A special program that is “just right” for the MSO’s youngest listeners. Designed for students in grades K4 through 2, these 40 minute programs make connections with the following fields of study:

►Music   ►ELA

Musical Magic: Larry Painter and the Sorcerer's Apprentice

November 8, 2022

10:00 am  |  Bradley Symphony Center

November 15, 2022

10:00 am & 11:30 am  |  Bradley Symphony Center


Concert Details

Yaniv Dinur, conductor

Benjamin Burney, Larry Painter

Nathan Wesselowski, Professor Rumblegate


John Williams: “Hedwig's Theme” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (excerpt)

Prokofiev: "Cinderella's Waltz" and "Midnight" from Cinderella Suite No. 1

Stravinsky: "Finale" from The Firebird Suite

Jessie Montgomery: Starburst

Dukas: Sorcerer's Apprentice

John Williams: “Hedwig's Theme” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone


Presto! Allegro! Crescendo! Go on a magical musical adventure with Larry Painter, an aspiring wizard studying at the Frogbumps Virtual Academy. Through his encounter with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Larry learns some magical musical terms, that a conductor's baton is as powerful as a wand, and that music and storytelling might be some of the best magic of all!


teacher resource guide & Spotify playlist



Make the most of your Musical Magic concert experience. Add a Milwaukee Art Museum tour to complement this concert. Separate fees apply. Call 414.224.3842 or visit the MAM School Tours page for information and to book your tour.



The safety of our audiences, musicians and staff will always be our first priority. Safety measures such as masking and social distancing may be put in place based on CDC and state and local health department guidelines. Policies and procedures will be clearly communicated on our website and in pre-concert preparation materials.