Asheville Lyric Opera



A professional opera company that stages productions ranging from traditional opera to Broadway to cutting edge world premiers. We perform in two historical opera houses, schools, flashmobs, and breweries. Come see the crown jewel of Western Carolina’s art and music scene.  

Asheville Lyric Opera does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

Event Information:

  • Tickets

    Tickets are available for purchase through the Diana Wortham Box Office.


    Did you know?

    Opera is the most expensive and complete art form with each production costing an average of $80,000 to produce.

    Opera is not a profit producing business model, it is a gift to its community with funding which comes from individual, corporate, government and foundation contributions. These contributions are vital to the financial health of the Opera.

    Your gift to Asheville Lyric Opera helps thousands of students throughout Western North Carolina attend live opera performances in Asheville or at their school community theatre.

    Your gift to Asheville Lyric Opera is tax-deductible.

    Many corporations have an Employee Matching Gift Program which can double your donation to Asheville Lyric Opera.

    Legacy is the ongoing celebration of you and this institution. You can help preserve the art form for years to come with a planned gift or even a simple bequest to Asheville Lyric Opera. Stocks and certain other securities are also accepted. And or how about a car, a building, or land, even valuable collectables.