2018-2019 Season Calendar

Although not anticipated, dates, program selections and artists are subject to change.

The UNLV Performing Arts Center continues its exploration of the art of the guitar with Grisha Goryachev. Goryachev is reviving the tradition of solo, concert, flamenco guitar and is renowned for his musical sensitivity and virtuosity. Sponsored by the Lawrence Livingston Downs Trust
Date: Friday, October 5, 2018 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

All Seats - $45
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the differently abled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $10 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Venue: The Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, located inside Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center
Singer-songwriter and cellist, Gabriel Royal, plays his “grown-up lullabies” in New York’s subways, where he connects to his inspiration: New York’s commuters. But, you can hear his jazzy, poppy brand of crossover right here in Las Vegas.
Date: Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

Section A - $50, Section B - $40, Section C - $30, Section D - $20
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the disabled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $10 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

We welcome the Hermitage Piano Trio for the second UNLV Chamber Music Society concert of the year. Violinist Misha Keylin, cellist Sergey Antonov, and pianist Ilya Kazantsev form the trio about which The Washington Post raves "such power and sweeping passion." Program Selections Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The Seasons, Op. 37b ~intermission~ Sergei Rachmaninov - Trio in G minor “Elégiaque” Dmitri Shostakovich - Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

All Seats - $30
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the differently abled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $5 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Venue: The Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, located inside Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center
Fingerstyle guitarist Andy McKee's success and millions of YouTube viewers underscores his role as one of today's most unique artists.  Sponsored by the Lawrence Livingston Downs Trust
Date: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

All Seats - $45
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the differently abled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $10 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Venue: The Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, located inside Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center
Mariachi Herencia de México, a group of students from Chicago’s Mexican-American barrios, might never have imagined their first CD, Nuestra Herencia, would receive a Latin GRAMMY nomination, but it did. Now, after releasing their second CD, they are embarking on their first major tour. “Mariachi music has helped these kids ... its about learning discipline, time management, and teamwork.”
Date: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

Section A - $50, Section B - $40, Section C - $30, Section D - $20
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the disabled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $10 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

UNLV faculty perform chamber works of love and romance from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Musical Selections Robert Schumann - Romances for oboe and piano Amy Beach - Romance for violin and piano Jake Heggie - The Deepest Desire: Four Meditations on Love (texts by Sister Helen Prejean) ~intermission~ Gabriel Faure - Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 Musicians Kimberly James, mezzo-soprano; Jennifer Grim, flute; Stephen Caplan, oboe; Timothy Hoft, Darryl Cooper, Katie Leung, piano; Ambroise Auburn, violin; Kate Hamilton, viola; Andrew Smith, cello
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

All Seats - $25
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the differently abled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $5 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Venue: The Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, located inside Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center
Legendary Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko directs the Russian National Ballet in this production of the Marius Petipa classic, The Sleeping Beauty.
Date: Monday, February 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

Section A - $50, Section B - $40, Section C - $30, Section D - $20
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the disabled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $10 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Tengyue (T.Y.) Zhang, 2017 first prize winner at the Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Competition, comes to Las Vegas. Sponsored by the Lawrence Livingston Downs Trust
Date: Friday, February 8, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

All Seats - $45
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the differently abled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $10 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Venue: The Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, located inside Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center
The Takács Quartet, now entering its forty-fourth season, is renowned for the vitality of its interpretations. The New York Times recently lauded the ensemble for “revealing the familiar as unfamiliar, making the most traditional of works feel radical once more.” Based in Boulder at the University of Colorado, Edward Dusinberre, Harumi Rhodes (violins), Geraldine Walther (viola) and András Fejér (cello) perform eighty concerts a year worldwide. Program Selections Joseph Haydn - String Quartet, Op. 20 No. 4 Béla Bartók - String Quartet No. 1 ~intermission~ Edward Grieg - String Quartet
Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

All Seats - $30
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the differently abled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $5 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Venue: The Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, located inside Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center
Start your St. Patrick’s Day celebration a little early with one of today’s leading traditional Irish ensembles. Danú’s virtuosi performers hail from Waterford, Dublin, Donegal and Cork.
Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

Section A - $50, Section B - $40, Section C - $30, Section D - $20
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the disabled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $10 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

In conjunction with the “Music Unwound: Dvorák in America” project, UNLV faculty and members of the Las Vegas Philharmonic celebrate the music of Dvorák with the famed Viola Quintet and the Wind Serenade. Musical Selections String Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 97 b. 180 Serenade for wind instruments, cello, and double bass, Op. 44, B. 77 Musicians Wei-Wei Le, Ambroise Aubrun, violin; Kate Hamilton, Nancy Uscher, viola; Andrew Smith, cello Stephen Caplan, Nathan Swain, oboe; Marina Sturm, Cory Tiffin, clarinet; Alex Rosales Garciá, Kevin Eberle, bassoon; Bill Bernatis, Beth Lano, Doug Beasley, horn; Brycen Ingersoll, double bass
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

All Seats - $25
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the differently abled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $5 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Venue: The Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, located inside Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center
Gramophone calls the GRAMMY®-winning Jason Vieaux "among the elite of today's classical guitarists" and NPR describes him as "precise and soulful." Sponsored by Dr. Mitchell and Pearl Forman
Date: Friday, April 12, 2019 - 7:30pm
Ticket Prices:

All Seats - $45
Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the differently abled, all students, UNLV Faculty and Staff, and UNLV Alumni.

Students may receive one $10 student rush ticket with valid ID. Student rush tickets will be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office one hour prior to the performance.

Venue: The Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, located inside Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center