The Final Forte and Spring Young People’s Concert

The Final Forte and Spring Young People’s Concert

By Kathryn Schwarzmann, Director of Education and Community Engagement “How can they be so good!?” This is the question we hear from the very first day until well after the end of the Bolz Young Artist Competition every year. During the preliminary round of the...
MSOL Special Member “Pop Up” Event Video with Greg Zelek, Sept. 2019

MSOL Special Member “Pop Up” Event Video with Greg Zelek, Sept. 2019

During the week leading up to the 2019-2020 season premiere “Love, Lust & Redemption” concerts on September 27, 28 & 29, the Madison Symphony Orchestra League sponsored a pre-concert members-only “pop up” event to meet Greg Zelek. Greg...
Symphony Moments: Beyond the Score®: Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5: Pure Propaganda?

Symphony Moments: Beyond the Score®: Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5: Pure Propaganda?

Our January 19, 2020 “Beyond the Score®: Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5: Pure Propaganda?” concert starred American Players Theatre actors, along with visual projections and live musical examples! — including actors James Ridge, Colleen Madden, Marcus...
Symphony Moments: February 14-16 “Romantic Encounter” Zukerman and Forsyth concerts photos and reviews

Symphony Moments: February 14-16 “Romantic Encounter” Zukerman and Forsyth concerts photos and reviews

Our February 14-16 “Romantic Encounter” concerts featured the reprise of The Brahms Double Concerto with violinist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth. Relive the moments. View the slideshow of photos from rehearsals, media appearances and all three...
Symphony Moments: March 6-8 “The Miracle” concerts photos and reviews

Symphony Moments: March 6-8 “The Miracle” concerts photos and reviews

Our March 6-8 “The Miracle” concerts featured the Madison Symphony Orchestra debuts of both violinist Blake Pouliot and guest conductor Kenneth Woods. Relive the moments. View the slideshow of photos from rehearsals, media appearances and all three...
Guest Conductor Kenneth Woods, interview

Guest Conductor Kenneth Woods, interview

Kenneth Woods and the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Photo above taken in the Capitol Theater in Overture Center for the Arts, at the first rehearsal for “The Miracle” concerts that take place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 6-8. Kenneth Woods, our...