Ruben Piirainen

The Florentine Opera gathered together its fine young quartet of summer residency vocalists plus spirited pianist Ruben Piirainen for a delightful concert titled “Broadway and the Great American Songbook” last Friday and Saturday. Read more

Classical Music

Bay View’s foodie scene just keeps getting better, thanks to off-the-beaten-path gems like Sabrosa Café & Gallery. Read more

Dining Out

Local performing arts groups and community organizations are filling the gap, providing arts-related education for students in schools where budgets for arts education have been slashed. Read more

News Features

Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Wild Space Dance Company opened a ravishing new production of the 2012 chamber opera Song from the Uproar by composer Missy Mazzoli and librettist Royce Vavrek, featuring mezzo-soprano Colleen Brooks in the centr... Read more

Classical Music

The Florentine Opera’s upcoming revue, “Vienna, City of My Dreams,” offers a nostalgic musical journey featuring a quartet of Florentine Studio Artists: Leroy Y. Davis, Thomas Leighton, Katherine Fili and Ariana Douglas; Feb. 12-14 at th... Read more

Classical Music

"This next one is by country legend Robert Schumann," joked the opera singer Andrew Wilkowske as he introduced his arrangement of the Romantic German composer's “Ich grolle nicht.” In the translation by Kelley Read more

Classical Music