Las Vegas Philharmonic Shows Music’s Healing Power At Concert

October 22, 2017 - 68 views

As Las Vegas reels, music heals.

Donato Cabrera, the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s music director, has firsthand knowledge of music’s healing power — and will help the orchestra demonstrate exactly that at Saturday’s Smith Center concert.

Initially conceived as an Oktoberfest celebration, the performance has metamorphosed into a musical tribute keyed to “standing strong,” Cabrera notes, in the wake of the Oct. 1 mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival.

First responders from Las Vegas’ police, fire and emergency services, along with victims and their families, have been invited to attend the concert at no charge. (Limited free tickets were available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Smith Center box office or lvphil.org, with the redemption code LVPHPM.)

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