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Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Live from Bradley Symphony Center

October 2, 2021, 7:30 pm

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In the very first live performance in the new Bradley Symphony Center, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and music director Ken-David Masur welcome pianist Aaron Diehl to perform Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. Also included in this live radio broadcast is music by Duke Ellington, Stravinsky, as well as contemporary composers James B. Wilson and Eric Nathan.

Playlist

Eric Nathan: Opening
[Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra commission, world premiere]

James B. Wilson: Green Fuse 

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue 

Ellington: New World A-Comin’

Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite

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Remembering September 11

September 11, 2021, 9:00 am

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The 9/11 attacks occurred twenty years ago this month, and WFMT will mark that somber anniversary with a variety of special content. Folkstage, The Midnight Special, and With Heart and Voice will look back with music; Exploring Music’s theme is Dona Nobis Pacem (Grant Us Peace); and at 4:00 pm Saturday, hear Kevin Puts’ Symphony No. 2, Island of Innocence.

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North Shore Chamber Music Festival 2021

August 31, 2021, 8:00 pm

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Pianist Angela Yoffe and violinist Vadim Gluzman.

Dave Schwan hosts a performance from the North Shore Chamber Music Festival, recorded in June, featuring the Piano Quintet by Franck and works by Moszkowski, Sarasate, and Fauré.