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Highlighting this week’s arts’ scene, “Lightwire: The Show” brightens up the South Milwaukee PAC; an Image of an Unknown Young Woman appears at Marquette University; and the “Brilliance and Romance” of classical composers can be heard. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

As has been its custom, Frankly Music moved to Schwan Hall at Wisconsin Lutheran College last week to begin the second half of its season. Read more

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Young pianist Charlie Albright performed at Schwan Hall during his self-driving tour of the Midwest. Read more

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Photo Credit: Jennifer Brindley

Frankly Music's season finale brought first-rate players to Wisconsin Lutheran College's Schwan Hall. Read more

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JENNIFER BRINDLEY

This week, we look at a musical tribute to the legendary Judy Garland at Sunset Playhouse, as well as two classical music concerts by Frankly Music and the Festival City Symphony. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Performing arts openings this week include a sequel to Boeing Boeing, a production of Tartuff and a tribute show to Rodgers and Hammerstein. Read more

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Milwaukee Musaik’s “Chamber Orchestra Extravaganza" takes place in Schwan Concert Hall of Wisconsin Lutheran College; Bel Canto Chorus and four vocal soloists perform Mendelssohn’s oratorio, Elijah; Waukesha Choral Union and featured sol... Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

It was a night of varied and rich chamber music at Frankly Music’s “Winds and Strings” concert last week at Schwan Hall, Wisconsin Lutheran College. Later in the week, on Friday evening, Asher Fisch led the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra i... Read more

Classical Music

Marquette Theatre’s 42nd season kicks off the new year with Fancy Nancy the Musical at Helfaer Theatre, Paul Elliott’s award-winning comedy Exit Laughing is staged at the Racine Theatre Guild, and the history of the clarinet continues to un... Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Southeast Wisconsin’s Classical Music ensembles truly hit their stride this week. There are concerts of Medieval, Baroque, Romantic and modern music by Early Music Now, Great Lakes Baroque, the Kettle Moraine Symphony and Present Music. The... Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s live accompaniment to The Godfather, taking place at the Riverside Theater, was largely an acoustic failure. Frankly Music’s season finale concert, “Return of the Tango,” was lively and entertaining in ... Read more

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18th century pirate Anne Bonny continues to be quite popular hundreds of years after she is said to have sailed under the Jolly Roger. She even makes an appearance in the fifth Assassin’s Creed game by Ubisoft. The latest honor for the legendary.. Read more

Theater

Early Music Now welcomes fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout into their midst for a concert of late-Baroque and early-Classical music. He performs at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21 at Wisconsin Lutheran College. Read more

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The Woman of Lockerbie

Being a parent changes things. I remember writing about Deborah Brevoort’s The Woman Of Lockerbie many years ago. I could distance myself from a drama drawn from history about a mother in search of the remains of her son after the crash of.. Read more

Theater

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Photo by Nathan Russell

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... Read more

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The clarinet is not an instrument most of us consider historically very often. The Saturday evening Early Music Now concert at Wisconsin Lutheran College was a refreshing opportunity to do so. Virtuoso Eric Hoeprich was joined by Tanya Tomk... Read more

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Photo by Nigel Parry/CPI

It was a little more than a year ago that the violin made by Antonio Stradivari, which Frank Almond plays, was bizarrely stolen in the parking lot of Wisconsin Lutheran College after a Frankly Music concert in Schwan Hall. Last week Frankly... Read more

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Itsounds like a very depressing drama. A guy finds his baby daughter deathly ill.So he withdraws from friends and family. His daughter dies so he slips intoalcoholism. Then there’s the auto accident. Actually, however, it’s an upliftingdrama c.. Read more

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The final Frankly Music concert of the season was performed last week at Wisconsin Lutheran College. Most in the audience certainly were aware of the events of the previous concert at this venue, after which the Stradivarius violin Frank Al... Read more

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The shocking story of the armed robbery of the 1715 “Lipinski” Stradivari violin from Frank Almond on the cold night of January 27, after a Frankly Music concert at Wisconsin Lutheran College, has traveled around the world. This unjust a... Read more

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