Nebraska Concerts

Sunday, June 25, at 1 p.m. Central on Nebraska Concerts:

Boys in fourth through eighth grades, reflecting the ethnic, religious and cultural diversity of the United States, come from across the country and around the world to pursue a rigorous musical and academic curriculum at the American Boychoir School in Princeton, New Jersey. Last year they went on tour and swung through Nebraska.

The American Boychoir

We'll hear that concert, from Lincoln's First Plymouth Church as part of the Abendmusik at First Plymouth series, on this week's Nebraska Concerts.  Thanks to John Casey for recording this for NET Radio.

In June Nebraska Concerts features these new programs:

6/4 – Omaha Symphony, “Mendelssohn’s 1st Symphony,” Ken-David Masur, conductor (recorded 3/8/15); and Nebraska Brass, “Polished Brass: Sparkling Brass Selections” (recorded 4/10/16)

6/11 – Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, “String Attached: The Music of Peter Bouffard (recorded 10/23/15); and, selections from the new CDs from the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, “NJO 40,” and the UNL Jazz Orchestra, “The Good Life

6/18 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Fate & Fire,” Edward Polochick, conductor (recorded 11/11/16); and, Arts for the Soul’s 10th Anniversary Opening Concert, “A Celebration of Festive Music & Hymns" (recorded 10/9/16)

6/25 – Abendmusik at First Plymouth, American Boychoir, “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!” (recorded by John Casey 10/30/16)

And, in July we feature these new programs:

7/2 – Omaha Symphony, “Mozart and Schubert,” Howard Shelley, conductor and piano (recorded 3/28/15)

7/9 – Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, “NJO Retrospective,” featuring the Young Jazz Artist winner Pete Fucinario, saxophone (recorded 3/24/16); and, Nebraska Brass, “Brass in Time; 500 Years of Brass Music” (recorded 5/22/16)

7/16 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Bailey’s & Brahms,” Ed Polochick, concductor and Zuill Bailey, cello (recorded 2/4/17)

7/23 – “Nebraska Sings,” various groups (recorded 3/21/15)

7/30 - Omaha Symphony, “Shostakovich’s 1st Symphony,” Gregory Vajda, conductor and David Kim, violin (recorded 4/25/15)

This weekly program airs Sundays at 1 p.m. Central on all stations of the NET Radio network.  It is produced and edited by Dave Hughes. Robert Goldberg is the scriptwriter and host.  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.  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.