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The Asheville Symphony Orchestra

Asheville Symphony Opens 2014-15 Season

Mozart and More The Asheville Symphony Orchestra will open its season on Saturday, September 20, 2014 with a concert featuring works by Mozart, Dvorak, Rossini and Holst, along with a celebration of Music Director Daniel Meyer’s 10th season with the ASO. The season-opening program starts with Rossini’s overture to The Barber of Seville, followed by …

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Dr. Jon Truitt

Old to New: Inspiration of Die Fledermaus

Entering its 16th year, Asheville Lyric Opera will enchant audiences with their production of Die Fledermaus. Adapted to reflect the cultural aristocracy of the Southern Appalachian Mountains at the turn of the century, the opera’s famous second act is set during a party at the “Giltmore” (the home of the famous “Vanderburgs”). Asheville is known …

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Fifteen-year-old pianist, Ren Zhang

Asheville Area Piano Forum’s Fall Benefit Concert

Always a highlight of the fall, the Asheville Area Piano Forum will present its 14th annual fall benefit concert on Sunday, September 28, 2014. The event will showcase the talents of 12 of its professional pianists including: Karen Boyd, Scott Camp, Elizabeth Child, Leslie Downs, Polly Feitzinger, David Francis, Anna Hayward, Ruth Nussbaum-Borden, Nathan Shirley, …

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Brad Martin

Pianist Bradley Martin and Violinist Justin Bruns

The 2014-15 season of the Asheville Chamber Music Series opens Friday, September 12, at 8 p.m. The first of several Asheville Chamber Music Series (ACMS) concerts will feature pianist Bradley Martin and violinist Justin Bruns at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at the corner of Edwin Place and Charlotte Street in Asheville. The program will include: …

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