Read the new Score Newsletter!

The first issue of our 2019–2020 Score Newsletter is in the mail, but you can read the full issue online now! Inside you’ll find all the latest Symphony News and Stories, including information on the first Symphony and Organ concerts of the season, the 2019 Symphony Gala and other MSOL news, the latest Education and Community Engagement updates, and more. Click here to sign up for a FREE subscription, and click here to read the latest edition!

Discover A Symphony of Gratitude

Our annual gratitude report, “A Symphony of Gratitude,” is released each year in the fall. With your support, the MSO shares live, classical music with thousands of children and adults each season. These photo-filled reports illustrate that impact. Thank you to all who support the MSO’s concerts and education programs each year! Read the 2018–2019 Gratitude Report.




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.

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.


Upcoming Community Event

Ancora String Quartet

Sept. 7–8
First Unitarian Society, Madison

Having toured Germany last year, the Ancora String Quartet now turns its sights on Italy. The ensemble, with MSO violinists Wes Luke and Robin Ryan, and MSO violist Marika Fischer Hoyt, will perform its season-opening concerts on Sat. Sep. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun. Sep 8 at 3:00 p.m., at the First Unitarian Society-Madison at 900 University Bay Dr. The unusual program includes Donizetti’s Quartet No. 7 in F Minor, Puccini’s Chrysanthemums, and Verdi’s Quartet in E Minor. Visit ancoraquartet.com for more details.


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