MSO OnStage: 2016 Series

 

Syndicated  by WFMT in Chicago


2016 BROADCAST SERIES PROGRAM INFORMATION


PROGRAM 1: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

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

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

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

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”

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”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.