You remembered: Augusta's railroad past

...travelers dressed stylishly to make the trip.I can see the conductor cordially greeting and helping each one on to the train. The...breakfast at a restaurant. We kept watching the engineer and the conductor. When they left, so did we.There was a mailbox beside...

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra players ratify contract

...for the Musicians and the ASO as an institution by both Music Director Robert Spano and Donald Runnicles, Principal Guest Conductor of the ASO, never can be fully expressed in words, but we are grateful to have such inspiring artistic leaders both on and...

Symphony picks new conductor

The Augusta Symphony has a new conductor. His friends call him Z. Shizuo Kuwahara is set to be named today as the third conductor in the organization's history. He...and was artistic director and principal conductor with the IPPO Philharmoniker in Tokyo...

Led Zeppelin, Russian conductor share Polar Music Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor Valery Gergiev won the 2006 Polar Music Prize, awarded...Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre. He will be principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra starting in January 2007...

Conductor wants to show that classical music has lots of soul

As a child, National Symphony associate conductor Emil du Cou had few opportunities for exposure to classical music. His was not a family that made outings to concerts, operas...

Photo Gallery: Conductor Kuwahara

Shizuo Z Kuwahara is the new conductor and music director for Symphony Orchestra Augusta.

Symphony to open season with anniversary tribute

...who is working on his doctoral degree in musical composition at the University of Georgia, and Symphony Orchestra Augusta conductor Shizuo Z. Kuwahara, visited Takarazuka in June. The Takarazuka City Symphony played the piece."It was a great way to...

Pop Rocks: Yonder Mountain concert likely exception to venue's rules

...Augusta access can be limited, anyone with a boat and anchor can float in for free. The water has also proved to be quite the conductor for sound, eliciting complaints up and down the river and strictly enforced curfews.The lack of any real stage elevation...

Old vs. new: What actions will be required of Augusta's next mayor?

...than for breaking ties, it leaves all the power in the hands of the 10 commissioners. This is like having a train with no conductor. AS FOR DAVIS, his job is going to be much more difficult than Mayor Copenhaver's has been. One reason is that he is...

A conductor competes...

Shizuo Z Kuwahara, the Augusta Symphony's newly hired and happily acquired music director and conductor had some time to kill before starting work in July.So he went to Denmark.Z, as he is known, is competing in the prestigious...