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Las Vegas Philharmonic: Ode to Joy

Las Vegas Philharmonic
Courtesy Las Vegas Philharmonic

MENDELSSOHN   Violin Concerto in E Minor (Thomas Reif, violin)

BEETHOVEN   Symphony No. 9

(Felicia Moore, Kelly O-Connor, Sean Panikkar, Ray Aceto, vocalists and Las Vegas Master Singers, UNLV Concert Singers & UNLV Chamber Chorale)  

In the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s Ode to Joy finale, the orchestra performed Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor, featuring our American German Cultural Exchange Fellow Thomas Reif, and Beethoven’s stunning 9th symphony showcasing the Las Vegas Master Singers and acclaimed vocalists Felicia Moore (soprano), Kelley O’Connor (Grammy® Award-winning mezzo-soprano), Sean Panikkar (tenor) and Raymond Aceto (bass).

Recorded May 2019


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