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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Painting with Claude Debussy

September 16, 2022

The connection between art and music is undeniable. Visual artists and musicians work for lifetimes perfecting their craft, art and music often inspire one another, the same language is used to speak about the two mediums, and in so many ways, one could not exist without the other. However, for whatever reason, art and music are not frequently experienced together. Music can be heard while walking through an art gallery and art can be seen on music-filled streets but it’s rare to experience a collaboration between the two in which the process of creation is happening simultaneously and harmoniously.

What's In A Name

August 9, 2022

Blog series highlighting musical terms that you might hear at the Omaha Symphony

Subscriber Spotlight Series

April 27, 2022

As we anticipate Omaha Symphony’s upcoming 2022-23 season, we wanted to feature the testimonials of some of our faithful subscribers. From forming lasting family traditions to making the symphony a part of a fun evening out, everyone can find a subscription package or concert that offers a memorable experience. Below are just some of the reasons why the Omaha Symphony holds a special place in our community and why you shouldn’t wait to subscribe!

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Lift Up Thine Ears for Orchestra

June 10, 2021

American Composer Michael Daugherty has a long working relationship with Maestro Thomas Wilkins—his new work, written to mark the Omaha Symphony's 100th anniversary, will have its world premiere here in Omaha this weekend.

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A Letter from Maestro Bahl

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A new season has been announced and we're excited for you to come along with us as live music returns in its fullest expression—Music Director Designate Ankush Kumar Bahl walks us through what he's most looking forward to as he assumes artistic leadership of your Omaha Symphony in our latest post on the blog, Symphony Stories.

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