February 14, 2016
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.
March 19, 2016
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra and The Three Nebraska Tenors conducted by Music Director Edward Polochick! LSO is hosting its annual fundraising gala at the Country Club of Lincoln on Saturday, March 19. Guests will enjoy a traditional Irish dinner followed by an orchestra concert featuring tenors Drew Duncan, Kevin Hanrahan and Tom Westfall, singing Irish favorites such as Danny Boy, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling and ‘Tis the Last Rose of Summer. The audience will also be treated to everyone’s favorite arias, including Nessun Dorma from Turandot and La Donna e Mobile from Rigoletto. Tickets cost $100 per person; cocktail hour is at 6:00 PM, dinner will be served at 6:45 PM, and the concert will begin at 8:00 PM. To make your reservation today, please call the LSO office at (402) 476-2211 or download the Gala RSVP Card and return with payment to the LSO office.
April 8, 2016
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.
April 9, 2016
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.
April 30, 2016
The New York Times refers to grammy-nominated Avi Avital as a “superstar” of the mandolin. Avi will join LSO to perform selections from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, along with a piece wirtten especially for him by Avni Dorman. The season finale closes with a grandiose performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No.3 (Eroica).