Ludwig Van Beethoven

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra gave a concert focused on Beethoven’s Emperor concerto with sophisticated guest conductor Fabien Gabel. more

Jan 30, 2018 4:34 PM Classical Music


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The Festival City Symphony honors “Saints and Heroes,” the Concord Chamber Orchestra’s season sampler concert offers “People Power,” and the Fine Arts Quartet’s 55-year run of Milwaukee concerts comes to a grand finale. more

Jan 23, 2018 2:14 PM Classical Music

Milwaukee Musaik’s Philomusica Quartet performs al fresco at SummerStage in Delafield, the Sadarabad Dancers perform at Armenian Fest, If/Then is performed by Greendale Community Theatre in Henry Ross Auditorium of Greendale High School, an... more

Jul 18, 2017 2:10 PM Performing Arts Weekly

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

May 16, 2017 3:04 PM Classical Music

33 Variations is a not-to-be-missed element of Waukesha Civic Theatre’s current season. The play encompasses such high-flown topics as the minutiae of historical music theory and the destruction of the body, while keeping room for humor and... more

Mar 14, 2017 2:11 PM Theater

On Sunday, March 13, the kettle Moraine Symphony presents a concert titled “Countryside Delights,” featuring Ludwig van Beethoven’s Pastoral symphony, the overture to Orphée aux Enfers (1858) by Jacques Offenbach and the Concerto in G Ma... more

Mar 8, 2016 4:14 PM A&E Feature

The Philomusica Quartet perform Beethoven’s String Quartet in A Minor, and Dmitry Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in G Minor on Monday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. more

Nov 10, 2015 12:34 AM A&E Feature

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concert on Oct. 30 featured a seldom-heard symphony and a virtuoso violinist in a concerto that is a favorite in the repertory. Violinist Augustin Hadelich played the familiar Concerto in D major by Ludwig v... more

Nov 3, 2015 7:13 PM Classical Music

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major with violinist Augustin Hadelich. more

Oct 27, 2015 8:03 PM Classical Music


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Aeolus String Quartet, which just completed its time as resident graduate string quartet at Juilliard, appeared on the Frankly Music season finale last week at Wisconsin Lutheran College. Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra moved to the Pabst Thea... more

May 26, 2015 7:47 PM Classical Music

Music director Edo de Waart was back on the podium at Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra last Friday evening, leading the orchestra in the co-commission premiere of new work by American composer Mason Bates, a rarely performed Erich Korngold conc... more

Jan 20, 2015 9:03 PM Classical Music


When Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra guest conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali cancelled last week because of illness, guest pianist Jeffrey Kahane stepped in as conductor. Earlier in the week Frankly Music celebrated the 150th birthday of Richard... more

Dec 2, 2014 11:06 PM Classical Music

Prometheus Trio opened a new season last week in the recital hall at Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, one of the city’s performing spaces we perhaps take for granted. This intimate, lovely room is nearly ideal for small ensembles (except fo... more

Oct 1, 2014 2:16 AM Classical Music

Praising the great symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven seems as redundant as extolling the significance of the Lincoln Memorial. Whereas the mighty edifice remains forever marooned in stationary glory, Beethoven’s wondrous third, seventh and... more

Mar 19, 2014 12:19 AM A&E Feature

Presenting a selection that spans more than two centuries of string quartet literature, Milwaukee’s Philomusica Quartet will take its audience on a tour full of musical humor, incandescence and elegance. Haydn’s charming and more

Jan 21, 2013 3:08 PM Classical Music

Actually, it’s not a “tale as old as time.” Like most fairy tales, Beauty and the Beast is likely only a few hundred years old. And as the earliest recorded versions of the story feature middle-class characters, it may be one of the youngest fair.. more

Dec 23, 2010 7:03 PM Theater

Internet payday lender Arrowhead Investments Inc. lost a class-action suit brought by almost 1,300 people in Wisconsin who say the lender didn’t comply with the Wisconsin Consumer Act and the federal Truth in Lending Act. The UW Law School’s Consu.. more

Feb 22, 2010 8:34 PM Daily Dose

Like so many other Danger Mouse albums, Dark Night of the Soul arrives with a back story that's nearly as interesting than the music. Danger Mouse’s collaboration with Sparklehorse and director David Lynch was marketed like a blockbuster movie, wi.. more

May 27, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

By his middle years as a composer (often dubbed his "Heroic Period"), Ludwig van Where the Corners Meet ,Classical Music/Dance more

Apr 15, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music

Though some rudimentary sketches for a Tenth Symphony were eventually found among his belo An die Freude ,Classical Music/Dance more

Dec 22, 2008 12:00 AM Classical Music 4 Comments