Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Opening Night of Their 21st Season on Saturday, September 7
Orchestra Launches High-Octane 2019-20 Season with Pictures at an Exhibition, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Anna Clyne’s Masquerade
Violinist Francesca Dego Will Perform with the Orchestra
Concert Tickets Start at Just $30
Masquerade Ball After Party Will Follow the Performance
Tickets Available for Purchase at Lvphil.org and The Smith Center Box Office
Watch the 2019-20 Season Highlight Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDfkhT5DNrI
LAS VEGAS The Las Vegas Philharmonic will present opening night on their 2019-20 season on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 7:30PM at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. This is the orchestra’s 21st concert season and Donato Cabrera’s 6thseason as music director for the Las Vegas Philharmonic. The dynamic program features two of the most well-known Russian works, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Mussorgsky’sPictures at an Exhibition, in addition to contemporary composer Anna Clyne’s Masquerade. Francesca Dego, celebrated internationally for her sonorous tone and flawless technique, will perform with the orchestra, marking her first appearance with the Las Vegas Philharmonic. A Masquerade Ball will take place immediately following the performance and guests will enjoy music, champagne, wine, hors d’oeuvres plus desserts while they mix and mingle with members of the orchestra and other patrons under the stars in the outdoor courtyard at The Smith Center. Masquerade costumes are encouraged. Tickets for the Masquerade Ball must be purchased separately and are on sale now for $200 per person. Proceeds from the Masquerade Ball will benefit the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s artistic and educational programs. To purchase tickets to the Masquerade Ball, call 702-258-5438 or e-mail Rita@lvphil.com by September 2.
Music Director Donato Cabrera and special guest(s) will host a pre-concert conversation at 6:30PM in Reynolds Hall to discuss the works to be performed, the inspiration and history behind the music. All ticket holders are invited to attend and participate in these discussions, which offer deeper insight into the music, composers and artists and enhance the concert experience. Cabrera also creates special playlists for each concert in the season, offering patrons the opportunity to survey the music in preparation for the orchestra’s live performances. Playlist for the Opening Night performance can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/lvphilsept7.
Subscriptions for the new concert season are on sale now starting at just $110 for a four-concert package. Single ticket pricing in the 2019-20 season includes five price levels in Reynolds Hall:
PT Box = $110, A Seating = $106, B Seating = $71, C Seating = $51 and D Seating = $30
The Las Vegas Philharmonic will continue to offer convenient shuttle bus services from Henderson and Summerlin locations in Las Vegas to its Reynolds Hall evening performances during the 2019-20 concert season. A round trip bus pass costs $25 per concert and can be purchased in conjunction with concert tickets.
OPENING NIGHT – PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION
Saturday, September 7, 2019 – 7:30pm
Pre-concert conversation at 6:30pm in Reynolds Hall
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Francesca Dego, violin
Anna Clyne Masquerade
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 35
Mussorgsky (arr. Ravel) Pictures at an Exhibition
Listen to Donato’s Spotify Playlist: https://tinyurl.com/lvphilsep7
Tickets at www.lvphil.org/concerts
About the Las Vegas Philharmonic
The Las Vegas Philharmonic, led by Music Director, Donato Cabrera, established its presence in Southern Nevada in 1998. The mission of the Las Vegas Philharmonic is to inspire a lifelong appreciation of music through performances and educational experiences for our community that enhance the lives of our residents and the culture of our city.
Music education and outreach are the cornerstones of the Philharmonic’s commitment to community. Our Youth Concert Series brings more than 23,000 children annually into the concert hall for a vital music education program, and our Cox Communications Young Artists’ Concerto Competition recognizes and encourages emerging talent among Nevada youth in the area of music performance.
Our season of concerts showcases local talents alongside stellar nationally and internationally known guest artists on the magnificent Reynolds Hall stage. At the orchestra’s core are 76 contracted professional musicians, many of whom are esteemed educators who also perform in other professional productions in Las Vegas, bringing depth and variety to the organization.
As a 501(c)(3) organization, the Philharmonic’s community, education and artistic programs are made possible by the generous donations and support of individuals and corporations. To join us in our mission or learn more, visit lvphil.org or call 702.258.5438.
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