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Abendmusik welcomes you to another season of musical excellence. 

We hope the Abendmusik of 2018-19 will inspire us to unite in hope as we face the challenges of a divided world.  

“Music can change the world because it can change people”
— Bono

My Funny valentine: 2 1/2 Tenors

An Abendmusik Fundraiser

THUR | Feb 14 | 7:00 PM (Reception to follow) ~ First-Plymouth Church

Back by popular demand, this year's Valentine fundraiser once again features Tom Trenney and the Great American Songbook, but this time he will be (joyfully!) upstaged by two real tenors: Drew Duncan and Ariel Merivil.

“If music be the food of love, play on.”
— William Shakespeare

For Tickets: 402-476-9933 or CLICK HERE

$40 Concert followed by reception

New york polyphony

Classical Vocal Quartet

Sun | Feb 24 | 4:00 PM ~ First-Plymouth Church

One of the world's foremost vocal chamber ensembles, New York Polyphony gives vibrant voice to repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant to the cutting-edge. The two-time GRAMMY nominated quartet will perform the newly commissioned Missa Charles Darwin, modeled after a five-movement mass but with text by Charles Darwin.

“If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.”
— Charles Darwin

For Tickets: 402-476-9933 or CLICK HERE

$20 Adults | $15 Seniors | $10 Students

antonio vivaldi's Gloria

Youth Masterworks Festival Concert

mon | Feb 25 | 7:00pm ~ First-Plymouth Church

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More than 200 of Lincoln's most talented high school singers and instrumentalists from Lincoln East High School, Norris High School, and Lincoln Southeast High School join professional soloists and orchestral section leaders in a side-by-side performance of a timeless masterwork: Vivaldi’s Gloria. Led by guest clinician and conductor, Deanna Joseph.

“I don’t sing because I’m happy.
I’m happy because I sing.”
— William James

FREE CONCERT ~ Freewill Offering 

baylor a cappella choir

Brian Schmidt, conductor

sun| mar 10 | 4:00 PM ~ First-Plymouth Church

Baylor University's A Cappella Choir makes its Lincoln debut, singing music to express the joys and struggles of the Christian journey. Themes focusing on prayer, grief, human loss, and grace will be heard in music of Herbert Howells, Felix Mendelssohn, Will Todd, Moses Hogan, and Marques Garrett. 

“Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord.”

For Tickets: 402-476-9933 or CLICK HERE

$15 Adults | $10 Seniors | $5 Students

a German Requiem

by Johannes Brahms

Sun | April 14 | 4:00 PM ~ First-Plymouth Church

Featuring Doane University Choir, Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir, Abendmusik Chorus, Abendmusik Festival Orchestra; Sapphire Munford, soprano; Samuel Kidd, baritone; Tom Trenney, conductor

The incomparable Johannes Brahms shattered all expectations in writing what many have called "a requiem for the living."  Powerfully and thoughtfully weaving together texts from scripture, this work carries a profound message of hope and light sure to revive the soul and awaken the spirit.

“They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.”

For Tickets: 402-476-9933 or CLICK HERE

$20 Adults | $15 Seniors | $10 Students

Red, white, & Brass

featuring the Plymouth Brass

Sun | june 30 | 4:00 PM ~ First-Plymouth Church

Celebrate the gift of freedom and independence with a toe-tapping and heart-pounding program of Patriotic favorites, featuring the engaging and entertaining Plymouth Brass.

“Anybody can write music of a sort.
But touching the public heart is quite another thing”
— John Philip Sousa

For Tickets: 402-476-9933 or CLICK HERE

$20 Adults | $15 Seniors | $10 Students