Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Music Unwound

Las Vegas Philharmonic Presents Music Unwound

Continuing their celebratory 20th Anniversary Season, the Las Vegas Philharmonic will present Music Unwound: Dvo?ák in America on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The program explores Czech composer Antonín Dvo?ák and his time spent in New York in the late 1800s while directing the National Conservatory of Music of America. The concert represents the second year of the Las Vegas Philharmonic's participation in Music Unwound, a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)-funded consortium of orchestras and universities dedicated to curating America's musical past. Music Unwound was conceived and is curated by author and music scholar, Joseph Horowitz. The robust evening of music includes Dvo?ák's Scherzo Capriccioso, Opus 66 and Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Opus 95 "From the New World." Following the Dvo?ák selections, the orchestra will perform the final two movements from The Hiawatha Melodrama, which combines text by Longfellow with music by Dvo?ák and will be accompanied by a visual presentation and narration by internationally renowned vocalist Kevin Deas.

Lobby doors open at 6:00 pm and patrons are invited to attend the pre-concert recital, "Harry Burleigh and Dvo?ák," hosted by Kevin Deas and Joseph Horowitz beginning at 6:30 pm.

This concert will be the pinnacle of a week-long series of recitals, discussions and performances in collaboration with University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Throughout the week of events, both the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the UNLV orchestra will present concerts with scripted and visual accompaniment. The full schedule of events can be found at: http://www.musicunwoundvegas.com/.

Concert Ticket Prices and Shuttle Bus Services
Single tickets include five price levels in Reynolds Hall:
PT Box = $109, A Seating = $105, B Seating = $70, C Seating = $50 and D Seating = $30
Tickets can be purchased online through lvphil.org or The Smith Center Box Office at 702.749.2000.

The Las Vegas Philharmonic offers a roundtrip shuttle bus service to the evening performance only from designated Henderson and Summerlin locations to the performance. A roundtrip bus pass costs $25 per concert and can be purchased in conjunction with the patron's concert ticket.

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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