25 Years of Omaha's Favorite Tradition: a Q and A with Ernest Richardson

Maestro Ernest Richardson has been leading the Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration for 25 years—we asked him for his reflections on this special show.

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Welcome New Orchestra Members

January 31, 2023

We're excited to introduce you to some amazing new musicians who have recently joined our roster! Some of them have played with us before and some are brand new so make sure you keep your eyes out for them at our next performance.

Broadway Talent Sparkles at Christmas Celebration

November 15, 2022

Get to know the dazzling actors, singers, and dancers who will be gracing the stage at the 2022 Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration!

Youth Ensemble

November 14, 2022

At the 2022 Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration, we will feature our first ever Youth Ensemble! These young performers were selected by Maestro Ernest Richardson to showcase the depth of talent we have here in Omaha while presenting them with the opportunity to perform and rehearse alongside professional musicians. Read about them here.

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