BEYOND THE SCORE®:
WHY ITALY?

Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4
One performance only! | Jan 20, 2019

PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION

James Ehnes, Violin
February 15–17, 2019

CHELSEA CHEN, ORGAN

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February 19, 2019

THE FINAL FORTE

Young Artist Competition + Live Broadcast
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

2018–2019 SYMPHONY SEASON

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2018–2019 ORGAN SEASON

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Celebrate 25 Years of Great Music with John DeMain

Our Madison Symphony Orchestra’s 93rd season continues on Sunday, January 20 with a special single performance of Beyond the Score®: Why Italy? Join Mendelssohn on his travels to Italy and discover how he set them to music with help from American Players Theatre actors Sarah Day, Nate Burger, and Jonathan Smoots in the first half. Then, hear his Fourth Symphony in its entirety, played by the Madison Symphony Orchestra, after intermission.

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Next Concerts

Pictures at an Exhibition

Violinist James Ehnes joins the MSO February 15–17, 2019 for an extraordinary program, featuring Madison-resident Harbison’s The Most Often Used Chords, Brahms’ Violin Concerto, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

February 15 - February 17, 2019

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Chelsea Chen

Chelsea Chen’s Overture Hall debut on February 19, 2019, features her original Taiwanese Suite, plus works by Grieg, Holst’s The Planets, and more.

February 19

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Pictures at an Exhibition

Violinist James Ehnes joins the MSO February 15–17, 2019 for an extraordinary program, featuring Madison-resident Harbison’s The Most Often Used Chords, Brahms’ Violin Concerto, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.

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Chelsea Chen

Chelsea Chen’s Overture Hall debut on February 19, 2019, features her original Taiwanese Suite, plus works by Grieg, Holst’s The Planets, and more.

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Orchestral Brilliance: Three Virtuosi

The Madison Symphony Orchestra celebrates three of its own artists — Concertmaster Naha Greenholtz, Clarinetist JJ Koh, and Tubist Joshua Biere — March 8–10, 2019.

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- MSO Music Director John DeMain