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LESLIE ODOM JR. BEN FOLDS HOME ALONE FILM WITH LIV EPISODE VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAM SWINGIN’ SINATRA & FRIENDS REVOLUTION: THE BEATLES BLOCKBUSTER SCORES MU LESLIE ODOM JR. BEN FOLDS HOME ALONE FILM WITH LIV EPISODE VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI F LESLIE ODOM JR. BEN FOLDS HOME ALONE FILM WITH LIV EPISODE VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI THE MUSIC OF JOHN WILLIAM SWINGIN’ SINATRA & FRIENDS REVOLUTION: THE BEATLES


LIGHTEN UP. AND GO HEAVY.

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YOU TAKE YOUR POPS FUN

SERIOUSLY. AND WHY NOT?

WHAT BETTER WAY TO ENJOY MUSICAL MERRIMENT ALL

SEASON LONG. OUR 2019.20

LINEUP OFFERS SOME SERIOUS HEFT ON THE LIGHT SIDE — TUNES FROM JOHN WILLIAMS, THE BEATLES, AND HEAVYWEIGHTS LIKE THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD AND THE QUEEN OF SOUL. PLUS, UPBEAT PERFORMANCES FROM LESLIE ODOM, JR., BEN FOLDS, AND MORE. GO ALL

THE MUSIC OF

JOHN WILLIAMS SEP 27 – 29, 2019

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FRIDAY at 8:00 PM SATURDAY at 8:00 PM SUNDAY at 2:30 PM

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Legendary composer John Williams has created the musical landscapes for E.T., the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, Star Wars, and more. We open the Pops season with a celebration of John Williams’s Hollywood film scores.

YANIV DINUR, conductor

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SIMPLY SWINGIN’

SINATRA & FRIENDS FEB 7 – 9, 2020 FRIDAY at 8:00 PM SATURDAY at 8:00 PM SUNDAY at 2:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

Hear vocal sensation Steve Lippia croon the classics by icons such as Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, all backed by your favorite swingin’ band, the MSO.

YANIV DINUR, conductor STEVE LIPPIA, vocals

HOLIDAY

POPS

DEC 6 – 8, 2019 FRIDAY at 8:00 PM SATURDAY at 8:00 PM SUNDAY at 2:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER ANDREAS DELFS, conductor REBECCA LUKER, vocals MILWAUKEE HANDBELL ENSEMBLE 4 | 414.291.7605

THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

Bring the family to Milwaukee’s musical holiday tradition! Broadway soprano Rebecca Luker joins the MSO for Holiday Pops, a jubilee of carols, classics, and sing-alongs. This beloved event sells out every year!

ARETHA QUEEN OF SOUL MAR 20 – 22, 2020 FRIDAY at 8:00 PM SATURDAY at 8:00 PM SUNDAY at 2:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

The MSO pays tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, in a program including “Respect,” “Think,” “A Natural Woman,” and more. Dazzling vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Ryan Shaw lend their voices to this musical celebration.

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FEATURING OVER 25 TOP HITS

REVOLUTION: THE BEATLES

BLOCKBUSTER SCORES

SYMPHONIC EXPERIENCE

MUSIC FROM TV AND FILM

APR 17 – 19, 2020

JUN 19 – 21, 2020

FRIDAY at 8:00 PM SATURDAY at 8:00 PM SUNDAY at 2:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

The Beatles come to life in Revolution, a vocal and symphonic tribute accompanied by a collection of photos, videos, and animations. This musical and visual journey includes over 25 Beatles top hits, all performed live by the MSO.

FRIDAY at 8:00 PM SATURDAY at 8:00 PM SUNDAY at 2:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

MOVIE AND TV SCORES THAT WE KNOW AND LOVE

A great soundtrack can create drama, intrigue and romance. In this program we explore the world of blockbuster movie and TV scores, from Back to the Future to Downton Abbey to Game of Thrones and beyond.

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PERFORMANCES Enrich your 2019.20

POPS SUBSCRIPTION by adding these spectacular performances to your season itinerary.

DOM JR. BEN FOLDS RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY ONE FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA STAR WARS I: RETURN OF THE JEDI FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA IC OF JOHN WILLIAMS HOLIDAY POPS SIMPLY ’ SINATRA & FRIENDS ARETHA: QUEEN OF SOUL TION: THE BEATLES SYMPHONIC EXPERIENCE USTER SCORES MUSIC FROM TV AND FILM DOM JR. BEN FOLDS RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY ONE FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA STAR WARS

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One Night Only FEB 19, 2020

WEDNESDAY at 7:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

SERIOUS

FUN!

Genre-bending singer-songwriter Ben Folds comes to Milwaukee to blend his chart-topping hits with the full power of the MSO. Listen for the best of Ben, including “Brick,” “You Don’t Know Me,” “Luckiest,” and a movement from his Billboard chart-topping piano concerto.

HOME ALONE

An Evening with Hamilton’s

FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA

RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY

NOV 30 + DEC 1, 2019

SATURDAY at 7:30 PM SUNDAY at 2:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

MAR 27, 2020

YANIV DINUR, conductor MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY CHORUS CHERYL FRAZES HILL, director

YANIV DINUR, conductor

FRIDAY at 8:00 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

Renée Elise Goldsberry took home a 2016 Tony Award for originating the role of Angelica Schuyler in Broadway’s smash hit Hamilton. Now Renée makes her MSO debut in a glittering evening of Broadway hits from shows such as The Lion King and Rent, as well as American pop standards such as “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

A true holiday favorite, this beloved comedy classic features John Williams’s charming and delightful score, performed live by the MSO. Hilarious and heartwarming, Home Alone is holiday fun for the entire family!

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI

LESLIE ODOM, JR.

FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA

A Holiday Special

MAY 15 + 16, 2020

DEC 11, 2019

YANIV DINUR, conductor Grammy and Tony Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr., best known from Broadway’s Hamilton, brings his smooth signature style to holiday classics such as “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “First Noel” and “My Favorite Things.” 8 | 414.291.7605

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WEDNESDAY at 7:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

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FRIDAY at 7:30 PM SATURDAY at 1:30 PM AT THE RIVER SIDE THE ATER

YANIV DINUR, conductor The MSO presents Return of the Jedi, the final installment of the original Star Wars trilogy. Experience the complete movie — featuring Luke, Leia, Han Solo, and Darth Vader — as the Orchestra performs John Williams’s score. mso.org | 9


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Milwaukee Symphony 2019.20 Pops Season  

You take your Pops fun seriously. And why not? What better way to enjoy musical merriment all season long. Our 2019.20 lineup offers some se...

Milwaukee Symphony 2019.20 Pops Season  

You take your Pops fun seriously. And why not? What better way to enjoy musical merriment all season long. Our 2019.20 lineup offers some se...