ASO bassist Jane Little lost consciousness onstage near the end of Sunday’s “Golden Age of Broadway” concert and died later at Grady Memorial Hospital.
The historic live recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 was done at a single 1988 concert, Robert Shaw’s final performance in Atlanta as ASO music director.
Look for returning favorites Joshua Bell, Garrick Ohlsson and Ingrid Fliter; Broadway’s Sutton Foster leads POPS! lineup.
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.