BUGLIHome Means Nevada ZHOU Tian "Transcend" Reno Phil Commission Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad DVORAK Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, op. 95 "From the New World"
Join the Reno Phil in celebration of the American West. Hear the unveiling of Grammy-nominated composer Zhou Tian's commissioned work, inspired by the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad - which united the nation and gave new life to the city of Elko. The orchestra will also perform the New World Symphony, garnering its name because Czech composer Dvorak wrote it during the 1890s when exploring the U.S.
Take a trip back in time to New York’s Catskill Mountains, circa 1969, as Pops on the River presents A Night at Woodstock. Throw on your best tie-dyed shirt and join the Reno Phil Orchestra and guest vocalists as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the seminal music festival. You will hear songs made famous by Janis Joplin, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Santana and more. Pops on the River is a fundraising event featuring a costume contest, raffle and unforgettable concert. Tables & tickets available February 15, 2019.
Your chance to play with the pros! Dig into your closet and dust off that old instrument! Play For a Day is a chance for amateur musicians to get back at it, receive professional coaching from Reno Phil musicians, and play a concert again! Stay tuned for details.