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Asheville Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Concert

Listen for our broadcast of the ASO’s first Masterworks Concert of this season, recorded on September 15th  in Thomas Wolfe . The concert will be broadcast on BPR Classic Tuesday, October 9th at 10 am and Thursday, October 11th at 8 pm.


Wagner, Liszt, Shostakovich

Darko Butorac, conductor

George Li, piano

The season opens  with an exploration of three visionary and revolutionary composers. Wagner’s passionate musical rendition of Tristan and Isolde and Shostakovich’s powerful Symphony No. 5 demonstrate the depths of emotion the orchestra can achieve. International Tchaikovsky Competition medalist George Li, joins the orchestra for a performance of Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1.


Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, Prelude and “Liebestod”

Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5