OMAHA, Neb., May 7, 2015- Experience the creation of music as four emerging composers develop new works over the course of three days with the Omaha Symphony and Pulitzer- and Oscar-winning composer John Corigliano, capping the experience with a concert Saturday, May 16, 7:30 p.m., in the BowTruss space at KANEKO, in Fresh Ink with John Corigliano.
OMAHA, Neb., April 29, 2015- The beauty of nature blooms into gorgeous aural sound as the Omaha Symphony’s concertmaster leads the orchestra in Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Sunday, May 10, 2 p.m., at Joslyn Art Museum in the final Symphony Joslyn concert of the season.
The Omaha Symphony will “Rock You” with a lushly orchestrated tribute to one of the best stadium rock bands of all time in Windborne’s The Music of Queen, Saturday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., April 15, 2105- The Omaha Symphony, in partnership with Temple Israel, will explore themes of creation in a special, free concert, Our Biblical Heritage: Music of Haydn, Prokofiev, Milhaud and More, Wednesday, April 29, 7 p.m., at Temple Israel.
OMAHA, Neb., April 14, 2015- The drama and exuberance of Dmitri Shostakovich’s first symphony is paired with a glittering performance of Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto in the Omaha Symphony MasterWorks concert Shostakovich’s 1st Symphony, Friday and Saturday, April 24 & 25, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., April 7, 2015- Hilarity, hijinks, and a dash of the unexpected are all in store when the incorrigible Martin Short performs with the Omaha Symphony one night only on Saturday, April 18, 8 p.m., part of the annual Omaha Symphony Gala.
OMAHA, Neb., March 17, 2015- It’s a meeting of two great composers and their music from the Viennese Classical School in the Omaha Symphony’s MasterWorks performance, Mozart and Schubert, Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., March 12, 2015- What do kids like? It’s all found in the title of the Omaha Symphony’s final Family Series concert of the season, Mermaid, Minions & Dragons, Sunday, March 22, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., March 10, 2015- The hot hits of the “me” decade will heat up the Holland Center when the Omaha Symphony performs The Best of the ‘70s, Saturday, March 21, 7:30 p.m., part of the Symphony Rocks series.
OMAHA, Neb., March 4, 2015- From the “cannon” booms of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture to the soaring strings of Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries, the Omaha Symphony will present a rousing program of the most popular, exhilarating, and grand orchestral blockbusters in Symphonic Blockbusters, Saturday, March 14, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 15, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., February 26, 2015- The Omaha Symphony today announced an exciting 2015/2016 season that includes some big names in music and an acknowledgement of the rising popularity of the Omaha Symphony as a family destination for the holidays.
OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 17, 2015- The familiar melodies and rhapsodic beauty of one of Sergei Rachmaninoff's most popular works will dazzle audiences when guest pianist Garrick Ohlsson takes on the Russian composer’s Second Piano Concerto in Garrick Ohlsson Plays Rachmaninoff Friday, February 27, and Saturday, February 28, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Feb.10, 2015- Join Omaha Symphony Music Director Thomas Wilkins as he takes families on an exhilarating journey full of energy and fun in Thomas’s Adventures in Music, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 3, 2015- Whether it is “to infinity…and beyond,” Radiator Springs, or Paradise Falls in a house lifted by balloons and piloted by a lovable curmudgeon, the Omaha Symphony has a little something for every Pixar film lover in Pixar in Concert, Saturday, Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 30, 2015- Lovers of true “classical” music are in for a treat as the Omaha Symphony presents three pieces of music that extol the virtues of the Classical period in Haydn’s London Symphony, Sunday, February 8, 2 p.m., Joslyn Art Museum.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 21, 2015- Nobody does it better than the Omaha Symphony with a group of Broadway entertainers, who together will perform The Music of Marvin Hamlisch: One Singular Sensation, Saturday, Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 1, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 14, 2015- The majesty and rugged beauty of the Nordic landscape will be celebrated in the Omaha Symphony's two-part Northern Lights Festival, Friday, January 23, and Saturday, January 24, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 9, 2015- With Maestro Ernest Richardson and Nebraska's astronaut, Clayton Anderson, at the helm, the Omaha Symphony will blast off from earth, travel to distant stars, and explore galaxies with space-inspired music and intergalactic visuals projected above the orchestra in Symphonic Space Odyssey, Sunday, January 18, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
It’s not an outdoor field in the middle of August, and concertgoers must keep their shirts on, but The Music of Woodstock will live again when the Omaha Symphony and Jeans ‘n’ Classics present the music that defined an era on Saturday, January 17, 7:30 p.m.