OMAHA, Neb., February 14, 2017- Singer-songwriter Ben Folds will perform with the Omaha Symphony Friday, February 24, 2017, 8 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center, headlining a “mini-Maha” experience in partnership with Maha Music Festival.
OMAHA, Neb., February 9, 2017- Lions, elephants, kangaroos, tortoises, and more lively animals come to life in a symphonic safari in The Carnival of the Animals, Sunday, February 19, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., February 8, 2017- The power of two of the foremost Russian composers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries combine with Joshua Roman, the “ascendant rock star of the cello world” in Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich, Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 1, 2017- Celebrate good times, come on! Get down with the Omaha Symphony to the classics of pop, soul, R&B, disco and funk yesteryear in ‘70s and ‘80s Pop and Soul, Saturday, February, 11, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 1, 2017- The Omaha Symphony announced today that the legendary Smokey Robinson will headline the symphony’s annual Gala concert on Saturday, April 22, 8 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 26, 2017- Wibbly wobbly, timey wimey! Take a journey back in time to explore the history of music as the Omaha Symphony’s Margre Durham Concerts for Youth, now celebrating its 50th year, comes to the Holland Center for five performances next week.
OMAHA, Neb., January 17, 2017- Who better to start your family’s unforgettable adventure with symphonic music than Thomas Wilkins? The Omaha Symphony Music Director will introduce children and their families to the symphony in The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra with Thomas Wilkins, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Art Center.
OMAHA, Neb., January 11, 2017- From Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to The Tempest and Henry V, no other writer has inspired quite like William Shakespeare. The Omaha Symphony will present two evenings of music based on the timeless texts of the Bard in its Shakespeare Festival, Saturday, Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m., and Friday, Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 5, 2017- Enlist in Symphonic Starfleet, board the Sonic Spaceship, and set a course for intergalactic adventure, as the Omaha Symphony brings its latest Mission Imagination program, Symphony in Space, to the Holland Performing Arts Center for four sold-out performances Wednesday, Jan. 11 and Thursday, Jan. 12. Performance times are 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. each day in the Suzanne and Walter Scott Recital Hall.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 4, 2017- One of Rolling Stones’ 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, Darlene Love, will rock the Omaha Symphony with her powerhouse vocals Saturday, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 15, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 29, 2016- The Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration, the season’s most spectacular Yuletide concert, is back! Omaha’s beloved holiday tradition opens Saturday, Dec. 10, with 10 performances through Dec. 18, at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 3, 2016- Let’s Build a Snowman! With help from Harmony the Snowman, the Omaha Symphony is kicking off a holiday season fundraising campaign for music education programs that introduce students to the orchestra and teaches them basic music skills.
OMAHA, Neb., November 1, 2016- Haunted by the thought of death, particularly his own, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart feverishly worked on what would be among the last works of his prolific career: his beautiful Requiem, performed by the Omaha Symphony, professional soloists, and a 500-voice chorus of select high school students on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 20, 2016- The Omaha Symphony and Joslyn Art Museum will host over 1,400 students from across Nebraska and Iowa for an ingenious mix of learning, symphonic music, and fun-filled discovery that will ignite each student’s creative spark in Celebrate Creativity, October 25-28 at Joslyn.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 18, 2016- Wizards, witches, and muggles of all sorts will celebrate All Hallows Eve with the Omaha Symphony in a Harry Potter-themed concert, Symphony Spooktacular: Halloween at Hogwarts, Sunday, October 23, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
Due to the popularity of this concert, Symphony Spooktacular: Halloween at Hogwarts is sold out.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 11, 2016- It’s a program of macabre masterworks and Romantic radicalism as the Omaha Symphony performs Symphonie Fantastique, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
The Omaha Symphony will make a figurative deal with the devil in three pieces that concern heaven and hell in Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale, Sunday, October 16, 2 p.m., at Joslyn Art Museum’s Witherspoon Theater.