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Classical Music and Dance
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Three superb pieces at the MSO this weekend

 This weekend Edo DeWaart will conduct the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in three wonderful works in place of the originally scheduled concert-length Mahler Sixth Symphony. The program will begin with Richard Wagner’s enchanting Siegfried Idyll. He wrote it as a birthday present
Classical Music and Dance
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

The sublimely sensuous ‘Daphnis and Chloe’

 Romeo and Juliet, Tristan and Isolde, Pelleas and Melisande—there are many tragic love stories in classical music. Daphnis and Chloe is one that ends happily.  Based on a romance by Longus, a Greek writer who lived during the early Christian
Classical Music and Dance
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Classical Preview

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Gustav Mahler, whose 10 epic symphonies comprise the culmination of the Austro-Germanic symphonic tradition. Born in Bohemia the grandson of a street peddler, by the time he died in 1911 he'd achieved renown throughout Europe as a conductor...

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