Thursday, June 10, 2010

Led Zeppelin tunes make for high-energy finish to 09/10 season

Check out the 6/10 GO! section for a concert preview by John Pitcher:

"Omaha Symphony musicians may have to trade their black ties for black-leather jackets.

For its final concert of the 2009-10 season, the symphony under conductor Ernest Richardson will present “The Song Remains the Same: The Music of Led Zeppelin.”

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See your symphony ROCK the Holland Center! 345.0606

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Music with the Masters: New Music Symposium Coverage!!

Photo: Alyssa Schukar, Omaha World-Herald
Reporter: John Pitcher, Omaha World-Herald

"The young composer briefly loses himself in the music.

Clint Needham is at the Holland Performing Arts Center, listening to the Omaha Symphony rehearse his latest piece. He's intensely in the moment, tapping his feet, waving his arms like a conductor. Then an errant sound brings him back to earth.

“I'd like the violins to be more aggressive,” says the 28-year-old composer. “Keep applying pressure.”

Needham is one of six developing composers from around the country who have arrived in Omaha for the symphony's second annual New Music Symposium. The program gives the composers –– mostly doctoral students in their 20s –– a chance to work with a professional orchestra."

Read the ENTIRE Feature Story... just click here!

The Music of Led Zeppelin THIS FRIDAY!!

It's our last concert of the season! Here's the set list...get excited and tell your friends. :) For tickets, visit or give us a call at 345.0606.
Dancing Days

The Ocean

All of My Love

Dazed and Confused

D’yer Mak’er

Black Dog

Sea of Love

Good Rockin’ at Midnight


Good Times Bad Times

Fool In the Rain

Over the Hills and Far Away

Thank You

Heartbreaker / Whole Lotta Love


Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Vintage-Chic PINK MARTINI - Video Previews

Here's a taste of what to expect this weekend with eclectic pop sensation, Pink Martini: