Music by Cole Porter and Lerner & Loewe
Sunday, May 19, 2019, 3 PM
The Musical Arts Chorus and Guest Soloists will perform music by Cole Porter and Lerner & Loewe in its annual “Pops” concert at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, May 19, in Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall Beam Music Center at UNLV. Pianist Tyrone Bowers and vocalists John A. Smith, bass-baritone; Donna Olufsen, soprano; Marisu Romualdez-Abellar, contralto, and Melissa Sorrentino, contralto are among the featured soloists.
The program under the direction of Dr. Douglas R. Peterson will feature the Musical Arts Chorus and guest soloists in music by Cole Porter, one of the giants of the American musical theatre and the composer of 23 Broadway musicals; and Lerner & Loewe, writers of some of the most successful musical shows on Broadway and in motion-picture history.
Featured choral medleys include “Classic Cole Porter” with over 30 Porter songs and “Broadway Legends: Lerner & Lowe,” with music from “Camelot,” “My Fair Lady,” and “Paint Your Wagon.” Highlights will include enchanting Porter songs “In the Still of the Night, “Begin the Beguine,” and “Just One of Those Things; and lively Lerner and Loewe melodies “I Could Have Danced all Night,” “Camelot,” and “Get Me to the Church on Time”
This is the closing concert of Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society’s 56thseason and marks Dr. Peterson’s 51st Anniversary as Music Director of SNMAS. Eric Eichorst is in his 10th season as the Musical Arts Society accompanist. SNMAS is Nevada’s distinguished Choral Society and Nevada’s longest running arts organization!
Tickets are priced at $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students, military, and disabled and may be reserved at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office by phone (702-895-2787) or online at www.unlv.edu/pac.
Experience Live Classical Music This Year
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