Lied Center's April lineup includes dancers, crooners, virtuosos

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Lied Center’s April lineup includes dancers, crooners, virtuosos

The Midtown Men will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 7 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.
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The Midtown Men will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 7 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

The dance company Momix, vocal group The Midtown Men and renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman are coming to the Lied Center for Performing Arts in April.

Tickets are on sale online, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. University of Nebraska-Lincoln students can purchase tickets at a 50 percent discount with a valid NCard.

April’s shows:

  • Richard Goode, piano, April 2, 3 p.m. – A leading interpreter of classical and romantic music, Goode has been praised for making music with tremendous emotional power, depth and expressiveness. The program will include works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven and Frederic Chopin.

  • Momix Opus Cactus, April 4, 7:30 p.m. – This innovative dance company transports audiences to a fantasy world of inventiveness and beauty through its use of athletic dance, riveting music, spectacular costumes, novel props and pure talent. “Opus Cactus” is a dynamic expedition into the hidden landscape of soaring cactuses, creeping lizards, slithering snakes and frolicking insects.

  • The Midtown Men, April 7, 7:30 p.m. – The vocal quartet – stars from the original cast of Broadway’s “Jersey Boys” – returns to the Lied Center for a concert featuring music that defined the ’60s, including songs by The Beatles, The Rascals, The Four Seasons and Motown artists.

  • Itzhak Perlman, violin, April 22, 7:30 p.m. – A violin virtuoso, the 16-time Grammy winner enjoys superstar status rarely afforded to a classical musician. He will perform works by Antonio Vivaldi, Beethoven, Robert Schumann and Maurice Ravel.

  • Russian National Ballet Theatre: Sleeping Beauty, April 30, 4 p.m. – A company of over 50 dancers brings this classic fairytale to life with stunning precision and artistry set to a timeless Tchaikovsky score. Founded by former Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko, the group continues to amaze audiences with the excellence of Russian ballet.

For more information on these shows and upcoming Lied Center performances, click here.

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