Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces Free Concerts, 7/7 & 8/11

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces Free Concerts, 7/7 & 8/11

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform two free "Summer Concerts at Symphony Hall" made possible through the generous support of the Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc. The performances will take place on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center.

On Saturday, July 7, 2012, guest conductor Ward Stare of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will lead the Orchestra in a program featuring Stravinsky's The FirebirdSuite, Dvo?ák's Slavonic Dances, Barber's Adagio for Strings, the Overture to Wagner's Die Meistersinger, and Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin.

The second concert on Saturday, August 11, 2012, led by guest conductor Jacomo Bairos of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, will include the Overture to Mozart's The Magic Flute, selections from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, and Rainbow Body by Atlanta School of Composers member Christopher Theofanidis. Also on the program are Copland's Appalachian Spring and Bernstein's "Three Dance Episodes" from On The Town.

Admission is free to the general public, but tickets for general admission seating are required. Complimentary tickets are available online at, by calling (404) 733-5000, or at the Woodruff Arts Center Box Office.

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