A record for standing ovations might have been broken Saturday night at the Holland Center during an emotional and heartfelt tribute to retiring Omaha Symphony Music Director Thomas Wilkins.
Tickets go on sale Tuesday, and only 3,000 will be available. Participants include Smokin’ Gunz BBQ of Omaha and Tilley’s Stick Burner BBQ of Bellevue.
Works by a wide array of American composers — including the first Black composer to win a Pulitzer Prize — are among the highlights of the coming Omaha Symphony season.
At the Musée d'Orsay, empty of spectators because of COVID-19, the Orchestre de Paris has recorded a concert that will be broadcast on May 1st…
Omaha punches above its weight in many regards, thanks to local vision, professionalism and philanthropy. Omaha's arts community provides an excellent example.
Patrons who braved the extreme cold got to know Ankush Kumar Bahl a little better and enjoyed warming music as well.
The retiring music director thanks orchestra musicians and patrons for 15 years of support.
Maestro Thomas Wilkins is entering the final phase of his long goodbye to the Omaha Symphony.
Members of the National Orchestra of France filmed themselves playing Ravel's “Bolero” alone at home during lockdown. Then, like building a musical jigsaw puzzle, a sound engineer stitched together their individual clips into a seamless and rousing whole. Posted online, the performance helped the musicians keep in touch with each other and with the audiences they sorely missed.
Carpenter drew inspiration for the score to “Halloween” from “Suspiria” and “The Exorcist.” But the “Halloween Theme,” along with the rest of the music, has become just as iconic as anything else in the pioneering slasher film. Who needs an entire orchestra when you have a simple piano melody?
While the Kennedy Center's doors are closed to music lovers, the Center has kept the show going with digital performances by the National Symp…
Spectacular video shows a musician playing her violin as her brain tumor is being removed by surgeons.
The Omaha Symphony will play Tim Burton's entire score from 1989's "Batman" on Saturday as the movie unfolds on a screen above the orchestra. Thiago Tiberio will be the guest conductor.
Singer Tony DeSare will perform Sinatra songs such as "Come Fly With Me" and "Luck Be a Lady," as well as Dean Martin's "Just in Time" and some original pieces.
PetRock, a '70s tribute band, will join the Omaha Symphony for a Saturday night performance that will include favorites from The Eagles, Styx and other rock bands of the era.
Well-known and well-loved songs will share the bill with more obscure tunes as the Omaha Symphony celebrates the collaboration of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II this weekend.
From Beethoven to Batman: Best seats are available at the best prices now.
Mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and tenor Issachah Savage will be featured when the orchestra presents “Mozart & Mahler” on Friday and Saturday night at the Holland Center. Neither has ever performed in Omaha.