RELEASE: Omaha Symphony Announces Outdoor Concerts and Simulcasts

Tickets on sale now for Pink Martini and Wilkins Finale Simulcasts
Tickets on sale for outdoor performances with Billy McGuigan and Doo Wop Project

OMAHA, Neb., March 22, 2021— With the opening of Omaha Performing Arts’ Holland Center Outdoors venue, the Omaha Symphony is excited to announce four upcoming performances and simulcasts for audiences to enjoy as the weather gets warmer! Tickets are now on sale for the outdoor performances Billy McGuigan with the Symphony June 4-5 and Doo Wop Project June 18-19. Indoor performances Pink Martini May 9 and Wilkins Finale June 12 will also be simulcast to the Holland Center Outdoors for audience members wanting to enjoy these performances outside; tickets are now on sale for these outdoor performances and simulcasts.

“We’re thrilled to see the return of warmer weather and are excited to offer expanded options for Omahans to enjoy live orchestral music and sunshine,” said Omaha Symphony President & CEO Jennifer Boomgaarden. “These outdoor performances and simulcasts will allow us to safely bring more of our community together.”

Subscribers who have previously opted into the following performances will receive a confirmation email from Ticket Omaha shortly. Tickets can be purchased at For a touchless experience, tickets will be delivered digitally and can be accessed via the Ticket Omaha app.

Performance Details

May 9—Pink Martini**

Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Holland Performing Arts Center Peter Kiewit Concert Hall

Simulcast to Holland Center Outdoors

June 4-5—Billy McGuigan with the Symphony*
Ernest Richardson, conductor

Holland Center Outdoors

June 12—Wilkins Finale: Branford, Daugherty, Elgar**

Holland Performing Arts Center Peter Kiewit Hall

Simulcast to Holland Center Outdoors
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY: Lift Up Thine Ears for orchestra (World Premiere)

JOHN WILLIAMS: Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra

ELGAR: Enigma Variations

June 18-19—Doo Wop Project*

Ernest Richardson, conductor

Holland Center Outdoors

*Outdoor performance
**Indoor performance with outdoor simulcast

Note: The May 8 performance of Pink Martini and the June 11 performance of Wilkins Finale will be indoor only.

Located on the east lawn of the Holland Performing Arts Center at 12th and Dodge, the Holland Center Outdoors stage will feature socially distanced seating. Food and drink will be available for purchase at the venue. In the event of inclement weather, outdoor performances will be canceled. Simulcasts will be broadcast rain or shine.

Public Health Information

The Omaha Symphony continues to work in close partnership with Omaha Performing Arts and the Douglas County Department of Health to keep musicians, patrons, staff, and the community safe. The following safety measures will be implemented at the Holland Center Outdoors venue:

  • Masks are required to enter and when moving about
  • Food and drink must be consumed in your seat
  • Guests will follow directional signage
  • Blankets and chairs are not permitted
  • No outside food or drink
  • Security will provide touchless bag checks upon entry
  • Cash transactions will not be accepted
  • Shows will be reduced capacity unless otherwise noted

For ticketing questions, please contact Ticket Omaha at Programming is subject to change.

The Omaha Symphony is a non-profit organization that presents more than 100 live orchestral performances from September through June. In addition to MasterWorks, Symphony Pops, Symphony Rocks, Movies, Symphony Joslyn, and Family series concerts, the Omaha Symphony’s nationally recognized education and community engagement programs touch the lives of more than 40,000 people each year. For tickets or information regarding the Omaha Symphony, call 402-345-0606 or visit Programs, artists, dates, times, prices, and availability are subject to change.