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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Coffee with Kaiser... Musical happenings for the week of September 23...

It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself. 
...Johannes Sebastian Bach

Everyday 5:00pm-6:00pm
until November 24th

Enjoy live classical music by harpist
Kim DeLibero Monday-Thursday and
this Friday through Sunday hear
violinist James Harvey and cellist
Mert Sermet in the beautiful Fall Harvest Garden at the
Bellagio Conservatory (large garden near the front desk, and self parking)Bellagio
3600 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas NV 89109Free and Open to the Public

Tuesday September 25th, 7:30pm
UNLV Symphony Orchestra directed by
Taras Krysa, they will perform Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "New World"
and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Mykola Suk is the solo pianist
UNLV Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall
(very large building across from parking garage)
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
$10 adults $8 Faculty/staff/military/seniors
UNLV/CCSD students FREE (limit one per person with valid ID)
more info 702 895-2787

Thursday September 27th, 7:30pm
Hear cutting edge contemporary classical music, by local and guest composers at the first "Nextet" concert *including a piece for two flutes written by
Diego Vega performed by Emma Pease-Byron and Clare Birmigham called "Wild Beasts" composed in 2012 "Nextet" is the name of this concert series at UNLV featuring newly composed worksUnlv
UNLV Doc Rando Hall
Beam Music Center
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Free and Open to the Public
more info 702 895-3332http://diegovega.com/schedule
*particular piece is not confirmed, but, what ever is on the program, it will be something interesting that you have never heard before!

Friday September 28th, 11:30am-1:00pm
ASU flute professor Liz Buck visits Dr. Jennifer Grim's UNLV flute studio class to give a
recital and master-class
UNLV Doc Rando Hall
Beam Music Center
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Free and Open to the Public
more info 702 895-3332

Friday September 28th, 7:30pm
Composition recital "Suk Studio Projects": Composer/Pianist Jae Ahn, Violist David Chavez,
Cellist Eddie Yue and Bassoonist Brock Norred
UNLV Doc Rando Hall
Beam Music Center
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Free and Open to the Public
more info 702 895-3332


October 13 7:30pm
and October 14th 1:00pm

The Las Vegas Philharmonic will be playing live in the Smith Center pit as George Balanchine's "Jewels" will be performed by Nevada Ballet Theater, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Ballet West October 13 at 7:30 and October 14 at 1:00 in The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The three-part work was inspired by the beauty of emeralds, rubies, and diamonds.
Tickets are $35 to $128.

Nevada Public Radio
For more information on the Cultural Arts in Las Vegas please visit Nevada Public Radio. NPR has detailed listings of many cultural and civic events hosted by area non-profits click on this linkhttp://www.knpr.org/common/psa/listNEW.cfm and if you are planning an event in the next few months, be sure to get your free listing in Nevada Public Radio's Desert Companion magazine by submitting the information here at http://www.knpr.org/culture/eventaddnew.cfm
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