Photo of the day: Coaching Session

I think of fire when I play DvoÅ™ák’s music”“

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Fifteen-year-old Noah Johnson practices in the lobby of Atlanta Symphony Hall at Woodruff Arts Center during a cello coaching session Wednesday afternoon. Johnson and other members of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra perform today (2 p.m. Thurs., June 30) as part of a side-by-side concert with members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. When Johnson plays he thinks “about the emotion of the piece,” he says. “And since we were playing Dvo?ák — who I think of as a fiery and passionate person — I think of fire when I play his music.”