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Following the legacy of founder Kevin Stalheim, Present Music will give another Thanksgiving concert. Read more

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The classical season was kicked off by ‘Re:re:rewrite’ by Present Music, the first concert under the new leadership of co-artistic directors David Bloom and Eric Segnitz. Read more

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Present Music’s begins their first post-Kevin Stalheim season on Sept. 7 at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts. Read more

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Present Music’s ‘In the New Chamber’ is a concert featuring music composed by women and non-binary composers. Read more

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

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Present Music explored a new venue in its concert “Give Chance a Piece” at the Jazz Gallery. The music with the most impact had profound gravitas, echoing troubled areas of southeastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia. 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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Present Music’s most recent concert was at Pitch Project on South Fifth Street. Bucking expectations, Artistic Director Kevin Stalheim programmed music by dead guys—excepting only three pieces. Read more

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Milwaukee Art Museum presents “Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s” Oct. 21-Jan. 22, 2017. Many special events and screenings will be featured, including a collaboration between Present Music and Quasimondo Milwaukee Physical The... Read more

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Polish Fest, Asia Fest, the Lakefront Festival of Art and several musicians and musical groups look to make the most of another prime summer weekend in Milwaukee. Read more

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Present Music’s recent chamber concert took intimacy of setting a step further, whereby the audience was in about 100 chairs in a semi-circle on the stage—surrounding the musicians. This proved to be an inspired idea. Read more

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Two very different, terrific singers were featured in concerts this weekend. Both sang old music, and both sang in highly evolved style. The similarities end there Read more

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On Saturday Present Music explored yet another unprecedented venue in the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in Bayside. A previous performance took place at a private East Side home, and the same program is planned for Read more

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Present Music’s artistic director Kevin Stalheim doesn’t worry about his audience’s intellectual comfort. He trusts that if you are attending a PM concert, you are an adventuresome, open-minded, curious concertgoer who sees no future in bar... Read more

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