Speakeysie News Desk – June 13, 2022

What: The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will return to Piedmont Park on June 15and June 22 for two free Concerts in the Park, presented by the Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc. and PNC.

ASO Concerts in the Park: From Paris to Piedmont will be led by ASO Associate Conductor Jerry Hou and will feature an all-French program including selections from Bizet’s Carmen, Dukas’ The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Debussy’s Nocturnes and more.

ASO Concerts in the Park: Hooray For Hollywood will be led by guest conductor Anthony Parnther and will feature a program of some of Hollywood’s greatest hits, including music from Back to the Future, King Richard, Call of the Wild, Out of Africa, E.T.and more.

When: Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 p.m. (From Paris to Piedmont)
             Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 p.m. (Hooray for Hollywood)

Where: Oak Hill at Piedmont Park, Atlanta

Jerry Hou, ASO Associate Conductor
Anthony Parnther, guest conductor

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Concerts in the Park are presented by the Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc. and PNC. Major support is provided by The Mark and Evelyn Trammell Foundation, Inc., City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, Fulton County Arts and Culture, the Georgia Council for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

More information can be found at­

Important Concert Information

  • Seating with a direct view of the stage is not guaranteed. Patrons are encouraged to arrive early, as seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.   
  • The performance will take place at Piedmont Park’s Oak Hill, located in the southwest corner of the park.   
  • There is limited parking at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens Parking Facility, adjacent to Piedmont Park. Patrons are encouraged to carpool, ride MARTA (Arts Center Station), walk or bike to the event. 
  • Patrons may bring outside food and beverages into the concert area; however, grills, glass containers and outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted. 
  • Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase on site.  
  • Pets are not permitted at this event. However, the Piedmont Park Dog Park will be open. 
  • In the case of inclement weather, check and ASO social media channels for updates.

ASO Concerts in the Park: From Paris to Piedmont
Piedmont Park, Oak Hill (371 10th St. NE)
Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 p.m.
Jerry Hou, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

ASO Concerts in the Park: Hooray
Piedmont Park, Oak Hill (371 10th St. NE)
Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 p.m.
Anthony Parnther, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

About the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Celebrating its 77th season, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra continues to affirm its position as one of America’s leading orchestras with excellent live performances, renowned guest artist features and engaging education initiatives. As a cornerstone for artistic development in the Southeast, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs a full schedule of more than 150 concerts, including educational and community concerts.

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