UNLV Carrying out Arts Center Announces 2017-18 Season

The UNLV Carrying out Arts Center (PAC) is delighted to announce the 2017-18 season.

Our home, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, is different, bold, and varied, and the UNLV PAC is, too. We’re delighted to bring you 5 artists and one group that have actually never ever carried out here. By popular need, we’re restoring one artist and one group that are doing new works. If you like chamber music, we continue our collaboration with the UNLV School of Music to provide the Dorian Wind Quintet and Lydian String Quartet, in addition to 3 concerts by UNLV faculty.

The season opens Sept. 29 with Taylor Davis, a violinist, YouTube sensation, composer, devoted gamer, and happy geek, who performs her own work and music. The other artists performing this fall are guitarist Ricardo Cobo on Oct. 20 performing tangos y sones cubanos (a category originating in Cuba circa 1920); Cantus, “the best males’s singing ensemble in the U.S.,” performing with the Green Valley High School Choir on Nov. 3; and the Montreal Guitar Trio on Dec. 1 performing music from Danzas: Spanish Guitar, their latest CD.

Spring’s menu of performances begins with smooth jazz guitar player and composer Ken Navarro on Feb. 3. In March, we’re bringing back the comic opera stylings of Gilbert & & Sullivan when the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players carry out The Pirates of Penzance, backed by a live orchestra, on March 9. On April 5, we honor the very first leader of the Performing Arts Center and UNLV’s 60th anniversary, with an efficiency of Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 5” and Sibelius’ “Symphony No. 2” by the Seattle Symphony with Jeremy Denk on piano, directed by Ludovic Morlot. The 41st season ends on April 27 with among the most interesting theatrical efficiencies we have actually seen in a while– Shadow Theatre: Fireflies. Utilizing only their bodies, props, and light, this group creates worlds for the audience to visit.

With our popular Design Your very own plan, purchase all 13 shows with leading seats for less than $325 (just $25 per ticket). You also can pick. You can see the 3 guitar shows for less than $120 (a 12 percent discount rate) or the five chamber music shows for less than $115 (a 15 percent discount). Other discount rates are based on the number of programs you buy; the more you buy the more you save!

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