Later this month, the Grady High School Chorus will perform with the ASO for three performances of “A Very Merry Holiday Pops.”
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is always proud to bring live music into the lives of its community, and this coming holiday season is no different. From Pops to Gospel and Celtic Woman, to the family-favorite Kid’s Christmas and traditional Messiah and “Christmas with the ASO,” there is a live holiday music experience for everyone. Seven holiday programs will make up this year’s 2012 Coca-Cola Holiday Concerts series, December 6–31, 2012. Concerts: All concerts will take place in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center. Additional concert details are available at www.aso.org. The Orchestra’s holiday concerts are made possible through an endowment from the Livingston Foundation in memory of Leslie Livingston Kellar. Toys for Tots …
The musicians at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra are offering to come to all three high schools involved in the chorus "diversity" controversy for free and perform with each choral group.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players’ Association (ASOPA) is offering to travel to three high schools caught up in an alleged snubbing by ASO mangement on the grounds of "diversity" to perform with their choral groups for free, the association has said in a press release. "[The Association] has sat by in dismay for the past several days observing the ASO management’s disintegrating relations with Lassiter, Walton, and Grady High Schools, and the whole community," ASOPA said. "As musicians who love to play with the talented choruses at these schools, we want to help resolve these ongoing issues." ASOPA's offer is as follows: the musicians will travel to all three schools for free to put on a concert with each choral group. The schools may…