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:

  • Artist Advisory

    Artistic Advisory

    • Dr. Jon Truitt - ALO Artistic Advisor/Guest Director
    • Dr. Robert Hart Baker - Guest Conductor
    • Paul Kellogg - former General Director - New York City Opera
    • James Meena - Opera Carolina
    • Kevin Patterson - Opera Consultant & Anchorage Opera
    • Mark Oswald - Manhattan School of Music & Opera Singer
    • David Malis - Opera Singer/Director
    • Penny Leudtke - NY and LA Casting Agent
    • David Toulson - Director - LA Opera and Washington Opera
    • Ben Smith - Opera Director