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.
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.