Free Farmers’ Market Organ Concerts
Saturday, July 27, 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, August 31, 11:00 a.m.
Our Farmers’ Market Organ Concert series continues this month with Organist Bruce Bengtson, and next month with Organist David Ball! These free concerts are open to all ages and last around 45 minutes. No tickets or reservations are needed.
Artist Story: Principal Organist Finds Home in Madison
Did you know our Principal Organist Greg Zelek holds one of two municipal organist positions in the country? Greg says he considers himself incredibly lucky to have found his way to Madison from his home state of Florida – for more reasons than one. Read more in the first installment of our new Artist Stories series!
Greg is the featured artist in our season-opening concerts, Love, Lust and Redemption, September 27–29. Discover more and subscribe to our 19–20 Symphony season.
Thank you Concert on the Green Attendees, Sponsors, and Volunteers!
Thank you to all who attended Concert on the Green last month! We couldn’t have made this event possible without generous support from our sponsors, volunteers, and planning committee under Chair Doug Reuhl. Thanks to photographer Amandalynn Jones for capturing the evening – view all photos on our SmugMug gallery!
Upcoming Community Events
Opera in the Park
Saturday, July 20, 8:00 p.m.
This free Madison Opera event is an annual tradition, starring singers Jeni Houser, Michelle Johnson, David Blalock, Ben Edquist. The evening also features the Madison Opera Chorus and Madison Symphony Orchestra with John DeMain conducting. Bring your picnic blanket, food, and beverages, and experience selections from La Traviata, La Wally, The Elixir of Love, Funny Girl, and more! Learn more.
Willy Street Chamber Players
Now in their 5th season, the Willy Street Chamber Players feature several MSO musicians and have become an established part of the vibrant Williamson Street neighborhood and Madison’s classical music scene. Their summer season continues with a bassoon and string concert this Friday, July 19, and Dvořák’s Piano Quintet on Friday, July 26 – featuring Pianist Christopher Taylor. Learn more about their upcoming performances and events.
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