Five Nebraska Concerts in June

News Release Date: 
May 24, 2013

June Line-Up For Five “Nebraska Concerts”

LINCOLN, Neb. (May 24, 2013) -- NET Radio’s “Nebraska Concerts” features performances by the Omaha Symphony, Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra, UNL Jazz Ensembles and more for five Sundays of must-hear Nebraska music. The series airs each Sunday at 1 p.m. CT on NET Radio and showcases the best of recent musical events performed in Nebraska.

June 2 – The Omaha Symphony, under guest conductor Alastair Willis, performs a program of music entitled “Daphnis & Chloe,” featuring Maurice Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloe:Suite No. 2.  Guest cellist Joshua Roman plays with the symphony Edward Lalo’s Concerto in D Minor for Violincello and Orchestra, and the symphony also performs Arthur Honegger’s Pacific 231 and Francis Poulenc’s Les biches (The Does) Suite.

June 9 – From a Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music series concert, the Petar Jankovic Ensemble (a guitar and a string quartet) plays the music of Manuel de Falla, Federico Moreno-Torrobba, Bela Bartok, Jose Luis Merlin, Isaac Albeniz, Radames Gnattali, Paulo Bellinati, Elliott Bark and Astor Piazzolla.

June 16 – Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra brings you “An Evening With Mozart” with soprano Jennifer O’Loughlin.  Music director and conductor Edward Polochick leads the orchestra in performances of Mozart’s Overture to “The Abduction from the Seraglio,” K. 384  and Symphony #40 in G Minor, K. 550.  With the orchestra O’Loughlin performs: Mozart’s “Exsultate, jubilate,” K. 165; “Queen of the Night” Aria from The Magic Flute, K. 620; and “Marten Aller Arten” from The Abduction from the Seraglio, K. 384.

June 23 – The Nebraska Chamber Players perform works by Jacques Ibert, Frank Proto, Darius Milhaud, Gioachino Rossini, Lincolnite Rusty White, and former Lincolnite Rusty Banks from a concert in January at the NET Studios.

June 30 – The UNL School of Music presents the UNL Jazz Ensembles in Concert, featuring Guest Artist In Residence Clay Jenkins on trumpet. This concert features: the UNL Graduate Jazztet, under the direction of Bryan McGuire with faculty advisor Hans Sturm; The UNL Big Band, under the direction of Dave Stamps; and, the UNL Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Eric Richards.  The groups play some jazz standards, new arrangements, and new compositions.