The UNLV Symphony Orchestra, conducted by artistic director Taras Krysa, performs Richard Strauss's tone poem, Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life) at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14 in Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall.
Tickets are $20 and available at the Performing Arts Center Box Office, online, or by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787).
The UNLV Symphony Orchestra is composed of undergraduate and graduate music majors, minors, and non-music majors. Its mission includes:
- Training music majors to become professional performers and teachers.
- Introducing non-music majors to a high level of music-making.
- Enriching the cultural life of UNLV and the Las Vegas community.
The orchestra presents as many as eight programs each season including a variety of standard symphonic orchestral repertoire, ranging from early Baroque through modern contemporary, and one complete staged opera. The final concert of each season features the student winner of the annual Solo Concerto Competition.
About the UNLV College of Fine Arts
The College of Fine Arts educates, empowers, and engages creative people to become visionary change-makers in the arts through acts of imagination. At UNLV we believe the arts are an essential good for society. We make education relevant and accessible through our programs and outreach. We create new knowledge in the arts. We celebrate independent thought and the power of bringing people together to foster creativity. And, we value:
● A spirit of generosity
These values underpin all our efforts and guide us in fulfilling our mission.