Tag Archives: Robert Spano

Robert Spano releases new CD

Sorry I haven’t been keeping up with posting my work on this blog! I’ve been busy, but I’m going to try to get back at it! To start with, I have a real treat: a recent interview with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra … Continue reading

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The year in classical music

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked me to list a few of my picks for the most memorable moments in classical music in Atlanta in 2014. Here are my selections. Onward to an even better 2015!

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Robert Spano on “The Rite of Spring”

Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring hasn’t lost its violent, terrifying, riot-inducing edge in its first 100 years. So says Atlanta Symphony Music Director Robert Spano. Read my interview with the conductor in Creative Loafing.

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March’s Top Five

A monthly listing of Andrew Alexander’s picks for the top five arts events in Atlanta: 5. Sumptuary Arts at Mint Gallery, March 20-April 21

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Spano plays a Triple from the bench

Robert Spano takes to the bench this weekend. The piano bench, that is. I interviewed the ASO Music Director about changing hats to play Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. Read all about it in Creative Loafing.

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Atlanta Symphony to give two free concerts in Piedmont Park in May

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will return to Piedmont Park this summer after a six year absence to give two free concerts. The concerts will take place at the Promenade near the Legacy Fountain located in the northwest corner of the … Continue reading

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Atlanta graffiti inspires a symphony

Michael Kurth, who plays bass for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, was inspired to write his first symphony by the bits of graffiti he saw spray-painted around Atlanta. The ASO gives the piece its world premiere April 4. Read my profile … Continue reading

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My first Atlanta Symphony review in the AJC

My very first symphony review is now in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution!!! Check it out on the website.

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