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
Matthias Pintscher, composer, conductor, special guest

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Recorded March 3 + 4, 2017
Edo de Waart, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Overture to Die Zauberflöte, K. 620 [The Magic Flute] (Begins at 14:32)

Recorded June 7 + 8, 2019
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Matthias Pintscher
towards Osiris (Begins at 27:00)

Recorded June 21-23, 2019
Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor
Sarah Shafer, soprano
Derrek Stark, tenor
Hugh Russell, baritone
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Cheryl Frazes Hill, director
Milwaukee Children’s Choir
Lynn Swanson, director
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Carmina burana (Begins at 44:29)

  • Fortuna imperatrix mundi [Fortune, Empress of the World]
  • I. Primo vere [In Springtime]
  • Uf dem Anger [On the Green]
  • II. In taberna [In the Tavern]
  • III. Cour d'amours [The Court of Love]
  • Blanziflor et Helena [Blanziflor and Helena]
  • Fortuna imperatrix mundi

Episode 5 of Musical Journeys is sponsored by: