Symphony Joslyn

The intimate setting of Joslyn Art Museum’s Witherspoon Concert Hall sets the stage for delightful afternoons of music for chamber orchestra. Expect works both familiar and adventurous, paired with pre-concert discussions of masterpieces from the Joslyn’s world-class art collection.

2021/2022 Season

Symphony Joslyn
October 10, 2021

Bach & Britten by Bahl

Principal Oboe Alexandra Rock takes center stage as she performs Bach’s spirited Concerto for Oboe d’amore; Britten’s playful Simple Symphony ends the performance on an energetic note.
Symphony Joslyn
November 14, 2021

Schubert 5 with Bahl

Omaha Symphony Bassoonists James Compton and Nicholas Nelson share the spotlight in a double concerto; the program ends with Schubert’s “Mozartian” Symphony No. 5 in B flat Major.
Symphony Joslyn
January 9, 2022

Dvorak, Walker & Schumann

Schumann's Symphony No. 2 showcases virtuosic ensemble work of the highest order – a true feature for the entire Omaha Symphony.
Symphony Joslyn
February 6, 2022

Perry Gilmore Plays Saint-Georges

Susanna Perry Gilmore takes the stage in her performance of Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges' Violin Concerto No. 9 in G Major.
Symphony Joslyn
April 10, 2022

Debussy and Mozart 39

Maestro François López-Ferrer takes the podium for an afternoon of some of the most triumphant French and Spanish music in the repertoire. We finish with one of Mozart’s late-great symphonies, Symphony No. 39 in E flat Major.

2022/2023 Season

Symphony Joslyn
October 2, 2022

Beethoven Triple

Maestro Bahl leads the Orchestra in one of Mozart’s most hastily written masterpieces—his Symphony No. 36, “Linz”, written in just four days.
Symphony Joslyn
November 20, 2022

Four Dances from Estancia

Grondahl’s tuneful concerto for trombone is bookended by two Latinx composer legends: Silvestre Revueltas and Alberto Ginastera.
Symphony Joslyn
January 8, 2023

Beethoven 2 & Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto

Omaha Symphony Principal Trumpet Scott Quackenbush shines in Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto, a cornerstone of the repertoire that requires an agile mastery.
Symphony Joslyn
February 5, 2023

Schubert “Unfinished”

Founder and Artistic Director of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Jeri Lynne Johnson makes her Omaha Symphony guest conducting debut with a program that juxtaposes the best of antiquity and modernity.
Symphony Joslyn
April 16, 2023

Ancient Airs & Dances

The Omaha Symphony leans into looking back, with masterclasses in neo-classical writing by Respighi, Prokofiev, and Brahms, while Principal Timpani Jack Rago steps forward for his Omaha Symphony solo debut.
Symphony Joslyn
May 21, 2023

Higdon & Mendelssohn 5 

Omaha Symphony Principal Viola Thomas Kluge gives the Omaha premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Viola Concerto, a work that shines a spotlight on the instrument’s expressive sensitivity.