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Recent Lied Center News

E.N. Thompson Forum Announces 14-15 Lecture Series, “The Creative World”

08.19.14
Lied Center to Present Lecture by World-Renowned Cellist Yo-Yo Ma The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues proudly announces its 2014-2015 lecture series titled “The Creative World” featuring distinguished experts spanning a host of industries including a poet, physicist, educator, economist, multiple scholars and world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Tickets to fall lectures will be available for reservation at the...

Single Tickets on Sale for Lied 25th Anniversary Season

08.19.14
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced that single tickets for the 25th anniversary season are now on sale to the public. Starting today, Aug. 19, patrons can purchase tickets in person at the box office on 12th and R Streets (opens at 11:00 AM), by phone at 402.472.4747, or online at LiedCenter.org. In celebration of its 25th season as Nebraska’s Home for the...

Ani DiFranco Joins Lied Center’s 25th Anniversary Line-Up

08.14.14
Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts has added folk singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco to its list of marquee artists performing during the 25th anniversary season. DiFranco is scheduled for a single performance on Oct. 20 at 7:30 PM on the Lied Center Main Stage. Tickets start at $28 and are available at half price to UNL students. After 20 years in the music business, self-described "...

Lied Center Receives $4 Million Gift from Glenn Korff Estate

07.15.14
The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a $4 million gift from the estate of Glenn Korff to help bring top Broadway shows to Nebraska. The gift establishes the Glenn Korff Broadway Endowment at the University of Nebraska Foundation to forever enhance the Lied Center’s Broadway programming, visiting artists program, commissioned theater projects and more. In honor of...

Friends of Lied to Host Golf Tournament August 11

06.25.14
The Friends of Lied Golf Tournament benefitting the Lied Center for Performing Arts is set to take place on Aug. 11 at the Hillcrest Country Club (9401 East O Street). All proceeds will support Lied Center programming and numerous behind-the-scenes programs that provide arts education to youth, free tickets to underserved populations, and special programs like Arts Across Nebraska. Registration is now open to the...

Lied Center Selects Local Artists for Celebrate Nebraska Event Sept. 4-5

06.03.14
12 Nebraska Artists Chosen Out of Over 40 Submissions Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts is proud to announce the full line-up of world class Nebraska artists performing in Celebrate Nebraska, an all-new event celebrating the Lied Center’s 25th anniversary season. The two night performance series will take place Sept. 4-5. Both shows will be free and open to the public. Tickets for...

Lied Center Announces 25th Anniversary Season of Marquee Artists

05.15.14
World-Class Line-Up Includes Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Joshua Bell and Broadway’s “Anything Goes” Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts celebrates its 25th anniversary season with one of the greatest line-ups of world-class artists in Nebraska performing arts history. With marquee artists in every art form, highlights...

Lied Center Announces Return of Piano Series in 25th Anniversary Season, Featuring the Works of Beethoven

05.13.14
Lied Secures Performances by Marc-André Hamelin, Jonathan Biss and Jon Nakamatsu Following the tremendous success of its first Piano Series, Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts proudly announces the return of the second annual Piano Series, a classical music programming highlight of the 25th anniversary season. Known for their virtuosic performances around the globe, Marc-André Hamelin...

Lied Center Announces 2014 Holiday Performance Line-up

05.01.14
Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts proudly announces its 25th anniversary season line-up of stellar holiday artists including “Elf The Musical” (November 10-11), Mannheim Steamroller Christmas (November 25) and Christmas with the King’s Singers (December 18). Tickets will be available for purchase as part of a 2014-2015 season ticket package starting May 15. If the performances are...

Moscow Festival Ballets Brings “Cinderella” to Lied Center Stage May 1

04.30.14
Leading dancers from across Russia bring “Cinderella” to life at Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center for Performing Arts on May 1 at 7:30 PM, marking the last performance of the Lied Center’s 2013-2014 season of world class events. “Cinderella” will be presented by Moscow Festival Ballet dancers under the direction of legendary Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Sergei Radchenko. Tickets are available at...