2020/2021 Season

Special Concerts
September 12, 2020

Celebrate Omaha! Free Concert at Turner Park

Join the celebration as we kick off our centennial season with a fantastic free concert for the community, on the Green at Turner Park!
Orchestral
September 18 - September 19, 2020

Wilkins, Branford, & Copland

Maestro Wilkins opens the 100th Anniversary Season with good friends and an All-American barn-burner, including three living composers, a world premiere, and saxophone virtuoso Branford Marsalis.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
October 17 - October 18, 2020

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Joining the Omaha Symphony for a captivating performance of Broadway favorites from Gershwin and Berlin to Sondheim and more, this is sure to be “Some Enchanted Evening”!
Orchestral
October 23 - October 24, 2020

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4

Guest conductor Eric Jacobsen leads the orchestra through Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, taking the listener from the opening call of Fate through the triumphant, heart-racing finale.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
October 25, 2020

Symphony Spooktacular

Musical, magical fun awaits you at our annual Halloween concert! Come in costume for lobby activities, treat-or-treating, and a high-spirited performance of tunes from How to Train Your Dragon, The Little Mermaid, Despicable Me and other family favorites.
Special Concerts
November 15, 2020

Carmina Burana

Witness one of the greatest choral masterworks of all time. Orff’s Carmina Burana returns to the Holland Center for one performance only!
Orchestral
November 22, 2020

Brahms and Gabriela Lena Frank

Former Omaha Symphony flutist Cynthia Meyers returns to Omaha to reunite with Thomas Wilkins, performing Will-o’-the-Wisp by Gabriela Lena Frank.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
November 28 - November 29, 2020

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™  in Concert

Experience the fourth film in the Harry Potter™ film series in high definition on our big screen while Patrick Doyle’s unforgettable music is performed live-to-picture.
Orchestral
December 6, 2020

Mozart & Strauss

A different side of Strauss, his contemporaries, and his muses take center stage at the Witherspoon in December.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
December 17 - December 20, 2020

Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Celebration

It’s the merriest way to celebrate the season! Ernest Richardson, the Omaha Symphony, and a stellar cast of Broadway singers and dancers send your spirits soaring with festive favorites and Christmas classics.
Orchestral
January 10, 2021

Wilkins & Perry Gilmore

Concertmaster Susanna Perry Gilmore takes center stage with two works for violin and orchestra: Robin Olson’s macabre but lovely Transylvanian Lullaby, and Vaughan Williams’ historical treatise Concerto Accademico.
Orchestral
January 15 - January 16, 2021

Dvorak Symphony No. 8

Omaha is thrilled to welcome back the world-renowned André Watts, performing Ravel’s masterpiece Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
January 30, 2021

Legends: Paul Simon Songbook

Experience his classic songs, including “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard,” “The Sound of Silence,” “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” and “Graceland.”
Orchestral
February 7, 2021

Schubert Unfinished

Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll, intended as a private birthday gift for his wife, Cosima, became known as a work of uncommon beauty after finally getting published.
Orchestral
February 12 - February 13, 2021

Wagner, Strauss & Chausson

We’re looking at romance differently this February with works from the late 19th century.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
February 14, 2021

The Musical Adventures of Melvin the Explorer

Calling all explorers! Travel with the Omaha Symphony to different lands to learn how to find rhythms and make melodies, all while evading the cunning Monkey King. Hear exciting excerpts from Rossini’s William Tell Overture, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, and more!
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
February 21, 2021

Mary Poppins, in Concert Live-to-Film

Winner of five Academy Awards® (including Best Original Score) and starring the incomparable Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, the film is accompanied by your Omaha Symphony performing the instrumental soundtrack live.
Orchestral
March 7, 2021

Beethoven Symphony No. 7

Bulgarian conductor Stilian Kirov returns to Omaha for a program full of old and new favorites and features for the entire orchestra.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
March 20, 2021

Windborne’s Music of Pink Floyd

Audience favorite Windborne returns to our stage, bringing iconic songs from Pink Floyd including “Money,” “Another Brick in the Wall,” “Comfortably Numb,” and “Wish You Were Here.”
Orchestral
March 26 - March 27, 2021

Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Omaha favorite Joshua Roman returns to perform Walton’s lyrical yet brilliant Cello Concerto.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
March 28, 2021

Peter and the Wolf

Peter and his animal friends are ready to take you on an adventure! Prokofiev’s beloved children’s classic is brought to colorful life in this delightful, dynamic production featuring ballet and orchestra.
Special Concerts
April 10, 2021

Yo-Yo Ma

Under the baton of Thomas Wilkins, this sensational 19-time Grammy® Award winner headlines our centennial season gala, bringing his unmatched talent, trademark sound, and electric presence to the celebration.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
April 17, 2021

The Music of The Moody Blues

A faithful tribute to the greatest classic rock band of a generation, The Moody Blues! Experience this timeless music live as the GO NOW! band joins the orchestra to celebrate all the classic hits, including “Nights in White Satin,”
Orchestral
April 23 - April 24, 2021

Petrushka & La Valse

Conductor Pablo Rus Broseta returns to Omaha with three works designed to bewitch your senses.
LIVE! with the Omaha Symphony
April 30 - May 1, 2021

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Watch Return of the Jedi as Ernest Richardson and the Omaha Symphony bring you a live-to-picture performance of John Williams' exhilarating score. The Force is strong with this one!
Orchestral
May 16, 2021

Sibelius Symphony No. 3

We’re concluding our Symphony Joslyn series with three powerful works by 20th century composers.
Orchestral
May 21 - May 22, 2021

Wilkins Conducts Mahler 8

With one of the most expansive orchestras required in the repertoire, three choirs, and eight soloists, it will feel like the entire music world is on stage at the Holland.