Fall Youth Concerts

Young People’s

Fall Youth Concerts

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Associate Conductor, Kyle Knox

9:15, 11:15, or 1:00
Run time: 55 minutes

Musical selections will include:
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1
Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances
Mores: El Firulete
Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33, 3rd movement
Featuring Katarina Kenney, winner of the 2022 Fall Youth Concert Competition
Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Narrated by special guest Linda Vakunta, Deputy Mayor of the City of Madison

The Madison Symphony Orchestra’s Fall Youth Concerts will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. The theme for the concerts is an introduction to the orchestra featuring Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra which will be narrated by special guest Linda Vakunta, Deputy Mayor of the City of Madison. The Fall Youth Concerts are conducted by MSO Associate Conductor, Kyle Knox. 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

James and Jessica Yehle

Additional funding provided by

Dr. Annette Beyer-Mears

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Dane Arts Logo
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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

Nimick Forbesway Logo

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.