To those who think the celebration of romantic love is just a Hallmark company construct: not quite. Since the 1700s, lovers have been giving each other handwritten cards, flowers and sweets. It wasn’t until the 19th century that Valentine’s Day cards were mass-produced. But 200 years of tradition doesn’t mean you have to give in […]
ASO is extending its concert season into January for the first time ever to give Ashevilleans an opportunity to experience “a classical piece that everyone should hear live at least once.”
When you think about it, it’s not a stretch that the co-creator of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band would go on to write classical music. Paul McCartney has written oratorios, chamber music, sound collages and even an orchestral piece for a video game, all of which make the name of the upcoming concert by […]
On the heels of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra’s recent announcement of its 2012-2013 season, Music Director Daniel Meyer will throw the first pitch at the Asheville Tourists game on Wednesday, Aug. 1. Read on for ASO season information and an entertaining example of sports-meets-classical-music courtesy of Peter Schickele. (Pictured: ASO’s principal violist, Kara Poorbaugh, who performs Vaughan Williams’ “Flos Campi” on April 20, 2013. Photo by Michael Morel)
Comedy (the Valentine’s-themed show pictured here), classical music and a trio of rock bands. You choose!
After 15 years, Hageman announces he will take on a new role at the end of the 2011-12 season. Photo from The Laurel of Asheville.
The Masterworks concert takes place at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19.
The Asheville Symphony Orchestra celebrates its first performance of the season with works by Tchaikovsky, John Adams and Ravel.
Trunks shows (unique gifts!), art openings (The Newsworthy Drawing Club!), the Symphony (Holiday pops!), and the return of a two-guitar holiday concert tradition.
Last Saturday, the Symphony performed a dynamic concert including collaborations with NC Stage and the Asheville Symphony Chorus.