February’s Classix Five offers tribute to the global musical landscape. Debussy’s ethereal Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun opens the concert, followed in contrast by the riveting sounds of Mohammed Fairouz’ Violin Concerto “Al-Andalus”, as interpreted by the dynamic, world-class soloist, Chloe Hanslip, a brilliant violinist on the international stage.
Reno Philharmonic Orchestra
Laura Jackson, Music Director
Chloe Hanslip, Violin
DEBUSSY Prélude à l’Après-midi d’un faune
FAIROUZ Violin Concerto “Al–Andalus”
DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 8 in G major, op. 88
“Coaxing an impressive range of dynamics, colours and depth of tone from her instrument, Hanslip totally engaged with the music from the outset.” – Royal Philharmonic Orchestra “Al-Andalus” is a musical and historical narrative of the cherished land in the modern Arab world. Closing the evening is Dvorak’s tuneful and delightful Symphony No. 8 in G major, op. 88, written with the idyllic inspiration of his Czech country home.
Doors open at 2:30 PM Sunday and 6:30 PM Tuesday. Music Director Laura Jackson conducts the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and offers a pre-concert talk one hour before the concert on Sunday and one half-hour before the concert on Tuesday. In this preview, she discusses the works and composers on the evening’s concert, giving attendees a background and historical context for the music they will hear. Preview talk is at 3:00 PM Sunday in the concert hall and at 7:00 PM Tuesday in the exhibition hall. Seating for the preview is general admission, first-come first served.
Tickets are $27*-$82 (*including senior discount). Transaction fees may apply. Buy tickets online, or at the Reno Philharmonic Box Office, 925 Riverside Dr., Ste. 3, Reno, NV 89503, (775) 323-6393.
Student Rush tickets are available for $9 at the door, one hour before concert. Seating based on availability. Valid student I.D. required. Cash encouraged. Season subscriptions and group rates are available through the Reno Philharmonic Box Office only.
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* Music program subject to change without notice.