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04.04.14
Robert Spano
Bernard Rands' witty concerto charms in BSO's world premiere
Boston Classical Review
04.04.14
Robert Spano
BSO premieres composer Bernard Rands's new concerto
The Boston Globe
12.06.13
Robert Spano, Jeremy Denk
CSO, Spano combine for exceptional show
Cincinnati Enquirer
10.29.12
Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS
New York Times
12.09.11
Robert Spano
Review: CBSO conducted by Robert Spano, at Symphony Hall
Birmingham Post
11.06.11
Robert Spano, Garrick Ohlsson
A Shadowy Goddess as Musical Muse
The New York Times
09.11.11
Marin Alsop, Robert Spano, Daniil Trifonov, Yuja Wang, Daniel Hope, Gidon Kremer, Brooklyn Rider , Schola Cantorum de Venezuela , Ian Bostridge, Nicholas Phan, Morris Robinson
20 Concerts To Hear This Fall
WQXR
03.19.11
Robert Spano, Colin Currie
ISO's 'Incantations' evokes Arctic shamans
Indianapolis Star
03.12.11
Robert Spano
ROBERT SPANO NAMED MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL
03.12.10
Robert Spano
Illuminating interpretations grace ‘CSO Lite' performance
Chicago Tribune
02.21.10
Robert Spano, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Spano and New World unite in blazing performance at Arsht Center
South Florida Classical Review
10.31.09
Robert Spano
Spano guides a spirited BSO Elegant performances of Russian works, Adams concerto
Baltimore Sun
01.27.09
Donald Runnicles, Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES SEASON LIVE VIA WEBCAST
12.04.08
James Conlon, Robert Spano, Jonathan Biss, Gabriela Montero, Jennifer Koh, Yuri Bashmet, Yo-Yo Ma, Wu Man, Silk Road Ensemble , Atlanta Symphony Orchestra , Patti LuPone, Mariachi Los Camperos , Michelle DeYoung
OPUS 3 ARTISTS 2009 GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEES
03.01.08
Robert Spano, Philadelphia Orchestra
The orchestra, Rachmaninoff: Perfect together
The Philadelphia Inquirer
11.06.07
Robert Spano, Chanticleer
Musical America Awards Spano and Chanticleer
MusicalAmerica.com
09.23.07
Robert Spano
Success for Teneke by Fabio Vacchi at La Scala
Il gionale della musica

Conductor, pianist, composer, and pedagogue Robert Spano is one of the most imaginative talents of his generation. Serving Atlanta as Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 2001, he has created a sense of inclusion, warmth and community that is unique among American orchestras.   As Music Director of the Aspen Music Festival and School, he oversees the programming of more than 300 events and educational programs for 630 students, including Aspen’s American Academy of Conducting.

Under Maestro Spano’s guidance, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and audiences explore a creative programming mix.  The Atlanta School of Composers reflects Spano’s commitment to American contemporary music, defining a new generation of American composers.  Robert Spano has led ASO performances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Ravinia, Ojai and Savannah Music Festivals.  Guest engagements include the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics, San Francisco, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago and Philadelphia Symphony Orchestras, as well as Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, BBC Symphony and Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.  He has conducted for Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera and the 2005 and 2009 Seattle Opera Ring cycles.  

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