Davis Miller’s story, “My Dinner With Ali,” has recently been turned into Approaching Ali, an autobiographical one-act opera about a man going through a mid-life crisis who has a transcendent experience after visiting his aging childhood idol.
Western North Carolina-born mezzo soprano Regina Davis stars as Rosina in Asheville Lyric Opera’s production of The Barber of Seville. The show runs Friday, Oct. 23, and Sunday, Oct. 25.
“Die Fledermaus,” a libretto often rewritten and performed with local flair, will soon transform into its Asheville incarnation with the help of Asheville Lyric Opera. Set in Western North Carolina’s famous Giltmore home and based around the Southern mountain charm of the Vanerburgh family, ALO’s adaptation is intended to “create a deeper sense of appreciation […]
“Chosen not only for its easily recognized show tunes, [‘I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair’ and ‘Some Enchanted Evening’ among them] Asheville Lyric Opera hopes to introduce the Asheville audience to the classical stage genius of Rodgers & Hammerstein,” says a press release. The musical South Pacific is set on a remote […]
Asheville Lyric Opera’s Winter Gala was attended by a crowd of more than 200 on Saturday, Jan.25, at the Crowne Plaza Resort Expo Center. The event provided a bountiful feast of both food and music to all who partook.
Photo by Mark-Ellis Bennett
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The Asheville Lyric Opera teams up with a slew of local restaurants for a tasteful evening
In the spirit of full disclosure, I must tell you that I’ve always loved music. My mother played the piano in our home, and we who could carry a tune sang with her. I progressed from soprano to alto at about the sixth grade, to tenor for a week or two in middle school, and […]