Music by Black Composers from the Rachel Barton Pine Foundation

Music by Black Composers from the Rachel Barton Pine Foundation

Rachel Barton Pine is a critically-acclaimed violinist and internationally-recognized artist who performed with the Madison Symphony Orchestra in 2019. Read reviews and view photos from her performance here. That same year, Ms. Pine was awarded named the recipient of...
Symphony E-News & Stories, January 2021

Symphony E-News & Stories, January 2021

Our first E-News of 2021 honors Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a story by John DeMain featuring eight Black and African-American composers. Another highlight is Madison Symphony Orchestra League’s next MSOL Connect event that takes place on January 28th. This...
Black and African-American Classical Music Composers, by John DeMain

Black and African-American Classical Music Composers, by John DeMain

Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a spotlight on Black and African-American composers of classical music. Madison Symphony Orchestra Music Director John DeMain shares reflections and discoveries.   Diversity — Black and African-American classical...
Wisconsin Ensemble Project’s First Project Benefits Black Women’s Wellness, Dec. 25 – Jan. 3

Wisconsin Ensemble Project’s First Project Benefits Black Women’s Wellness, Dec. 25 – Jan. 3

Several of our Madison Symphony Orchestra musicians have formed a group to explore chamber music more deeply, and find ways to support social justice. Mary Theodore shared this story with us about the WE Project origins, and the first project that takes place this...
Symphony E-News & Stories, December 2020

Symphony E-News & Stories, December 2020

A Virtual Madison Symphony Christmas Premieres December 16 at 7:30 p.m. CST! Come celebrate the season with vocalists Kyle Ketelsen and Emily Secor; The Madison Symphony Chorus, Madison Youth Choirs, and Mt. Zion Gospel Ensemble, with performances and accompaniment by...
PRESS RELEASE: Madison Symphony Orchestra 20-21 Season, February – May 2021 Update

PRESS RELEASE: Madison Symphony Orchestra 20-21 Season, February – May 2021 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 30, 2020   Madison Symphony Orchestra Concerts and Events, 20/21 Season — February through May 2021 Update   Madison, Wis. –​ In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Madison Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has cancelled concerts and...