Monday, September 28, 2015

Spano and Toxins...

Robert Spano is nothing if not adventuresome in his programming of contemporary "listenable" music and last night's concert with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra featured just such music. As the concert opener, he chose a work by young Israeli composer Avner Dorman titled Spices, Perfumes, Toxins!, which was written and premiered in 2006. In this performance the percussion soloists were Tom Sherwood, formerly with the ASO and now Cleveland Orchestra, and Charles Settle, the ASO's Acting Principal percussionist. Click here for the complete review:

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