MSO OnStage: Streaming Radio Series

 

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2018 BROADCAST SERIES PROGRAM INFORMATION

PROGRAM 1: Beethoven's Seventh Symphony

Released September 25, 2018

Recorded September 15 - 17, 2017 
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Cristian Măcelaru, conductor

Bernstein
Overture to Candide

Anna Clyne
Masquerade

Jake Heggie/Măcelaru
Suite from Moby Dick

Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 92

 

PROGRAM 2: De Waart Conducts Mozart

Released October 2, 2018

Recorded September 29 + 30, 2017 
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Edo de Waart, conductor
Katherine Young Steele, oboe
Catherine Chen, bassoon
Ilana Setapen, violin
Susan Babini, cello

Ives
The Unanswered Question

Haydn
Sinfonia concertante in B-flat major, H. I:105

Mozart
Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543

 

PROGRAM 3: Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony

Released October 9, 2018

Recorded November 10 - 12, 2017 
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Karina Canellakis, conductor

Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Opus 64

Nico Muhly
Mixed Messages


Recorded November 17 + 18, 2017
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Michael Francis, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

Bernstein
The Age of Anxiety, Symphony No. 2


Recorded March 2 - 4, 2018
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Joshua Weilerstein, conductor

Christopher Rouse
Bump

 

PROGRAM 4: Edo de Waart Conducts American Masters

Released October 16, 2018

Recorded January 12 + 13, 2018 
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Edo de Waart, conductor
Margaret Butler, English horn
Matthew Ernst, trumpet
Philippe Quint, violin

Copland
Quiet City

Bernstein
Serenade

John Adams
Harmonielehre

 

PROGRAM 5: American Classics

Released October 23, 2018

Recorded January 20 + 21, 2018 
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Teddy Abrams, conductor
Susanna Phillips, soprano

Bernstein
Divertimento for Orchestra

Perry
A Short Piece for Orchestra

Barber
Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Opus 24

Copland
Symphony No. 3

 

PROGRAM 6: Beethoven's Emperor Concerto

Released October 30, 2018

Recorded January 26 + 27, 2018
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Fabien Gabel, conductor                                
Louis Schwizgebel, piano

Beethoven
Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major for Piano and Orchestra, Opus 73, “Emperor”

Bernstein
Fancy Free

Schmitt
Rêves, Opus 65, No. 1

Ravel
La Valse

 

PROGRAM 7: Beethoven's Second Symphony

Released November 6, 2018

Recorded February 2 + 3, 2018 
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Stefan Asbury, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

Kodaly
Dances of Galánta

Ligeti
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

Beethoven
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 36

 

PROGRAM 8: Andreas Delfs Returns

Released November 13, 2018

Recorded February 16 + 17, 2018 
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Andreas Delfs, conductor
Frank Almond, violin
Wendy Bryn Harmer, soprano
Edward Nelson, baritone
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Cheryl Frazes Hill, chorus director

Mendelssohn
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture, Opus 21
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Nocturne, Opus 61
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Scherzo, Opus 61

Pierre Jalbert
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra

Vaughan Williams
A Sea Symphony [Symphony No. 1]

 

PROGRAM 9: Prokofiev Triumphant

Released November 20, 2018

Recorded March 9 + 10, 2018
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Yaniv Dinur, conductor
Drew Peterson, piano

Emily Cooley
Green Go to Me

Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue

Prokofiev
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Opus 100

 

PROGRAM 10: Asher Fisch Conducts Mahler

Released November 27, 2018

Recorded April 21 + 22, 2018 
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Asher Fisch, conductor
Bella Hristova, violin
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo soprano
Stuart Skelton, tenor

Foss
Three American Pieces for Violin and Orchestra

Britten
“Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes, Opus 33a

Mahler
Das Lied von der Erd

 

PROGRAM 11: Dvořák's "New World" Symphony

Released December 4 2018

Recorded April 27 + 28, 2018 
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Hans Graf, conductor
Truls Mørk, cello

Barber
Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Opus 23a

Prokofiev
Sinfonia concertante for Cello and Orchestra, Opus 125

Dvořák
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Opus 95, [old No. 5], “From the New World”

 

PROGRAM 12: Sensuous Ravel

Released December 11, 2018

Recorded May 19 + 20, 2018 
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Ken-David Masur, conductor
Todd Levy, clarinet
Robert Levine, viola
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Cheryl Frazes Hill, chorus director

Augusta Read Thomas
Radiant Circles

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

Vaughan Williams
Flos campi (“Flower of the Field”)

Ravel
Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé

 

PROGRAM 13: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

Released December 18, 2018

Recorded June 15 - 17, 2018 
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Jun Märkl, conductor
Evan Bagwell, boy soprano
Heidi Stober, soprano
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo soprano
Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor
Morris Robinson, bass
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Cheryl Frazes Hill, chorus director

Joan Tower
Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No. 1

Bernstein
Chichester Psalms for Chorus and Orchestra

Beethoven
Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Opus 125, “Choral”

 

ABOUT THE SERIES

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 13-week Broadcast Series launches its 48th season in 2018, 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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