Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) composed one of the great
masterpieces of sacred choral music, the “German Requiem,” by astutely, even
assiduously, avoiding standard requiem texts and references. Its emotional
power was drawn from the deaths of Brahms’ mother as well as his
An Entertainment, a collaborative production of Danceworks Performance
Company, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra and Milwaukee Opera Theatre, was ruined
for me by the unworkable acoustics of the
Danceworks Performance Company, Milwaukee Opera Theatre and
the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra join
forces to bring Edith Sitwell and William Walton’s Façade to the stage. This is the second consecutive season of
Next up for the Bel Canto Chorus is Dvorak's classic Stabat Mater, directed by maestro Richard Hynson. First performed in Prague in 1880 (and also known as the “Czech Messiah”), the solemn score was composed to honor Dvorak's daughter...
Maestro Richard Hynson and the 100 voices of the Bel Canto Chorus will perform Hynson's Evensong at the St. Joseph Center Chapel. Hynson wrote the piece in 1999 to commemorate his first decade with Bel Canto and to honor patrons David and Roseann...