Thomas' Final Season

Going out with a Bang!

Since 2005, Thomas Wilkins and his family have called Omaha their home and the Omaha Symphony their family. Saying farewell is never easy, but we can promise that a blockbuster season has been planned both to commemorate the end of his tenure as music director and to celebrate this wonderful orchestra’s 100th year.

Wilkins, Branford, & Copland

September 18-19, 2020
Branford Marsalis Qrt MG 5904

The opening concert features Thomas' good friend, Branford Marsalis, the world premiere of a new work commissioned by the Omaha Symphony in honor of our great city, and a performance of Copland’s Symphony No. 3.


Dvořák Symphony No. 8

January 15-16, 2021
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In addition to Dvořák eighth symphony, André Watts will be performing Ravel’s masterpiece Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.


Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

October 23-24, 2020
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Violinist Simone Porter will dazzle you with Prokofiev’s First Violin Concerto, while Eric Jacobsen leads the orchestra through a program featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.


Mahler Symphony No. 8

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A fitting finale for both our 100th Anniversary Season and Maestro Wilkins' tenure as our music director.


In addition to these concerts from our Masterworks series, Thomas will be conducting two concerts at the Joslyn's Witherspoon Concert Hall in our 100th anniversary season. Season packages start at just $130.

And don't miss Maestro Wilkins conducting for Pink Martini one last time in Omaha.