2024/25 Season

Masterworks
September 20 - September 21, 2024

Tao Plays Rhapsody in Blue

Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and William Grant Still’s Symphony No. 1, “Afro-American” bookend this program of American masters, including pianist/composer Conrad Tao.
LIVE with the Omaha Symphony
September 28 - September 29, 2024

Symphony of Illusions with Michael Grandinetti

Master illusionist Michael Grandinetti performs mind-bending feats of magic on stage while your Omaha Symphony plays enchanting musical selections, including favorites by John Williams, Alan Silvestri, Berlioz, Stravinsky, and more.
Symphony Joslyn
October 6, 2024

Bottesini & Beethoven 8

Principal Bass Nate Olson takes on Bottesini’s Double Bass Concerto No. 2, written in the style of Italian opera by the Paganini of the low strings.
Masterworks
October 25 - October 26, 2024

Don Juan & The Lark Ascending

We take you inside the world of Britten’s Peter Grimes in a brand-new concert experience built for the Omaha Symphony.
Family
October 27, 2024

Symphony Spooktacular

All ages are invited to join Maestro Alejandro and the Omaha Symphony in costume to explore ghost stories and music from around the world!
LIVE with the Omaha Symphony
November 2, 2024

Disco Divas

Celebrate the queens of Disco Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Diana Ross, and others as powerhouse vocalists and the Omaha Symphony play favorites like “Bad Girls,” “I’m Coming Out,” “Lady Marmalade,” “We Are Family,” and “I Will Survive.”
Special Concerts
November 10, 2024

Mendelssohn’s Elijah

Hear Mendelssohn's breathtaking masterpiece performed by a 300-voice chorus, professional soloists, and the Omaha Symphony in a powerful, once-in-a-decade presentation.
Symphony Joslyn
November 17, 2024

Sound and Fury

Borrowing from himself, Haydn’s Symphony No. 60, “Il Distratto,” exudes all the warmth, good humor, and comedy of errors found from its original source, a play called The Absent-Minded Gentleman.
LIVE with the Omaha Symphony
November 22, 2024

Windborne’s Music of Queen

Celebrate the immortal music of Queen as the talented and charismatic Windborne band joins the Omaha Symphony to play hits including “Bohemian Rhapsody," "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," "We Will Rock You," and many more!
Special Concerts
December 21, 2024

Home Alone in Concert

Come see this holiday favorite with John Williams’ brilliant score performed live-to-picture by the Omaha Symphony. Two performances in one day.
Masterworks
January 10 - January 11, 2025

Wu Man & Beethoven 6

In time for Lunar New Year, pipa virtuoso Wu Man joins the Omaha Symphony for Lou Harrison’s pipa concerto, written expressly for her by the visionary American composer.
LIVE with the Omaha Symphony
January 17 - January 18, 2025

The Music of Tina Turner

Join us on a journey through Tina Turner’s legendary musical career as the Omaha Symphony elevates iconic songs like “What’s Love Got to Do with It,” “Disco Inferno,” “Proud Mary,” and more.
Symphony Joslyn
February 2, 2025

Tchaikovsky’s Serenade

The Symphony’s annual tradition of highlighting the best writing for each orchestral section – strings, winds, brass, and percussion – continues.
LIVE with the Omaha Symphony
February 15 - February 16, 2025

A Symphonic Journey - Rick Steves

Rick Steves teams up with the Omaha Symphony for a performance that combines Europe's most stirring Romantic-era anthems with beautiful high-definition cinematography and Rick's insights into European history.
Masterworks
February 21 - February 22, 2025

Dvořák & Elgar

British conductor Alasdair Neale returns to Omaha to introduce both Elgar’s Symphony No. 1 and rising cello phenom Oliver Herbert to the Holland.
Family
February 23, 2025

Tubby the Tuba

Join us for a special Family Series concert as the Omaha Symphony brings Tubby the Tuba's story to life as he finds his voice with the help of Mr. Frog!
LIVE with the Omaha Symphony
March 8 - March 9, 2025

Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl™ in Concert

Come along for a swashbuckling adventure with Captain Jack Sparrow, his motley crew and the Omaha Symphony. Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley, the action-packed sets mystery, intrigue, swords, and treasure to a performance of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Live In Concert featuring Klaus Badelt & Hans Zimmer’s score performed live to the film.
LIVE with the Omaha Symphony
March 15 - March 16, 2025

Celtic Journey

Come home to Ireland this March! Authentic Irish music, dance, and storytelling join forces with the symphony orchestra, bringing new and familiar favorites back to the Holland stage.
Masterworks
March 21 - March 22, 2025

The Planets

Holst’s and Kernis’ celestial masterpieces bookend Kevin Puts’ brand-new Concerto for Orchestra, premiered by the St. Louis Symphony in 2023.
Family
March 23, 2025

Outer Space Orchestra

The whole family can board the spaceship and join us in the final frontier for this Family Series performance of Gustav Holst’s The Planets, complete with NASA footage on the big screen.
Symphony Joslyn
April 6, 2025

Rota & Schumann

Michael Gandolfi’s imaginative bon-bon Themes from a Midsummer Night conjures Shakespeare’s comedy through exquisite writing for chamber orchestra.
Masterworks
April 25 - April 26, 2025

Ken-David Masur Conducts

Omaha welcomes back long-time friend and Milwaukee Symphony’s Music Director Ken-David Masur, leading the Symphony in warhorses of the repertoire.
LIVE with the Omaha Symphony
May 3 - May 4, 2025

The Little Mermaid™ in Concert

The Omaha Symphony breathes new life into Disney’s animated classic, “The Little Mermaid” in a special live event at the Holland Center! As the “The Little Mermaid” film plays on the big screen, Masestro Ernest Richardson will lead a performance of the film’s Oscar®-winning and Grammy®-nominated score synchronized live to film.
Symphony Joslyn
May 18, 2025

Brandenburg 5

Paired with the beloved Brandenburg No. 5, Mendelssohn’s love-letter to Scotland closes our Symphony Joslyn series with the dances and tunes he delighted in during his trips to the British Isles.
Masterworks
May 30 - May 31, 2025

Negrón, Grieg & Shostakovich 5

Premiered in 2022 by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Angélica Negrón’s Moriviví ́ is a stunning orchestral feature, tracing the evolution of a shy succulent native to Puerto Rico.