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Symphony Orchestra

calendar icon27 Sep 2017    

Symphony Orchestra’s Season Opener includes Flyover Country

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphony Orchestra’s season opener will feature faculty member Karen Becker on cello on Sunday, October 8 at 3 p.m.  in Kimball Recital Hall. It will include Flyover Country by Tyler White, in honor of Nebraska’s sesquicentennial; Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major by Haydn and Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 by Sibelius.

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Franz Liszt

calendar icon27 Sep 2017    

Barnes to celebrate Franz Liszt’s birthday with Lisztomania

Lincoln, Neb.--The Nebraska Chapter of the American Liszt Society and the Glenn Korff School of Music are sponsoring Lisztomania to celebrate pianist and composer Franz Liszt’s 206th Birthday.

Lisztomania! A Birthday Celebration Franz Liszt as Poet, Pianist and Priest is Sunday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will also be live webcast. Visit music.unl.edu the day of the concert for the link.

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Crystal Dunning (left) and Krista Benesch rehearse the music for "The Ballad of Baby Doe," which travels to North Platte, thanks to the generosity of the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund. Photo by Michael Reinmiller.

calendar icon25 Sep 2017    By Kathe C. Andersen

Glenn Korff School of Music Opera ‘The Ballad of Baby Doe’ travels to North Platte

Lincoln, Neb.--The Glenn Korff School of Music’s opera program will take its touring production of “The Ballad of Baby Doe” to North Platte, Nebraska, in October thanks to the generosity of the James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Tour Nebraska Opera Fund.

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calendar icon25 Sep 2017    

Flyover New Music Series debuts its first concert October 5

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Flyover New Music Series is the new music series from the composition studio at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music. The series is administered and overseen by composition faculty and students.

The debut Flyover New Music Concert will feature six stunning new works by composers in the Glenn Korff School of Music, including three students new in the fall 2017 term. The performance will take place in Westbrook Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 5.

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Wind Ensemble

calendar icon20 Sep 2017    

Wind Ensemble to open its season with festive musical array

LINCOLN, Neb.— The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Wind Ensemble in the Glenn Korff School of Music opens the season with a festive musical array inspired by William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair, or Pen and Pencil Sketches of English Society on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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calendar icon15 Sep 2017    

Performance cancellation, date change and site change

LINCOLN, Neb.— There are a few changes to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music performance calendar for this fall.

The Darryl White performance scheduled for November 19 in Kimball Recital Hall has been canceled.

 The Play with the Chiara audition scheduled for November 28 in Westbrook’s Recital Hall has been moved to October 26 at 7 p.m. in Westbrook’s Room 132.

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Kevin Hanrahan

calendar icon14 Sep 2017    

‘When we can truly see’ features tenor Hanrahan

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Kevin Hanrahan ‘When we can truly see” performance will feature the Nebraska Premieres of Benjamin Britten’s “Fish in the Unruffled Lakes – 6 Settings of W. H. Auden” and Jonathan Dove’s “Out of Winter,” as well as Gerald Finzi’s “Till Earth Outwears” on Thursday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall. Hanrahan will be joined by Michael Cotton on piano.

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Dave Hall

calendar icon13 Sep 2017    

Hall, Chiaras join forces for ‘aLIgNEd’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Percussionist Dave Hall and the Chiara String Quartet (Gregory Beaver, Rebecca Fischer, Jonah Sirota, and Hyeyung Yoon) will join forces for an evening of exciting and aggressive music titled “aLIgNEd” on Friday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

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Clark Potter

calendar icon11 Sep 2017    

Potter and friends present ‘Harping on the Viola’

LINCOLN, Neb.— Clark Potter, Professor of Viola at the Glenn Korff School of Music, will be joined by harpist Kathleen Wychulis, flutist Franziska Brech and violinist David Neely to present trio works by Quincy Porter, Théodore DuBois, David Bruce, and the Sonata for Harp and Viola by Arnold Bax on Wednesday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

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Jamie Reimer with Robert Owens. Courtesy photo.

calendar icon11 Sep 2017    

Reimer donates composer papers of Robert Owens to University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries

Lincoln, Neb.--Glenn Korff School of Music Associate Professor of Voice Jamie Reimer has donated a collection of published works, concert programs and reviews, photographs and other memorabilia she received from composer Robert Owens to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries. The collection, titled “Robert Owens, Composer Papers,” will reside in the Music Library in Westbrook Music Building.

“It’s overwhelming to think that a decade of a relationship has resulted in this tremendous gift,” Reimer said.

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