- This event has passed.
A CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS: Symphony in the Park
October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Please RSVP here. We will meet up on the left side of the park (facing the stage) in the grass.
Bring your chair, bring a picnic, and enjoy the pre-concert entertainment featuring the talented percussionists of the Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Darko Butorac, conductor
Michael Preacely, vocalist
— FREE GENERAL ADMISSION —
This much-anticipated return to live performance will feature a broad range of music from Copland, Brahms and Gershwin to Bernstein, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and John Williams. Below is a sampling of the program, but prepare for additional surprises from Queen, Prince, and more.
“The Star-Spangled Banner”
Rossini Overture to Barber of Seville
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
Copland “Hoedown” from Rodeo
Bernstein Selections from West Side Story (arr. Mason)
The Best of Bond” (arr. Jeff Tyzik)
Sousa Stars and Stripes Forever
Gershwin “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”
Rogers & Hammerstein “Some Enchanted Evening”
McNally “Make Them Hear You”
Calloway “Minnie The Moocher” (arr. Dean)
Williams “Throne Room” and “End Title” from Star Wars
…Additional surprise works to be announced from the stage!
Please RSVP and Join Us!