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Saturday, january 18, 2014, 7:30 P.M.

Masterworks III

Battle Born - Nevada Proud!

Donato Cabrera, conductor
Alina Ming Kobialka, violin


The Smith Center
Pre-concert conversation begins promptly at 6:45 p.m.

Program Notes

“Way out in the land of the setting sun,
Where the wind blows wild and free,
There's a lovely spot, just the only one
That means home sweet home to me.”
- Home Means Nevada

“Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes

Violin Concerto

Eric Whitacre 

La mer

On October 31, 1864, Nevada became the 36th state to enter the union of the United States of America.  In this, our first concert of the Sesquicentennial, we proudly shine the spotlight on the talents of University of Nevada, Reno graduate and San Francisco Symphony Resident Conductor, Donato Cabrera, Reno-born, Grammy Award-winning UNLV alumnus, composer Eric Whitacre.

Other Masterworks Series
Masterworks I
Saturday, September 28, 2013, 7:30pm
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Masterworks II
Saturday, November 23, 2013, 7:30pm
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Masterworks IV
March 8, 2014, 7:30pm
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Masterworks V
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30pm
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