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Atlanta Symphony to perform in Athens
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Guest conductor Asher Fisch will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Athens.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

When: Nov. 4

Where: Hodgson Concert Hall, 230 River Road, Athens

How much: $20-$59

More info: pac.uga.edu, 706-542-4400, 888-289-8497

The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, in Hodgson Concert Hall.

Guest conductor Asher Fisch will lead the orchestra in a program that includes Mozart’s Rondo in D Major, Death and Transfiguration by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner’s Suite from Die Meistersinger.

The program will also include a performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor featuring pianist Stewart Goodyear.

Israeli-born conductor Asher Fisch has appeared with many of the world’s most renowned opera companies and symphony orchestras and is particularly known for his interpretive command of core German Romantic and post-Romantic repertoire, including the works of Wagner and Strauss.

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. In September, 2013, he will take up the baton as principal conductor and artistic advisor of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Performing Arts Center Director George Foreman will give a pre-concert lecture 45 minutes prior to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performance. The pre-concert lecture is free and open to the public.

Tickets for the Atlanta Symphony concert are $20-$59 with discounts for UGA students and groups of 10 or more. Tickets can be purchased online at pac.uga.edu or by calling the box office at 706-542-4400 or toll free at 888-289-8497.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert is part of the Spotlight on the Arts at UGA, a nine-day celebration of the arts. For more information, visit arts.uga.edu.