A Performance in the Park with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Piedmont Park
Oak Hill

Performance Dates

Thursday, June 14, 2018 7:30 PM

Presented by Bank of America

Weather Info: We are monitoring the weather, but as of now, tonight's performance will occur as scheduled. Updates will be posted here.

Join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Conductor Stephen Mulligan for a free concert under the stars in Atlanta’s beloved Piedmont Park! As a part of the ASO’s two-season-long celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centenary, the program will include Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Overture to Candide. The program will also include favorites by Tchaikovsky, including Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations featuring ASO Talent Development Program alumnus Khari Joyner, cello.

The Orchestra's history at the park dates back to the first performances in 1976 led by conductor Robert Shaw. Over the years, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has performed more than 100 concerts in the park, delighting audiences with free live symphonic music.

Admission is FREE to the general public and no tickets are required.

Important Concert Information

• Seating with a direct view of the stage is not guaranteed. Patrons are encouraged to arrive early, as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

• The performance will take place on Piedmont Park’s Oak Hill, located in the southwest corner of the park.
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• There is limited parking at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens Parking Facility, adjacent to Piedmont Park. Patrons are encouraged to ride MARTA (Arts Center Station), walk, bike or take Lyft, the Woodruff Arts Center’s Official ride share partner. New Lyft users may use the code WOODRUFFARTS for $5 off thier first two rides. 

• Please avoid street parking in areas marked “Residential only” in the Midtown Garden District. Enforcement of the new residential permit parking programs is in effect. Parking Map

• Patrons may bring outside food and beverages into the concert area; however, grills, glass containers and outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

• Beer, wine and specialty cocktails will be available for purchase on site.

• Pets are not permitted at this event. However, the Piedmont Park Dog Park will be open.

• In the case of inclement weather, check aso.org and ASO social media channels for updates.

A Performance in the Park is presented by Bank of America. Major funding is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and the Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc., with additional support provided by Georgia Council for the Arts.



Overture to Candide


    Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture (1870, rev. 1880)

    Atlanta SO  

    Variations on a Rococo Theme, Opus 33

    Atlanta SO  

    Symphonic Dances from West Side Story


    1812 Overture, Opus 49

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