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:

  • Fri

    Art Talk with Jeff Messer

    3-5PM UNCA Reuter Center

    On September 30th, join Artistic Director David Craig Starkey and Jeff Messer as they host their monthly radio show: Art Talk. In this special episode, ALO invites you to join as they record this live on 880AM.

    The show will be discuss the current state of the arts in Western North Carolina, specifically in Asheville. In this special edition, Art Talk is welcoming Dr. Melodie Galloway, Music Department Chair at UNC-A. The panel will be taking questions from the audience, answering all that fall under their vast area of expertise.

    These industry professionals will discuss the arts in Asheville from diverse perspectives, and give a comprehensive look into the artistic ripple effect of Asheville. From 3-5PM, visit this discussion, and gain insight into opera in Asheville.

    Be a part of the audience, and participate in this live recording!  Free and open to the public at the Reuter Center at UNC Asheville.