The latest from the Georgia Symphony Orchestra

Concert Recap: Gospel Mass

Powerful gospel music, heartfelt lyrics, and inspiring messages were at the core of an incredible afternoon of music, featuring the GSO Chorus, Georgia Symphony Orchestra, and special guests. Directed by Dr. Bryan Black, the performance of Robert Ray’s Gospel Mass was engaging and moving. The collaboration with the Marietta High School Chorus, directed by Dr. […]

GSO Spotlight: John Morgan

On January 30, the GSO Chorus will have the distinct honor of hosting a virtual choral workshop with composer (and choral rockstar!) Eric Whitacre.  Read on to learn why GSOC member John Morgan is excited to be a part of bringing this event to life. “I first encountered Eric Whitacre while attending the ACDA (American […]

GSO Spotlight: Sarah Arrington

Sarah Arrington is a fraud analyst with Bank of America. She’s also a passionate supporter of the GSO. Find out how she multiplies the impact of her giving through matching grants.   “I learned of the GSO Chorus years ago when they advertised that they were looking for singers. I’ve always enjoyed singing, so I […]

Concert Recap: Holiday Pops! 2023

Magical Holiday Pops Concert Delights Audience with Festive Cheer The Georgia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus delivered a festive spectacle at the annual Holiday Pops Concert. Excitement was in the air as Music Director Timothy Verville led the orchestra through repertoire that spanned classic carols to modern renditions of festive favorites.  The set of performances were […]

GSO Spotlight: Brenda Rhodes

Brenda Rhodes is the founder and executive director of Simple Needs, a local non-profit serving low income families and the homeless. She’s also a long time member of the Georgia Symphony Chorus. In this conversation, Suzanne and Brenda discuss singing, serving and the ways that local support leads to great communities. Tell me about your […]

Concert Recap: An Early Grave

There was excitement in the air as the Georgia Symphony Orchestra kicked off its 73rd Season with a performance that balanced canonic favorites with little heard gems. An Early Grave highlighted music composed by Bizet, Griffes, Mendelssohn and Boulanger, all composers who met untimely deaths far too young.  From the rousing choruses of Carmen, to […]

GSO Beethoven 9 Vocal Competition

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) and Music Director Timothy Verville announce a competition with no application fee, open to vocalists 18 years and older who are legal U.S. residents, with the opportunity for the winners to perform with the GSO in concert singing a featured solo part in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, receive a $2,000 […]

Relive the GSO’s Season Finale

2023 End of Season Campaign Donate Now Enjoy this clip from the GSO’s season finale performance, featuring Orff’s epic Carmina Burana, and help support more great performances like this one by donating to our “Growing Together” campaign. Why your support matters For 72 years, the GSO has been dedicated to serving our community through musical […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Announces Its 73rd Season

Marietta, GA, May 25, 2023 – The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) proudly announces the 2023-2024 season schedule for its orchestral, choral, jazz, holiday, sensory friendly and youth music education program performances. The season will showcase thrilling melodies and harmonies that will captivate and engage audiences. The opening performance, An Early Grave, on October 28, 2023, […]