symphony no. 2
Duration ca. 35'
Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Premiered by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano, November 5, 7, 2015.
Other performances: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, April 27, 2016.
Jonathan Leshnoff’s Symphony No. 2, “Innerspace”—an engaging, accessible force of new music from a composer with an approachable modern voice—is all about the ending... Spano bled an enormous amount of passion from the piece... Symphony No. 2 will surely become a lasting, heralded work.
—Jon Ross, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 6, 2015