Asheville Symphony | Harrah's Cherokee Center Asheville

The Asheville Symphony performs and promotes symphonic music for the benefit, enjoyment and education of the people of Western North Carolina.

Asheville’s arts-focused community has sustained and contributed to the Asheville Symphony’s growth for nearly sixty years. In addition to providing live orchestral music, the Asheville Symphony includes the Asheville Symphony Chorus, the Symphonettes, the Guild, and the Asheville Symphony Youth Orchestras. Off-stage, you can enjoy the music of the Asheville Symphony 24/7 with IDEASOUND – the Asheville Symphony recording initiative, and Asheville Amadeus, the bi-annual festival that fuses Asheville art, performance and food into one unforgettable week.

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Year founded: 1960
Music Director: Darko Butorac
Signature Beers: 
  • The Righteous and Barbaris Souls Imperial Stout by Burial Beer Co. (Asheville Amadeus 2019)
  • Wolfgang 1756 Vienna Lager by Highland Brewing (Asheville Amadeus 2015 & 2017)


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