Lied Live! Charter Day Celebration: Music and Milestones

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On Feb. 15, 2019, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln celebrated its 150th anniversary with an evening of live performances and multimedia entertainment. Jeff Zeleny, Nebraska native, Husker alumnus 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 Richard Wagner’s “Entrance of the Gods,” Carl Orff’s “O Fortuna” and new works by Nebraska alumni David von Kampen and Garrett Hope. Special features included tributes to celebrated alumni Willa Cather, Roxane Gay and Ted Kooser. Performing ensembles included the Cornhusker Marching Band, UNL Symphony Orchestra, UNL Opera, UNL Dance, Chamber Singers, University Singers and Varsity Singers. They were joined throughout the evening by notable University of Nebraska alumni and supporters, including actress Marg Helgenberger.

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11/16 at 9:30 AM