Asheville Symphony Chorus: From Bach to Bernstein – Our 25th Anniversary Celebration
November 12, 2016 • 7:30 pm
Lifting Voices, Lifting Spirits
The Asheville Symphony Chorus shares its joy of singing together for 25 years by offering a retrospective of the choral works it has performed since its inception. Music Director Dr. Michael Lancaster has selected his favorite movement from each work on the program; some are lyric and expressive, some energetic and quick-moving. Treat your ears to the joy of hearing favorite excerpts from among the greatest masterpieces of Western art music.
Highlights of the 25th anniversary concert include selections from Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, and Vivaldi’s Gloria. The robust program demonstrates the broad range of the chorus in one enchanting evening.