Nebraska Public Media Originals

Beyond The Baton

Special | 56m 42s  | Video has closed captioning.

Beyond the Baton is the television biography of conductor Thomas Wilkins, music director of the Omaha Symphony Orchestra & the first African American in the history of the Boston Symphony to hold a conducting position. Wilkins celebrates the 100th birthday of the Omaha Symphony with a powerful concert where “music still flourishes & beauty gets to have the last word even during a pandemic.

Aired: 11/15/21

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Nebraska Public Media Originals is a local public television program presented by Nebraska Public Media.