Eko Nova Presents ‘The Forces Inside’

April 20th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Clarinetist John Klinghammer returns to Omaha for Eko Nova’s concert at Kaneko on Monday, The Forces Inside. He’s no stranger to the series, since he is its co-founder and first Artistic Director. Klinghammer has since accepted a chair in the Kansas City Symphony, but Eko Nova and its dedication to innovative chamber music survive.  

Featuring Kansas City Symphony Clarinetist John Klinghammer

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Vesper Concerts’ ‘From Russia with Love

March 9th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE— The Vesper Concert Series will feature a collaboration between two of Omaha’s prominent musicians and instructors
this Sunday, From Russia With Love. Pianist Yulia Kalashnikova and violinist Olga Smola were eager to work together and share their connected personal narratives on the stage. Both from Russia, conservatory trained, and now active members of Omaha’s music community, the duo has devised a concert featuring a selection of fellow Russian emigrants who have shaped musical canon.

Featuring Olga Smolna

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Vesper Concert Series presents Trio Fortutio: The Human Factor

November 16th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

The Vesper concert series welcomes an unlikely ensemble to the stage of the Presbyterian Church of the Cross this weekend, Trio Fortutio. Representing the US and Brazil, the group comprises American UNO Professor and Flutist, Christine Beard, and Brazilians, Pianist Catarina Domenici and Cellist Rodrigo Alquati.

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Amernet Quartet Visits Omaha

September 13th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

This week, the Vesper Concert Series, in collaboration with the Omaha Conservatory of Music and UNO’s International Concert Series will host the acclaimed Amernet String Quartet. The ensemble has traveled the world and collaborated with some of the finest performers and composer of the day.  While none of its current members are original founders, they’re part of a rich tradition, continuing the legacy that began at Julliard in the ’90s.

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Andrew Grams guest conducts “The Planets” with the Omaha Symphony

May 11th, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

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A final farewell to CEO James Johnson

April 19th, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

 

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