September 18, 2015

Rhapsody in Blue

Mark Markham-8

Composers and close friends Gershwin and Ravel take us on a walkabout with An American in Paris, followed by the flashy Piano Concerto in G, featuring pianist Mark Markham. This jazzy French night closes with Tombeau de Couperin and an ecstatic performance of Rhapsody in Blue.

 

Start: September 18, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 18, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
301 North 12th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508, United States
Cost: $15/$30

October 16, 2015

The Haunted House

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Enjoy spooky orchestra classics, such as Night on Bald MountainThe Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and Harry Potter. On the second half, the orchestra provides live musical accompaniment to Buster Keaton’s silent film The Haunted House (1921), a short comedy about a bank teller who becomes involved in a hold-up, counterfeiters, and a theatrical troupe posing as spooks in a haunted house. Wear your favorite Halloween costume!

Start: October 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 16, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
301 North 12th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508, United States
Cost: $15/$30

November 6, 2015

Midori & Brahms Symphony No.2

Midori 4 Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

LSO and the Lincoln Youth Symphony combine to open the concert with the dramatic overture from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. Next, world-renowned violinist Midori takes center stage for Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major. Reminiscing of Vienna in 1877, the concert closes with Brahms’ beautifully mournful Symphony No.2.

Start: November 6, 2015 7:30 am
End: November 6, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
301 North 12th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508, United States
Cost: $15/$30

November 22, 2015

The Phantom of the Music Hall

Phantom of the music hall

The music hall has been double booked! How could this have happened? It’s all part of the elaborate plan of Mysterion, the phantom of the concert hall who has mischievously engineered this program filled with giant puppets, familiar family classics and orchestral music for all ages. Enjoy face painting, puppet-making and  a family festival one hour before the concert.

Start: November 22, 2015 2:00 pm
End: November 22, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: O'Donnell Auditorium, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
N. 50th St and Huntington Ave, Lincoln, NE, 68504, United States
Cost: $5/$10

December 6, 2015

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls Color

Get into the spirit of the season with a program of holiday favorites. Our annual holiday pops concert features beloved traditional pieces such as O Holy NightThe Hallelujah Chorus, and Sleigh Ride. The concert also showcases local Suzuki music students, selections from The Nutcracker, and an audience sing-a-long.

Start: December 6, 2015 2:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
301 North 12th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508, United States
Cost: $15/$30

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls Color

Get into the spirit of the season with a program of holiday favorites. Our annual holiday pops concert features beloved traditional pieces such as O Holy Night, The Hallelujah Chorus, and Sleigh Ride. The concert also showcases local Suzuki music students, selections from The Nutcracker, and an audience sing-a-long.

Start: December 6, 2015 6:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
301 North 12th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508, United States
Cost: $15/$30

January 23, 2016

Anton Miller Plays Mozart

Anton Miller color

LSO celebrates Black History Month with a showcase of one of France’s virtuosic violinists and composers, a contemporary of Mozart named Chevalier de Saint-Georges. Concertmaster Anton Miller performs a violin concerto by each composer (Saint-George’s Concerto in A Major and Mozart’s Turkish). The concert closes with Haydn’s final symphony, Symphony No. 104 in D major (London).

 

Start: January 23, 2016 7:30 pm
End: January 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Lied Center for Performing Arts
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
301 North 12th Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508, United States
Cost: $15/$30

February 14, 2016

Lemony Snicket

The Composer is Dead

Author Lemony Snicket, best known for the popular Unfortunate Events series of children’s books, brings our audience a musical mystery with The Composer is Dead, with music by Nathaniel Stookey. The story is told by an actor and the symphony, and is a perfect introduction to the symphony for young audiences. Enjoy face painting and a family festival one hour before the concert.

Start: February 14, 2016 2:00 pm
End: February 14, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: O'Donnell Auditorium, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
N. 50th St and Huntington Ave, Lincoln, NE, 68504, United States
Cost: $5/$10

April 8, 2016

First-Plymouth Pipes

Tom Trenney

The bold and majestic Toccata Festiva of Samual Barber opens the concert with Tom Trenney at the organ. Next, the Abendmusik Chorus and Doane Choir join the stage for a newly commissioned choral work and Dreams of the Fallen by Jake Runestad, with pianist Jeffrey Biegel. The Lied Organ at First-Plymouth church takes center stage in Saint-Saens’ Organ Symphony.

Start: April 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: April 8, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: First-Plymouth Congregational Church
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
2000 D Street, Lincoln, NE, 68502, United States
Cost: $15/$30

April 9, 2016

First-Plymouth Pipes

Tom Trenney

The bold and majestic Toccata Festiva of Samuel Barber opens the concert with Tom Trenney at the organ. Next, the Abendmusik Chorus and Doane Choir join to perform a newly commissioned choral work and Dreams of the Fallen by Jake Runestad, with pianist Jeffrey Biegel. The Lied Organ at First-Plymouth church takes center stage in Saint-Saens’ Organ Symphony.

Start: April 9, 2016 7:30 pm
End: April 9, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: First-Plymouth Congregational Church
Phone: 402.476.2211
Address:
2000 D Street, Lincoln, NE, 68502, United States
Cost: $15/$30
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