For 50 years, KVNO has continued to provide locally composed and community supported classical music programming for the greater Omaha region. The station’s hosts are active performing artists, educators, and experienced broadcasters that live right here in Omaha and are devoted to furthering the cause of classical music and the arts in the community. With unique initiatives such as KVNO’s Classical Kids Scholarship and the Good Vibrations Used Instrument Drive, KVNO is not only a radio station but a pillar representative of the vibrant Omaha musical landscape. The Omaha Symphony has been a longtime partner and looks forward to many more years of collaboration with this wonderful organization. Here are some of the exciting programs KVNO produces that showcase the Omaha Symphony.
In-Concert with the Omaha Symphony
During this program, KVNO broadcasts past Omaha Symphony performances that you won’t be able to hear anywhere else! You will hear full orchestral performances, chamber works, and programming from previous seasons hosted by Otis Twelve. Tune in on Sundays throughout the summer to experience these broadcasts.
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KVNO joins the Omaha Symphony at the Holland Center to bring you a behind-the-scenes experiences during the concerts! In the 2022/23 season, the first two Masterworks series concerts will be broadcast live on Saturdays and will feature interviews with guest artists, musicians, or conductors.
Masterworks 1 - Elgar and Bolero
Masterworks 2 - Montgomery and Beethoven 3
For a daily dose of the Omaha Symphony, tune into KVNO on weekdays at 7:10 a.m. on Morning Classics with Otis Twelve.
Celebrating 50 Years of KVNO
To celebrate KVNO’s 50th anniversary as Omaha’s premiere classical radio station, KVNO is hosting on-and off-air programming and events that not only showcase the organizations history but also its future. Upcoming events include the launch of Season 2 of The Sound of 13, voting for the greatest classical works of all time, the Good Vibrations Used Instrument Drive, and the Metro Arts Showcase which will include three one-hour specials on the Omaha Symphony, Opera Omaha, and the Omaha Conservatory of Music.