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Philharmonic Brings Well-Balanced Program
Philharmonic Brings Well-Balanced Program

Review: two pieces in Saturday's show please the crowd.

Las Vegas Philharmonic music director and conductor David Itkin did not go for the obscure for the opening of the 2011-2012 season before a near-capacity crowd Saturday at University of Nevada, Las Vegas' Ham Hall. In fact, he noted in his pre-performance remarks that Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, which occupied the second half of the program, is "the most famous tune in all of Western music."

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