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From Carnegie to Uihlein Hall, nobody hears us like you do. Whether Beethoven, Bartók, Bernstein, John Adams, Sibelius or Rachmaninoff, there’s something about each and every MSO performance that makes it uniquely you. What makes it your MSO? Perhaps it’s the great Romantics: This season, the Beethoven Festival returns to take you to a place of comfort, beauty and joy — an escape from the day to day instant-everything. Or maybe it’s Rachmaninoff, with the help of virtuoso pianist Joyce Yang, who takes you to a place of wonder, of deep, abiding love. Ingrid Fliter returns as well for a truly inspired Chopin. And Music Director Edo de Waart’s long-time colleague, Radu Lupu, joins the MSO for the first time ever with Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Perhaps it’s discovering more about the fascinating relationship between contemporary composers Bernstein, Lukas Foss and Shostakovich. Or hearing more of John Adams’s innovative soundings. Or maybe it’s musical friends — old and new — that you’ll meet throughout the season. Milwaukee’s favorite Conductor Laureate Andreas Delfs gets 2013.14 started with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth and Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring a return engagement by New Yorker Jeremy Denk. Another New Yorker, the astoundingly courageous violinist Augustin Hadelich, returns for Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto, whose premiere was conducted by Stravinsky himself. Get familiar with up-and-coming artists Jennifer Koh and Karen Gomyo, violin, Andreas Brantelid, cello, and Orion Weiss, piano, whose stars are sure to shine brightly. Speaking of brilliance, MSO principal players Frank Almond, Todd Levy and Susan Babini remind us we need look no farther than Uihlein Hall for world-class virtuosity.

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One city, one symphony. One word: Amazing. The making of amazing music is all about chemistry. With the right elements, under the right conditions, magic happens. Once the house lights are down, once the orchestra finishes tuning and the conductor takes the podium, for one miraculous moment, sound stops. A downbeat and the silence breaks. What started as black and white notes on a printed page comes to full-blown living color in the unparalleled experience of a live performance. Relax. Listen. Enjoy. Go to that place only music can take you. Music-maker, audience member, young or not-so-young, it’s different for each and every person in the Hall. Remember the first time you heard Beethoven’s 9th and go to that place again. Re-experience the joy of Beethoven’s triumphant, tear-inciting achievement. Give yourself over to the power of music. In the greatest of times — and least of times — time and again, it speaks to you. And only you. Could life, at any moment, get any better than this? That crystal clear, stratospheric sound of a Stradivarius as the notes hang high in the air? It’s just for you. Excellence has a sound. Hear it live this season in any of the 130-plus performances of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. And escape to the sound of excellence.

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Opening Weekend 20 –22 Septem ber 2013

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Andreas Delfs conductor  |  Jeremy Denk piano Aaron Jay Kernis Musica Celestis Liszt

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S. 124

Tchaikovsky

Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

His life in constant turmoil, Tchaikovsky poured his soul into each of his symphonies, symphonies that would express his inner anguish as no music ever dared. Andreas Delfs returns to open the season with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony. And keyboard sensation Jeremy Denk plays Liszt’s blistering Piano Concerto No. 1.

“Mr. Denk, clearly, is a pianist you want to hear no matter what he performs, in whatever combination — both for his penetrating intellectual engagement with the music and for the generosity of his playing.“

— The New York Times

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27 + 28 Sep tember 2013

Seductive Ravel

Roberto Abbado conductor Augustin Hadelich violin MSO Chorus Lee Erickson, director Stravinsky Violin Concerto in D major Ravel

Daphnis et Chloé

Once seduced by Ravel’s intoxicating Daphnis and Chloé, Igor Stravinsky declared it “one of the most beautiful products of all French music.” Stravinsky’s own Violin Concerto will be heard, performed by courageous virtuoso, Augustin Hadelich.

“The essence of Hadelich’s playing is beauty: reveling in the myriad ways of making a phrase come alive on the violin, delivering the musical message with no technical impediments whatsoever, and thereby revealing something from a plane beyond ours.” —The WASHINGTON POST

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5 Oc to ber 2013

Concertos for Orchestra Asher Fisch conductor  |  Todd Levy clarinet

Wagner

Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman)

Mozart

Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622

Bartók

Concerto for Orchestra

The Milwaukee Symphony’s own Todd Levy is featured in Mozart’s exquisite Clarinet Concerto, the master’s final work in the form. Then, a concerto for the entire ensemble — Bartók’s dazzling Concerto for Orchestra — will showcase the virtuosity of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

“Fisch’s debut…was a virtuoso display of fervent, eloquent musicianship, one that took familiar standards of the Romantic repertoire and made them sound fresh and alluring all over again.”

— San Francisco Chronicle

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16 N ov em be r 2013

Fliter Plays Chopin Edo de Waart conductor  |  Ingrid Fliter piano Michael Ippolito Nocturne for Orchestra Chopin

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11

Brahms

Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

Her medal-winning performance at the International Chopin Piano Competition left audiences standing and cheering. The Chicago Tribune acclaims Ingrid Fliter’s “inspired pianism.” Now she returns to the Milwaukee Symphony to perform Chopin’s romantic Piano Concerto No. 1. And Edo de Waart conducts another masterwork, Brahms’s Second Symphony. 6B

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22 – 24 November 2013

Schubert’s Sixth

Hans Graf conductor Joélle Harvey soprano  |  Jennifer Rivera mezzo-soprano  |  Wesley Rogers tenor MSO Chorus Lee Erickson, director Mozart

Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543

Schubert Mass No. 6 in E-flat major, D. 950 Composed in Franz Schubert’s final months, and never heard in his too-brief lifetime, the Mass in E-flat is a poignant and deeply affecting cry from the composer to his Creator. These concerts also feature one of Mozart’s great, final symphonies, No. 39.

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17 + 18 Ja nuary 2014

Brahms’s “Fifth” Edo de Waart conductor  |  Jennifer Koh violin Bach

Ricercare No. 2 from Musical Offering, BWV 1079 (orch: Webern)

Berg

Violin Concerto

Brahms

Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 (orch: Schoenberg)

The Second Viennese masters “recomposed” composing. Anton Webern modernized Bach. Alban Berg dedicated his Violin Concerto “to the memory of an Angel.” And when Arnold Schoenberg orchestrated Brahms’s Piano Quartet, he dubbed it “Brahms’s Fifth” — an orchestral powerhouse to rival Pictures at an Exhibition.

“…We heard silvery bells, vibraphones, high strings, with the superb soloist Jennifer Koh making dancing patterns between them…” — Ivan Hewett, The Telegraph

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24 + 25 January 2014

Radu Lupu

Edo de Waart conductor  |  Radu Lupu piano

Schumann

Manfred Overture, Op. 115

James Macmillan The Confession of Isobel Gowdie Brahms

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

“His talent is the kind of which legends are made,” declares Gramophone of Radu Lupu. “A magician” says the Los Angeles Times. “A poet” according to The New York Post. Radu Lupu and Edo de Waart reunite for Brahms’s impassioned First Piano Concerto. Their famous 1974 recording of the work is still considered a benchmark performance. 6

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31 Janua ry – 1 February 2014

Leonard Bernstein — “On the Town” Francesco Lecce-Chong conductor  |  Kathleen Kim soprano Bernstein Three Dance Episodes from On the Town Foss

Time Cycle

Barber

Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24

Bernstein On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite The voices of two American masters — author James Agee and composer Samuel Barber — come together in sharing early childhood memories for Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915. Lukas Foss’s Time Cycle sets philosophy to music. Then Leonard Bernstein on Broadway is heard in his dances from On the Town — then, from Hollywood, his suite from On the Waterfront.

“The jewel of this evening is certainly the soprano Kathleen Kim... who delivers crystal clear singing, secure high notes and a timbre of exquisite freshness.”

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— Opera de Lille


21 + 22 F eb ruary 2014

Transcendent Sibelius

Santtu-Matias Rouvali conductor  |  Andreas Brantelid cello

Nielsen

Helios Overture, Op. 17

Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107 Sibelius

Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

“It transported me to a new civilization,” wrote one critic after the premiere of Sibelius’s First Symphony. “Every page breathes another manner of thought, another way of living than ours…” Plus, one of Shostakovich’s most personal declarations, the haunting First Cello Concerto. 6

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“…Following a mesmerisingly beautiful Adagio, Brantelid managed to create a tangible lightening of atmosphere at the opening of the finale. The auditorium breathed as one, and then was happily swept away be the melodic optimism of the music.” — The Strad

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B 1 March 2014

Orion Weiss Plays Ravel Edo de Waart conductor  |  Orion Weiss piano Fauré

Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, Op. 80

Ravel

Piano Concerto in G major

Stravinsky Petrouchka (1947 version) “When you’re named after one of the biggest constellations in the night sky, the pressure is on to display star power — and Orion Weiss did exactly that… Virtuosity to spare,” raves The Washington Post. Orion Weiss plays Maurice Ravel’s jazz-inspired Piano Concerto in G, and Edo de Waart conducts Stravinsky’s colorful music for the ballet Petrouchka. 6B

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Beethoven Festival 21 – 23 ma rch 2014

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Edo de Waart conductor  |  Christopher Maltman baritone MSO Chorus Lee Erickson, director John Adams

The Wound-Dresser

Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125

The de Waart/Milwaukee Beethoven Festival begins. Hear, live in concert, the timeless message of humanity and brotherhood when Edo de Waart leads Beethoven’s inspiring and monumental Ode to Joy, The Ninth Symphony. Plus, John Adams’s tender setting of Walt Whitman’s Civil War prose, The Wound-Dresser. 6B

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Beethoven Fest 28 – 30 ma rch 2014

Beethoven: “Eroica” Symphony Edo de Waart conductor

Stravinsky Concerto in D major for String Orchestra John Adams Chamber Symphony Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 Be there at the historic Pabst Theater to experience Edo de Waart and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra perform one of Beethoven’s towering achievements. Hear the mighty Symphony No.3, the Eroica, with path-breaking works of Stravinsky and Adams. 6

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estival at the Pabst 1 4 4 E a s t W e l l s S t r ee t

4 – 6 Apri l 2014

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Edo de Waart conductor  |  Jorja Fleezanis violin Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 revision)

John Adams Violin Concerto Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 The Seventh Symphony. Its propulsive power and energy ranks it as one of Beethoven’s greatest achievements. Enduring for almost two centuries. Hear it conducted by Edo de Waart live at the gorgeous Pabst Theater, as works of Stravinsky and Adams illuminate Beethoven’s masterpiece.

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18 + 19 Ap r il 2014

Romeo & Juliet

Rossen Milanov conductor  |  Frank Almond violin

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture, Op. 21 Chausson

Poème for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25

Bartók

Rhapsody No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra

Prokofiev

Selections from Romeo and Juliet

The greatest moments from Prokofiev’s greatest ballet — the ardent Romeo and Juliet. Then, Mendelssohn is inspired by Shakespeare in his enchanting A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Plus, violin showpieces by Bartók and Chausson with Concertmaster Frank Almond. 6

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26 + 27 Ap r il 2014

All Rachmaninoff Edo de Waart conductor  |  Joyce yang piano

Rachmaninoff Prince Rostislav Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40 Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44 A sell-out season after season — and an Edo de Waart specialty. This season’s all-Rachmaninoff extravaganza pairs two late pieces — the lavish Symphony No. 3, and rapturous Piano Concerto No. 4. Joyce Yang returns to complete her Milwaukee/Rachmaninoff concerto cycle. 6C

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3 may 2014

De Waart Conducts Mahler Edo de Waart conductor

Mahler Symphony No. 6 in A minor “Not one of his works came so directly from his inmost heart as this,” wrote Alma Mahler of her husband’s Symphony No.6. Be there at Uihlein Hall, when Edo de Waart and the Milwaukee Symphony perform Gustav Mahler’s heart-wrenching Symphony No. 6.

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31 May – 1 ju ne 2014

Divine Dvoˇrák

Gilbert Varga conductor  |  Susan Babini cello

Elgar

Serenade for Strings

Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 Dvořák

Slavonic Dances, Op. 46

Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances are among the most joyous music in the repertoire. Exuberant in one moment, poignant in the next — and ever energetic and colorful. These concerts also feature Robert Schumann’s rhapsodic Cello Concerto with Susan Babini.  “A beacon of clarity,” enthused The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Season Finale 6 – 8 Ju ne 2014

Boléro

Gilbert Varga conductor Karen Gomyo violin Mozart

Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 BartÓk

Suite from The Wooden Prince, Op. 13

Ravel

Boléro

It begins softly. A single snare drum. Then, a flute. Gradually, each instrument of the Milwaukee Symphony joins in. One after the other. Until Ravel’s Boléro reaches one of the greatest climaxes in all of music. And the smoldering Karen Gomyo performs Tchaikovsky’s sizzling Violin Concerto. She “played with golden radiance,” raved the Sydney Morning News.

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27 September 2013

20 September 2013

Roberto Abbado, conductor Augustin Hadelich, violin MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

Andreas Delfs, conductor Jeremy Denk, piano

Seductive Ravel 22 November 2013

Schubert’s Sixth

Hans Graf, conductor MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

17 January 2014

Brahms’ s “Fifth” Edo de Waart, conductor Jennifer Koh, violin

31 January 2014

Radu Lupu

Leonard Bernstein— “On the Town”

21 February 2014

21 March 2014

Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor Andreas Brantelid, cello

Edo de Waart, conductor MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

24 January 2014 Edo de Waart, conductor Radu Lupu, piano

Transcendent Sibelius

Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor Kathleen Kim, soprano

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

28 March 2014

4 April 2014

Edo de Waart, conductor

Edo de Waart, conductor Jorja Fleezanis, violin

18 April 2014

6 June 2014

Rossen Milanov, conductor Frank Almond, violin

Gilbert Varga, conductor Karen Gomyo, violin

Beethoven: “Eroica” Symphony Friday evening performances sponsored by the United Performing Arts Fund and Chase.

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth

Romeo & Juliet

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Season Finale: Boléro

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6B 21 September 2013

28 September 2013

5 October 2013

Andreas Delfs, conductor Jeremy Denk, piano

Roberto Abbado, conductor Augustin Hadelich, violin MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

Asher Fisch, conductor Todd Levy, clarinet

23 November 2013

16 November 2013

18 January 2014

Hans Graf, conductor MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

Edo de Waart, conductor Ingrid Fliter, piano

Edo de Waart, conductor Jennifer Koh, violin

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Schubert’s Sixth 25 January 2014

Radu Lupu

Edo de Waart, conductor Radu Lupu, piano

5 April 2014

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Edo de Waart, conductor Jorja Fleezanis, violin

19 April 2014

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Seductive Ravel

Fliter Plays Chopin

Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor Kathleen Kim, soprano

Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor Andreas Brantelid, cello

Transcendent Sibelius

1 March 2014

29 March 2014

Edo de Waart, conductor Orion Weiss, piano

Edo de Waart, conductor

Orion Weiss Plays Ravel

3 May 2014

Edo de Waart, conductor MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

Edo de Waart, conductor

Brahms’s “Fifth” 22 February 2014

Leonard Bernstein — “On the Town”

22 March 2014

De Waart Conducts Mahler

Concertos for Orchestra

1 February 2014

Romeo & Juliet Rossen Milanov, conductor Frank Almond, violin Saturday evening performances sponsored by the United Performing Arts Fund and Rockwell Automation.

6C

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 31 May 2014

Divine Dvoˇrák Gilbert Varga, conductor Susan Babini, cello

Beethoven: “Eroica” Symphony 26 April 2014

All-Rachmaninoff Edo de Waart, conductor Joyce Yang, piano

7 June 2014

Season Finale: Boléro Gilbert Varga, conductor Karen Gomyo, violin


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21 September 2013

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Andreas Delfs, conductor Jeremy Denk, piano

5 October 2013

Concertos for Orchestra Asher Fisch, conductor Todd Levy, clarinet

23 November 2013

Schubert’s Sixth

Hans Graf, conductor MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

25 January 2014

28 September 2013

Seductive Ravel

Roberto Abbado, conductor Augustin Hadelich, violin MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

16 November 2013

Fliter Plays Chopin Edo de Waart, conductor Ingrid Fliter, piano

18 January 2014

Brahms’s “Fifth” Edo de Waart, conductor Jennifer Koh, violin

Radu Lupu

1 February 2014

22 February 2014

Francesco Lecce-Chong, conductor Kathleen Kim, soprano

Edo de Waart, conductor Radu Lupu, piano

Transcendent Sibelius Santtu-Matias Rouvali, conductor Andreas Brantelid, cello

22 March 2014

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Edo de Waart, conductor MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

5 April 2014

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Edo de Waart, conductor Jorja Fleezanis, violin

26 April 2014

All-Rachmaninoff

Leonard Bernstein— “On the Town” 1 March 2014

Orion Weiss Plays Ravel Edo de Waart, conductor Orion Weiss, piano

29 March 2014

Beethoven:“Eroica” Symphony Edo de Waart, conductor

19 April 2014

Romeo & Juliet Rossen Milanov, conductor Frank Almond, violin

3 May 2014

Edo de Waart, conductor Joyce Yang, piano

De Waart Conducts Mahler

7 June 2014

31 May 2014

Gilbert Varga, conductor Karen Gomyo, violin

Gilbert Varga, conductor Susan Babini, cello

Season Finale: Boléro

Edo de Waart, conductor

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1:30 p  Pre-concert: Meet the Music  | 2:30p  Matinee performance

M 22 September 2013

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Andreas Delfs, conductor Jeremy Denk, piano

24 November 2013

Schubert’s Sixth

Hans Graf, conductor MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

23 March 2014

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Edo de Waart, conductor MSO Chorus, Lee Erickson, director

27 April 2014

All-Rachmaninoff Edo de Waart, conductor Joyce Yang, piano

1 June 2014

Divine Dvoˇrák Sunday matinee performances sponsored by the United Performing Arts Fund and Johnson Controls.

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Gilbert Varga, conductor Susan Babini, cello

8 June 2014

Season Finale: Boléro Gilbert Varga, conductor Karen Gomyo, violin


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2013.14 Classics Tchaikovsky’s Fourth

Andreas Delfs, conductor Jeremy Denk, piano

Seductive Ravel

Roberto Abbado, conductor Stravinsky  Violin Concerto in D major Augustin Hadelich, violin Ravel  Daphnis et Chloé Milwaukee Symphony Chorus,   Lee Erickson, director

Aaron Jay Kernis  Musica Celestis Liszt  Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major Tchaikovsky  Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

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09.21

09.22

09.27

09.28

Concertos for Orchestra

Asher Fisch, conductor Todd Levy, clarinet

Wagner  Overture to Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) Mozart  Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 Bartók  Concerto for Orchestra

10.05

Fliter Plays Chopin

Edo de Waart, conductor Ingrid Fliter, piano

Michael Ippolito  Nocturne for Orchestra Chopin  Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11 Brahms  Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

11.16

Schubert’s Sixth

Hans Graf, conductor Mozart  Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543 Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, Schubert  Mass No. 6 in E-flat major, D. 950   Lee Erickson, director

Brahms’s “Fifth”

Edo de Waart, conductor Jennifer Koh, violin

Radu Lupu

11.22

11.23

Bach  Ricercare No. 2 from Musical Offering, BWV 1079   (orch: Webern) Berg  Violin Concerto Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 (orch: Schoenberg)

01.17

01.18

Edo de Waart, conductor Radu Lupu, piano

Schumann  Manfred Overture, Op. 115 James Macmillan  The Confession of Isobel Gowdie Brahms  Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

01.24

01.25

Leonard Bernstein — “On the Town”

Francesco Lecce-Chong,  conductor Kathleen Kim, soprano

Bernstein  Three Dance Episodes from On the Town Foss  Time Cycle Barber  Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24 Bernstein  On the Waterfront Symphonic Suite

01.31

02.01

Transcendent Sibelius

Santtu-Matias Rouvali,  conductor Andreas Brantelid, cello

Nielsen  Helios Overture, Op. 17 Shostakovich  Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107 Sibelius  Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

02.21

02.22

Orion Weiss Plays Ravel

Edo de Waart, conductor Orion Weiss, piano

Fauré  Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, Op. 80 Ravel  Piano Concerto in G major Stravinsky  Petrouchka (1947 version)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Edo de Waart, conductor John Adams  The Wound-Dresser Milwaukee Symphony Chorus, Beethoven  Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125   Lee Erickson, director

At the Pabst—

Edo de Waart, conductor

11.24

03.01

03.21

03.22

Stravinsky  Concerto in D major for String Orchestra John Adams  Chamber Symphony Beethoven  Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55

03.28

03.29

Edo de Waart, conductor Jorja Fleezanis, violin

Stravinsky  Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 version) John Adams  Violin Concerto Beethoven  Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

04.04

04.05

Rossen Milanov, conductor Frank Almond, violin

Mendelssohn  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture, Op. 21 Chausson  Poème for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 25 Bartók  Rhapsody No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra Prokofiev Selections from Romeo and Juliet

04.18

04.19

All-Rachmaninoff

Edo de Waart, conductor Joyce Yang, piano

Rachmaninoff  Prince Rostislav Rachmaninoff  Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40 Rachmaninoff  Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44

04.26

De Waart: Mahler

Edo de Waart, conductor

Mahler  Symphony No. 6 in A minor

05.03

Divine Dvoˇrák

Gilbert Varga, conductor Susan Babini, cello

Elgar  Serenade for Strings Schumann  Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 29 Dvořák  Slavonic Dances, Op. 46

05.31

06.01

Season Finale: Boléro

Gilbert Varga, conductor Karen Gomyo, violin

Mozart  Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, (The Marriage of Figaro) K. 492 Tchaikovsky   Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 Bartók  Suite from The Wooden Prince, Op. 13 Ravel  Boléro

06.07

06.08

Beethoven: “Eroica” Symphony At the Pabst—

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Romeo & Juliet

06.06

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