Meet the Artist Luncheon Series

    Meet the Artist LuncheonBradley Pavillion | 1:15 p.m.
    Join us post-concert for lunch with conductors, guest soloists, and MSO musicians in the Bradley Pavilion at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, following select performances of the Friday Prelude Series. The popular luncheons include an engaging Q & A session with the artists.

    Each luncheon starts promptly at 1:15 p.m., after the concert concludes.

    Luncheon Cost:

    • $30 per person*
    • Group Sales (parties of 10 or more): $25 per person*

    * Price does not include sales tax. 

    To reserve your seat for a luncheon, please contact Heidi Gempeler by email or by phone at 414.226.7835. Luncheon reservations must be made one week in advance.

    Please note, the luncheon price does not include concert tickets. To reserve your seat for the concert, please contact the MSO Ticket Office at 414.291.7605, or purchase your ticket online.


    Pre-Concert refreshments, Magin Lounge | 9:30 a.m.
    Coffee and pastries as well as a selection of food and beverages are available in the Magin Lounge beginning at 9:30 a.m. for a nominal fee.

    Meet the Music, Uihlein Hall | 10:15 a.m.
    An engaging and educational pre-concert talk about the pieces you'll enjoy during the concert.


    Hosted by Associate Conductor Yaniv Dinur. 


    SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 | Dvořák & Brahms

    Karina Canellakis, guest conductor
    Sunwook Kim, guest artist

    Shaved, smoked turkey with cheese, chips, fruit salad, and key lime bars.

    Need a concert ticket? Buy here.


    November 9, 2018 | Thundering Organ Symphony

    Johannes Debus, guest conductor
    Louis Lortie, guest artist

    Pan seared chicken breast with mashed potatoes, veggies, and chocolate brownie.

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    February 22, 2019 | Rachmaninoff's paganini Rhapsody

    Dima Slobodeniouk, guest conductor
    Simon Trpčeski, guest artist

    Three-cheese jumbo ravioli with wild mushrooms, sautéed lobster, and s'mores tart.

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    May 24, 2019 | Kahane Plays & Conducts

    Jeffrey Kahane, guest conductor + artist
    Todd Levy, guest artist

    Blackened salmon with caper and crawfish sauté, wild rice, baby carrots, and flourless chocolate cake.

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    June 7, 2019 | French Masters

    Matthias Pintscher, guest conductor
    Javier Perianes, guest artist

    Crusted chicken breast with jasmine rice, haricots verts, and lemon bars.

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    June 28, 2019 | Mahler & Mendelssohn

    Fabien Gabel, guest conductor
    Simone Lamsma, guest artist

    Pan seared tilapia with mashed potatoes, chef's veggie blend, and pecan bars.

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