December 9, 2020 - 5:00 PM

See this exclusive livestream performance hosted by LV Phil violist Omar Shelly and our guest curator, 8 News Now anchor Nathan Tannenbaum.  Members of the Las Vegas Philharmonic perform works by English composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.  To watch this digitally streaming performance, become a member of Behind The Stand for just $12/month. For more information and to join, click here.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 5:00 PM
5 Fantasiestucke
Spirituals and dances from 24 Negro Melodies

Naoko Taniguchi, violin
Alissa Vercillo, violin
Omar Shelly, viola
Moonlight Tran, cello


Moonlight Tran received her Bachelor of Music, Cello Performance from the University Of Southern California’s Thornton School Of Music. Her teachers included Gabor Reijto and Eleanor Schoenfeld.

Moonlight has been with the Las Vegas Philharmonic since 2000. She is a veteran for several Las Vegas Broadway shows, principally the “the Producers” and currently “The Lion King”. In addition to a live recording with Sarah Brightman, she also toured with Andrea Bocelli and has backed up numerous artists including Frank Sinatra, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, Luis Miguel and Rod Stewart.

Ms. Tran is also a noted teacher with several award winning students.