the master would have finished this sublime work, one of the most achingly beautiful works ever written.

Schubert's Unfinished and Unparalleled Eighth Symphony

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, February 15, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, February 17, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

The acclaimed Italian maestro Roberto Abbado returns to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in the deliciously haunting Unfinished Symphony by Franz Schubert.

Jonathan Biss Plays Beethoven

Performance Dates:

  • This Wednesday, February 28, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

On-Stage seating sold-out. General admission floor seating available. As a tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven, Jonathan Biss will perform all 32 of Beethoven's piano sonatas in a series of intimate recitals over the span of two seasons.

March 2018

An Evening with the Eminent Maestro Edo de Waart

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, March 1, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, March 3, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Augustin Hadelich joins the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the internationally renowned guest conductor Edo de Waart.

Seuss at the Symphony

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, March 4, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

Join Sam-I-Am and the gang as we meet Seuss at the Symphony!

Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, March 8, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, March 10, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Delight in Tchaikovsky's romantic Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and Strauss's tone poem Death and Transfiguration, led by ASO Assistant Conductor Stephen Mulligan. Behzod Abduraimov plays Prokofiev's Third Piano Concerto.

Chamber Recital

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, March 15, 2018 6:45 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Join us for a complimentary Chamber recital featuring our talented Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians.

The Latin Lover: Boléro Meets the Tango

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, March 15, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, March 17, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Peruvian maestro Miguel Harth-Bedoya returns to the ASO for a sensuous and spirited show of Latin music with guest Ksenija Sidorova on accordian and the ASO's own Alcides Rodriguez.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Crescendo Concert

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, March 18, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Enjoy the future of classical music with the region's most talented young musicians.

The Effervescent, Soul-Searching Music of J.S. Bach

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, March 22, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, March 24, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Robert Spano leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in an evening dedicated to one of history's most wondrous composers.

March 2020

The In-Laws: Wagner and Liszt

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, March 5, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

One of the busiest conductors alive, Emmanuel Villaume returns to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for an evening of lavish Romanticism, opening with an uncharacteristically tender piece from the lion of German music Richard Wagner.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Crescendo Concert

Performance Dates:

  • Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Enjoy the future of classical music with the region's most talented young musicians.

Beethoven at 250: André Watts Plays the "Emperor" Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 21, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra welcomes piano legend André Watts for one of the crown jewels of the repertoire, Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto.

Presto Mambo

Performance Dates:

  • Sunday, March 22, 2020 1:30 pm
  • Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

Rise to your feet and dance to the rhythms of Latin America in this concert!

Beethoven at 250: Missa solemnis

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, March 26, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Friday, March 27, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

The ASO presents one of the most profound works in the choral literature: Beethoven's Missa solemnis.

March 2017

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Crescendo Concert

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, March 19, 2017 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Each year, the 120 dynamic and talented young artists of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO) energetically tackle masterworks of classical and modern music under the baton of Joseph Young.

Side-by-Side Concert Featuring the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

Performance Dates:

  • This Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

The 2017 Side-By-Side Concert provides student musicians from the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra the opportunity to sit alongside and learn from ASO musicians leading up to the concert.

April 2018

Jonathan Biss Plays Beethoven

Performance Dates:

  • This Wednesday, April 4, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

On-Stage seating sold-out. General admission floor seating available. As a tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven, Jonathan Biss will perform all 32 of Beethoven's piano sonatas in a series of intimate recitals over the span of two seasons.

Beethoven and Heroism in the

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, April 5, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Friday, April 6, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

In 1803, Beethoven, an ardent champion of Liberty and Brotherhood of Man, felt so invigorated by Napoleon's victory over tyranny, he invented a new kind of music: more expansive, more thrilling, more heroic.

Dvořák's Stormy Symphony No. 7

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, April 14, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Guest conductor Christian Arming leads the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and welcomes composer/pianist Conrad Tao, the 23-year-old YouTube, Tumblr and Twitter sensation.

Music for the Very Young: Music of South America

Performance Dates:

  • This Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:30 am
  • This Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:30 am
  • This Saturday, April 14, 2018 11:30 am
  • This Sunday, April 15, 2018 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, April 15, 2018 2:30 pm
  • This Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:30 pm
  • This Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:30 am
  • This Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:30 am
  • This Saturday, May 5, 2018 11:30 am
  • This Sunday, May 6, 2018 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, May 6, 2018 2:30 pm
  • This Sunday, May 6, 2018 3:30 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

This series of performances will take you and your family on a journey to discover and learn all about the music of South America.

Chamber Recital

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, April 19, 2018 6:45 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Join us for a complimentary Chamber recital featuring our talented Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians.

Violin Sensation Nicola Benedetti Plays the Beethoven Concerto

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, April 19, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Scottish violin superstar Nicola Benedetti brings her "operatic eloquence" (The Telegraph) to Beethoven's monumental Violin Concerto.

Prokofiev and Beethoven: Two Big Personalities Take on the Classical Symphony

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, April 28, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Sunday, April 29, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

The spirit of 18th century composer Franz Joseph Haydn hovers over this concert with Carlo Rizzi conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

April 2020

Music for the Very Young: Music of South America

Performance Dates:

  • This Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:30 am
  • This Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:30 am
  • This Saturday, April 14, 2018 11:30 am
  • This Sunday, April 15, 2018 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, April 15, 2018 2:30 pm
  • This Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:30 pm
  • This Saturday, May 5, 2018 9:30 am
  • This Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:30 am
  • This Saturday, May 5, 2018 11:30 am
  • This Sunday, May 6, 2018 1:30 pm
  • This Sunday, May 6, 2018 2:30 pm
  • This Sunday, May 6, 2018 3:30 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Family

This series of performances will take you and your family on a journey to discover and learn all about the music of South America.

Midori and Bartók

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, April 16, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Rising-star Australian conductor Nicholas Carter makes his Atlanta Symphony Orchestra debut with Midori in a concerto peppered by the sounds of Hungarian folksong.

Donald Runnicles Conducts Carmina burana

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, April 23, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Friday, April 24, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 25, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 26, 2020 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

One of the most beguiling works in the choral literature, Carmina burana is a lusty powerhouse based on a set of poems by Medieval monks.

Stephen Mulligan Conducts The Rite of Spring

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Assistant Conductor Stephen Mulligan brings out Stravinsky's earth-shattering ballet score The Rite of Spring, a piece so bracing, so unexpected, a riot broke out at its first performance in 1913.

April 2017

Stephen Mulligan Conducts The Rite of Spring

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, April 30, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Assistant Conductor Stephen Mulligan brings out Stravinsky's earth-shattering ballet score The Rite of Spring, a piece so bracing, so unexpected, a riot broke out at its first performance in 1913.

Lucas Theatre in Savannah, GA

Performance Dates:

  • This Saturday, April 8, 2017 8:00 pm
  • Lucas Theatre for the Arts in Savannah, GA
  • Classical

This all-Rachmaninov program showcases the composer's impressive range of opulent melody and harmony.

May 2018

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Finale Concert

Performance Dates:

  • This Friday, May 4, 2018 7:30 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Enjoy the future of classical music with the region's most talented young musicians.

Jonathan Biss Plays Beethoven

Performance Dates:

  • This Wednesday, May 30, 2018 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

On-Stage seating sold-out. General admission floor seating available. As a tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven, Jonathan Biss will perform all 32 of Beethoven's piano sonatas in a series of intimate recitals over the span of two seasons.

Nikolaj Znaider Plays Tchaikovsky

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, May 31, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, June 2, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Sunday, June 3, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Trading his baton for a bow, Znaider will take the Symphony Hall stage to perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.

May 2017

Nikolaj Znaider Plays Tchaikovsky

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, May 31, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Saturday, June 2, 2018 8:00 pm
  • This Sunday, June 3, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Trading his baton for a bow, Znaider will take the Symphony Hall stage to perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Finale Concert

Performance Dates:

  • This Sunday, May 14, 2017 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Each year, the 120 dynamic and talented young artists of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO) energetically tackle masterworks of classical and modern music under the baton of Joseph Young.

May 2020

Holst's The Planets & Miloš Karadaglić Returns

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, May 7, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 9, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

One the most exciting conductors of his generation, Jonathon Heyward makes his Atlanta Symphony Orchestra debut for a program featuring Gustav Holst's timeless orchestral suite, The Planets.

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Finale Concert

Performance Dates:

  • Sunday, May 10, 2020 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • ASYO

Enjoy the future of classical music with the region's most talented young musicians.

Mahler's Symphony No. 4

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

The electrifying Italian maestro Nicola Luisotti returns to the ASO to conduct two treasures for soprano and orchestra: Mozart's exquisite motet "Exsultate, Jubilate," and Mahler's Symphony No. 4.

Kirill Gerstein Performs Mozart

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 30, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Be enthralled when Nikolaj Znaider and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra stir up the passion in Tchaikovsky's heartrending "Pathétique" Symphony.

June 2020

Wagner's Tristan und Isolde (Atlanta Premiere) - Act I

Performance Dates:

  • Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Robert Spano assembles a dream cast of Wagnerian singers along with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for a special presentation of Wagner's monument to unquenchable love, Tristan und Isolde.

Wagner's Tristan und Isolde (Atlanta Premiere) - Act II

Performance Dates:

  • Saturday, June 13, 2020 8:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Robert Spano assembles a dream cast of Wagnerian singers along with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for a special presentation of Wagner's monument to unquenchable love, Tristan und Isolde.

Wagner's Tristan und Isolde (Atlanta Premiere) - Act III

Performance Dates:

  • Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:00 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Robert Spano assembles a dream cast of Wagnerian singers along with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for a special presentation of Wagner's monument to unquenchable love, Tristan und Isolde.

June 2018

Chamber Recital

Performance Dates:

  • This Thursday, June 7, 2018 6:45 pm
  • Atlanta Symphony Hall
  • Classical

Join us for a complimentary Chamber recital featuring our talented Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians.