Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

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Winners in the Arts and Entertainment category for Best of Milwaukee 2019 including subcategories like Best Art Gallery, Best Movie Theater, Best Theater Company and more. Read more

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra began a three-week Russian Festival last weekend, kicking it off with some of the most upbeat music written by Dmitri Shostakovich, his 'Festive Overture' from 1954. Read more

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This week, the MSO takes to Brookfield for its annual holiday season-themed concert at the Wilson Center. Read more

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Yaniv Dinur, resident conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, not only conducted Wolfgang Mozart’s beloved Requiem, he was also the soloist in the composer’s Piano Concerto No. 20. Read more

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Twenty years and counting, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music’s resident classical instrumental trio keeps its audiences satisfied with programs of familiar and challenging, new pieces. Read more

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Playing at the Pabst Theater, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra played Ludwig van Beethoven’s first two symphonies. Read more

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Frankly Music opened its season last week to a near-capacity audience at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, demonstrating the proficiency of a large selection of musicians Read more


Hadelich, perhaps the best violinist in the world, offered beautiful renditions of Jean Sibelius’ music last weekend. 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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Here's a comprehensive list of all of the classical music performances scheduled for Fall 2019 in Milwaukee. Read more

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Dear Ruthie offers advice to a reader and shares her social calendar of events of interest to members of Milwaukee’s LGBTQ community for the second week of August. Read more

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra closes its season with a bravura performance. Read more

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Jeffrey Kahane played the piano and conducted the MSO in a concert of great classical music by Mozart, Schubert and Strauss. Read more

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“The challenge for us is making this art form relevant; if you’re excited by what we do and attend, we’re delighted to have you,” says Maggey Oplinger. Read more

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra did an admirable job with Mahler’s challenging Ninth Symphony. Read more

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Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s 'Two Trains Running.' Photo by Mikki Schaffner.

Moral dilemmas aren’t easy to resolve, and the one at the heart of Ben Butler at the Cabot Theatre this play is quite intriguing—and possibly history-making. Read more

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performed Brahms’ greatest work with enormous gravitas and precision under the skillful baton of guest conductor Eun Sun Kim. Read more

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Highlighting this week’s arts’ scene, The Constructivists beckon you To Fall in Love at The Underground Collaborative, and the Festival City Symphony plays music of Aaron Copland in Pabst Theater. Read more

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Composer William Walton’s seldom-heard Symphony No. 1 highlighted the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s recent concert devoted to British music. Read more

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra had a busy period, playing pieces such as The Flying Dutchman, Deux Portraits and Don Juan. Read more

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