Donato Cabrera, conductor
Clint Holmes, narrator
ANDERSON - A Christmas Festival
TCHAIKOVSKY - Selections from The Nutcracker Suite, Opus 71a
STRAUSS - Radetzky March
PROKOFIEV - Peter and the Wolf, Opus 67
LAS VEGAS PHILHARMONIC’S TRADITIONAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION returns with all the wonder and magic of the season. This festive, family-friendly concert begins with Leroy Anderson’s nostalgic and popular A Christmas Festival, setting spirits alight. We continue the merriment with selections from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker, always an audience favorite. Sergei Prokofiev’s timeless classic, Peter and the Wolf opens the second half with Clint Holmes narrating the elaborate tale. Johann Strauss’s celebratory Radetzky March invites the audience to clap along. The spirited performance concludes with a traditional audience sing-along of holiday favorites accompanied by our world-class orchestra.
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