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July 28, 2017

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Classical Music

Photo: Three-year-old Elann Saula poses with his family,
A $4.5 million violin is placed in the hands of Las Vegas ace at L.V. Phil show
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is New York-New York, where on Saturday the St. Baldrick’s Foundation is hosting its annual head-shaving fundraiser ...
Photo: Aida Garifullina dances with Andrea Bocelli during
Review: Andrea Bocelli, soprano Aida Garifullina soar in MGM spotlight
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
It would be difficult to steal the spotlight from Italian superstar Andrea Bocelli, “the world’s most beloved tenor,” but 28-year-old Russian soprano Aida Garifullina nearly did so Saturday night during the “Cinema World Tour” stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Photo: Larry Ruvo and Jerry Vallen look over a bottle of
Monday By the Numbers: Spanning Southern Wine and L.V. Philharmonic
Monday, November 16, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers is on the case and cases at Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada. In a case of offering equal space to those not old enough to imbibe, we also track ...
Photo: Larry Ruvo and wife Camille Ruvo are honored by An
Andrea Bocelli to host fundraising brunch at Lou Ruvo Center on Dec. 6
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Limited seating is $500 per person for the brunch in downtown’s Symphony Park, and the well heeled will pay $1,000 for a pre-brunch meet-and-greet with Andrea Bocelli and wife Veronica, who also will pour their family vineyard wines for the meal.
Photo: Violin Outlet owner Mara Lieberman displays some o
Instrumental in city’s musical growth
Monday, July 27, 2015
Meet: Violin Outlet:
Violin outlet specializes in all the needs of the bowed stringed instrument player. In addition to selling and renting violins, violas, cellos and basses, the store carries a large variety of strings and accessories, sheet music and handles major restorations ...
Photo: Kenny Chesney's
Celebrity preview: Kenny Chesney, 311, Paris Hilton, Ke$ha, ‘DWTS,’ DJs galore
Friday, July 3, 2015
Fourth of July Weekend:
There will be fireworks and festivities and pyrotechnics and parades up and down the Strip and across the valley from east to west. Temperatures for America’s 239th birthday will remain near 110 for the three-day holiday weekend, so stay cool and enjoy the pool.
21st Century Symphony: The Las Vegas Philharmonic evolves and rebrands
21st Century Symphony: The Las Vegas Philharmonic evolves and rebrands
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Philharmonic is reaching out to untapped ears: “I want to break down all of these walls. I want them to feel they can go to a Philharmonic concert just as easily as a Lady Gaga concert.”
Photo: So much music: The Philharmonic will play works fr
Mao and the foxtrot and other thrilling musical rides. Thank you, LV Phil
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The symphony closes its Masterworks series Adams, Rachmaninoff and Tch
Photo: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett perform classic jazz st
Review: Tony Bennett + Lady Gaga — charismatic chemistry between legend, pop star
Monday, April 13, 2015
Planet Hollywood:
With genuine admiration and respect for each another, I’d swear that Lady Gaga and crooner Tony Bennett were flirting with each other while onstage here over the weekend at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Photo: Las Vegas Philharmonic Music Director Donato Cabre
Conductor Donato Cabrera appreciates ‘Las Vegas’ of Las Vegas Philharmonic
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Las Vegas Philharmonic Music Director Donato Cabrera was in the audience at the most recent Composers Showcase of Las Vegas at Cabaret Jazz on March 4, and he loved the performance.
Photo: Emma Slater and Redfoo perform during Week 2 of Se
‘DWTS’ photos: Suzanne Somers moves up; Redfoo receives devastating news
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
On an emotionally charged night at ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday evening, it was a case of “do you want the good news or the bad news” for our Las Vegas contestants.
Photo: Michael Tilson Thomas.
Q+A: Michael Tilson Thomas conducts London Symphony Orchestra in first L.V. performance
Monday, March 9, 2015
The Smith Center:
Michael Tilson Thomas is the third generation of his family to follow an artistic career. The principal guest conductor of the London Symphony, he also is the music director of the San Francisco Symphony and founder and artistic director of the New World Symphony.
Photo: Curious about George? Scalera and the Phil celebra
LV Phil sends out a musical 'Gershwin Valentine' this weekend at the Smith Center
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A beloved songbook and a Broadway vocalist? That's 'S Wonderful.
Love is here, there and everywhere at Cirque/L.V. Phil performance
Love is here, there and everywhere at Cirque/L.V. Phil performance
Sunday, October 26, 2014
The Las Vegas Philharmonic, teaming with artists from the Cirque show “The Beatles Love” at the Mirage, all happily converged on LIB’s main stage. Never had these artistic institutions collaborated in such a way. The idea bloomed ...
Photo: Giles Martin, who designer of the music in the
Giles Martin, Cirque and L.V. Phil ready for another Beatles ‘Get Back’ effort
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
George Martin’s son Giles is mastering the master recordings of The Beatles. And he’s performing his own version of cutting, flinging and reconnecting.