The UNLV Symphony Orchestra opens 2022-2023 Season


The new season of the UNLV Symphony Orchestra will take place at the Artemus W. Ham Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, on Wednesday, September 28.


The program will include the performance of Antonin Dvorak's Symphony No 8 in G major, Karl Nielsen's Flute Concerto featuring John McMurtery as the soloist, and Mykola Lysenko's Overture from “Taras Bulba.” For more info, click here.


Ukrainian-born American conductor Taras Krysa will be conducting the program and is earning critical acclaim as a new and exciting musical presence. Taras serves as the Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. For more info, visit taraskrysa.com.

John enjoys a varied career as an orchestral flutist, soloist, chamber musician, teacher, and composer. Currently, he is a section flutist of the New York City Opera Orchestra and an Associate Professor of Flute at UNLV. For more info, visit johnmcmurtery.com.


The UNLV School of Music is one of the premier music and fine arts institutions in the Southwest. The School of Music offers students opportunities for musical study in a professional, artistic environment that strives to promote the highest level of artistic development according to each student’s unique strengths. To find out more about UNLV School of Music, click here.


Artemus W. Ham Hall on the UNLV campus is located at 4505 Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $20, and $10 discounted tickets are available for the in-person event to seniors, military members, and UNLV faculty and staff, and all students. All students may also receive one free ticket with a valid ID. Please note: Additional service and facilities fees may apply to purchases. In-person tickets can be purchased here.


UNLV Performing Arts Center patrons are welcome to park in the Cottage Grove Parking Garage. Parking is free after 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, after 1 p.m. Friday, and all weekend. Visit UNLV Parking and Transportation Services for more information.


For those who want to support and donate to UNLV Symphony Orchestra, mention “UNLV Symphony Orchestra” as a recipient and click here.