Each season the Las Vegas Philharmonic showcases the talents of an internationally rising star. Acclaimed for her passionate performances, and compelling command of her instrument, violinist Bella Hristova will perform Max Bruch's romantic First Violin Concerto. A young musician with a growing career as a soloist and recording artist, The Strad has praised, "Every sound she draws is superb".
This Valentine's Day join two-time Grammy® Award winner Sylvia McNair for a romantic evening showcasing the timeless talent of one of the greatest American songwriters, George Gershwin.
Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the orchestra in its first-ever performance of Mendelssohn's joyous Fourth Symphony, known as the "Italian" symphony having been inspired by the composer's travel south to Italy. Schubert's charming Overture to Rosamunde opens the program and gold medal winner of the 2007 International Tchaikovsky Competition, Sergey Antonov, hailed as a "brilliant cellist+ by Mstislav Rostropovich, performs Schumann's lyrical Cello Concerto.
Classical showpieces famously (and frequently!) quoted in pop-culture are instantly recognizable as Music Director Donato Cabrera delves into this fiery, fast-paced repertoire that promises to deliver a memorable night at the symphony.