Throughout his tenure with the ASO, Robert Spano has championed American and contemporary composers. This weekend continues this legacy with a new piano concerto by Michael Gandolfi. If history proves correct, audiences will love this eighth Gandolfi commission from the ASO. It Is sure to dazzle audiences in the hands of the extraordinary pianist Marc-Andre Hamelin. Maestro Spano bookends the new piano concerto with American classics from Aaron Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man and Symphony No. 3.