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Join Us for Open Rehearsals on March 7 and 14!

Want to sing some epic music with an orchestra? Join us for open rehearsals on 3/7 & 3/14 at 7:30 PM as we prepare for the concluding performance of our 72nd season of performances with Orff’s powerful Carmina Burana, featuring the GSO Chorus and GYSO Youth Chorus. This colossal work is known for its memorable […]

You Shall Hear… Highlighted on WABE’s City Lights!

Recently, GSO Music Director and Conductor Timothy Verville and Atlanta cellist-songwriter Okorie “OkCello” Johnson connected with Lois Reitzes from WABE’s City Lights to share about the upcoming performances for You Shall Hear… The segment will air today, February 23rd, between 11am and noon and will rebroadcast at 9pm. Listen to City Lights here>> Haven’t purchased […]

You Shall Speak: A Letter from Okorie “OkCello” Johnson

Dear GSO Patron, I encountered the word “Liminal” for the first time when I was in grad school in 2005. It seemed such an elegant and beautiful distillation of a complex concept into a single, pleasurable utterance. It’s two definitions: 1. Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. “I […]

We Love Our Patrons SALE!

To Our Wonderful Patrons, This Valentine’s Day, save 14% on your ticket purchases with promo code BEMINE. This is a one-day sale, and it ends at 11:59 pm tonight. Don’t miss a chance to save on your tickets and attend our upcoming performances. Use the promo code at checkout to see your savings. Click here […]

You Shall Speak: Tim Harper on Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast

It was serendipitous that I got the solo for Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast. I was discussing with my post graduate studies advisor about a piece of music that had some Indigenous characteristics to it, and he asked if they were like those in Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast. I told him that I was not familiar with the […]

You Shall Speak: A Letter From Our Director

Dear GSO Patron, I’m so honored to join the GSO community in time for our first classics concert of 2023. The GSO’s Classic Series Concert for February titled “You Shall Hear…” features the works of composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Atlanta’s own Okorie “OkCello” Johnson, in collaboration with our own Artistic Director, Timothy Verville.  […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Announces New Leadership

(Marietta, Ga., December 22, 2022): Suzanne Tucker has been named as the incoming executive director of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO), effective January 9, 2023.   Ms. Tucker has a track record of creative leadership in the arts. “I am thrilled to become a part of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra family. I strongly believe in the […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra awarded $20,000 grant

(Marietta, Ga. Sept. 2, 2022) The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) was awarded a $20,000 Bridge Grant by Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) as part of its initial disbursement of grants for fiscal year 2023. GSO was one of 213 organizations that were awarded 253 grants that provide more than $3.1 million in funding to […]