Vesper Concert Series Returns, ‘At Home in Nebraska’

August 23rd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—This weekend, the Vesper Concert Series enters its 31st season with At Home in Nebraska, a concert featuring selections from contemporary and classic operas. Not only have many of Sunday’s musicians found home in Nebraska from elsewhere, but the afternoon’s contemporary selections also debuted here.

Featuring Hal France and Taylor Stayton

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Omaha Central soloist joins Omaha Symphony for Mendelssohn’s Elijah

November 9th, 2018

By Melissa Dundis

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Mozart’s Genius Featured in First Joslyn Series Concert, with Washington Garcia

October 6th, 2017

By Melissa Dundis

GARCIA:

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Vesper Concert Series Welcomes New Artistic Director

August 8th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Since 1988, the Vesper Concert series has been showcasing local and international musicians in some of Omaha’s best chamber music performances at the Presbyterian Church of the Cross. Now after 30 years, founder Dana Sloan is stepping down and Stacie Haneline will be taking over as Artistic Director.

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Strikepoint Bell Ensemble Comes to Bellevue

July 14th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Strikepoint, based in Duluth Minnesota, is a church-based, internationally performing handbell ensemble, and they will be in concert at the First Presbyterian Church in Bellevue this Saturday. The 11-member group pays six plus octaves of bronze handbells, seven octaves of handchimes and two octaves of melody bells.

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Thomas Wilkins and the Symphony conclude with Mahler’s Ninth

June 2nd, 2017

By Melissa Dundis

“I was probably in college by the time I got to Mahler, and it was his first symphony. The conductor was George Solti, but it wasn’t Chicago, it was the London Symphony, and I think I wore the grooves out of the LP.
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