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Overture Concert Organ
Madison Symphony Chorus
Hamburg Steinway Piano
Naha Greenholtz, violin soloist
in the Chaconne

Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 8 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

A spectacular new high-definition film accompanies Holst’s masterpiece.
Experience “The Planets” like never before!
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Music Program

George Enescu | Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
John Corigliano | Chaconne from The Red Violin
Gustav Holst | The Planets

Featured Artists

Naha Greenholtz, Violin
Madison Symphony Women's Chorus, Beverly Taylor, Chorus Director
“The images were often astonishing…‘The Planets’ [was]…ingeniously orchestrated…” —The New York Times

Read the Program Notes

Read more about the music you'll hear live at the Symphony!

Prelude Discussion

Enjoy a 30-minute talk by music experts starting one hour before each concert in Overture Hall. Free to ticketholders.
September speaker: Randal Swiggum, Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra Artistic Director

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

Major funding
provided by

Diane Ballweg

Nicholas and Elaine Mischler

Additional funding
provided by

Analucia and Mark Allie,
for our beloved
“Doc” Richard Greiner

Judith and Nick Topitzes

Wisconsin Arts Board funding comes with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

SPONSOR MESSAGES

NBC15
“NBC15 is proud to support the Madison Symphony Orchestra! We are thrilled to be part of such a wonderful community who appreciates the musical arts.”
DIANE BALLWEG
“Music always brings people together. There are no winners and losers. Everyone is part of the same team – working together, listening to each other, cheering on talent, and speaking heart-to-heart.”
FRIENDS OF UW-MADISON ASTRONOMY
“A great society thrives through art and science. The Friends of UW-Madison Astronomy proudly support the Madison Symphony Orchestra.”
THE GIALAMAS COMPANY, INC.
“The Gialamas Company is proud to be a sponsor for the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s 2016-2017 season. We greatly appreciate the MSO’s continued role in Madison’s vibrant performing arts community through magnificent performances and educational programs that inspire us all. Cheers to another fantastic season in Overture Hall!”