September 28–30
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2018–2019 ORGAN SEASON

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2018 GALA

Friday, September 21

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Celebrate 25 Years of Great Music with John DeMain

Our 93rd season and John DeMain’s 25th anniversary as Music Director of the Madison Symphony Orchestra celebration begins with the Silver Anniversary Gala on Friday, September 21st. The “Season Premiere: Ax is Back!” opens with one of the world’s great pianists, Emanuel Ax, September 28-30. Subscriptions to MSO’s 2018-19 Symphony season concerts are available now.

Experience the Magic of the Mighty Klais...

Greg Zelek, MSO’s Principal Organist and Curator of the Overture Concert Organ opens the 2018-19 Organ season on September 18th, with “organ favorites” that will demonstrate both the subtlety and power of the Mighty Klais.

Welcome to our new online home.

We invite you to explore our new website. Easily access information about every concert, organ performance and special event — from your phone, tablet or computer. Discover more about the impact of our Education and Community Engagement Programs. Find out how you can be a part of our MSO mission as a contributor or volunteer. Learn more about us and the stories that reveal who we are. Enjoy!

Next Concerts

Ax is Back!

The Madison Symphony Orchestra's 2018-2019 season opens with the return of one of the world's great pianists, Emanuel Ax.

September 28 - September 30, 2018


Epic Romance

The dynamic Canadian Tania Miller is featured as guest conductor, and Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey makes his Madison debut.

October 19 - October 21, 2018


Remembering Lenny

The Madison Symphony Orchestra remembers and commemorates the storied and significant impacts of Leonard Bernstein; visiting Bernstein’s original scores as well as Beethoven, John DeMain and the MSO observe and reminisce on the groundbreaking compositions and legacy of the iconic American figure.

November 9 - November 11, 2018


Next Concerts & Events

Ax is Back!

The Madison Symphony Orchestra's 2018-2019 season opens with the return of one of the world's great pianists, Emanuel Ax.


MSOL Fall Luncheon

Join the MSOL for their annual fall luncheon at Blackhawk Country Club, with musical guest the Rhapsodie Quartet.



Enjoy a wide variety of beers and sausages to taste, celebrate the harvest, and mingle with others at this Party of Note!

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Join us as we embark on a journey to engage and inspire.

People go to concerts to hear music that moves them… and great symphonic music moves us like nothing else can. Please join us on the journey, and listen as the music speaks to you.

- MSO Music Director John DeMain