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    2016 BROADCAST SERIES PROGRAM INFORMATION


    PROGRAM 1: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

    Released September 30, 2016

    Recorded September 25 + 26, 2015
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    Edo de Waart, conductor
    Todd Levy, clarinet

    John Adams
    The Chairman Dances, Foxtrot for Orchestra

    Schuman
    Symphony No. 6

    Copland
    Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra, with Harp & Piano

    Gershwin
    An American in Paris

     

    PROGRAM 2: DE WAART CONDUCTS RACHMANINOFF

    Released October 7, 2016

    Recorded Feburary 5 + 6, 2016
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    Edo de Waart, conductor

    Rachmaninoff
    Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Opus 27


    Recorded April 22 + 23, 2016
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    Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor

    Barber
    Essay No. 1, Opus 12

    Shostakovich
    Symphony No. 1 in F minor, Opus 10

     

    PROGRAM 3: SCHUBERT + GRIEG

    Released October 14, 2016

    Recorded November 20 + 21, 2015
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    Lawrence Renes, conductor
    Jon Kimura Parker, piano

    Schubert
    Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759, “Unfinished”

    Sibelius
    Symphony No. 7 in C major, Opus 105

    Grieg
    Piano Concerto in A minor, Opus 16

     

    PROGRAM 4: The Firebird

    Released October 21, 2016

    Recorded January 22 + 23, 2016
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    Christopher Seaman, conductor
    Karen Gomyo, violin

    Elgar
    In the South, Opus 50, “Alassio”

    Sibelius
    Violin Concerto in D minor, Opus 47

    Dukas
    La Peri, poème dansé

    Stravinsky
    Suite from The Firebird (1919 revision)

     

    PROGRAM 5: BEETHOVEN’S “EROICA”

    Released October 28, 2016

    Recorded June 10 + 11, 2016
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    Carlos Kalmar, conductor

    Vaughan Williams
    Symphony No. 6 in E minor

    Beethoven
    Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Opus 55, “Eroica”

     

    PROGRAM 6: TCHAIKOVSKY’S “PATHÉTIQUE”

    Released November 4, 2016

    Recorded January 30 + 31, 2016
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    Hans Graf, conductor
    Orli Shaham, piano

    Lutoslawski
    Musique funèbre

    Bartók
    Piano Concerto No. 3

    Tchaikovsky
    Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Opus 74, “Pathétique”

     

    PROGRAM 7: BRAHMS POWERFUL + LYRICAL

    Released November 11, 2016

    Recorded April 30 + May 1, 2016
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    Edo de Waart, conductor

    Brahms
    Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Opus 68

    Brahms
    Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 73

     

    PROGRAM 8: BRAHMS NOBLE + GREAT

    Released November 18, 2016

    Recorded May 6 + 7, 2016
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    Edo de Waart, conductor

    Brahms
    Symphony No. 3 in F major, Opus 90

    Brahms
    Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Opus 98

     

    PROGRAM 9: VERDI’S REQUIEM

    Released November 25, 2016

    Recorded May 28 + 29, 2016
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    Asher Fisch, conductor
    Amber Wagner, soprano
    Stefanie Iranyi, alto
    Garrett Sorenson, tenor
    Morris Robinson, bass
    Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
    Lee Erickson, director

    Verdi
    Requiem

     

    PROGRAM 10: DVORAK + BRAHMS

    Released December 2, 2016

    Recorded March 4 + 5, 2016
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    Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
    Frank Almond, violin

    Brahms
    Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Opus 56a

    John Corigliano
    Chaconne for Violin and Orchestra from The Red Violin

    Dvořák
    Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Opus 70 [old No. 2]

     

    PROGRAM 11: SHAKESPEARE’S KING

    Released December 9, 2016

    Recorded March 19 + 20, 2016
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    Edo de Waart, conductor
    Marcus Trunchinski, narrator
    Milwuakee Symphony Chorus
    Lee Erickson, director

    Haydn
    Symphony No. 103 in E-flat major, “Drumroll”

    Walton
    Henry V (A Shakespeare Scenario)

     

    PROGRAM 12: DEBUSSY’S LA MER

    Released December 16, 2016

    Recorded March 11 + 12, 2016
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    Jun Märkl, conductor
    Ingrid Fliter, piano

    Ravel
    Suite of Five Pieces from Ma Mère l'Oye [Mother Goose]

    de Falla
    Nights in the Gardens of Spain for Piano and Orchestra

    Mendelssohn
    The Hebrides Overture, Opus 26, "Fingal's Cave"

    Debussy
    La mer

     

    PROGRAM 13: HADELICH PLAYS BEETHOVEN

    Released December 23, 2016

    Recorded March 30 + 31, 2015
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    Edo de Waart, conductor
    Augustin Hadelich, violin

    Nielsen
    Symphony No. 5, Opus 50

    Beethoven
    Violin Concerto in D major, Opus 61

     

    ABOUT THE SERIES

    The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 13-week Broadcast Series launches its 46th season in 2016, 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 each year through more than 183 subscriber stations across the country, in 32 states including 38 of the top 100 national markets.

     

    Listeners throughout Milwaukee can experience the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra every Sunday between 3pm and 5pm on 91.7 WMSE and streamed live at www.wmse.org. The station broadcasts both the Orchestra's national series and selections on the WMSE program "The Modern Chamber."


    WMSE MSO Broadcast Schedule

    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:

    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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