May 12 — 13
Ronald Brautigam played Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto with Edo de Waart six seasons ago, and audiences were left cheering. Now, he returns for the poetic Piano Concerto No. 4. Also, Edo de Waart conducts Elgar’s regal First Symphony.
May 19 — 20
Bruckner’s vast symphonic landscape, the Seventh Symphony, is a specialty of Edo de Waart. Epic in its scope. Unrivaled in its power and majesty. The orchestra's principal cellist plays the soulful Schelomo of Ernest Bloch.
May 26 — 28
“Imagine,” wrote Gustav Mahler, “a symphony so vast that it reflects the whole world. An instrument on which the universe plays.” Edo de Waart concludes his tenure as MSO Music Director with Mahler's colossal Symphony No. 3, which transforms all of nature into music.
June 16 — 17
The haunting, exquisite Violin Concerto of Samuel Barber is one of the very finest of the last century, and the ideal showpiece for MSO Associate Concertmaster Ilana Setapen. Plus, the sonic impact and sheer excitement of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.
A unique opportunity to meet and socialize with special guest artists, MSO musicians and fellow music enthusiasts. Each performance is followed by a fun Q&A session with guest artists. Ticket price includes the performance and Q&A, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. Event address is sent by email once registration is received.
June 9 — 11
The Tango. One of the most passionate of all dances, with music to match. The MSO and Tango Caliente—extraordinary dancers—invite you to a sizzling symphony Pops program that is muy caliente! You’ll be mesmerized by the best Tango and Latin American music, including Astor Piazolla, while the incredible dancers light up the stage with their sultry stylings.
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra goes on the road to UW - Madison for a final appearance in the area under the baton of Music Director Edo de Waart. Experience Buckner’s Seventh Symphony, an Edo de Waart specialty, and Principal Cellist Susan Babini performing the soulful Schelomo of Ernest Bloch.
June 6 — 7
Theirs was the harmony of a generation. Michael Krajewski conducts this tribute, featuring Simon and Garfunkel’s greatest hits: “Sounds of Silence,” “Scarborough Fair,” “Mrs. Robinson,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “The Boxer,” and many more. It’s sure to leave you “Feelin’ Groovy”!
June 23 — 24
Tickets are not available through the MSO Ticket Office. Click here to purchase your tickets directly from the Pabst / Riverside Box Office. The pre-sale starts this Wednesday, March 1st at 12:00 p.m. Use Code: MSO
The blockbuster film La La Land comes to life in high definition on a giant screen, with The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performing the award-winning score live to film.