Season Finale: We conclude the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra broadcast season in triumphant fashion, with an excerpt from Britten’s Peter Grimes and Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony. Ken-David Masur conducts, and soprano Jessia Rivera, mezzo-soprano Anna Larsson, and the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus are featured.
Wanderers, farewells, and sightseeing; people are always on the go. This week, Bill calls up, “A Little Traveling Music, Please” from the pens of Handel, Smetana, Duke Ellington, and more. Reflections from such travels infuse themselves into their works, as we will discover throughout the week. We will hear selections from Beethoven’s Les Adieux, Schubert’s Die Schöne Mullerin, and Haydn’s …
In July 2022, the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America made its greatly anticipated return to Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, marking its first public performance since 2019.
This week, we celebrate Byron Janis’s 95th birthday in Strauss’s Burleske in D Minor from a 1957 RCA recording and some of the guest soloists who have appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra over the years.
The Chicago Sinfonietta’s longstanding mission of bringing communities and people together through the symphonic experience takes center stage this weekend with the Sinfonietta’s annual tribute concert to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., featuring orchestral settings of spirituals, folksongs, hip hop, and Mahler’s Ressurection Symphony.