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Milwaukee Symphony wraps its season in January 2019 & welcomes NEW Music Director

Dec 26, 2018


Milwaukee Symphony wraps its season with a program that includes Joan Tower's Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman. Read this article where this "uncommon woman" Joan Tower reflects on six decades in classical music.

1/1          Foss: Three American Pieces Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (Bella Hristova, v; Michelle DeYoung, ms; Stuart Skelton, t; Asher Fisch, cond)

1/8       Barber: Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance Prokofiev: Sinfonia concertante for Cello Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World (Truls Mørk, c; Hans Graf, cond)

1/15      Copland:  Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra,  with Harp and Piano Vaughan Williams: Flower of the Field Ravel: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé Brahms: Symphony No. 2 (Todd Levy, cl; Robert Levine, vla; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, Cheryl Frazes Hill, dir;  Ken-David Masur, cond)

Ken-David Masur, New Music Director
Credit OnMilwaukee

*Note: In November 2018 the Milwaukee Symphony announced that following a 36-month international search, Ken-David Masur has been named the seventh Music Director and Polly and Bill Van Dyke Music Director Chair for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO).  Read the release about his new appointment.

1/22      Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman Bernstein: Chichester Psalms Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Choral (Evan Bagwell, boy s; Heidi Stober, s; Kelley O’Connor, ma; Anthony Dean Griffey, t; Morris Robinson, bs; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, Cheryl Frazes Hill, dir; Jun Märkl, cond)