Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

From the Chicago Cultural Center, hear weekly live concerts.

Since its founding in 1959, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has continued to be one of the country’s most artistically vibrant and innovative orchestras. Millions nationwide have experienced the MSO since 1971 through its radio series – the country’s longest-running national classical radio series. Internationally-acclaimed conductor Edo de Waart served as MSO’s sixth music director through the 2016-17 season. The MSO’s virtuosic musicians excite listeners with over 140 live concerts across Wisconsin each season. A selection of concerts is featured in the broadcast series along with exclusive, behind-the-scenes conversations with musicians.

Sensuous Ravel

December 20, 2018

Enjoy a mixed program as Ken-David Masur leads the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in a performance of works by Augusta Read Thomas, Copland, Vaughan Williams, and Ravel.

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

December 27, 2018

Jun Märkl conducts a performance that culminates in Beethoven’s iconic Symphony No. 9. Also featured, Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1 and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. This is the final broadcast in this series for 2018.