A CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS
Symphony in the Park
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2021, 7:00 P.M.
PACK SQUARE PARK IN DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE
Darko Butorac, conductor
Michael Preacely, vocalist
— FREE GENERAL ADMISSION —
This much-anticipated return to live performance will feature a broad range of music from Copland, Brahms and Gershwin to Bernstein, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and John Williams. Below is a sampling of the program, but prepare for additional surprises from Queen, Prince, and more.
“The Star-Spangled Banner”
Rossini Overture to Barber of Seville
Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5
Copland “Hoedown” from Rodeo
Bernstein Selections from West Side Story (arr. Mason)
“The Best of Bond” (arr. Jeff Tyzik)
Sousa Stars and Stripes Forever
Gershwin “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”
Rogers & Hammerstein “Some Enchanted Evening”
McNally “Make Them Hear You”
Calloway “Minnie The Moocher” (arr. Dean)
Williams “Throne Room” and “End Title” from Star Wars
…Additional surprise works to be announced from the stage!
Come to Pack Square Park early to pick our your spot, bring a picnic, and enjoy our pre-concert entertainment featuring the talented percussionists of the Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra.
COVID-19 SAFETY POLICY
The Asheville Symphony is dedicated to its audience members’ safety and comfort. As this is an outdoor performance with space available for social distancing, proof of vaccination will not be required. Masks will be required when ordering and waiting in line for beverages as well as in the restrooms. Masks will be encouraged if attendees are unable to socially distance within the park during the performance. For information on our COVID-19 Safety Policies throughout the 2021-2022 season, please click here.