Sunday, February 5, 1 p.m. Central on Nebraska Concerts:
Their music sparkles as brightly as their night sky. We voyage to Scandinavia this week for music from the Omaha Symphony’s Northern Lights Festival. In addition to Sibelius' First Symphony there's a famous piano concerto from Edvard Grieg, mediterranean music by Carl Neilsen, and arctic music by Einojuhani Rautavaara.
In February Nebraska Concerts returns with new programs:
2/5 – Omaha Symphony, “Bach: More or Less,” recorded 1/11/15
2/12 – Nebraska Jazz Orchestra, “Blast From The Past,” featuring a set from the NJO Reunion Band and the NJO, recorded 9/4/15; and, Lincoln Organ Showcase, Brian Jones and Bruce Adami, Organ & Piano Duo, recorded 4/10/16, Part One
2/19 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, “Avi Avital & Beethoven’s ‘Eroica,’” featuring mandolinist Avi Avital, recorded 4/30/16; and, Lincoln Organ Showcase, Brian Jones and Bruce Adami, Organ & Piano Duo, recorded 4/10/16, Part Two
In March Nebraska Concerts features these new programs:
3/5 – Omaha Symphony, “Northern Lights Festival, Part One,” Thomas Wilkins, conductor, and Andrew Tyson, piano (from 1/23 & 24/15)
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.