For its 73rd season, the ASO gains 4 string players, 2 percussionists and 1 woodwind.
The new CEO begins work July 18, succeeding Virginia Hepner, who helped lead the Arts Center through a time of significant change and success.
Assistant conductor Joseph Young is moving to the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore; guest conductor Donald Runnicles is on board through the 2018/19 season.
Ann Elizabeth “Libby” Calk, was the Atlanta Symphony’s first-ever harpist. She joined the orchestra in the 1950s.
In its 73rd season, the ASO begins a two-year commitment to B&B and welcomes Yo-Yo Ma, Kathleen Battle and Hilary Hahn as guests.