Category: Music

Lincoln Lutheran Choir Concerts

Lincoln Lutheran Choir will again present 2 concerts this spring:  Saturday April 26th, 3 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Seward, NE and Sunday April 27th, 3 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, Lincoln.  The concert theme is "Seeds of Worship" and will feature a world premiere of a Divine Service, written by David von Kampen of Seward, and Schubert's Mass in G.  The choir will be accompanied by strings, brass and organ.  The choir is directed by Dr. Kurt Knecht.  Free will offereing will be taken. 

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Catalyst String Quartet

The Catalyst String QuartetThe Catalyst String Quartet, comprised of laureates of the Sphinx Foundation, will present a program of standard and contemporary chamber music, including works of George Walker, Haydn and Brahms and traditional Latin songs. The Sphinx Foundation was founded in 1997 by violinist Aaron Dworkin to identify and develop African American and Latino classical musicians. This concert of the Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music series will be Friday, April 11 at 8 pm at the Sheldon Museum of Art, north of 12th and R Streets, on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $5 for students. A pre-concert lecture on the musical program will begin at 7:30 pm. A reception will be held immediately following the concert. Musical programs are subject to change at the discretion of the players. For more information go to www.sfcm.info

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To Be Certain of the Dawn

Lincoln Choral Artists is honored to be able to bring to Lincoln a performance of composer Stephen Paulus's moving work commemorating the Holocaust and honoring its victims and survivors, “To Be Certain of the Dawn.” The piece was originally commissioned by the Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis as a gift to the Jewish community, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the freeing of Holocaust survivors and to help teach an important lesson: the prevention of future genocide is in the hands of today's children. 

For its performance, Lincoln Choral Artists will join forces with Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir, University of Nebraska at Omaha Chorale, UNO Chamber Singers, South Central Nebraska Children's Choir (Hastings), Central Community College Choir (Columbus), Titan Singers from Norris High School, and a full orchestra. 

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NWU Jazz Ensemble Concert

Join us for this free concert featuring the Jazz Ensemble, in O'Donnell Auditorium.

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Special Thanks

In 2009 the Lincoln Arts Council received a generous gift from the estate of Ken Good, a portion of which was used to redevelop our website and establish an endowment. We offer our heart-felt thanks to Kenneth J. Good for his generosity and vision for a beautiful future.


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