Episode 1

While we can't be together at a concert for now, our dedication to bring you wonderful music remains! Welcome to Milwaukee Symphony Musical Journeys. Hosted by Music Director Ken-David Masur and featuring interviews with Milwaukee Symphony musicians, these recordings are hand-curated by Maestro Masur from the orchestra’s extensive audio archive. Check back every Friday for a new episode to enjoy.

Ken-David Masur, host
Katherine Young Steele, oboe, special guest
Catherine Chen, bassoon, special guest
Ilana Setapen, violin, special guest
Susan Babini, cello, special guest

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Recorded January 12 + 13, 2018
Edo de Waart, conductor
Margaret Butler, English horn
Matthew Ernst, trumpet
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Quiet City (Begins at 2:28)

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

Sinfonia Concertante (Begins at 26:26)

  1. Allegro
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro con spirito

Recorded May 24-25, 2019
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Unfinished Symphony (Begins at 51:20)

  1. Allegro Moderato
  2. Andante con moto

Recorded May 19 + 20, 2018
Ken-David Masur, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Cheryl Frazes Hill, director

Suite No.2 from Daphnis et Chloe (Begins at 1:18:56)

  1. Lever du jour
  2. Pantomime
  3. Danse générale