Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra

A New Look! The 2023-2024 Concert Season…

The stage is set for what is going to be a musical season like no other. Three fabulous Guest Conductors join our family this year to present programming born of their imagination and vision for creating engaging, interactive, educational, and fun concerts. On the main stage we will feature our full ensemble concerts with guest soloists and collaboration. The “In Your Neighborhood – Engagement Series” heralds the return of our popular small ensemble concerts and will feature guest soloists showcasing their broadway talents as well as rhythms from “Crossroads Call” Bluegrass Trio and orchestrations made just for the ACSO for the Celtic rhythms concert.

2023-2024 Concert Season

November 5, 2023 @4pm – “An Evening of French Fantaisie”
Phillip E. Allen, Guest Conductor

  • Hector Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
  • Georges Bizet: Selections from L’Arlesienne Suite no.1 and no. 2
  • Georges Bizet: Carmen Fantaisie Op. 25 for solo violin arr. Pablo Sarasate
  • Charles Gounod: Marche Funèbre d’une Marionnette
  • Claude Debussy: Clair de Lune
  • Claude-Michel Schoenberg: Selections from “Les Misérables”

December 10, 2023 @2:30pm – “A Celebration of the Holidays”
Pablo Zamora, Guest Conductor

  • Leroy Anderson: Christmas Festival
  • J.S. Bach: Jesu Joy of Man’s desiring (BWV Cantata 147)
  • Meza: Imagenes
  • Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride
  • William Grant Stihl: Mother and Child
  • Traditional: Havah Nagiela Arr. Hilbert
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Adeste Fideles
  • Cervantes. Solo Recuerdos. Arr. Delgado
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleves
  • Sergio Delgado: Sinfonietta Decembrina

March 17, 2024 @5pm – “Tales of Fantasy and Imagination” – A Young Person’s Concert”
Robert Trocina, Guest Conductor

  • Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra, Op. 46: Andante sostenuto, Nancy Schechter solo violin
  • Engelbert Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel, Overture
  • Bedřich Smetena: Má Vlast: Moldau (Vltava)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: La forza del destino, Overture
  • Igor Stravinsky: “The Firebird” Suite (1919)- The Princesses’ Khorovod, Berceuse, Finale (With winners of the ACSO Art in Music contest)

May 19, 2024 @4pm – “Winners Concert”
Pablo Zamora, Guest Conductor

  • Featuring winners of the 48th Annual Ruth Kern Young Artists Concerto Competition
  • New Composition from an up and coming young composer

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