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.

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Recorded January 26 + 27, 2019
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

William Grant Still
Poeme for Orchestra (Begins at 3:21)

Recorded January 20 + 21, 2018
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Julia Perry
A Short Piece for Orchestra (Begins at 16:12)

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

Leonard Bernstein
Age of Anxiety, Symphony No. 2 (Begins at 26:58)

  • Part I
  • The Prologue: Lento moderato
  • The Seven Ages: Variations 1-7
  • The Seven Stages: Variations 8-14
  • Part II
  • The Dirge: Largo
  • The Masque: Extremely fast
  • The Epilogue: L’istesso tempo – Adagio – Andante – con moto

Episode 12 of Musical Journeys is sponsored by: