Kazem Abdullah, conductor
Tom Borrow, piano
Fifty years since its founding by the legendary Music Director, Robert Shaw, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra continues to affirm its position as one of America’s leading orchestras. American conductor Kazem Abdullah has developed relationships with national and international orchestras and has established his reputation as a passionate advocate of new music. Israeli pianist Tom Borrow is one of the fastest-rising young musicians of his generation, named ‘One to Watch’ by both Gramophone and International Piano.
Program to include:
Charles Ives, Symphony No. 1 in D minor
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Regional Arts Classical Concert Series sponsored by Leonard and Sophie Davis
Beyond The Stage, hosted by the Kravis Center’s Regional Arts Artistic Advisor Phillip Bergmann, gives the inside story of the music, musicians and composers for each Regional Arts concert. In each preconcert talk, he will provide interesting facts and background about the music and highlight elements of interest to all audience members. Talks begin at 6:45pm for the 8pm concerts in Persson Hall in The Picower Foundation Arts Education Center.
Beyond the Stage sponsored by Nancy and Jay Parker