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Wisconsin Conservatory Of Music

Last week marked the Milwaukee performance of two attractive, worthwhile new works: Piano Trio No. 5 by Daron Hagen premiered by Prometheus Trio and Pierre Jalbert’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra premiered by Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. more

Classical Music

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, a comedic play by Christopher Durang that won 2013’s Tony Award for Best Play, headlines this week’s theatrical show openings. more

Performing Arts Weekly

Local theatrical productions this week are headlined by The Depths by Quasimondo Physical Theatre and music by Prometheus Trio performing Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, Op. 70, No. 2 and Olivier Messiaen’s Quatuor pour la fin ... more

Performing Arts Weekly

The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is launching an Instrument Drive, collecting used instruments to distribute to children and schools in need. more

News Features

Performing Arts Week spotlights shows opening mid-September, including the Milwaukee Rep’s Guys and Dolls, Racine Theatre Guild’s Boeing Boeing and a chamber concert by the Prometheus Trio at the Conservatory of Music. more

Performing Arts Weekly

Jazz music, which originated a century ago, boasts a remarkable diversity of styles; this is reflected by Milwaukee’s own jazz culture. more

City Guide

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Photo by PamelaLittky

A busy week brings Bryan Cranston, Brand New, Widespread Panic and Tegan and Sara through town. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Ten young pianists—from as far afield as Canada and China; from states coast to coast and from our very own Hartland, Wis.—present their musical skills in several venues and ways for an entire week. The event is the biennial PianoArts North... more

A&E Feature

Plein Air MKE is the first painting competition of its kind to bring together the arts and cultural organizations inhabiting the choice East Side real estate known as the Milwaukee Museum Mile. The event marks the five-year anniversary of t... more

Visual Arts

Off the Cuff interviews Mark Davis, Milwaukee’s premier jazz pianist, director of the Wisconsin Conservatory’s Jazz Institute and member of the faculty jazz ensemble We Six, which can be heard on the recording Bird Say. Davis has also autho... more

Off the Cuff

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

A&E Feature

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Photo by Tat Suki

If Milwaukee becomes a center for flamenco artistry, we may have Marija Temo to thank. A guitarist, singer and dancer of the Spanish folk art that’s breaking exciting new ground nowadays, Temo has a distinguished résumé and a national follo... more

Off the Cuff

Did you know that October is National Seafood Month? This October, make a note to eat fresh, locally sourced Wisconsin fish.Fish is always delicious, whether deep-fried orpan-seared, served with a wedge of lemon, coleslaw and potatoes of choice.T.. more

Dining Out

Prometheus Trio explored intriguing and unusual repertoire in a concert at Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. more

Classical Music

The state of jazz music in Milwaukee more

A&E Feature

Florentine Opera performs Donizetti’s Elixir of Love at the Marcus Center’s Uihlein Hall, and Philomusica Quartet concludes its season at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. more

Classical Music

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Photo Credit: Danny Turner

Great concerts of lesser-known works by Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Prometheus Trio. more

Classical Music

Last weekend Early Music Now hosted New York-based male vocal ensemble, Lionheart, in a concert at St. Joseph Center Chapel. The program focused on the Medieval to Renaissance tradition of the Italian lauda, or song of praise. Earlier in th... more

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

Classical Music

For Prometheus Trio’s third concert in this season’s four-part series, Scott Tisdel (cello), Stefanie Jacob (piano) and Timothy Klabunde (violin) will perform Antonín Dvorák’s challenging Trio in F Minor, Op. 65, a set of quirky Viennese dr... more

Classical Music

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