SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 2023, 8:00 P.M.
THOMAS WOLFE AUDITORIUM
Darko Butorac, conductor
Amit Peled, cello
Deeply rooted in American orchestral music is a sense of triumph over adversity. DuBois’ exploration of We Shall Overcome embodies that powerful and unifying sentiment. Followed by Herbert’s inspirational Cello Concerto No. 2, witness the dawn of American symphonic music with Dvořák’s New World Symphony, a uniquely American masterwork inspired by Native and Black melodies.
DuBois Fanfare on We Shall Overcome
Herbert Cello Concerto No. 2
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
GUEST ARTIST SPONSOR
Katie & Phil Osborn
MEET THE SOLOIST
Praised by The Strad magazine and The New York Times, internationally renowned cellist Amit Peled returns to perform with your Asheville Symphony. An accomplished cellist, educator, and conductor, Peled has performed in many of the world’s most prestigious venues and is acclaimed as one of the most exciting and virtuosic instrumentalists on the concert stage today.