Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos to Light Up the Nightingale Concert Hall with Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society
Apex Concerts and Performing Arts Series at the School of the Arts, University of Nevada, Reno, features the complete Brandenburg Concertos of Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Lincoln Center’s renowned Chamber Music Society.
On Thursday, December 9 at 7 p.m., the Nightingale Concert Hall stage will host a line-up of 20 star musicians from the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society’s multi-generational international roster, performing the complete Bach Brandenburg Concertos. Widely regarded as the greatest examples of Baroque instrumental music, these six masterpieces unfailingly uplift music lovers of all backgrounds and are a perfect vehicle to inspire strength at the end of the year and a vision for the future. more shiny.
“This is a rare and unusual opportunity to hear these Baroque masterpieces performed in their entirety by some of the world’s finest musicians on our own Nightingale stage. It’s a music marathon not to be missed,” said Hyeyeon Park, Co-Artistic Director of Apex Concerts.
The December 9 performance is part of a nationwide tour that will visit many of the country’s most prestigious concert halls, including New York’s Alice Tully Hall. University of Nevada, Reno’s own music teacher, Dmitri Atapine, is on a national tour and will perform at the concert in Reno.
“To be back on stages across the country, alongside dear colleagues and performing some of the most transcendent music is very special,” says Atapine, Co-Artistic Director of Apex Concerts. “It is a testament to the power and importance of the arts – of music – in our lives as the nation begins to emerge from the pandemic. Seeing the public fill our halls, applaud… it’s so humbling and reassuring!
“We are thrilled to partner with Apex Concerts and share this amazing musicianship and music with our community. It’s something we don’t get to experience every day in Reno and a wonderful opportunity for our community to see these masterpieces performed in person and in such an incredible location,” said Shoshana. Zeldner, Program Manager for the Performing Arts Series.
Tickets are available online (unr.edu/pas), by phone through the Lawlor Events Center (775-784-4444) or in person at the Lawlor Events Center box office (10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday , 1500 N. Virginia St. Reno, lower level entrance).
Tickets are $31-$36 (adults), $16 (youth), and $5 (students from the University of Nevada, Reno). University student tickets must be purchased in person at the Lawlor Events Center or at the box office the night of the show (at the event venue, opens one hour before the show).
The Brandenburg Concertos conclude the fall program of Apex Concerts and the Performing Arts Series. Apex Concerts continues on January 26, 2022 with Masters and Apprentices, celebrating the master-apprentice tradition with cellist David Finckel and clarinetist David Shifrin.
The performing arts series continues on February 24, 2022 with renowned Irish ensemble Goitse.
In addition to the Apex Concerts and Performing Arts Series, the School of the Arts presents the Reno Jazz Festival and Lake Tahoe Music Camp as well as world-class visual art exhibits, musical performances, theater productions , dance concerts, and public arts events presented by the Art, Music, and Theater and Dance departments. The School of the Arts, along with the College of Liberal Arts, encourages broad campus and community participation in the arts through numerous performances, lectures, exhibits, core courses, and outreach activities that explore diverse cultures and encourage lifelong learning. The School of the Art’s degree programs provide a solid foundation in a range of artistic disciplines, enabling students to contribute as artists, educators and scholars locally and beyond.
The Performing Arts Series is funded in part by WESTAF (the Western States Arts Federation); the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; and the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency. The Performing Arts Series and Apex Concerts are supported by the University of Nevada Student Associates and the Graduate Student Association. In-kind support is provided by CLM Design, Advertising, Interactive.
The 2021-22 Performing Arts Series is funded in part by WESTAF (The Western States Arts Federation); the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; the University of Nevada Associate Students and the Graduate Student Association. In-kind support is provided by CLM Design, Advertising, Interactive.
For more information about the School of the Arts, visit the School of the Arts website, call 775-784-4278, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Event information, news and photos are also available by following the School of Arts Instagram, School of Arts Twitter and the School of Arts Facebook page.
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