We asked several MSO musicians: If you were creating your own subscription, what concerts this season would you be most excited to attend? That’s different from musicians’ usual consideration of what they are looking forward to performing. But if they were in the audience, they would want to hear...
“Oh my God, classical music is so awesome.” Hear from bass trombone John Thevenet about how he found his way to the bass trombone and to the MSO.
While the MSO might not have any performances this summer, our musicians have stayed busy getting back into the festival swing. Read more about what the orchestra's up to via MSO Backstage.
"It’s the best of all worlds. You get some melodies, and there are some parts that you might not know are there, but you’d miss them if they weren’t there," says violist Beth Breslin about her love for the viola. Read more about Beth's MSO involvement beyond performing.
The Milwaukee Symphony Chorus’s upcoming performances of works by Duruflé and Beethoven will serve as emotional bookends, director Cheryl Frazes Hill said. The Duruflé Requiem is “a moment of introspection and reflection, and then we’ll turn around a few weeks later to rejoice in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.”