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Music

Joy. A quintet exploration.

 

Harmonious connections.

 

A noted vocalist hones in on home

 

Composers’ words and music communicate with us all

 

Gershwin for winds.

 

Music from Jewish souls.

 

Noah’s Ark was a Spaceship

 

One-Eyed Doll

 

Valleyhill

 

Singing out with joy. Sounding the trumpet.

 

Revelations of beauty and charm touched by shadows.

You don’t often get to hear music by Gustav Mahler’s contemporary and countryman Alexander Zemlinsky. But you can at this month’s Omaha Symphony Joslyn performance of his 1934 Sinfonietta, his last purely orchestral composition. It was preceded by seven operas, many songs, a ballet and other works. “I have always thought, and still believe, that he was a great composer,” wrote Arnold Schoenberg seven years after...


Classic Brass

Music spanning almost 400 years comes to the fore in Nebraska Brass’s concert, “Brass in Time.” Going as far back as the sonorities that echoed across the grand piazzas and soaring architecture of 17th century Venice comes a 1608 piece by Giovanni Gabrieli. And, reaching beyond Earth’s horizons into the infinities of outer space, there’s John Williams’s 1977 music for Star Wars.

In between, the quintet, as if...


Engelbert humperdinck Engelbert Humperdinck

International musical legend Engelbert Humperdinck with his remarkable voice and talent is coming to the Holland for a one-night show. Humperdinck has sold more than 150 million records over a career spanning more than five decades. During the performance the audience will hear classic hits and newer songs from this man who has been called, “Mr. Romance.” From romantic ballads with eternal themes of love and...


James torme James Tormé

Jazz singer, James Tormé, travels through time celebrating the greats in the Scott Recital Hall as part of the 1200 Club Series. Tormé adds a twist to the legendary singers of the ages as he Celebrates the Greats. With songs from Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Peggy Lee, Nat “King” Cole, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra and, his father, Mel Tormé also known as, “The Velvet Fog.” This award-winning singer was born after his...


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