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.
OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 3, 2014- Omaha’s holiday tradition is back and better than ever before, as the Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Spectacular brings Broadway singers, dancers, and memorable holiday songs to the Holland Performing Arts Center stage for six performances Dec. 18-21, 2014.
OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 12, 2014- Just in time for autumn’s glorious beauty comes the Omaha Symphony’s second offering in the Symphony Joslyn series, Musical Colors: Music for Timpani, Strings and Brass, featuring the world premiere of a timpani concerto, Sunday, November 23, 2 p.m., Joslyn Art Museum.
OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 10, 2014- A chorus of nearly 500 high school students will breathe life into Andrew Lloyd
Webber’s Grammy-winning Requiem and a variety of favorite Broadway choruses on Sunday, November 16, 2
p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 29, 2014- Vocal soloists, chorus, and the largest orchestra the Omaha Symphony has ever assembled on the Holland Center stage will join to present Mahler’s Second Symphony, “Resurrection,” a transcendent monument to human aspiration and redemption, Friday and Saturday, November 7 & 8, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 15, 2014- Music and magic make for a bewitching Halloween celebration, as the Omaha Symphony presents its annual Symphony Spooktacular concert, Sunday, October 26, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 14, 2014- The Motown sound is coming to the Omaha Symphony with Motown’s Greatest Hits opening the Symphony Rocks series, Saturday, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
The shark from Jaws could be any ‘ol Great White without his menacing two-note introduction. Damien from The Omen would be just a weird looking child without Jerry Goldsmith’s Satanic Latin chanting. And Harry Potter’s owl, Hedwig, is just a bird floating over the night sky without John Williams’ mysterious score giving it flight.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 24, 2014- The Omaha Symphony will celebrate the land of beautiful sunsets, broad horizons, friendly neighbors, and sweet romance in Broadway’s Best of the Midwest, Saturday, October 4, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 5, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 18, 2014- The Omaha Symphony will embrace the sweeping melodies, rich harmonies,
emotional intensity, and sheer sonic opulence of the Romantic period in the 2014/2015 season MasterWorks
Series opener, Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 & 27, 7:30 p.m., at the Holland
Performing Arts Center.