UNLV Performing Arts Center Announces 2022-2023 Season

The UNLV Performing Arts Center has announced its outstanding 46th season for 2022-2023, featuring eight impressive artists and ensembles.

“We are thrilled to be able to present a full season in 2022-2023 with new and returning artists; we are also pleased to be able to continue to add educational experiences to many of our events,” said Lori Cobo, Executive Director of the Center. performing arts.

The season kicks off September 9, 2022 with the PAC debut of flamenco composer and guitar virtuoso Antonio Rey, winner of the 2020 Latin GRAMMY ® Best Flamenco Album and praised for his natural charm, prodigious musicality, dazzling speed and its moving composition. . Delight in the rich, melodious sounds of flamenco®, influenced by cultures around the world, performed by this master.

Cirque Mechanics: Zephyr – A Whirlwind of Circus on September 24 presents an emotional and uplifting tale about our choices for our planet and its resources, with a performance windmill as its centerpiece. Witness the relentless tug of war between man and nature in the name of progress as performers harness human power to generate a unique acrobatic experience.

Perennial favourites, the Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3) are back by popular demand on October 7 this time with the California Guitar Trio (CGT) to form a doubly electrifying ensemble of six exceptional guitarists. Enjoy original compositions and new arrangements fusing progressive rock, world music, jazz and classical music into one joyful musical phenomenon.

Filled with music and holiday cheer, Mariachi Herencia de México: A Very Merry Christmas is the perfect complement to the holiday season on December 10th. The Latin GRAMMY ® nominated band will perform Mexican and American favorites, including their hit “It’s the Most.” Wonderful time of the year”, “Los Peces en el Rio”, “Sleigh Ride” and “Mi Burrito Sabanero”.

With sold-out performances around the world, Mnozil Brass, one of the world’s finest brass ensembles, captivates audiences and will perform at PAC for the first time on March 3, 2023. Seamlessly blending technical virtuosity and comedic brilliance, this brass septet perform a varied repertoire with fearlessness, immense technicality and a typically Viennese “schmäh” (loosely translated: a kind of sarcastic charm!).

Sought-after Korean guitarist Bokyung Byun, the 2021 winner of the Guitar Foundation of America’s International Concert Artist Competition, will perform a stunning concert showcasing her beautiful tone, immaculate technique, and sophisticated musicianship of contemporary and traditional works on 24 March.

Originally scheduled to perform at PAC in May 2020, Grammy-winning pianist Emanuel Ax will take the stage on April 20. His blend of technical precision and brilliant lyricism has earned him a reputation as one of the most beloved concert pianists of our time.

Be captivated by multifaceted guitarist Meng Su in the final performance of the season (but her first at PAC) on May 5 with her stunning virtuosity and refined artistry. Su often performs as part of the Beijing Guitar Duo, began studying guitar at age five, and currently teaches at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

A special full-season subscription package offer — a 40% savings — is only available through June 30, with packages ranging from $129 to $201 for all eight performances.

Online subscriptions at pac.unlv.edu or other discounted subscription packages are available. Single tickets for the 2022-23 season will go on sale Saturday, August 6, 2022.

When purchasing a subscription package or tickets, consider making a donation to the Performing Arts Center to provide local students with the opportunity to work with all of the outstanding artists.