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Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Overture Hall

The Organ in Oratorio & Opera

Organist Samuel Hutchison with
Tenor Andrew Bidlack and Bass Kyle Ketelsen

Madison Symphony Orchestra Principal Organist and Curator Samuel Hutchison joins forces with Tenor Andrew Bidlack and Bass Kyle Ketelsen in a program of favorite arias and overtures from Handel’s Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, and other opera favorites. Join this trio of artists for an exciting evening of great music from opera and oratorio!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Overture Hall

Organist Erik Wm. Suter in Recital

A native of Chicago, Erik Wm. Suter enjoys an international career from Tokyo to Toronto and from Massachusetts to Madison. For 10 years he served as organist at the Washington National Cathedral. Additionally he has won five first place awards in numerous organ competitions around the world. His performances of the complete organ works of Maurice Duruflé have garnered high praise: “Suter’s impeccable organ playing and musicianship were certainly the highlight of the evening.” Hear this remarkable artist’s recital as we wrap up our 12th year of splendid organ concerts!

All programs subject to change.

2016-2017 Season Past Performances

Oct. 18, 2016: Chicago’s Gargoyle Brass with organist Jared Stellmacher
Nov. 8, 2016: Organist Greg Zelek in Recital
Support for all Overture Concert Organ programs is provided by the Diane Endres Ballweg Fund.