25 years with John DeMain


Become a New Subscriber to our 2022–2023 Symphony Season


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NEW subscribers save 40-50% off single ticket prices for 5–8 concerts. Subscribe to all 8 concerts and you will receive a free pair of vouchers to share with others for subscription performances! As a NEW subscriber, you will lock in your seats for all of your subscription concerts before single tickets go on sale on August 20, 2022. Your benefits include Unlimited Ticket Exchanges, Missed Concert Insurance, a Subscriber Parking option, and more. You also have an exclusive opportunity to add tickets for the single presentation of “Beyond the Score®: Mahler, Symphony No. 4” to your order. Explore the new season, view complete benefits, subscription details, the order form, and seating charts in the online edition of our 22/23 Season New Subscriber brochure below.


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before single tickets go on sale in August.


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PLEASE NOTE: Beyond the Score® is separate from the 22/23 subscription season. First-choice advance tickets are available only to MSO subscribers before single tickets go on sale August 20, 2022.


September 23, 24 & 25

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
, Oboe Concerto in C major
Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D minor

John DeMain, Conducting
Marc FinkOboe 
Laquita MitchellSoprano
Kirsten LarsonMezzo-soprano
Jared EsguerraTenor
Matt BoehlerBass
Madison Symphony ChorusBeverly TaylorDirector

October 14, 15 & 16

Richard Strauss
Death and Transfiguration
Samuel Barber, Violin Concerto
Felix Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 in A minor

John DeMainConducting
James EhnesViolin

November 11, 12 & 13

Arturo Márquez
, Danzón No. 2
Max Bruch, Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique

John DeMainConducting
Christina and Michelle NaughtonPiano Duo

December 2, 3 & 4
A Madison Symphony Christmas

John DeMain
Adriana ZabalaMezzo-soprano
Nathaniel StampleyBaritone
Madison Symphony Chorus, Beverly TaylorDirector
Madison Youth Choirs, Michael RossArtistic Director
Mount Zion Gospel Choir, Tamera and Leotha StanleyDirectors


January 20, 21 & 22

Franz Schubert
, Symphony No. 3 in D major
Béla BartókThe Miraculous Mandarin
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 3  in D minor

John DeMainConducting
Yefim BronfmanPiano

February 17, 18 & 19

Jessie Montgomery
, Coincident Dances
Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
Antonín Dvořák, Symphony No. 6 in D major

John DeMainConducting
Benjamin GrosvenorPiano

April 14, 15 & 16

Benjamin Britten
Four Sea Interludes
Camille Saint-Saëns, Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor
Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D major

John DeMainConducting
Blake PouliotViolin

May 5, 6 & 7

Florence Price
, Symphony No. 3 in C minor
Carl OrffCarmina Burana

John DeMainConducting
Jeni HouserSoprano
Justin KrollTenor
Ben EdquistBaritone
Madison Symphony Chorus, Beverly TaylorDirector


March 19
Beyond the Score®

Single Performance — Separate from the 22/23 Subscription Season

Gustav Mahler
, Symphony No. 4 in G major

Kyle KnoxConducting
Emily SecorSoprano
Dan LyonsPiano
James RidgeActor
Colleen Madden, Actor
Gavin LawrenceNarrator

PLEASE TAKE NOTE: We guarantee a refund for tickets to any concert that cannot be performed for any reason. Programs, dates, and artists subject to change.