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Asheville Symphony Orchestra returns with Roaring Rhapsody on Feb. 12, 2022

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Roaring Rhapsody is the second installment of ASO’s 2021-2022 Masterworks Series | Photo by Michael Morel

Asheville Symphony Orchestra is back with A minor announcement… 🎼

Returning to Thomas Wolfe Auditorium (87 Haywood St.) on Sat., Feb. 12, 2022, ASO presents an exciting program titled “Roaring Rhapsody” that celebrates Black History Month with moving works by Will Marion Cook and William Grant Still, alongside Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” and Dvořák.

The performance will be the second concert of ASO’s 2021-2022 Masterworks Season, bringing to the stage American symphonic music inspired by Black songs and spirituals — a uniquely American musical tradition.

Featuring guest piano soloist Xiayin Wang and under the direction of ASO Music Director Darko Butorac , step into 1920s New York and explore a melting pot of American musical masterpieces.

Tickets ($25+) are now available. Bonus: Students and classical music fans under 25 receive special pricing discounts. 👀*

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