The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra 2023-24 Season

September 13, 2023, 8:00 pm

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Ken-David Masur (Photo: Adam DeTour)

A preview of the upcoming season with music director Ken-David Masur and the orchestra’s new artistic partner, bass-baritone Dashon Burton. Opening night of the 2023-24 season at the Bradley Symphony Center is September 22. Learn more HERE.


Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, “Choral”
II. Molto vivace
IV. Recitativo
Paul Plishka, bass
Benita Valente, soprano
Janice Taylor, mezzo-soprano
Jon Frederic West, tenor
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
Zdenek Macal, conductor

Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14
Songe d’une Nuit de Sabbat
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Zdenek Macal

Valentin Silvestrov: Prayer for Ukraine
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Philip Glass: Madeira River
Third Coast Percussion

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
III. Finale. Allegro vivacissimo
Augustin Hadelich, violin
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Ethel Smyth: The Prison
VIII. “The Prisoner understands his own immortality”
Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
Experiential Chorus and Orchestra
James Blachly, conductor

Spiritual: Wade in the Water
Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
Nathaniel Gumbs, piano

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36
IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Ken-David Masur, conductor

Johann Sebastian bach: Harpsichord Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1052
Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord
Concerto Köln