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Downtown Cultural Series


City of Las Vegas: Office of Cultural Affairs

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Tenor Mark Thomsen performs with leading opera and orchestral companies throughout North America and Europe. Having made his Metropollitan Opera debut in December of 2008 Mr. Thomsen has also performed with New York City Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Dallas Opera, Vienna Volksoper, Vienna Staatsoper and Houston Grand Opera. Upcoming highlights for 2010-11 include Strauss' Capriccio with The Metropolitan Opera, Puccini concerts in Italy (excerpts from La Boheme ,and Madame Butterfly), Handel's, Messiah in Las Vegas and various gala "popera" concerts throughout the United States.

Pianist Barbara Riske has played with several groups locally including the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the Nevada Chamber Symphony, Nevada Ballet Theater, Opera Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Flute Club, the Las Vegas Music Festival, the Las Vegas Woodwind Quintet and the Sierra Winds. She has also performed in chamber concerts throughout the U.S., and in March 2002, performed for the second time at Carnegie Hall in New York City.


Music | Music Performance




Location: Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse



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