Nebraska Concerts

Sunday, March 29th on Nebraska Concerts at 1 p.m. Central...

Abendmusik at First Plymouth in Lincoln hosted vocal ensemble Voces8 for a concert featuring a wide variety of styles. Whether Voces8 is singing a capella or with instrumental accompaniment, they transition easily from classical music of all ages to current composers, pop, and jazz.

Hear a beautiful blending of voices this week on Nebraska Concerts on NET Radio at 1 p.m. Central.


Nebraska Concerts for March 2020

3/01 - Omaha Symphony, “Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor; Washington Garcia, piano (recorded 10/8/17)

3/08 - Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Beethoven’s Heroic Beginnings,” Edward Polochick, conductor (recorded 10/11/19)

3/15 - Omaha Symphony, “Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky,” Teddy Abrams, guest conductor; Natasha Paremski, piano (recorded 10/21/17)

3/22 - Lincoln Early Music Consort with Dulces Voces, “Haphazard” (recorded 5/4/19); and, Nebraska Brass “Brass in Time: A Musical Journey through the Ages” (recorded 10/27/19)

3/29 - Abendmusik at First Plymouth, “Voces8” (recorded 2/11/18)

Nebraska Concerts encores for April 2020

4/05 (from 10/20/19) – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Pines of Rome,” Ed Polochick, conductor; with Scott Miller, tenor; and, Anton Miller, violin, featured on Brent Edstrom’s “Prairie Songs: Remembering Antonia” (recorded 5/5/19)

4/12 (from 10/13/19) – Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, Diderot String Quartet (recorded 4/9/18)

4/19 (from 11/24/19) -  Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Superstar Strings;” Ed Polochick, conductor; Pinchas Zukerman, violin; and, Amanda Forsyth, cello (recorded 9/27/19).

4/26 (from 10/27/19) – Abendmusik at First Plymouth, New York Polyphony (recorded 2/24/19); and, Arts for the Soul, Montreal Guitare Trio (recorded 12/3/17)


This weekly program usually airs Sundays at 1 p.m. Central on all stations of the NET Radio network.  It is produced and edited by Dave Hughes. Most of the concerts are recorded by James Duchesneau and Jeff Smith. UNL Glenn Korff School of Music recordings are courtesy of Jeffrey O'Brien.  Nebraska Brass, Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, and Nebraska Trumpet Ensemble are recorded by Tony Hillhouse and are courtesy of Arts Incorporated.  Most Abendmusik at First Plymouth concerts are recorded by John Casey.  And, Omaha Symphony concerts are recorded by Clete Baker of Studio B for Classical 90.7 KVNO.

Nebraska Concerts programs are not available for purchase, or as a podcast. You may stream the show online, and you may also search playlists from past shows.


UNL Brass Quintet

Thomas Wilkins, Omaha Symphony Orchestra

Nebraska Chamber Players

 

Edward Polochick, Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra

Moran Woodwind Quintet

Nebraska Brass

Nebraska Concerts from the last year:

Nebraska Concerts new programs for February 2020

2/02 – Omaha Symphony, “Dvorak’s 7th,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor (recorded 9/23/17).

2/09 – Abendmusik at First Plymouth, “Pieta,” Nebraska Wesleyan Choir, William Wyman, conductor; and, The Plymouth Choir, Tom Trenney, conductor (recorded 3/30/18).  And, Abendmusik at First Plymouth, selections from  “We Will Rise,” Wartburg (College) Choir and Plymouth Choir, Tom Trenney, conductor and composer; and, Hugh Brown and Ariel Merivel, accompanists (recorded 11/4/18).

2/16 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Britten and Brahms,” Taylor Stayton, tenor; Gregory Helseth, horn; and, Edward Polochick, conductor (recorded 11/9/19).  Also, from a Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music concert, "Time and the River" by Kurt Knecht, performed by The Nebraska Nonet, with conductor Tyler White (recorded 4/27/19).

2/23 – Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, Pacifica Quartet (recorded 9/7/19). And, Nebraska Chamber Players (recorded 9/13/19).

Nebraska Concerts encores for January 2020

1/05 (from 6/23/19) – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Dvorak & Brahms,” Edward Polochick, conductor; and, Bomsori Kim, violin (recorded 3/8/19)

1/12 (from 6/16/19) – Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, JCT Piano Trio (recorded 1/9/19)

1/19 (from 7/21/19) – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Beethoven 4 & 7,” Edward Polochick, conductor (recorded 4/13/19)

1/26 (from 7/28/19) – Lied Center for Performing Arts, pianist Emanuel Ax (recorded 2/10/19)

Nebraska Concerts December 2019

12/01 – Omaha Symphony, “Mahler’s Ninth,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor (recorded 6/3/17)

12/08 – Dulces Voces and Lincoln Early Music Consort, “A Light in the Darkness;” and, Nebraska Brass, “A Nebraska Brass Christmas: Ho, Ho, Ho,” (recorded 12/23/18)

12/15 – Abendmusik at First Plymouth, “The Weary World Rejoices, An Abendmusik Christmas,” Plymouth Choir, Plymouth Ringers, Abendmusik Festival Orchestra, Nebraska Academy of Vocal Arts Children’s Choir, Nebraska Youth Honor Choir, Choristers from First Plymouth Church;  with Christopher Dickson, Suzanne Jouvenat, and Patrick Messer, narrators; and, Ariel Merivil and Tom Trenney, conductors and organists (recorded 12/14/18)

12/22 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Deck the Halls,” Lucas Waldin, guest conductor; with Chase Dance, Dancing Beyond Limits, Bell-issimo, Lincoln Suzuki Studios, and LSO’s Young Artist Competition winner (recorded 12/8/19)

12/29 – Omaha Symphonic Chorus, “Christmas at the Cathedral,” Greg Zielke, conductor; with the Omaha Symphony Chamber Orchestra and guest choirs (recorded 12/6/19 & 12/8/19)

Nebraska Concerts November 2019

11/03 – Omaha Symphony, “American Vignettes;” Thomas Wilkins, conductor; Scott Quackenbush, trumpet (recorded 5/21/17).

11/10 – Abendmusik at First Plymouth, Johannes Brahms’ “A German Requiem;” Tom Trenney, conductor; Beth Doytmeyer, soprano; Samuel Kidd, baritone; Doane University Choir; Nebraska Wesleyan Choir, William Wyman, conductor; Abendmusik Chorus; and, Abendmusik Festival Orchestra (recorded 4/14/19). And, Youth Masterworks Festival, Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria;” Deanna Joseph, conductor; Jackie Josten, soprano; Patty Kramer, mezzo-soprano; and featuring directors, singers, and instrumentalists from Lincoln East High School, Norris High School, and Lincoln Southeast High School (recorded 2/25/19).

11/17 – Meadowlark Music Festival, Renata & Friends (recorded 7/11/19); and, Nebraska Brass and Friends, “Music for Harp and Brass;” Anita Clark Jaynes, harp (recorded 5/26/19).

11/24 -  Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Superstar Strings;” Ed Polochick, conductor; Pinchas Zukerman, violin; and, Amanda Forsyth, cello (recorded 9/27/19).

Nebraska Concerts October 2019

10/06 – Omaha Symphony, “Mendelsohn’s Scottish Symphony,” Ken-David Masur, conductor; Paul Huang, violin (recorded 4/8/17)

10/13 – Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, Diderot String Quartet (recorded 4/9/18)

10/20 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Pines of Rome,” Ed Polochick, conductor; with Scott Miller, tenor; and, Anton Miller, violin, featured on Brent Edstrom’s “Prairie Songs: Remembering Antonia” (recorded 5/5/19)

10/27 – Abendmusik at First Plymouth, New York Polyphony (recorded 2/24/19); and, Arts for the Soul, Montreal Guitare Trio (recorded 12/3/17)

Nebraska Concerts New Season September 2019

9/01 – Omaha Symphony, “Dreamsongs and Haydn,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor; and, Joshua Roman, cello (recorded 3/12/17)

9/08 – Abendmusik at First Plymouth, The Concordia Choir (Minnesota), Rene Clausen, conductor; Andrew Steinberg, piano (recorded 3/9/18)

9/15 – Omaha Symphony, “Pines of Rome,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor; and, Joshua Roman, cello (recorded 3/18/17)

9/22 – Arts for the Soul/Lincoln Organ Showcase, Ken Cowan (recorded 4/7/19); and, Nebraska Brass, “No Business Like Show Business” (recorded 3/24/19)

9/29 – Nebraska Chamber Players (recorded 3/29/19); and, Nebraska Trumpet Ensemble (recorded 6/2/19)

Nebraska Concerts Jazz Specials in September 2019

9/07 – Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, Set 1 (recorded 1/10/19)

9/14 – Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, featuring Paul Shaffer, Set 2 (recorded 1/10/19)

9/21 – Tom Larson & Friends, featuring “Our Fathers Suite” (recorded 7/14/17)

9/28 – Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, featuring Young Jazz Artist Schylar Junginger (recorded 4/27/17)

Nebraska Concerts Encores for August 2019

8/04 (from 4/21) – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Mozart & Beethoven,” Edward Polochick, conductor; Mark Clinton, piano (recorded 11/9/18)

8/11 (from 4/28) – Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, Amara Piano Quartet (recorded 11/8/18)

8/18 (from 5/19) – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “An Evening with Anton,” Edward Polochick, conductor; Anton Miller, violin (recorded 2/9/19)

8/25 (from 5/12) – Lied Center, Gabriela Montero, piano (recorded 11/13/18)

Nebraska Concerts for July 2019

7/07 – Omaha Symphony, “Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor; Joshua Roman, cello (recorded 2/18/17)

7/14 – Nebraska Chamber Players (recorded 1/25/19)

7/21 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Beethoven 4 & 7,” Edward Polochick, conductor (recorded 4/13/19)

7/28 – Lied Center for Performing Arts, pianist Emanuel Ax (recorded 2/10/19)

Nebraska Concerts June 2019

6/02 – Omaha Symphony, “Shakespeare Festival, Evening 1,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor; Omaha Symphonic Chorus, Greg Zielke, director; and , Creighton University Chamber Choir, A. Barron Breland, director (recorded 1/21/17)

6/09 - Omaha Symphony, “Shakespeare Festival, Evening 2,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor; Valentine Peleggi, conductor; Nebraska Shakespeare actors; Karina Brazas and Shelby VanNorstrand, sopranos; and, Abendmusik Chorus, Tom Trenney, director (recorded 1/27/17)

6/16 – Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, JCT Piano Trio (recorded 1/9/19)

6/23 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Dvorak & Brahms,” Edward Polochick, conductor; and, Bomsori Kim, violin (recorded 3/8/19)

6/30 – Nebraska Brass, “Brass Variations: Theme and Variations” (recorded 2/15/19); and, Lincoln Organ Showcase, David Pickering (recorded 1/13/19)

Nebraska Concerts for May 2019

5/05 – Omaha Symphony, “Schubert’s Sixth,” Paul Watkins, guest conductor (recorded 1/8/17)

5/12 – Lied Center, Gabriela Montero, piano (recorded 11/13/18)

5/19 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “An Evening with Anton,” Edward Polochick, conductor; Anton Miller, violin (recorded 2/9/19)

5/26 – Nebraska Chamber Players (recorded 11/2/18)

Nebraska Concerts for April 2019    

4/7 – Omaha Symphony, “Ravel’s Mother Goose,” Carolyn Kuan, conductor; Thomas Kluge, viola (recorded 11/20/16)

4/14 – Arts for the Soul, Bridget Kibbey, harp (recorded 10/7/18)

4/21 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Mozart & Beethoven,” Edward Polochick, conductor; Mark Clinton, piano (recorded 11/9/18)

4/28 – Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, Amara Piano Quartet (recorded 11/8/18)

Nebraska Concerts for March 2019

3/3 – Omaha Symphony, “Symphonie Fantastique,” Steven White, conductor; Markus Groh, piano (recorded 10/22/16)

3/10 – Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music, Catalyst String Quartet (recorded 9/5/18)

3/17 - Omaha Symphony, “Mozart’s Requiem,” Ernest Richardson, conductor; with guest soloists and choirs (recorded 11/13/16)

3/24 – Nebraska Chamber Players, “Milhaud, Ellenwood, Premru, Heiden and Hawkins” (recorded 9/14/18)

3/31 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “A Night At The Opera,” Edward Polochick, conductor; Chabrelle Williams, soprano; and, Jessica Johnson Brock, mezzo-soprano

Nebraska Concerts for February 2019

2/03 – Omaha Symphony, “Stravinsky’s ‘The Soldier’s Tale,'” Ernest Richardson, conductor; Susanna Perry Gilmore, violin and leader; and, Alexandra Rock, oboe (recorded 10/16/16)

2/10 – Nebraska Brass, “Spring is in the Air” (recorded 3/25/18) and “Happy Birthday Lenny: A Tribute to Bernstein” (recorded 11/9/18)

2/17 – Meadowlark Music Festival, Tyler White, conductor; Marina Pacowski, piano; and, Sybarite5, string quintet (recorded 7/13/18 & 7/14/18)

2/24 – The Lincoln Early Music Consort with guests Dulces Voces and Bell-issimo, “Hark Hark The Lark” (recorded 4/28/18)