Cirque Musica presents Crescendo
with the Asheville Symphony

MONDAY, DEC. 31, 2018 AT 8 P.M.

Darko Butorac, conductor

A full sensory experience that will have you on the edge of your seat, Cirque Musica’s Crescendo is a high-flying performance featuring jugglers, acrobats and contortionists — a perfect opportunity for the entire family to get into the New Year’s spirit! Crescendo combines great music performed by the Asheville Symphony, including favorites from classical, pops and more, with a thrilling cirque experience.

Featuring highlights from:                
Tchaikovsky                Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D-major
Tchaikovsky                1812 Overture
Holst                           The Planets, “Mars, the Bringer of War”
Rimsky-Korsakov        “Flight of the Bumblebee”
Smetana                     “Dance of the Comedians”
Copland                      “Hoedown” from Rodeo
Rossini                        William Tell Overture
Fucik                           “Entry of the Gladiators”
Liszt                             Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Dukas                          The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Mussorgsky                Night on Bald Mountain
Beethoven                  Symphony No. 5
Offenbach                   “Can-Can” from Orpheus in the Underworld

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Our New Year’s Eve concert with Cirque Musica includes daring feats of focus, artistry and balance. Darko and two of our ASO musicians recently tested their circus arts skills at Hi-Wire Big Top. The verdict: We’ll leave the circus arts to the pros at Cirque Musica and stick to making great music. Don’t miss the fun — order tickets today!


You are invited to ring in the new year with our NEW Music Director Darko Butorac, Cirque Musica, and the Asheville Symphony!

Dress to celebrate and join us in the U.S. Cellular Center banquet hall following the ASO performance of Crescendo with Cirque Musica. The New Year’s Eve Party will feature a Time Machine Dance Party and a midnight toast.

Reservations are $125 per person and include party favors, heavy hors d’oeuvres, Hi-Wire beer, wine, and champagne.

Call 828.254.7046 to make a reservation by December 21, 2018. (Don’t forget to purchase your tickets for the ASO Cirque Musica performance too!)


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