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KVNO: Omaha Symphony annual Christmas Celebration

Omaha, NE—Omaha Symphony celebrates the holidays this week with their annual Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration, conducted by Ernest Richardson and choreographed by Parker Esse. Each year, the Symphony puts on a show of seasonal favorites, like “O Holy Night,” “Be a Santa,” and “Sleigh Ride.” Not just a concert, the Christmas Celebration is a fully staged, scripted and choreographed spectacle.
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OWH: Mom, daughter help make Christmas symphony show magical

If not for a mother and daughter, the Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration wouldn’t have clever reindeer outfits and towering Christmas trees. Linda Runice is the costume designer for the orchestra’s annual holiday spectacular, and her oldest child, Chanda Hestwood, is the props master. They spend much of their holiday season in the wings and backstage at the Holland Center, making sure the concert runs like a well-oiled sleigh.
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PRESS RELEASE: Omaha Symphony announces Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 14. 2017 – The Omaha Symphony will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert on Saturday, Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 26. 2 p.m., at the Holland Performing Arts Center, as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature Principal Pops Conductor Ernest Richardson conducting the Omaha Symphony performing, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the entire film in high-definition on a 40-foot screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score live to picture. Tickets are currently on sale at www.omahasymphony.org and through Ticket Omaha at 402.345.0606.
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OWH REVIEW: Omaha Symphony, Billy McGuigan thrill with British invasion showcase

The British are coming! Or, rather, they did come — at least in spirit — to the Holland Center on Saturday night with Billy McGuigan and the Omaha Symphony. Audiences were delighted from start to finish as the McGuigan brothers and friends took a symphonic tour of some of the greatest hits and most sensitive deep tracks that 1960s British rock brought to the States.
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KVNO: Guest conductor Teddy Abrams leads the Omaha Symphony

ABRAMS: “The people that climb sheer cliffs, and don’t use ropes, like, why do they do that? I know they do it and they obviously love doing that but why, and what compels someone to get out there? A human being should not be able to play that concerto. I mean, they do, and it’s incredible.”
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