Tune in to Classical 89.7 FM to hear full performances and commentary from Music Director, Donato Cabrera
LAS VEGAS ()-has partnered with for the third year to broadcast performances from its just concluded 2017-18 season on Classical 89.7 FM Sundays at 2pm, starting July 1. Each broadcast will be 90 minutes to two hours in length and will include conversation with Music Director, and Nevada Public Radio’s Dave Becker as well as full length performances by your symphony orchestra. The programs featured on air will include the following Las Vegas Philharmonic concerts:
Upcoming air dates:
- July 1: Oktoberfest – Cabrera Conducts Beethoven, Mozart & Bruckner (performed 10/14/17)
- July 8: Copland in Mexico – Cabrera Conducts Copland & Revueltas (performed 11/4/17)
- July 15: A Baroque Holiday – Handel’s Messiah (performed 12/2/17)
- July 22: Musicians’ Choice – Cabrera Conducts Bach, Debussey & Vaughan Williams (performed 1/13/18)
- July 29: Sounds From Twilight – Cabrera Conducts Torke, Schumann & Beethoven (performed 2/10/18)
- August 5: Carmina Burana – Cabrera Conducts Hindemith & Orff (performed 4/14/18)
- August 12: Season Finale – Cabrera Conducts Bernstein, Beethoven & Prokofiev (performed 5/19/18)
The broadcasts will also stream live online at.
“Nevada Public Radio’s broadcasts of the Las Vegas Philharmonic performing in the magnificent acoustics of Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center offers 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.”
“The Las Vegas Philharmonic is one of the cultural crown jewels of southern Nevada, and we’re delighted to present their 2017-2018 concert season, shares Flo Rogers, president & CEO of Nevada Public Radio. “Donato Cabrera and the Philharmonic are playing at a very high level, and he continues to make his home town proud. Both the Philharmonic’s performances and his commentary will again make this series appointment listening on Classical 89.7.”
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 organization is to perform music that enriches and educates, helping to build a vibrant, culturally rich community. A proud resident company of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, the Las Vegas Philharmonic brings a valued cultural dimension to the city, providing over 23,000 children each year with vital access to a music education program and showcasing 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, visitor 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, and .
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