Las Vegas Philharmonic changes musical program following shootings, offers free tickets to first responders

Posted on: October 6, 2017

“The Las Vegas Philharmonic has altered the music selections for their October 14 performance at The Smith Center in light of the city’s October 1 tragedy,” states an unsigned report at station KSNV-NEWS3LV on Wednesday (10/3). “The organization invites all first responders from the city’s police, fire and EMS services and hospitals as well as the victims and their families, or anyone who seeks the refuge and solace of music, to attend the concert at no charge. These tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and supplies are limited. Tickets can be reserved at the Box Office, online or by calling 702-749-2000 and using the redemption code LVPHPM. Limit 4 tickets per person.” In an announcement from the Las Vegas Philharmonic, Music Director Donato Cabrera stated, “Music heals, and in response to the tragic events of October 1, we are changing the program for our upcoming concert to honor and reflect upon what makes us stronger when we face the future together. We will now perform a program of works by Barber, Beethoven & Mozart that pays tribute to our citizens and their resilience.” The evening’s musical selections will include Barber’s Adagio for Strings, Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5.

Posted October 6, 2017