Brahms’ German Requiem

Join us as hundreds of incredible high school choristers come together with the orchestra in performing a choral masterpiece conducted by Maestro Ernest Richardson. Brahms’ German Requiem is a powerful and emotional work sure to leave a lasting impression.

Holland Center
Sunday, Nov 12 | 2:00 PM


Ernest Richardson Resident Conductor & Principal Pops Conductor More
Siri Howard soprano More
Armando Contreras baritone More
A. Baron Breland Chorusmaster More

Brahms’ German Requiem is a powerful and emotional choral masterpiece that is often regarded as one of the most significant works of the Romantic era. Along with professional singers, this gigantic performance includes your Omaha Symphony and over 300 high school choristers. The piece features exquisite orchestration, soaring vocal melodies, and intricate choral arrangements that are designed to evoke an astounding range of emotions. Composed in response to a deep personal loss, Brahms imbued the work with a sense of consolation and comfort that is both grand and intimate, evoking a sense of spiritual transcendence that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

This year's participating school choirs:

  • Abraham Lincoln High School
  • Bellevue West High School
  • Bennington High School
  • Creighton Prep High School
  • Millard South High School
  • Omaha North High School

Program Notes

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Live Broadcast on KVNO

The performance will be aired live on KVNO and re-broadcast in the near future. If you’re attending, make sure to stop by the KVNO table in the lobby to sign up for a special notification as to when you can hear it replayed on 90.7 FM.

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