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PERFORMING ARTS SYMPHONY; ; ASO begins new season despite coronavirus-related challenges

Oct 03, 2020 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Thirty-five masked musicians deliver music via a virtual stage.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's 76th season commenced with a bird's-eye view of the stage. Thirty-five musicians sat at attention, spread out among the expanse. The scene swooped away to a closeup of music director Robert Spano's downbeat, revealing a picture of isolated, masked musicians wearing tuxedos and ball gowns. The music they began to play, Mozart's "Jupiter" symphony, revealed a sprightly and joyful sound that felt ...