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September 2018

Cirque de la Symphonie

September 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, 2550 East Second Street
Reno, NV 89595 United States
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CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE

September 8, 2018

Doors open at 7:00 PM

Concert at 8:00 PM

Witness an unforgettable performance from Cirque de la Symphonie as they perform daring feats of artistry. An audience favorite, they synchronize the imaginative athleticism of aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists and strongmen, with the brilliance of the Reno Phil Orchestra performing scores from your favorite movies under the leadership of Maestro Laura Jackson.

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Gershwin’s Legacy

September 28, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Nevada Historical Society, 1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503 United States
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Free

LECTURE SERIES

Friday, September 28, 2018 5:15-6:15pm, Nevada Historical Society
Gershwin’s Legacy
The first concert the Reno Phil played featured music by iconic American composer George Gershwin, and we will open this season with a nod to that history by performing two works by Gershwin. The lecture will also explore Maurice Ravel’s influence on Gershwin, and why Ravel refused him as a student! Come find out more in this lecture presented by musicologists Dr. Mark Clague and Timothy Freeze.

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November 2018

Rachel Barton Pine and Eden Sleeves

November 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Holland Project, 140 Vesta Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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$5.00
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January 2019

Play for a Day

January 6 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Billinghurst Middle School, 6685 Chesterfield Ln
Reno, NV 89523 United States
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Dust off your instrument! Join Conductor Laura Jackson and musicians from the Reno Phil for an afternoon of music making on Sunday January 6, 2019. The whole community is invited! Arrangements of orchestral favorites are available for players of all levels. The afternoon will include rehearsals, sectionals, and a concert.

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The Musicians

January 11 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Nevada Historical Society, 1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503 United States
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Free

Longtime Reno Phil musicians will share highlights from their experiences over the decades. This talk will be moderated by Judy Simpson, author of Fifty Years of the Reno Philharmonic.

DETAILS TBD.

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March 2019

The Music

March 1 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Nevada Historical Society, 1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503 United States
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Free

Music Director Laura Jackson will talk about programming and commissioning for a symphony orchestra. How does a music director choose what to play, and how does an orchestra choose a director?

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May 2019

Celebrating the American West

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Elko Convention Center, 700 Moren Way
Elko, NV 89801 United States
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BUGLI Home Means Nevada
ZHOU Tian "Transcend" Reno Phil Commission Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad
DVORAK Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, op. 95 "From the New World"

Join the Reno Phil in celebration of the American West. Hear the unveiling of Grammy-nominated composer Zhou Tian's commissioned work, inspired by the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad - which united the nation and gave new life to the city of Elko. The orchestra will also perform the New World Symphony, garnering its name because Czech composer Dvorak wrote it during the 1890s when exploring the U.S.

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The Lullaby Brunch – Mother’s Day Weekend

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Grove at South Creek, 95 Foothill Rd
Reno, NV 89511 United States
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The Lullaby Brunch is a unique event to celebrate mothers.

This event includes:

  • Delectable 3-course brunch
  • Breakfast, cocktails, and mimosas
  • Gift for mom
  • Live music performed by Reno Phil musician Aren Long

Each ticket provides a beautiful experience for you and the mothers in your life, and benefits the Lullaby Project Reno.

Tickets – $85 or Tables of 10 – $850

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June 2019

Rhythm & Rawhide Presented by Dolan Auto Group

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Reno Ballroom, 401 N Center St
Reno, NV 89501 United States
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Rhythm and Rawhide returns to support our local community. This event is a collaborative partnership between the Reno Phil and the Reno Rodeo Foundation and is a major fundraiser for both organizations. The Reno Phil and the Reno Rodeo Foundation share common threads and are committed to enriching the lives of families and children in our community. We anticipate selling out so please secure your tickets and sponsorship opportunities today to avoid disappointment!

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July 2019

Pops on the River

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wingfield Park, 2 S Arlington Ave
Reno, NV 89501 United States
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Pops on the River
A NIGHT AT WOODSTOCK

Take a trip back in time to New York’s Catskill Mountains, circa 1969, as Pops on the River presents A Night at Woodstock. Throw on your best tie-dyed shirt and join the Reno Phil Orchestra and guest vocalists as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the seminal music festival. You will hear songs made famous by Janis Joplin, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Santana and more. Pops on the River is a fundraising event featuring a costume contest, raffle and unforgettable concert. Pops on the River tables & sponsorships are sold out! Please call 775-323-6393 for other options. General admission lawn seating is available day of the concert.

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