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Renowned bassist Edgar Meyer to play University of Nevada

edgar_meyer_with_bassBassist Edgar Meyer, a winner of the MacArthur Fellowship “Genius” grant who has been hailed by The New Yorker as “the most remarkable virtuoso” of his instrument, will perform his own Double Bass Concerto and a virtuoso work by Bottesini at the University of Nevada’s Nightingale Concert Hall. A March 14 concert will be held 8-10 p.m., while a March 15 concert will be held 2-4 p.m. The concerts are presented by the Reno Chamber Orchestra.

Also on the program, led by Chamber Music Director Theodore Kuchar, are the Concerto in D by Stravinsky and Mozart’s “Prague” symphony. Tickets are $40 for general admission, $35 for seniors and $15 for students, and free for everyone 18 years old and younger.

For tickets or more information, contact the Reno Chamber Orchestra at (775) 348-9413 or visit RenoChamberOrchestra.org.