Robert Spano
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1961-05-07
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Robert Spano

Robert Spano Biography (Wikipedia)

Robert Spano ( SPAN-oh; born 7 May 1961, Conneaut, Ohio) is an American conductor and pianist. Since 2001 he has been Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO), and he served as Music Director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic from 1996 to 2004. He is the Music Director of the Aspen Music Festival and School, beginning full-time responsibilities in the 2012 season.

Spano has gained national and international prominence in recent years, appearing with major orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and Europe. He is regarded as an advocate of contemporary composers, and has earned a reputation for ambitious and adventurous orchestral programming and presentation.

In addition to raising his profile with, for example, appearances on the Late Show with David Letterman, Spano has made several prominent recordings with the ASO, which have garnered multiple Grammy Awards. Spano has also won the favor of many major music critics, and he is frequently mentioned as a candidate to lead any of the most prominent orchestras in the USA.

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Søren Nils Eichberg
Symphony no.3 - mvts 7-8
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Symphony no.3 - mvts 7-8
Johannes Brahms
Piano Concerto no. 3 in D after Violin Concerto, op 77 - iii Allegro giocoso
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Piano Concerto no. 3 in D after Violin Concerto, op 77 - iii Allegro giocoso
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Melodia Sentimental from Floresta do Amazonas
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Melodia Sentimental from Floresta do Amazonas
Jennifer Higdon
Blue Cathedral
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Blue Cathedral

Blue Cathedral

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Oberlin Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
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Jennifer Higdon
Blue Cathedral
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Blue Cathedral
Jennifer Higdon
Dooryard Bloom
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Dooryard Bloom

Dooryard Bloom

Orchestra
Atlantic Symphony Orchestra
Conductor
Jennifer Higdon
Blue Cathedral
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Blue Cathedral
Alexander Scriabin
Le Poeme de l'extase Op.54
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Le Poeme de l'extase Op.54
Franz Liszt
Mazeppa (Symphonic Poem No.6) op. 100
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Mazeppa (Symphonic Poem No.6) op. 100
Dmitry Shostakovich
October, Symphonic Poem (1967) op.131
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October, Symphonic Poem (1967) op.131
Osvaldo Golijov
'Yo so la libertad', from Ainadamar
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'Yo so la libertad', from Ainadamar
Ralph Vaughan Williams
A Sea Symphony
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A Sea Symphony
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
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Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
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Proms 2007: Prom 41
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Proms 2007: Prom 41

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