Dorothy Rudd Moore composed Transcension, “I have been to the mountaintop,” in recognition of the first national holiday celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The work was performed by the MSO on March 6, 2021 as part of our Reimagined Season. Please enjoy this replay of the performance courtesy of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra musicians.
The show must go on for the Stars of Tomorrow, even if a global pandemic forces some changes. Read about this year's winner Ellen Zhou, and runner-ups Joseph Batterman and Cynthia Yan.
Hear from Composer Jessie Montgomery on her piece Source Code, part of our opening program from our virtual season Welcome Home. Following the interview, hear the entire piece!
Milwaukee audiences will get an introduction to the music of Eric Nathan this week, six months after the original plan. Learn more about composer Eric Nathan and the 4/24 performance, Bach Effect, available for single concert streaming!
“He takes us on a journey as we listen. It’s for all of us, but it’s also very personal. To me, that’s the magic," says Music Director Ken-David Masur about Japanese composer Tōru Takemitsu. Learn about the composer featured in our April 17 performance.