Purchase Single Tickets Beginning Saturday, August 17!

Single tickets for all Symphony concerts go on sale this Saturday at 11:00 a.m. — tickets range in price from $19-95 for subscription concerts or $16-70 for Beyond the Score®. All single tickets are sold through the Overture Center Box Office, 201 State Street. Buy tickets online, in-person, or over the phone at (608) 258-4141.

The Symphony season opens with Love, Lust and Redemption featuring Greg Zelek, Principal Organist, September 27–29. Learn more about the season premiere.

Have you considered subscribing? If you’d like to get the best seats at the best price – and the same seats throughout the entire season – plus additional exclusive benefits, you can still join our subscriber family for as little as $60 for 5 concerts. Learn more about our 2019–2020 season and subscribe.

mso organ director greg zelekOrgan Season Premiere: Choir of Trinity College Cambridge

Wednesday, September 11
Overture Hall

Our 2019–2020 Organ Season opens Wednesday, September 11 with the incredible Choir of Trinity College Cambridge. Conducted by Stephen Layton and accompanied by our Mighty Klais, this twenty-five voice choir will present a program of music spanning many centuries that will display their beauty of tone and depth of feeling. Single tickets are just $20 each. You can also subscribe to all four concerts in the 2019–2020 Organ season by Sept. 6 for $63! Discover more.

Free Farmers’ Market Organ Concert

Saturday, August 31, 11:00 a.m.
Overture Hall

Our Farmers’ Market Organ Concert series comes to a conclusion this month with Organist David Ball! This free concert is open to all ages and lasts around 45 minutes. No tickets or reservations are needed. Learn more.



2019 Symphony Gala

Friday, Sept. 13
Madison Concourse Hotel

The Madison Symphony Orchestra League invites you to a memorable evening in support of the MSO’s Education and Community Engagement Programs. The 2019 John DeMain Award for Outstanding Commitment to Music will be presented to Marian Bolz, and the evening will also feature performances by two Bolz Young Artist Competition finalists and the Rhapsodie Quartet. Learn more and RSVP by September 6.


Education Year at a Glance

We have an exciting year of Education and Community Engagement ahead! We look forward to serving nearly 25,000 people in our community through young artist competitions, open rehearsals, lunches with our guest artists, school visits, music therapy-inspired programming at healthcare facilities, and more…

Kathryn Schwarzmann, Director of Education and Community Engagement, highlights a few of the many Education programs and events in our 2019–2020 season in our News and Stories section of our website. Click here to read.


Best of Madison – Nominate through Aug. 31

We need your help! It’s once again time for Madison Magazine’s Best of Madison nominations and the only way we can advance is with your votes.

If you think we’re among the best Classical Music Groups and Performing Arts Groups in the greater Madison area, simply visit madisonmagazine.com/bom and write in Madison Symphony Orchestra for those categories. You can cast nominations for each category once a day, every day through August 31!

Upcoming Community Event

Token Creek Chamber Music Festival

Aug 16 — Sept. 1
DeForest, WI

The Token Creek Chamber Music Festival, established in 1989, takes place annually late in August at the sylvan summer retreat of John and Rose Mary Harbison, who serve as the Festival’s artistic directors. Celebrating its 30th anniversary season this year, Festival events include concerts, lecture-recitals, open rehearsals, and forums. Learn more and buy tickets.


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