NET’s ‘Nebraska Concerts’ Features New Programs in September

News Release Date: 
August 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

NET’s ‘Nebraska Concerts’ Features New Programs in September

LINCOLN, Neb. (Aug. 22, 2018) – NET’s “Nebraska Concerts” radio series features new performances during September.

Performances by the Omaha Symphony, “A Celebration of Philip Glass” at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, Lincoln Organ Showcase and the Nebraska Chamber Players are scheduled.

“Nebraska Concerts” airs each Sunday at 1 p.m. CT on radio, showcasing the best of recent musical events performed in Nebraska.

Programs include:

Sunday, Sept. 2 – Omaha Symphony presents “Beethoven’s Violin Concerto.” This program features Andrew Gans as conductor and Augustin Hadelich on violin. It was recorded on April 22 and 23, 2016.

Sunday, Sept. 9 – From Lincoln’s Lied Center for Performing Arts, “A Celebration of Philip Glass” features Paul Barnes on piano, the Chiara String Quartet, Capella Romana with Alexander Lingus as director, University Singers with Peter Eklund conducting, Ron Warren, Native American flute and the UNL Symphony Orchestra with Tyler White, conducting. It was recorded April 17, 2018.

Sunday, Sept. 16 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra presents “Jane Lynch Sings,” with Edward Polochick, conductor, and, Jane Lynch, singer and comedian. It was recorded March 2, 2018.

Sunday, Sept. 23 – The Omaha Symphony performs “Beethoven’s First Symphony” with Thomas Wilkins as conductor, Carmelo Galante on clarinet and James Compton on bassoon. It was recorded May 22, 2016.

Sunday, Sept. 30 – The Lincoln Organ Showcase features Judith Saxton on trumpet and Timothy Olsen on organ. It was recorded Jan. 21, 2018. In addition, this program will feature the Nebraska Chamber Players with Jeff Campbell on bassoon. This program was recorded Feb. 2, 2018.

For more information or to stream the show online, visit netNebraska.org/radio.

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CONTACT: Sandi Karstens, 402-470-6578, skarstens@netNebraska.org


NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.