The UNLV Performing Arts Center (PAC) is pleased to announce its 46and exceptional season for 2022-23 featuring eight impressive artists and ensembles.
“We are thrilled to be able to present a full season in 2022-23 with new and returning artists; we are also pleased to be able to continue adding educational experiences to many of our events,” said Lori Cobo, Executive Director of the Performing Arts Center.
The season kicks off on September 9, 2022 with the PAC debut of the flamenco composer and guitar virtuoso Antonio Rey, winner of the Latin Grammy 2020 for best flamenco album and appreciated for its natural charm, its prodigious musicality, its dazzling speed and its moving composition. Delight in the rich, melodious sounds of flamenco, influenced by cultures around the world, performed by this master.
Circus Mechanics: Zephyr – A Circus Whirlwind on September 24, 2022, presents an emotional and uplifting tale about our choices for our planet and its resources, with a high-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.
Eternal favorite the Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3) is back by popular demand on October 7, 2022 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 addition to the holiday season on December 10, 2022. 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, Brass Mnozilone of the best brass ensembles in the world, captivates audiences and will perform for the first time at PAC on March 3, 2023. Harmoniously blending technical virtuosity and comedic brilliance, this brass septet will perform a vast repertoire with fearlessness, immense technicality and Typical Viennese “schmäh” (loosely translated: a kind of sarcastic charm!).
Korean guitarist wanted Bokyung Byun2021 winner of the Guitar Foundation of America’s International Competition for Concert Artists, will perform a stunning concert showcasing her beautiful tone, immaculate technique, and sophisticated musicianship of contemporary and traditional works on March 24, 2023.
Originally scheduled to perform at PAC in May 2020, the Grammy-winning pianist Emmanuel Hache will take the stage on April 20, 2023. His blend of technical precision and brilliant lyricism has earned him a reputation as one of the most beloved concert pianists of our time.
Let yourself be seduced by a multi-faceted guitarist Meng Su in the final performance of the season (but its premiere at PAC) on May 5, 2023, with its astonishing 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.
Subscriptions can be purchased by phone at 702-895-ARTS (2787), online at pac.unlv.edu, or at the PAC box office from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. 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.
The UNLV Performing Arts Center is the original home of the arts in Southern Nevada; it opened in 1976 and is celebrating its 46th season in 2022. It hosts a variety of shows and events and is home to self-produced events as well as productions from the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV School of Music, the UNLV Dance and Musical Arts of Southern Nevada. Society, among many other community arts presenters. The UNLV PAC also hosts various Clark County School District fine arts festivals and concerts. For more information, visit the CAP website.