Omaha Symphony: A classic movie, the way it was meant to be heard

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Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014 12:00 am

If the Omaha Symphony's task Saturday night was simply to accompany any one of the hundreds of movie musicals, the reviewer's task would simply be to comment on its competence — and especially its precision — in doing that job.

In that regard, the orchestra and Resident Conductor Ernest Richardson excelled marvelously in the windup of its 2013-14 Movie Music schedule. But the storyline of the featured film — 1952's immortal “Singin' in the Rain” — provoked delicious thoughts for the audience to ponder on its way out of the Holland Performing Arts Center.

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