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Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Graceful, elegant performance with the MSO

 The young Italian-German violinist Augustin Hadelich is the rare artist who can make Mozart sizzle. Many musicians find the refined style of Mozart by containing expression. Hadelich seemed released by it. At Milwaukee
Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

Present Music explores new venues

 On Saturday Present Music explored yet another unprecedented venue in the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in Bayside. A previous performance took place at a private East Side home, and the same program is planned for
Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Solzhenitsyn’s slam-dunk at the MSO

 Very few people are equally adept at conducting and playing an instrument at the highest level of professional performance. Guest conductor/pianist Ignat Solzhenitsyn proved his profound dual abilities last Saturday night with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013

MSO celebrates early Beethoven

The “Edo factor” was in full gear at the All-Beethoven Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concert last Saturday evening. With music director Edo de Waart as conductor, the MSO is a disciplined, efficient entity. There were no guest artists in this meat-and-potatoes orchestral program
Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

MSO raises the bar

I am not alone in admitting that I can’t completely embrace the symphonies of Anton Bruckner. The surface sound of his music, its harmonies and gorgeous sonorities, is readily appreciated. It’s a grasp of structure and emotional narrative within his abstracted romanticism that has eluded me
Classical Music/Dance
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Also, Frankly Music’s ‘Art of the Cello’

 There have been few major classical stars at Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in recent seasons. The sell-out audience last Wednesday night was especially eager to hear legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman
Classical Music/Dance
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

‘Messiah’ is all over Town

 For millions of people around the world, Messiah, the oratorio by George Frideric Handel, has been encountered regularly from childhood on. I count myself among them. It’s one of the reliably recurring things against
Classical Music/Dance
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

Boston Camerata’s Medieval Holiday Music

 The Early Music Now December concert has become a wonderful local tradition. An audience of 600 gathered Saturday evening in the acoustically pleasing St. Joseph Center Chapel to hear The Boston Camerata, joined

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