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Classical, Opera & Dance: What we're looking forward to in 2014
By Casey Logan / World-Herald staff writer


Martha Graham Dance Company, Jan. 26.

The troupe founded by the dance phenomenon will perform Aaron Copland's “Appalachian Spring” at the Orpheum Theater.

“Agrippina,” Feb. 14 and 16.

Opera Omaha tabs an up-and-coming director in James Darrah to stage Handel's 300-year-old satiric opera at the Orpheum Theater.

“All Tchaikovsky,” March 7 and 8.

Guest conductor Marcelo Lehninger leads the Omaha Symphony in a program devoted to the Russian composer.

Christopher O'Riley, March 15.

The pianist brings his classical interpretations of rock songs (by Radiohead, Elliott Smith, Pink Floyd and REM, among others) to the Holland Center's recital hall.

“Cirque de la Symphonie,” April 5.

The Omaha Symphony's 2014 gala revolves around cirque-style acrobatics (orchestral accompanied, of course).

“Swan Lake,” April 30.

Moscow Festival Ballet performs Tchaikovsky's classic at the Orpheum.

ZoŽ Keating, May 2.

The one-woman-band (formerly of Rasputina) uses a cello and laptop-enabled loops to create extraordinary musical soundscapes. See her at the Holland Center recital hall.

Itzhak Perlman, May 3.

The virtuoso violinist performs in recital as part of the Omaha Performing Arts season, accompanied by pianist Rohan de Silva, at the Holland Center.

Andrť Watts, June 6 and 7.

The acclaimed pianist plays Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 (the “Emperor Concerto”) as part of the Omaha Symphony's MasterWorks series at the Holland Center.

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Casey's a GA features reporter looking for good stories to tell about interesting people.


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