Events

Reno

“That’s Life!” A Tribute to Frank Sinatra

When: 9-30-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

“That’s Life!” A Tribute to Frank Sinatra will showcase Rick Cornell, Jean-Paul DeChambeau, and the lovely Rebecca Schembri singing some of Frank Sinatra’s top hits. Accompanied by Carol House on piano, the 90-minute program will fill you with nostalgia and have you humming as you leave!

Lab I Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert with Michael Formanek

When: 10-5-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

The Lab I Jazz ensemble (aka “The Free Radicals”) will perform its fall concert at Nightingale Concert Hall. Guest artist Michael Formanek will be joining the ensemble. He is a jazz bassist, bandleader and composer.

"The Music That Shaped My Life"

When: 10-6-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Sierra Music Society continues its fine Artists In Concert programs with “The Music That Shaped My Life” on Friday, October 6th at 7 pm. The concert will be at the Center for Spiritual Living, Reno located at 4685 Lakeside Drive in Reno, NV.

Reno Chamber Orchestra with Tanya Bannister (piano)

When: 10-7-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

The RCO’s 2017-18 season begins with pianist Tanya Bannister, winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition. She made her first Reno appearance at the 2016 Nevada Chamber Music Festival, and she returns to Reno to perform Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.

Reno Chamber Orchestra with Tanya Bannister (piano)

When: 10-8-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

The RCO’s 2017-18 season begins with pianist Tanya Bannister, winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition. She made her first Reno appearance at the 2016 Nevada Chamber Music Festival, and she returns to Reno to perform Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.

University Symphony Opening Concert

When: 10-10-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

This is the University Symphony opening concert of the season. Come and see what the latest music that the symphony has to offer.

P'Optoberfest

When: 10-15-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Sierra Music Society is pleased to announce that the always popular “P’Opera!” is planning a fun-filled evening with its “ P’Optoberfest! ” at Napa-Sonoma South in Reno at 7671 S. Virginia Street on Sunday, October 15th.

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

When:
10-17-2017 to 10-22-2017
Category: Theater
City: Reno

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most succe

Benefit Concert by Harpguitarist Muriel Anderson

When: 10-19-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

A very special event to benefit children's music programs in Reno's new traditional music center, Mountain Music Parlor. Muriel Anderson, a marvelous guitarist and a foremost harpguitarist is giving a unique concert combined with a stunning visual show.

Apex Concerts: Voilà, Viola!

When: 10-19-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Apex Concerts continues its seventh season with “Voilá, Viola!” A program exploring different chamber combinations that are possible with the viola in the hands of one of its greatest masters: Paul Neubauer.

Chamber Soiree for Horn

When: 10-24-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Enjoy a dazzling evening of chamber music for the horn with Music Department faculty DeAunn Davis. Special guests include James Winn on piano, Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio on violin, Andrew Heglund on marimba, Adam Snider on tuba, the Nightingale String Quartet, and Albert Lee, tenor.

Contemporary Music Ensemble Fall Concert

When: 10-25-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno Contemporary Music Ensemble (CME) performs cutting-edge music of the past hundred years with a particular focus on music by living composers.

Reno Wind Symphony: Trick or Treat

When: 10-26-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Last year, the Wind Symphony added this concert to its season, and it was frightening, as well as a lot of fun. The ghostly sounds of Halloween will fill the air, as the Reno Wind Symphony performs spooky-themed musical selections from movies and performances, as well as jazz and marches.

Artown Presents: Dia de los Muertos

When: 11-1-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Artown known for their diverse programming, has collected three award winning groups to fill the stage of Cargo Concert Hall (Whitney Peak Hotel) on Wednesday, November 1st at 7:00 p.m.

Reno Wind Symphony: Veteran’s Day Salute

When: 11-5-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

The Reno Wind Symphony pays special tribute to the veterans of the armed forces through concert band music. Radio personality Ross Mitchell will serve as emcee for the concert.

Nevada Wind Ensemble

When: 11-6-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

This concert will showcase members of the Nevada Wind Ensemble, vivid contrasting musical works, and featured guest conductor Dr. Rickey Badua, director of bands at Cal-Poly, Pomona.

University Percussion Ensemble and World Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert

When: 11-7-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

This concert will feature the University of Nevada, Reno’s Percussion Ensemble and World Percussion Ensemble.

Reno Chamber Orchestra with Michael Sachs (guest conductor and trumpet)

When: 11-11-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet of the Cleveland Orchestra for nearly thirty years, guest conducts this second performance of the RCO’s 2017-18 season. The concert begins with a symphony for strings written by Felix Mendelssohn when he was a teenager. Then Mr.

Reno Chamber Orchestra with Michael Sachs (guest conductor and trumpet)

When: 11-12-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Michael Sachs, Principal Trumpet of the Cleveland Orchestra for nearly thirty years, guest conducts this second performance of the RCO’s 2017-18 season. The concert begins with a symphony for strings written by Felix Mendelssohn when he was a teenager. Then Mr.

Nevada Chamber Opera: Scenes Program

When:
11-17-2017 to 11-18-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

This year's opera scenes program will include opera and musical theater scenes from around the world. Highlights featuring brilliant composers from Mozart to Bernstein will be included. Come out for a musical night of theatrical delights!

University Symphony Fall Concert No. 2

When: 11-21-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

This is the University Symphony’s second concert for the fall. It promises to be a musical experience for the ages.

RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

When:
11-24-2017 to 11-26-2017
Category: Theater
City: Reno

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.

Chamber Singers and Fall Symphony Choir: Messiah

When: 11-28-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

The concert features performances from the University Chamber Singers, Symphonic Chorus and Concert Chorus, all under the direction of faculty member Paul Torkelson.

Apex Concerts: 40 Years of Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

When: 11-30-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

Apex Concerts continues its seventh season with a visit by one of the most revered chamber ensembles of past four decades: the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio.

Composers' Concert

When: 12-3-2017
Category: Music
City: Reno

The Composers’ Concert features new electronic and acoustic music by University of Nevada, Reno student composers.

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