LV Phil’s Music Connection

Immerse yourself in the music you love

The Las Vegas Philharmonic has put together a list of resources for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home. Check back regularly, as we will continue to post new updates.

 

MusicWise: Facebook Live

Every Tuesday, Music Director Donato Cabrera hosts conversations about music, arts and culture with a different special guest each week.  Tune in on Tuesday’s at 1PM Pacific by logging on to Facebook or check-out the recordings below of our recent Facebook live events.

April 7 – Watch MusicWise with Donato Cabrera

April 14 – Watch MusicWise with Donato Cabrera and Austrian-Romanian pianist, Maria Radutu

April 21 – Watch MusicWise with Donato Cabrera and David Herbert, principal timpanist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

April 28 – Watch MusicWise with Donato Cabrera and composer Katherine Balch

May 5 – Watch MusicWise with Donato Cabrera and violinist Alexi Kenney

May 12 – Watch MusicWise with Donato Cabrera and violist Gerhard Marschner

May 19 – Watch MusicWise with Donato Cabrera and Roy Kaiser, Artistic Director of the Nevada Ballet Theatre

 


The Music Plays On

Read Music Director Donato Cabrera’s daily commentary on all things music, from his favorite works to clips of stunning performances to artists that shaped genres in music.

Read on Medium

 

NPR Broadcasts LV Phil Performances on KCNV 89.7 FM

Nevada Public Radio is broadcasting a collection of memorable performances from the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s past five seasons plus two special broadcasts from the current 2019-20 season on Classical 89.7 FM.  The broadcasts will run every Saturday at 2 PM through August 22.  Click for summer broadcast schedule.  Each broadcast will include insightful conversation about the artists, works and inspiration behind the music with Donato Cabrera and Dave Becker.  Stream the broadcasts live online at https://knpr.org/classical-897-kcnv or tune in this Saturday to 89.7 FM

See summer broadcast schedule

 

Donato Cabrera talks about the new 2020-21 season and our preview livestream event in this recent Las Vegas Review-Journal article.

Read at LVRJ

 

Donato Cabrera shares the Philharmonic’s 20-21 Season Preview

Read at LV Weekly

 

The Smith Center interviewed Music Director Donato Cabrera, concertmaster De Ann Letourneau and bassoonist Alex Rosales Garcia about how they are staying connected to audiences.

Read The Smith Center Blog

 

50 Las Vegas singers unite to sing Keith Thompson’s “Needing Each Other” in support of Vegas entertainers and the TCS Entertainment Community Relief Fund. Read more online.

Watch on YouTube

 

Donato Cabrera talks about his musical influences growing up in Nevada in this recent interview with columnist John Kats on Instagram live.

Watch on YouTube

 

Watch Donato Cabrera’s Fox 5 interview with Jason Feinberg about experiencing music and art while we practice social distancing.

Watch on Fox 5

 

Read John Kats’s recent Las Vegas Review-Journal article about Donato Cabrera’s greatest hits.

Read at LVRJ

 

In the midst of the Coronavirus outbreak, Las Vegas Weekly has put together a list of local organizations that need volunteers and support.

Read Las Vegas Weekly article

 


LV Phil SoundBytes

Thank you to our musicians who have volunteered to share thoughts, videos and music with us digitally, we know our community is grateful.

Please enjoy these video clips from our Philharmonic musicians.

 

May the 4th be with you!  Watch Zachary Jackson, principal tuba perform a Star Wars tribute with his brother.

Watch on YouTube

 

Las Vegas Philharmonic’s concertmaster De Ann Letourneau participated in the Monday’s Dark telethon on Monday, April 27.  Watch this clip of De Ann performing the Prelude to Bach’s Partita #3.

Watch on YouTube

 

Relax and enjoy this morning meditation presented by our violinist, Rebecca Sabine Ramsey.

Watch on YouTube

 

Principal horn, Bill Bernatis shares a mini performance.

Watch on Facebook

 

LV Phil Concertmaster De Ann Letourneau plays a clip of Beethoven’s Spring Sonata from her home.

Watch on Facebook

 

LV Phil violinist, Myroslava Khomik will host master classes online in April for international students.

For information, email MUZmasterclass@gmail.com.

Visit on Facebook

 

A spirited piece for oboe and strings featuring Stephen Caplan, De Ann Letourneau, James Harvey, Hanna Suk and Andrew Smith.

Watch on YouTube

 

Feeling reflective? Listen to this piece with harpist Kim Glennie about a mermaid’s feeling of social isolation and lost love.

Watch on YouTube

 

Watch our principal flute, Tina Castellanos perform Samuel Barber’s Canzone with Jed Moss.

Watch on YouTube

 

LV Phil bassist, Geoff Neuman and his son share a performance clip of “Old Folks at Home” by Stephen Foster and a special message from home.

Watch on YouTube

 

For all our Star Wars fans, LV Phil trombonist, Tyler Vahldick shares this fun performance clip!

Watch on YouTube

 

Principal percussion, Pat Bowen does a quick Bolero clip and putt!

Watch on YouTube

 

Principal harp, Kim Glennie shares how she’s staying busy during quarantine.

Watch on YouTube

 

Tom Wright, principal trumpet talks about his different music activities to pass the time at home.

Watch on YouTube

 

LV Phil violist, Omar Shelly performs a happy birthday video for a friend from his cactus garden.

Watch on YouTube

 


Concert Program Notes

Whether you want to relive this season’s performances or learn more about these inspiring works, visit our program notes and listen to Donato Cabrera’s concert playlists on Spotify.

2019-20 Season Program Notes

 


Other Music Resources

Visit this international guide featuring seven days and seven nights of 100 free music streaming productions, compiled by Musical America.

View on Musical America

 

Live Stream our local Classical KCNV radio 24/7

Stream Now

 

Experience student recitals by today’s finest young classical musicians on the stage of Field Concert Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music.

Watch On Stage At Curtis

 

Travis Cloer’s “Quarantunes”

Las Vegas entertainer and Jersey Boys star, Travis Cloer sings daily “Quarantunes” from home.

View on Facebook

 

Las Vegas Master Singers

Watch performance clips of the Las Vegas Master Singers

Watch on YouTube

 

Vegas City Opera / vegascityopera.org

Watch this clip of Vegas City Opera performing The Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill

Watch on YouTube

This summer, Vegas City Opera is offering a free digital opera workshop on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, June 2 – 25.  Register by May 25.

Register for Vegas City Opera workshop

 

ArtsWave Mindful Music and Poetry

Mindful Music Moments delivers a daily specially-curated playlist featuring the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Opera.

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Berlin Philharmonic’s Digital Concert Hall

Visit the Interactive Experience

 

Met Opera’s nightly online streaming

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Art Resources

Behind the scenes at the Getty

Delve into the art world at the Getty with art books, online exhibitions, podcasts and videos on the Getty Iris to help keep artistic spirits up.

Learn more

 

Van Gogh Museum’s online collections

View the Collection

 

Musée d’Orsay’s online collections

View the Collection

 

Kennedy Center’s lunchtime video series

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Family Fun Resources

LV Phil’s orKIDStra Digital

The Las Vegas Philharmonic launches orKIDStra digital, an interactive online music experience for elementary school children.

Visit orKIDStra Digital

 

Kim Bavington’s Art Classes For Kids

Local Las Vegas artist, Kim Bavington is offering her Art Classes For Kids program online.

Start Your Class

 

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum

Discovery Children’s Museum is offering digital resources for kids to try fun and safe science experiments from home.

Start Experimenting

 

Save with Stories Initiative

Hear your favorite celebrities read children’s stories.

Listen Now

 

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