Omaha Symphony Performs ‘Rhapsody and Rachmaninoff’

In Arts, on January 17th, 2020

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Omaha, NE—The Omaha Symphony presents Rhapsody in Blue and Rachmaninoff tonight at the Holland Center for Performing Arts, showcasing two classical giants, but also a recent addition to piano repertoire. Guest Pianist, Louis Schwizgebel from Switzerland, will perform Florence Price’s “Piano Concerto in One Movement”.

Featuring Pianist, Louis Schwizgebel

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UNO Galleries Celebrate ‘100 People’

In Arts, on January 16th, 2020

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Omaha, NE—This Friday, UNO Art Gallery and UNO Criss Library will host Watie White’s, 100 people, a public arts project that will soon comprise 100 individual portraits of members of Omaha’s community.

Featuring Artist, Watie White

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‘Conditions’ Opens in Benson

In Arts, on January 3rd, 2020

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Omaha, NE—The Little Gallery in Benson will open a new exhibition this Friday for Benson First Friday, Conditions, organized by artist Jeff Mack. All four artists involved have found various media to express their personal struggles with chronic physical and mental conditions, a conversation that isn’t always addressed day to day. Mack details his own experience as a diabetic.

Featuring Artist Jeff Mack

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‘The Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration’ Opens Tonight

In Arts, on December 19th, 2019

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Omaha, NE—The Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration returns tonight with performances day and night until Sunday, December 22. The stage is alight with a festive mood and talent, including Omaha Symphony members, Broadway singers and dancers, and community performers. Parker Esse has returned to direct and choreograph the annual performance, and Maestro Ernest Richardson will be conducting.

Featuring Conductor, Ernest Richardson

Omaha Symphony’s Christmas Celebration has become a tradition for its performers as much as it is for audiences. Singers, dancers and musicians return each year for this dynamic performance, which features everything from traditional carols to dazzling Broadway scenes and comedy.

This year, there is a sort of show within the show with a new take on Christmas stories.

For guests in the Christmas spirit, the Symphony offers just about every element that can fit on stage.

The Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration opens tonight, December 19 at 7:30pm at the Holland Performing Arts Center. It will run until Sunday the 22 with afternoon and evening performances. In addition to the concert, numerous lobby activities are on offer for children, as well as additional performance by area musicians and students. For more information, visit OmahaSymphony.org.

‘Death has a Small Voice’ Opens at Project Project

In Arts, on December 13th, 2019

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Omaha, NE—Tonight, Project Project Gallery welcomes guest curator, Alex Myers, for the opening of a new exhibition, titled Death has a Small Voice. Myers, as well as artists Aureia Harvey and Beau Scott, working under the name BAYKIDDEAD, are all sculptors focused on the world of the very small. Though coming from different backgrounds, each artist works with miniatures, like figurines, toys, and small set pieces.

Featuring Artist and Curator, Alex Myers

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‘Whispered Like the Wind’: Local Composition and Collaborative Performance

In Arts, on December 12th, 2019

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Omaha, NE—Tonight, Omaha Symphony will present a concert featuring a composition by local singer and songwriter, Liz Gre. Whispered like the Wind at the Holy Family Catholic Church is a first time collaboration between the Symphony and the Union for Contemporary Art. Gre, currently a fellow at the Union, composes her music drawing upon personal and cultural experience, utilizing a mixed bag of tools, influences and sources of sound.

Featuring Composer, Liz Gre.

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