"INSIDE THE MUSIC" PRE-CONCERT LECTURES
Inside the Music pre-concert lectures take place one hour before the start of all Thursday evening classical concerts, on stage at Atlanta Symphony Hall unless otherwise noted, and are open to all concert weekend ticket holders. ASO Insider and Program Annotator Ken Meltzer, as well as special guests, offer lively and informative discussions about the composers, music, and performers of the evening.
ASO AROUND GEORGIA
For six decades, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has engaged and connected with Georgia communities through a series of local community concerts and engagement activities spanning 30 counties and 60 communities. In the 2012–13 season, "ASO Around Georgia" will take the Orchestra to Athens on November 4, 2012, and February 24, 2013; Savannah on April 6, 2013, as part of the Savannah Music Festival; as well as Callaway Gardens, Madison, Rabun Gap, Reinhardt University, and Thomasville, among others. The ASO Around Georgia is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.
The Orchestra's annual Symphony Gala will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013. Details to be announced.
BRAVO! CASINO NIGHT The Atlanta Symphony Associates, the volunteer group of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, will host its third annual Bravo! Casino Night on Friday, October 19, 2012, at Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead. The event will feature a variety of Vegas games - including poker, blackjack, craps, and roulette - music, specialty hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, and numerous prizes. Proceeds from the 2012 Casino Night will benefit the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and its Education and Community Engagement Programs, which the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and Talent Development Program, as well as support partnerships with local community institutions and create a wide variety of musical and educational experiences for citizens of all ages.
SUBSCRIBING AND PURCHASING TICKETS
Season Ticket packages for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's 2012–2013 season will go on sale Wednesday, February 22, 2012. Information on becoming a subscriber is available by phone from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Season Ticket Office at 404.733.4800, or online at atlantasymphony.org. Tickets to individual concerts will go on sale to the general public in August 2012.