By Debbie Hall
Las Vegas Sinfonietta (LVS) is a professional chamber orchestra dedicated to excellence in classical music performances for diverse audiences. Audiences can enjoy its performance of works by American composer Copland and Russian composers Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District on Oct. 17.
The program will include D. Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8, op. 100 arranged for String Orchestra, A. Schnittke Concerto Grosso No 3, and P. Tchaikovsky String Serenade.
LVS was founded by a passionate group of local musicians dedicated to performing classical repertoire ranging from Baroque to Contemporary works. LVS is committed to providing captivating settings of classical music to the valley.
Since its foundation in 2019, the chamber orchestra has grown to approximately thirty members, who pursue parallel careers either as principals or section leaders of nationally recognized orchestras, as eminent chamber musicians, or as music tutors. LVS regularly features soloists and exceptional guest conductors. LVS has sustained excellence in presenting varied repertoire curated to diverse audiences throughout the city. LVS maintains an active performance schedule, both locally and on tour—regionally and nationally. Artistic Director Taras Krysa leads the chamber orchestra. For more information, visit lasvegassinfonietta.com.
Las Vegas Sinfonietta will perform at the Las Vegas-Clark County Library, located at 1401 E. Flamingo Road, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 17. Click here to purchase tickets.