The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is one of America's leading orchestras, providing excellent live performances, renowned guest artist features and engaging education initiatives for the Atlanta community and beyond. The Orchestra performs more than 150 concerts per year, including a variety of Classical, Pops, Family and Holiday concerts. Music Director since 2001, Maestro Robert Spano has led an innovative period for the ASO that has included commissions from living composers and a greater emphasis on contemporary repertoire. Recordings by the ASO have drawn international praise, winning an Audio Excellence Award, Gramophone and Ovation Magazine Awards and 28 Grammy Awards. Also for the fans of pop, rock, country, R&B, jazz, comedy and everything in between, you'll love all that Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE has to offer. LIVE concerts feature world renowned musicians and entertainers, many of which are joined by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.