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This week, the Wisconsin Philharmonic performs spooky music from many genres in perfect harmony with the most haunted time of the year. Read more

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Haydn and Dvorák among the highlights of a superb concert. Read more

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This week, the Racine Symphony Orchestra presents the first Masterworks Concert of its season, and vocal ensemble Aperi Animam gives a free concert in Downtown Milwaukee. Read more

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Ken-David Masur, the new music director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, opened MSO’s season with pieces he holds dear. Read more

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Executive director Megan McGee discusses Ex Fabula, and Festival City Symphony talks about upcoming concerts. Read more

Arts News

Classical (and classical crossover) music hits it big with concerts by the Prometheus Trio and Black Violin. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Present Music’s “In the New Chamber” concert features works by 12 female and non-binary composers. Read more

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Prometheus Trio, one of the performing groups in residence at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, recently gave an interesting program of two curiosities and a cornerstone work. Read more

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“I can’t say anything definite,” Stalheim says of Present Music post-himself. “I think keeping it going is the goal but you need a lot of support—a lot of hard work.” Read more

A&E Feature

Musicologist Alan Walker has written a lengthy and detailed biography of the 19th-century Polish pianist and composer who created some of the most fervent piano music of all time. Read more


Bill Murray joins German cellist Jan Vogler for a night of American literature, classical music, show tunes and dance numbers. Read more

Music Feature

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opened its new season this weekend under guest conductor Cristian Măcelaru, while the search for a new music director continues after Edo de Waart’s departure. Read more

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The Southwestern Suburban Symphony played several different works in fine, entertaining manner in their latest concert, “A Bernstein Banquet." Read more

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Present Music returned to the Wherehouse for its season closer Friday evening with two performances, one at 6 p.m. (which I attended), the second at 9. The concert was curated by guest music direct,Classical Music and Dance Read more

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Review of Edo de Waart’s final concert as music director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Read more

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The MSO had a successful concert with works of Mozart, Beethoven and Elgar. Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam was the guest soloist. Read more

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Are we to fault the Victorian Era’s Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert for not being sensitive enough to realize that their operetta, The Mikado, might be seen as offensive to a foreign culture they s,Classical Music and Dance Read more

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The Florentine Opera’s production of Don Giovanni was a rousing tribute to one of Mozart’s most sophisticated operas. Creative staging intrigued the audience from the outset as mummified maidens c,Classical Music and Dance Read more

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Local opera lovers need to make it to the richly charming Skylight Music Theatre production of what is titled Beauty and the Beast, an adaptation of the André Grétry 1771 opera Zémire et Azor. Ever,Theater Read more

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