Asheville Citizen-Times: Asheville Symphony selects Darko Butorac as conductor, music director

From the Asheville Citizen-Times, June 8, 2018

ASHEVILLE — After an extensive 2½-year search, Darko Butorac has been chosen to lead the Asheville Symphony Orchestra as its new music director, the symphony announced Thursday.

The Serbian-born Butorac was one of six candidates for the music director position and last led the ensemble in concert on Nov. 18. The candidates auditioned in part by conducting a full concert during the 2017-2018 season, which ended May 11.

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