Aaron Copland

At last weekend’s concert, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s all-American program included a latter-day work by Leonard Bernstein along with Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man. more

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Photo by Mark Frohna

A visionary double billing of Scheherazade and Angels in the Architecture opens the new season—as well as starts something of a new era—for the Milwaukee Ballet this October. more

A&E Feature

Jeffrey Kahane led the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in a concert of jazz-influenced works by American and French composers. Some of the pieces were performed quite brilliantly and others somewhat disappointingly. more

Classical Music

On Sunday, May 22 at 3 p.m. the Wisconsin Philharmonic will present Peter and the Wolf at the Shattuck Music Center, preceded at 2 p.m. by an “instrumental petting zoo,” during which “children may try all sorts of orchestral instruments.... more

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Photo credit: Mike Goelzer

After asuccessful run last year, Milwaukee’s Maker Market will return for its secondseason starting Sunday, May 4. Through September, makers, crafters, designersand artists will all gather to share their creations the first Sunday of eachmonth.. more

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 WaltDisney’s 1940 marriage of symphony and animation, Fantasia , is probably the mostfamiliar artifact of a half-forgotten time when classical music occupied a moresubstantial place in popular culture than nowadays. The importa.. more

I Hate Hollywood

There have been few major classical stars at Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in recent seasons. The sell-out audience last Wednesday night was especially eager to hear legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman more

Classical Music

Subverting the typical God-fearing, family-thanking model for “American Idol” contestants, Adam Lambert brought an edgy, glam-rock theatricality to the top-rated televised singing contest, emerging as the breakout star of the show’s more

Today in Milwaukee

When young composer Aaron Copland (1900-90) witnessed how dancer/choreographer Martha Graham turned his Piano Variations into the “very striking” ballet Dithyramb, he decided to see if they could next work collaboratively on an original sta... more

Classical Music

Whenthe Bradley Centeropened in October 1988, it was a gift-wrapped jewel for Milwaukee ,Cover Story more

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