Atlanta Symphony Orchestra gives campus performance Nov. 4

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will come to campus to give a concert Nov. 4 at 3 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall of the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20-$59 with discounts for UGA students and groups. 

Guest conductor Asher Fisch will lead the orchestra in a program that includes Mozart’s Rondo in D Major, Richard Strauss’ Death and Transfiguration and Richard Wagner’s Suite from Die Meistersinger. The program also will include a performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor featuring pianist Stewart Goodyear. 

Fisch is currently the principal guest conductor of the Seattle Opera and formerly served as music director of the New Israeli Opera and the Wiener Volksoper. Next fall, he will become principal conductor and artistic adviser of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Goodyear, a pianist and composer, was born and raised in Toronto. He began his training at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.  He earned a master’s degree at the Juilliard School of Music. 

George Foreman, director of the Performing Arts Center, will give a pre-concert lecture at 2:15 p.m. It is free and open to the public.