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2024 – 2025 Music Sponsorship Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor at any level is a unique opportunity to directly support your favorite pieces, your favorite composer, and/or your favorite soloist. You can also celebrate someone special in your life by sponsoring in honor or in memory of a loved one. Your music sponsorship helps us continue to offer robust and inspirational programming across our performances for the season. Sponsor your favorite piece or pieces by July 26, 2024, for recognition in the Fall 2024 program book! 

Select an individual piece or pieces to become a Music Sponsor. If you would like to become a Music Sponsor, please email us at development@ashevillesymphony.org or give us a call at (828) 820-2520. If you would like to make an online contribution for your sponsorship, please specify your selected musical piece(s) in the “Please list the musical piece(s) included in your sponsorship” field.

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MASTERWORKS SERIES

MASTERWORKS 1: ECHOES

First Baptist Church of Asheville
September 21, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

  • | $10,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $3,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Alexi Kenney, Violin
  • ☐☐ | $250 | Grażyna Bacewicz, Overture for Orchestra
  • | $500 | Jean Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
  • ☐☐ | $1,000 | Antonín Dvořák. Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op.88, B.163

 

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MASTERWORKS 2: LEGACY

First Baptist Church of Asheville
October 26, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

  • | $10,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $3,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Terrence Wilson, Piano
  • ☒☒ | $250 | Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Symphony in D major, H.663
  • ☒☒☐ | $500 | Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op.73, “Emperor”
  • ☐☐☐ | $1,000 | Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op.90

 

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MASTERWORKS 3: MESSIAH

First Baptist Church of Asheville
November 22, 2024 at 8:00 p.m.
November 23, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

  • ☐ | $7,500 | Concert Co-Sponsors
  • ☐ | $1,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor, Jessica Beebe, Soprano
  • ☐ | $1,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor, Timothy Parsons, Alto
  • ☐ | $1,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor, Brian Giebler, Tenor
  • ☐ | $1,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor, Jonathan Woody, Bass
  • ☐ | $250 | 1. “Sinfonia”
  • | $250 | 2. “Comfort Ye”
  • | $250 | 3. “Ev’ry Valley”
  • | $250 | 4. “And the Glory of the Lord”
  • ☐ | $250 | 5. “Thus Saith the Lord”
  • ☐ | $250 | 6. “But Who May Abide”
  • ☐ | $250 | 7. “And He Shall Purify”
  • ☐ | $250 | 8. “Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive”
  • ☐ | $250 | 9. “O! Thou that Tellest”
  • ☐ | $250 | 10. “For Behold! Darkness Shall Cover the Earth”
  • ☐ | $250 | 11. “The People that Walked in Darkness”
  • | $250 | 12. “For Unto us a Child is Born”
  • ☐ | $250 | 13. “Pastoral Symphony”
  • ☐ | $250 | 14a. “There Were Shepherds”
  • ☐ | $250 | 14b. “And Lo! The Angel of the Lord”
  • ☐ | $250 | 15. “And the Angel Said Unto Them”
  • ☐ | $250 | 16. “And Suddenly There was With the Angel”
  • ☐ | $250 | 17. “Glory to God”
  • | $250 | 18. “Rejoice Greatly”
  • ☐ | $250 | 19. “Then Shall the Eyes of the Blind”
  • | $250 | 20. “He Shall Feed His Flock / Come Unto Him”
  • ☐ | $250 | 21. “His Yoke Is Easy”
  • | $250 | 22. “Behold the Lamb of God”
  • ☐ | $250 | 24. “Surely He Hath Borne our Griefs”
  • ☐ | $250 | 36. “Thou Art Gone Up on High”
  • ☐ | $250 | 38. “How Beautiful Are the Feet”
  • ☐ | $250 | 42. “He That Dwelleth in Heaven”
  • ☐ | $250 | 43. “Thou Shalt Break Them”
  • | $250 | 44. “Hallelujah”
  • ☐ | $250 | 47. “Behold, I Tell You a Mystery”
  • | $250 | 48. “The Trumpet Shall Sound”
  • | $250 | 53. “Worthy is the Lamb / Amen”

 

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MASTERWORKS 4: CIAO ITALIA

First Baptist Church of Asheville
February 15, 2025 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

  • ☐ | $10,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • ☐ | $3,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Martina Filjak, Piano
  •  | $250 | Hector Berlioz, Le carnaval romain, ouverture pour orchestre, Op.9
  • ☒☒☐ | $500 | Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op.22
  • ☐☐ | $250 | Gustave Charpentier, Impressions d’Italie, IV. Sur les Cimes
  • ☐☐ | $1,000 | Felix Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 4 in A major, “Italian,” Op.90

 

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MASTERWORKS 5: CARMEN

First Baptist Church of Asheville
March 15, 2025 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

  • ☐ | $10,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $3,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Lissie Shanahan, Flute
  • | $3,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Rebekah Hou, Harp
  • | $250 | Jessie Montgomery, Strum!
  • ☐☐ | $500 | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C major, K.299/297c
  • ☐☐ | $1,000 | Rodion Shchedrin, Carmen Suite for Strings and Percussion

 

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MASTERWORKS 6: FATE

First Baptist Church of Asheville
April 12, 2025 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

  • | $10,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $3,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Joshua Roman, Cello
  • ☐ | $250 | Giuseppe Verdi, Overture from La forza del destino
  • ☐☐ | $500 | Joshua Roman, Awakening
  • ☐☐☐ | $1,000 | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op.64

 

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MASTERWORKS 7: TALL TALES

First Baptist Church of Asheville
May 3, 2025 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

  • | $10,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $5,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Time for Three, Trio
  • ☐☐☐ | $250 | Carl Maria von Weber,  Overture from Der Freischütz, Op.77
  • ☐☐ | $1,000 | Kevin Puts, Contact
  • ☐ | $250 | Richard Wagner, Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin, WWV 75
  • ☐☐ | $500 | Richard Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel lustige Streiche, Op.28

 

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POPS SERIES

NEW YEAR’S EVE: MUSIC OF ABBA WITH DIRECT FROM SWEDEN

Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
December 31, 2024 8:00 p.m.

  • ☐ | $5,000 | Co-Concert Sponsors
  • | $5,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Direct From Sweden
  • ☐ | $250 | Waterloo
  • ☐ | $250 | Knowing Me, Knowing You
  • ☐ | $250 | Super Trouper
  • ☐ | $250 | When All Is Said and Done
  • ☐ | $250 | SOS
  • ☐ | $250 | Fernando
  • ☐ | $250 | Name of the Game
  • ☐ | $250 | Money, Money, Money
  • | $250 | Mamma Mia
  • ☐ | $250 | Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!
  • ☐ | $250 | Does Your Mother Know
  • ☐ | $250 | I Have a Dream
  • | $250 | The Winner Takes It All
  • ☐ | $250 | Chiquitita
  • ☐ | $250 | Take a Chance on Me
  • ☐ | $250 | Summer Night City
  • | $250 | Thank You for the Music
  • | $250 | Dancing Queen

 

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CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE

ExploreAsheville.com Arena
December 5, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

  •  | $10,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • ☐ | $3,000 | Guest Artist Sponsor | Cirque de la Symphonie
  • ☐ | $250 | Leroy Anderson, A Christmas Festival | Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestra
  • | $250 | Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op.90, III. Poco allegretto
  • ☐ | $250 | Carlos Gardel, Por una Cabeza | With members of the ASYO
  • | $250 | Georges Bizet, L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2, IV. Farandole | With members of the ASYO
  • | $250 | Leroy Anderson, Sleigh Ride | With members of the ASYO
  • | $250 | Claude Debussy, Clair de Lune
  • ☐ | $250 | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, “Dance of the Reed Pipes” from The Nutcracker
  • ☐ | $250 | John Williams, “Flight to Neverland” from Hook
  • ☐ | $250 | Johann Strauss II, Unter Donner und Blitz Polka, Op.324
  • ☐ | $250 | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Danse des petite cygnes” from Swan Lake, Op.20
  • ☐ | $250 | Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov “Dance of the Buffoons” from The Snow Maiden
  • ☐ | $250 | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Trepak” from The Nutcracker
  • ☐ | $250 | Jeff Tyzik Chanukah Suite
  • | $250 | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” from The Nutcracker
  • ☐ | $250 | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Pas de Deux” from The Nutcracker
  • | $250 | Traditional We Wish You a Merry Christmas

 

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SYMPHONY IN THE PARK

Pack Square Park in Downtown Asheville
September 7, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

  • | $15,000 | Title Sponsor
  • | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • ☐ | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • ☐ | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • ☐ | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • ☐ | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • ☐ | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor

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AN EVENING WITH CHRIS THILE

Rabbit Rabbit
May 10, 2025 at 7:00 p.m.

  • | $7,500 | Co-Concert Sponsors

RECITALS

VIOLIN RECITAL WITH ALEXI KENNEY

First Baptist Church of Asheville
September 17, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

  • ☐ | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $250 | Rafiq Bhatia, Descent 
  • ☐ | $250 | Johann Sebastian Bach, Allemande from Partita in D minor, BWV 1004
  • ☐ | $250 | Paul Wiancko, Allemande from X Suite for Solo Violin
  • | $250 | Angélica Negrón, The Violinist 
  • ☐ | $250 | Johann Sebastian Bach, Grave from Sonata in A minor, BWV 1003
  • ☐ | $250 | Nicola Matteis, Jr., Alia Fantasia 
  • ☐ | $250 | Kaija Saariaho, Nocturne for Solo Violin
  • ☐ | $250 | Salina Fisher, Hikari 
  • ☐ | $250 | Mario Davidovsky, Synchronisms No. 9 
  • ☐ | $250 | Matthew Burtner, Elegy (Muir Glacier 1889-2009) 
  • ☐ | $250 | Johann Sebastian Bach, Chaconne from Partita in D minor, BWV 1005

 

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PIANO RECITAL WITH MARTINA FILJAK

First Baptist Church of Asheville
February 11, 2025 at 7:00 p.m.

  • | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor
  • | $250 | George Frideric Handel, Suite in G minor, HWV 432
  • | $250 | Johann Sebastian Bach, Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue 
  • | $250 | Robert Schumann, Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op.26
  • ☐ | $250 | Aleksandr Scriabin, Prelude and Nocturne for the Left Hand, Op.9
  • | $250 | Franz Liszt, Réminiscences de Lucia di Lammermoor, S.397

 

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TF3’S JUKEBOX WITH TIME FOR THREE

First Baptist Church of Asheville
May 1, 2025 at 7:00 p.m.

  • ☐ | $5,000 | Concert Sponsor

 

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