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 31, 2015- Heed the call of doo-wop, ducktails, and saddle shoes as the Omaha Symphony jives to the sounds of The Fabulous ‘50s, Saturday, April 11, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 12, 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center.
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.
Between the warm springlike weather, a relaxed “Symphonic Blockbusters” program and a red, white and blue finish, it seemed like the Omaha Symphony was celebrating summer at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Saturday night.
Think big. That’s the idea propelling the Omaha Symphony this weekend in a Pops series concert featuring some of classical music’s most ubiquitous hits. In fact, the music in the program is so recognizable, some listeners will immediately associate them with their adoptive pop culture parents.
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.
It’s February. You probably feel like you’re staring down the long stretch of winter right now, squinting just to convince yourself that the shimmer at the end of this cold and colorless corridor of time really is a sign of spring. But it’s not; it’s probably just April. Mother Nature is cruel. That groundhog lies.