LAS VEGAS – November 18, 2008 – As part of the intimate Connoisseur Series, the Las Vegas Philharmonic will host an elegant soiree on Sunday, December 7 at 2 p.m. at the Stirling Club, featuring the Las Vegas Camerata. The reception will feature complimentary desserts and coffee followed by a dazzling concert performed by the renowned ensemble in the Stirling Club’s intimate Verandah Room. Tickets are $95 per person. A combined ticket price of $130 per person will offer the famous Stirling brunch, served from 11:30 a.m. plus the concert.

Comprised of key players from the Las Vegas Philharmonic, the Las Vegas Camerata will showcase violinist and concertmaster DeAnn Letourneau, principal cellist Andrew Smith and nationally renowned pianist Sandra Rivers, performing the dynamic masterpieces of Beethoven, Brahms and Schoenfield.

For more information and to purchase tickets to this event, please call the Las Vegas Philharmonic office (702) 258-5438, ext. 226 or visit Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door. Seating is limited.

About the Las Vegas Philharmonic
Founded in 1998, the Las Vegas Philharmonic is the third largest arts organization in the state and six-time recipient of the Best Performing Arts Group award. The Philharmonic has grown into a nationally recognized orchestra, entertaining growing audiences with a continuously expanding program which currently includes: a Masterworks Series featuring some of the best touring artists in the world; a Connoisseur Series that presents top soloists performing in some of the city's most luxurious homes; a variety of special events; a new Pops Concert Series for 2008-2009; and its annual Fourth of July “Star Spangled Spectacular” concert. The Philharmonic is currently performing at the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall and will find its new home in the $475M Smith Center for the Performing Arts slated to open in 2011.