Las Vegas Philharmonic 20th Anniversary Season Performances to Air on Nevada Public Radio
Tune in to Classical 89.7 FM or Listen Online to Concerts and Conversation With Music Director, Donato Cabrera and Nevada Public Radio’s Dave Becker
Concerts to air Weekly on Sundays at 2 p.m. Beginning July 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Philharmonic has partnered with Nevada Public Radio for the fourth year to broadcast performances from its recently concluded 2018-19 season on Classical 89.7 FM Sundays at 2pm, starting July 7. Each broadcast will be 90 minutes to two hours in length and will include six performances from the Philharmonic’s celebratory 20th Anniversary season. Each broadcast will include insightful conversations with Music Director, Donato Cabrera and Nevada Public Radio’s Dave Becker in addition to full length performances by your symphony orchestra. The programs featured on air will include the following Las Vegas Philharmonic concerts from the 20th Anniversary season:
Upcoming air dates:
- July 7: Opening Night – Celebrating Bernstein (performed 9/15/18)
- July 14: Glass, Mozart & Bach – with Simone Dinnerstein (performed 11/3/18)
- July 21: The Music of John Williams (performed 1/12/19)
- July 28: An Evening of Brahms (performed 2/9/19)
- August 4: Dvorak in America (performed 4/6/19)
- August 11: Season Finale – Ode To Joy (performed 5/11/19)
The broadcasts will also stream live online at https://knpr.org/classical-897-kcnv.
“Nevada Public Radio’s broadcasts of the Las Vegas Philharmonic performing in the magnificent acoustics of Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center offer an introduction to the musical gifts of your symphony orchestra for those that haven’t yet attended one of our concerts,” said Donato Cabrera, music director of the Las Vegas Philharmonic. “It will also offer our seasoned audience members and supporters the opportunity to hear and enjoy an encore performance and re-live the experience they had in the concert hall during our 20th Anniversary season.”
“Providing a literal amplifier to the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s 2018/19 season on-air at Classical 89.7 is a pleasure, and it is certainly programming our audience looks forward to enjoying,” said Flo Rogers, president & CEO of Nevada Public Radio. “As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of Nevada Public Radio ahead in 2020, we also extend congratulations to Donato Cabrera and the Philharmonic on their 20th Anniversary season.”
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. Launched in 2018, our Music Van mobile outreach program allows us to bring music education and experiences out into the community and engage our neighbors in new and different ways through customizable activations and experiences.
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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About Nevada Public Radio
Nevada Public Radio (NVPR) was established in 1975 as an independent, not-for-profit, public benefit corporation. NVPR signed on the air in 1980 with one station serving the Las Vegas area as Nevada’s first National Public Radio (NPR(r)) affiliate station. For more than three decades, NVPR has remained true to its mission to enhance the quality of life and foster civic engagement by informing, educating and inspiring a growing audience through public media – including content on air, in print and online. NVPR’s broadcast network includes two FM stations serving the Las Vegas metropolitan area – News 88.9 KNPR and Classical KCNV 89.7. Combined with five associate stations, 10 translator stations and associated HD digital channels, NVPR serves a geographical area of more than 66,000 square miles including parts of California, Utah and Arizona. NVPR is the publisher of the award-winning Desert Companion monthly magazine and the producer of KNPR’s State of Nevada. Further information is available at www.knpr.org,www.classical897.org and www.desertcompanion.com.