Thursday, May 12, 2016

Join The LV Philharmonic For Final Season Performance!


The Las Vegas Philharmonic performs its final concert of the season, Dream of Now, Dream of Then: Lisa Vroman Brings Broadway to Las Vegas on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center.  The performance will feature sixteen Broadway selections with arrangements sung by esteemed vocalist, Lisa Vroman.

The orchestra opens with Gershwin’s Girl Crazy Overture and Berlin’s Blue Skies, followed by three more Gershwin selections, S'Wonderful, Someone to Watch Over Me, and Just Another Rhumba.  Next, the Philharmonic performs Rodger’s Slaughter on 10th Ave  and then three arrangements by Rodgers & Hart including, To Keep My Love Alive, Where or When and This Can’t Be Love.  During the second half, the orchestra performs Rodgers & Hammerstein’s If I Loved You and three selections by Meredith Willson, Music Man Overture, Lida Rose/Dream of Now, and My White Night.  To close the evening’s performance, the Philharmonic presents Sondheim’s, Into the Woods Symphonic Suite, Not While I'm Around and Broadway Baby.

Lisa Vroman starred for several years on Broadway as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera.  She received Theatre Critics' awards for her role in a record breaking run in San Francisco and did a return engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.  Her Broadway debut was in Aspects of Love, and she was the first to play both Fantine and Cosette in Les Misérables.  Other roles include Rosabella in The Most Happy Fella, Charlotte in A Little Night Music and Lili Vanessi in Kiss Me Kate, to name a few.  Vroman is a George London Competition Grant recipient and a 1999 Minerva Award recipient from the State University of New York at Potsdam.

Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for the June 4th Dream of Now, Dream of Then: Lisa Vroman Brings Broadway to Las Vegas concert are $26, $46, $66 and $96 and can be purchased through The Smith Center Box Office, phone 702.749.2000 or online at lvphil.org.

Four, six and nine-concert subscription packages to the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s upcoming 2016 – 2017 concert season are currently on sale through The Smith Center Box Office.  Before May 16th, patrons receive a 10% discount off the price of their subscription which starts at $109.60 for four concerts.

Bus Service
The Las Vegas Philharmonic offers shuttle buses for the evening performances to The Smith Center from Summerlin (Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas Ryan Blvd) and Henderson (Anthem Center at Independence Center 2460 Hampton Road.)  Bus passes must be purchased in advance and can be obtained when purchasing concert tickets, or by calling The Smith Center Patron Services at 702.749.2000.  Each bus pass costs $20 roundtrip per concert.

Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Dream of Now, Dream of Then: Lisa Vroman Brings Broadway to Las Vegas
Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
No Classical Conversation before this evening performance.

Las Vegas Philharmonic
Donato Cabrera, music director
Lisa Vroman, vocals

PROGRAM:

GEORGE GERSHWIN
Girl Crazy Overture

IRVING BERLIN
Blue Skies

GEORGE GERSHWIN
S'Wonderful
Someone to Watch Over Me
Just Another Rhumba

RICHARD RODGERS
Slaughter on 10th Ave

RICHARD RODGERS & LORENZ HART
To Keep My Love Alive
Where or When
This Can’t Be Love

RICHARD RODGERS & OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN
If I Loved You

MEREDITH WILLSON
Music Man Overture
Lida Rose/Dream of Now
My White Night

STEPHEN SONDHEIM
Into the Woods Symphonic Suite
Not While I'm Around
Broadway Baby

From Broadway to classics, Lisa Vroman has established herself as one of America's most versatile voices. She garnered Theatre Critics' awards for her role as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera with performances on Broadway, Los Angeles and San Francisco. She has performed in numerous productions including The Music Man, Kiss Me Kate, Les Misérables, Sweeney Todd, and Oklahoma.

Vroman's engagement with the Las Vegas Philharmonic will feature some of Broadway's greatest hits including Berlin's Blue Skies, Gershwin's Someone to Watch Over Me, Rodgers & Hart's To Keep My Love Alive and Sondheim's Broadway Baby.

Tickets $26, $46, $66 & $96 available from The Smith Center Box Office, phone 702.749.2000 or online at lvphil.org.

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