'Celebration of the Arts in Nebraska' to be streamed Feb. 15

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‘Celebration of the Arts in Nebraska’ to be streamed Feb. 15

Craig Chandler | University Communication

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s N150 Celebration of the Arts in Nebraska will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 on the Lied Center’s website and Facebook page.

On Charter Day, Feb. 15, 2019, the University of Nebraska celebrated its 150th anniversary with a monumental evening of live performance and multimedia entertainment. At Music and Milestones, host Jeff Zeleny, University of Nebraska alum, native Nebraskan and Senior White House Correspondent for CNN, guided the audience through some of the university’s major accomplishments.

More than 300 artists united to perform a program including Wagner’s “Entrance of the Gods,” Orff’s “O Fortuna” from Carmina Burana and N 150-commissioned new works by Nebraska alums David von Kampen and Garrett Hope. Special features include tributes to celebrated alumni Willa Cather, Roxane Gay and Ted Kooser. Performing ensembles include the Cornhusker Marching Band, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Opera, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dance, Chamber Singers, University Singers and the Varsity Singers. They were joined throughout the evening by notable University of Nebraska alums, including actress Marg Helgenberger.

For questions, contact Lauren Silverman Durban at (402) 472-7726.

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