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.
Stephen Mulligan, most recently with the Winston-Salem Symphony, joins the Atlanta Symphony for the 2017/18 season.
It’s not hyperbole to say that Hepner, who steps down May 31, has led the Arts Center through a time of significant change and success.