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.
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 Austrian-Romanian pianist, Maria Radutu
April 21 – Watch MusicWise with David Herbert, principal timpanist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
April 28 – Watch MusicWise with composer Katherine Balch
May 5 – Watch MusicWise with violinist Alexi Kenney
May 12 – Watch MusicWise with violist Gerhard Marschner
May 19 – Watch MusicWise with Roy Kaiser, Artistic Director of the Nevada Ballet Theatre
May 26 – Watch MusicWise with Nancy Uscher, UNLV’s Dean of the College of Fine Arts
June 9 – Watch MusicWise with violinist and actress, Lucia Micarelli
June 16 – Watch MusicWise with actor and Mondays Dark host, Mark Shunock
June 23 – Watch MusicWise with chefs, James Trees and Giovanni Mauro
June 30 – Watch MusicWise with Myron Martin, President & CEO of The Smith Center
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.
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-
Donato Cabrera talks about the new 2020-21 Season and our preview livestream event in this recent Las Vegas Review-Journal article.
Donato Cabrera shares the Philharmonic’s 2020-21 Season Preview
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.
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.
Donato Cabrera talks about his musical influences growing up in Nevada in this recent interview with columnist John Kats on Instagram live.
Read John Kats’s recent Las Vegas Review-Journal article about Donato Cabrera’s greatest hits.
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.
LV Phil’s violinist, Mira Khomik performs a live stream recital from the Ukraine on Thursday, June 18 at 8AM.
As a part of Taps Across America, LV Phil’s Larry Ransom performed at Palm Eastern Mortuary and Cemetery on Memorial Day.
Principal bass, Paul Firak takes us on a hike through the desert.
May the 4th be with you! Watch Zachary Jackson, principal tuba perform a Star Wars tribute with his brother.
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.
Music & Meditation
Relax and enjoy this morning meditation presented by our violinist, Rebecca Sabine Ramsey.
For weekly mediation with Rebecca, tune in to her Violin Sound Sanctuary channel on YouTube.
Principal horn, Bill Bernatis shares a mini performance.
LV Phil Concertmaster De Ann Letourneau plays a clip of Beethoven’s Spring Sonata from her home.
A spirited piece for oboe and strings featuring Stephen Caplan, De Ann Letourneau, James Harvey, Hanna Suk and Andrew Smith.
Feeling reflective? Listen to this piece with harpist Kim Glennie about a mermaid’s feeling of social isolation and lost love.
Watch our principal flute, Tina Castellanos perform Samuel Barber’s Canzone with Jed Moss.
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.
For all our Star Wars fans, LV Phil trombonist, Tyler Vahldick shares this fun performance clip!
Principal percussion, Pat Bowen does a quick Bolero clip and putt!
Principal harp, Kim Glennie shares how she’s staying busy during quarantine.
Tom Wright, principal trumpet talks about his different music activities to pass the time at home.
LV Phil violist, Omar Shelly performs a happy birthday video for a friend from his cactus garden.
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.
Kennedy Center’s Digital Stage
Visit Kennedy Center’s Digital Stage to watch extraordinary performances with new video releases daily and original stories.
Watch the 1962 American Pageant of the Arts with JFK, a 7-year old Yo-Yo Ma, Leonard Bernstein and more. The event was to raise funds for the National Cultural Center which later became The Kennedy Center.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress recently commissioned the Boccaccio Project, a music initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project includes 10 videos and 10 original compositions which will premiere online. View the release schedule and how to watch.
The Power of Music
Classical musicians around the globe join in solidarity over the death of George Floyd.
The National Memorial Day Concert
Join the National Symphony Orchestra and a stellar lineup of performers live from the 2020 National Memorial Day Concert in honor of our men and women in uniform, their families, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Vegas PBS Digital Studios
Discover Sound Field on PBS Digital Studios, featuring episodes on music teachers that explore the culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles.
Visit this international guide featuring seven days and seven nights of 100 free music streaming productions, compiled by Musical America.
KCNV Classical Radio
Live Stream our local Classical KCNV radio 24/7
Experience student recitals by today’s finest young classical musicians on the stage of Field Concert Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Travis Cloer’s “Quarantunes”
Las Vegas entertainer and Jersey Boys star, Travis Cloer sings daily “Quarantunes” from home.
Las Vegas Master Singers
Watch performance clips of the Las Vegas Master Singers
Vegas City Opera / vegascityopera.org
Watch this clip of Vegas City Opera performing The Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill
ArtsWave Mindful Music and Poetry
Mindful Music Moments delivers a daily specially-curated playlist featuring the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Opera.
Berlin Philharmonic’s Digital Concert Hall
Met Opera’s nightly online streaming
The British Museum’s Virtual Gallery
Take a virtual trip overseas to The British Museum in London. Explore the extraordinary artifacts in the museum’s Egyptian Sculpture Gallery.
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.
Van Gogh Museum’s online collections
Musée d’Orsay’s online collections
Kennedy Center’s lunchtime video series
The Neon Museum
Practice social distancing outdoors while exploring the history of Las Vegas through neon at The Neon Boneyard Museum. They museum reopened on Friday, May 22 and are offering a special deal for locals.
LV Phil’s orKIDStra Digital
The Las Vegas Philharmonic launches orKIDStra digital, an interactive online music experience for elementary school children.
Kim Bavington’s Art Classes For Kids
Local Las Vegas artist, Kim Bavington is offering her Art Classes For Kids program online.
DISCOVERY Children’s Museum
Discovery Children’s Museum is offering digital resources for kids to try fun and safe science experiments from home.
Save with Stories Initiative
Hear your favorite celebrities read children’s stories.