Fall Youth Concerts

Young People’s

Fall Youth Concerts

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Associate Conductor, Kyle Knox

9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., or 1:00 p.m.
Run time: 55 minutes

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Program: “Music and Imagination”

Williams: Hedwig’s Theme‘ from Harry Potter Suite
Bernstein: Dance Variations from Fancy Free (excerpts)
Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
Lalo, Symphonie Espagnole in D Minor Op. 21, 1st movement

Kyle Knox, Conducting
Lorenz Fradkin-Annen, Violin (Winner of the 2023 Fall Youth Concerto Competition)

Join us to experience the fascinating interplay of live music and real-time illustrations during Stravinsky’s The Firebird, featuring local artist and professional illustrator T.L. Luke with narration by special guest Linda Vakunta, Deputy Mayor of the City of Madison.

About the Fall Youth Concerts

The Madison Symphony Orchestra’s Fall Youth Concerts will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. These concerts are attended by thousands of students in grades 4 – 8 from around the state and beyond in Overture Center for the Arts’ Overture Hall (Madison, WI).

Concert prep materials will be designed and made available to all teachers on the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s website. Preconcert visits to schools by MSO musicians performing in the concert will also be made available to attending schools in Dane County.

Would you like to attend?

Seats for the MSO’s youth concerts are $4 each for student. Parents, teachers, and chaperones are free of charge with groups over 10 students. Subsidized tickets are available depending on your school’s participation in the free/reduced lunch program. With any questions, please contact Director of Education and Community Engagement Lisa Kjentvet at .

Thank you to our generous sponsors

Major funding provided by

Madison Symphony Orchestra League

Barbara and Norman Berven

Heidi Wilde and Kennedy Gilchrist

James and Jessica Yehle

Additional funding provided by

Dr. Annette Beyer-Mears

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Irving and Dorothy Levy Family Foundation, Inc.

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The John and Barbara DeMain Fund for Education and Community Engagement

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William J. and Joyce F. Wartmann Fund

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Wisconsin Arts Board

This project is supported by Dane County Arts with additional funds from the Endres Mfg. Company Foundation, The Evjue Foundation, Inc., charitable arm of The Capital Times, the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation, and the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation.

Wisconsin Arts Board support comes with additional funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.