When the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra closes its 2015-16 classical season in mid-June, three bassists, one bassoonist and one horn player will wrap their first year of tenure with the group.
Jennifer Barlament, who has more than 15 years of orchestra experience, will become executive director, the symphony’s top administrator. She begins work Jan. 1.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is one of four U.S. orchestras chosen for the first-ever SHIFT Festival, being celebrated in March and April at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
The ASO returns to Piedmont Park for free concerts on June 11, 18 and 25, all led by assistant conductor Joseph Young. They are indeed free, but make sure you read the many do’s and don’ts before you go.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 2015-16 season is jam-packed with classics, world premieres, distinguished guest artists and choral masterworks to mark the 100th birthday of legendary ASO maestro Robert Shaw.