Robert Spano

12:15 pm
Sat January 23, 2010

Conductor Robert Spano

Robert Spano will lead the Curtis Symphony Orchestra on February 7th at the Kimmel Center, in a concert featuring works by Williams, Penderecki, and Bruckner.

Join Jill when she interviews a champion of contemporary music. Conductor and pianist Robert Spano has been Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 2001, and has gained national and international prominence, appearing with major orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and Europe.

Regarded as an advocate of contemporary composers, Maestro Spano has earned a reputation for ambitious and adventurous orchestral programming and presentation, and has made several prominent recordings with the ASO, garnering multiple Grammy Awards.

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Creatively Speaking
2:34 pm
Sat March 1, 2008

Robert Spano--Baseball As America--Philadelphia Flower Show--Elliott Carter

Robert Spano

A conversation with Robert Spano--the Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony.

Jason Peifer visits "Baseball As America" at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The 5,000-square-foot exhibition examines the relationship between baseball and American culture.

Susan Lewis explores the this year's jazz-themed Philadelphia Flower Show.

David Patrick Sterns profiles the American composer Elliott Carter who celebrates his 100th birthday this year.


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