Sound Bites

Music meets cuisine. Enhance your evening with a pre-concert culinary experience in the Bradley Symphony Center Atrium, pairing MSO programs with delicious, musically-inspired menus. Reservations Required. Space is limited.


Pricing and Details

$85/person (includes 2 alcoholic beverages)

$65/person (includes non-alcoholic beverages)

Cash bar also available. Separate concert ticket required. Please contact Sam Hushek by phone at 414.226.7839 or at with questions or to indicate any dietary restrictions.


The Music of Motown  |  Saturday, March 12, 2022, 5:30 pm

Reservation deadline: March 4

Motown’s music was upbeat and made for “Dancing in the Streets.” Southern food worked its way up to the Motor City like a “Heat Wave.” The two are combined in this evening’s Sound Bites dinner where soulful music meets soulful cuisine.

First Course - Fried green tomato salad of arugula, red onion, toasted pepitas, and mustard vinaigrette

Second Course - Braised short ribs, black eyed peas, collard greens with bacon and red pepper relish (vegetarian option available: sweet potato and Yukon hash with black eyed peas, and roasted vegetables)

Third Course - Sweet potato tart with candied pecans and vanilla whipped cream

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Brahms’s Second Piano Concerto  |  Saturday, May 14, 2022, 5:30 pm

Reservation deadline: May 4

Milwaukee has a strong German heritage that would have made Johannes Brahms feel right at home. Chef David has crafted a delightful German meal for this week’s Sound Bites that is a perfect overture for the blockbuster concert that follows.

First Course - Liver pâte with traditional accompaniments, Bavarian pretzels with beer cheese

Second Course - Roasted Beet Salad of arugula, orange segments, orange vinaigrette and goat cheese croutons

Third Course - Pork Schnitzel and spätzle with brown gravy and sweet and sour red cabbage (vegetarian option available: Spätzle “mac” and cheese with herb breadcrumbs and dill roasted baby carrots)

Fourth Course - Apple Strudel

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