As music director designate for the 2021-22 season, Spano will conduct two symphonic programs. Spano has previously been the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s music director since 2001, and this year he will be departing following illustrious years there which included performances at Savannah Music Festival and Carnegie Hall. Spano is currently the Aspen Music Festival and School’s music director and has been since 2011.
pano has worked with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra previously; at Bass Performance Hall, he was principal guest conductor and conducted Mahler’s 5th Symphony and Four Last Songs by Strauss in March of 2019. Additionally, in January of this year, Spano led the FWSO in a program including work by Dvorak, Higdon, and Prokofiev; the performance took place at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium.
Spano will next conduct the FWSO on March 16 through 18 for Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25, which will feature Jeremy Denk, and Beethoven’s 7th Symphony.
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