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Bach, Berg & Brahms

Listen: July 23 - August 6

Edo de Waart, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin

Bach (Orch: Webern):
Ricercare No. 2 from Musical Offering, BWV 1079
 
Berg:
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra  

Brahms  (Orch: Schoenberg):
Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Opus 25

 

Schumann & Brahms

Listen: July 30 - Aug 13

Edo de Waart, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano
        
Schumann:
Overture to Manfred, Opus 115

Macmillan:
The Confession of Isobel Gowdie  

Brahms:
Concerto No. 1 in D Minor for Piano, Opus 15

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ABOUT THE SERIES

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 13-week Summer Broadcast Series launches its 44th season in 2014, making this annual program the longest continuous national broadcast series of any American orchestra. Produced by WFMT in Chicago, the series reaches over 3.8 million listeners every summer through more than 183 subscriber stations across the country, in 32 states including 38 of the top 100 national markets.

2014.15 STREAMING BROADCAST SCHEDULE

All American

Listen: August 6 - August 20

Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor
Georgia Jarman, soprano

Bernstein:
Three Dance Episodes from On the Town  

Foss:
Time Cycle, Four Songs for Soprano and Orchestra  

Barber:
Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Opus 24   

Bernstein:
Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront   



Mostly French

Listen: August 13 - August 27

Edo de Waart, conductor
Orion Weiss, piano

Fauré:
Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande, Opus 80

Ravel:
Concerto in G major for Piano and Orchestra
 
Stravinsky:
Pétrouchka (1947 revision)  
 


Beethoven's Ninth + Adams

Listen: August 20 - September 3

Edo de Waart, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo soprano
Thomas Cooley, tenor
Christopher Maltman, baritone
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Lee Erickson, director

John Adams:
The Wound-Dresser
   
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Opus 125, "Choral"
 


Beethoven's "Eroica" + Adams

Listen: August 27 - September 10

Edo de Waart, conductor
Timothy McAllister, saxophone

Stravinsky:
Concerto in D major for String Orchestra (1961 revision)
 
John Adams:
Saxophone Concerto
 
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Opus 55, "Eroica"
 


Beethoven's Seventh + Adams

Listen: September 3 - September 17

Edo de Waart, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin

Stravinsky:
Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 revision)  

John Adams:
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

Beethoven:
Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Opus 92



All Rachmaninoff

Listen: September 10 - 24

Edo de Waart, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

Rachmaninoff:
Prince Rostislav

Rachmaninoff:
Concerto No. 4 in G minor for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 40

Rachmaninoff:
Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Opus 44
 


Enigma Variations

Listen: September 17 - October 1

Edo de Waart, conductor

Wagner:
Siegfried Idyll

Mozart:
Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504, "Prague"

Elgar:
Variations on an Original Theme, Opus 36 "Enigma Variations"
 


Schumann & Dvořák

Listen: September 24 - October 8

Gilbert Varga, conductor
Susan Babini, cello

Elgar:
Serenade in E minor for String Orchestra, Opus 20

Schumann:
Concerto in A minor for Cello, Opus 129

Dvořák:
Slavonic Dances, Opus 46


 

 

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WPR CARRIER STATIONS:

The series offers exposure to the MSO for fans outside of Milwaukee, with many stations also offering live streaming over the internet. Listeners throughout the state of Wisconsin can tune in to hear the MSO on the following local WPR stations throughout the summer:

Ashland/Bayfield (WHSA-FM)
Brule/Superior (WHSA-FM)
Eau Claire (WUEC-FM)
Elkhorn (WGTD-FM)
Green Bay (WPNE-FM)
Kenosha (WGTD-FM)
La Crosse (WLSU-FM)
Lake Geneva (WGTD-FM)
Madison (WERN-FM)
Menomonie (WVSS-FM)
Platteville (WSSW-FM)
Sister Bay (WHND-FM)
Wausau/Stevens Point (WHRM-FM)

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