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Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass
as part of Masterworks 6 with the Asheville Symphony

Trumpet Spectacular and Fireworks


April 12, 2014 @ 8:00 pm

  • Handel Music to the Royal Fireworks
  • Hummel Trumpet Concerto
    ~ Hayato Tanaka, trumpet
  • Haydn Lord Nelson Mass
    ~ Asheville Symphony Chorus
    ~ Dr. Michael Lancaster, director
    ~ WCU Concert Choir
  • Dr. Michael Lancaster, director

Location: Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
US Cellular Center • 87 Haywood St.
Asheville, NC 28801

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The Baroque and Classical eras feature some of the most brilliant and virtuosic music composed for brass, and we celebrate these bright colors in a program that explodes with the joyous Music to the Royal Fireworks.

With trumpets ablaze, kettle drums rumbling, and jaunty, infectious dance rhythms, this music seems perfect for a king’s celebration.

The Asheville Symphony is proud to continue to feature some of the finest young artists who study at the Cleveland Institute of Music, this time with young phenomenon, Hayato Tanaka, who has chosen Hummel’s Concerto to highlight his incredible skills on the trumpet.

We cap our evening with another brassy, triumphant work which will feature the voices of the Asheville Symphony Chorus and a quartet of superb, young vocal soloists.

Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass is perfect in its contrast of power and tenderness in the face of an almighty, yet loving God.



2013 Ein Deutches Requiem
Brahms German Requiem
  Masterworks 6
Masterworks 7, "Rite of Spring,"
2012 Steven Paulus: Heritage Songs
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
  Maurice Durufle: Requiem
  A Classical Chrismas: Handel: Messiah
2011 Honegger: King David
  Mahler: Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection”
2010 Mass of Musical Majesty
Midsummer’s Night Dream
  Borodin: Polovtsian Dances
  Finzi: Ode For St. Cecilia
2009 Faure: Requiem
  Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
2008 Vivaldi: Gloria
  Handel: Messiah
  Poulenc: Gloria
2007 Beethoven: Mass in C Major
  Rutter: Mass of the Children
2006 Brahms: a German Requiem
  Mozart: Requiem
  Mozart: Te Deum
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
- CCNV (Online Arts Journal in NC)
  Asheville Symphony Chorus performance N0vember 3, 2012
ASC Church 110312 ASC Nov 11 2012 ASC Nov 11 2012
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