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Classical Music/Dance
Friday, March 14, 2014
 East of the River integrates musicians from classical, jazz, rock and world music to create an aural sensuality unfamiliar to Western ears. In its program “Levantera”—an unrelenting east wind of the Adriatic region—the artists of East of the River will blow listeners across the far-reaching
Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Early Music Now brings Orlando Consort to Milwaukee

 Early Music Now presents the Orlando Consort, one of Britain’s most revered vocal ensembles, in a performance of Guillaume de Machaut’s Le Voir Dit and 15th- and 16th-century masterworks by Dufay, Josquin and Ockeghem as the ensemble graces Milwaukee on its five-city U.S. tour
Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

Young artists sing holiday favorites

The 2013-2014 Florentine Opera Studio Artists—Julie Tabash, soprano; Erin Gonzalez, mezzo-soprano; Aaron Short, tenor; and Pablo Siqueiros, baritone—celebrate the season in a concert of holiday favorites. These gifted, young singers will showcase their talents while giving opera lovers
A&E Feature
Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Symphony reduces size, adds concerts

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin’s largest cultural institution and one of America’s finest orchestras, is in dire financial trouble. On Dec. 5, the MSO announced a restructuring plan that will reduce the number of full-time musicians and
Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

Early Music Now presents the Waverly Consort

 The Waverly Consort, one of America’s premier early music ensembles, will be in Milwaukee to perform The Christmas Story, a holiday celebration of Medieval drama and song. Each holiday season, the consort’s 13 players and singers tour this program of solemn and festive music dramatizing the
Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013
 Early Music Now, whose mission is to present the best performances of Medieval, Renaissance and early Baroque music from around the world, opens its season with an Estonian early music vocal ensemble, Heinavanker. This a cappella septet will perform “Ancient Songs, Chants, and Hymns, a program offering an
Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Skylight’s colorfully choreographed ‘Fidelio’

 Skylight Music Theatre under its new artistic director, Viswa Subbaraman, opened the season in daring and innovative style. Speaking nervously from the stage (and why not? India’s ambassador to the U.S., Nirupama Rao, was in attendance), Subbaraman introduced this unique production
A&E Feature
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Milwaukee’s Ensemble Musical Offering goes Baroque

Joan Parsley, artistic director of Milwaukee’s Ensemble Musical Offering, brims with a missionary zeal for early music. The depth of her scholarship and enthusiasm reveal how committed she is to the presentation of all things Baroque
Classical Music/Dance
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
 If you like to be in on the cutting edge of art without traveling to New York, Berlin or Paris, then you definitely will want to experience Skylight Music Theatre’s Fidelio. With a production featuring video game-like motion-sensor technology, projected EEG imaging, fantastical animation and Indian

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