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03.08.17
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Recording of Robert Spano Compositions Releasing 4/28
Broadway World
01.01.17
Calidore String Quartet , Marin Alsop, James Conlon, Sir Andrew Davis, David Robertson, Robert Spano, Daniel Barenboim, Jeremy Denk, Alexandre Tharaud, Daniil Trifonov, Shai Wosner, Gil Shaham, Colin Currie, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra , Staatskapelle Berlin , Cleveland Orchestra , St. Louis Symphony Orchestra , West-Eastern Divan Orchestra , Philharmonic Orchestra , The Knights , VOCES8 , Lisette Oropesa, Tamara Mumford, Bryan Hymel, John Relyea, Morris Robinson, James Darrah
Best of 2016
11.26.16
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SLSO presents a perfect program for a holiday weekend
St Louis Post-Dispatch
04.12.16
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Spano Named Champion of New Music Awards for 2016 by ACF
American Composers Forum
02.10.16
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Nominee Spotlight: Ludovic Morlot
GrammyPro
01.15.16
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ASO performs breathtaking all-Russian concert
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
11.19.15
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Minnesota Orchestra presents the impassioned 'Neruda Songs'
Star Tribune
11.19.15
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Minnesota Orchestra review: Songs celebrate love, prepare for separation
Pioneer Press
11.13.15
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Ravishing soloists, chorus combine for ASO's stunning 'Requiem'
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
04.25.15
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World premiere of Theofandis' oratorio shows ASO, Spano at the peak of power
Arts ATL
04.23.15
Robert Spano, Garrick Ohlsson
Robert Spano Brilliantly Conducts the Houston Symphony
Houston Style Magazine
02.09.15
David Robertson, Robert Spano, Rosanne Cash
CONGRATULATIONS GRAMMY WINNERS!
Grammy.com
02.02.15
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HGO offers a new version of perennial favorite, 'Magic Flute'
Houston Chronicle
12.18.14
Osvaldo Golijov, Sir Andrew Davis, David Robertson, Donald Runnicles, Robert Spano, Bramwell Tovey, Julian Wachner, Yefim Bronfman, Jeremy Denk, Stefan Jackiw, Jennifer Koh, Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Alisa Weilerstein, Béla Fleck, Brooklyn Rider , Rosanne Cash, VOCES8 , New York Polyphony
End of Year 2014 'Best Of' Roundup
12.05.14
Sir Andrew Davis, Giancarlo Guerrero, David Robertson, Robert Spano, Daniil Trifonov, Jennifer Koh, Gidon Kremer, Mason Bates, Rosanne Cash, Julianna Di Giacomo, Tamara Mumford, New York Polyphony
2015 GRAMMY NOMINEES
Grammy.com
12.05.14
Robert Spano, Jeremy Denk, The Knights
We’re Nothing but Busts, Mozart. Busts!: ‘The Classical Style,’ an Opera Buffa at Zankel Hall
The New York Times
11.09.14
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Spano, New World team up for bracing and memorable Bartok
South Florida Classical Review
09.15.14
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Review: Spano and Stallings break boundaries, hit all the right notes in glo’s breathtaking “cloth”
Arts ATL
06.16.14
Robert Spano, Jeremy Denk, The Knights
'Classical Style' at Ojai Music Festival draws on wit, wisdom
Los Angeles Times
05.02.14
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Suspenseful Last Note for a Tribute to Britten
The New York Times
04.04.14
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Bernard Rands' witty concerto charms in BSO's world premiere
Boston Classical Review
04.04.14
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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
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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, Gidon Kremer, Brooklyn Rider , 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
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ROBERT SPANO NAMED MUSIC DIRECTOR OF THE ASPEN MUSIC FESTIVAL AND SCHOOL
03.12.10
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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
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
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Success for Teneke by Fabio Vacchi at La Scala
Il gionale della musica
01.01.01
James Conlon, Robert Spano, Jonathan Biss, Jennifer Koh, Yo-Yo Ma, Silk Road Ensemble , Atlanta Symphony Orchestra , Patti LuPone, Mariachi Los Camperos
OPUS 3 ARTISTS 2009 GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEES

Conductor, pianist, composer, and teacher Robert Spano is known worldwide for the intensity of his artistry and distinctive communicative abilities, creating a sense of inclusion and warmth among musicians and audiences that is unique among American orchestras. Beginning his 17th season as Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, this highly imaginative conductor is an approachable artist with the innate ability to share his enthusiasm for music with an entire community and concert hall.  A fervent mentor to rising artists, he is responsible for nurturing the careers of numerous celebrated composers, conductors and performers, and enjoys collaborations with composers and musicians of all ages, backgrounds, and ability. 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 and rising artists.        

The Atlanta School of Composers reflects Spano's commitment to American contemporary music. He has led ASO performances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Ravinia, Ojai, and Savannah Music Festivals.  Guest engagements have included the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics, the  San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Oregon, Utah, and Kansas City Symphonies, and the Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Minnesota Orchestras. Internationally, Maestro Spano has led the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, BBC Symphony, Amsterdam's Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira, Orquestra Sinfonica Estado Sao Paulo, the Melbourne Symphony in Australia, and the Saito Kinen Orchestra in Japan.  His opera performances include Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and the 2005 and 2009 Seattle Opera productions of Wagner's Ring cycles. Spano also holds a conductor residency with the Colburn School Orchestra in Los Angeles.    

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