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Beethoven & Mozart

Infinite Joy

Venue: Overture Hall

Friday, Sept. 23, 2022
7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022
2:30 p.m.

available through October!

Buy Single Tickets
Single tickets $20-$98
on sale NOW through the Overture Center Box Office at 201 State St., by phone (608) 258-4141, or online.

The sentiments expressed in the Ode to Joy are fundamental to our lives, and magnificently expressed by the dean of symphonic composers, Beethoven! We open this concert with a program honoring the brilliant tenure of our principal oboist Marc Fink with the Oboe Concerto by Mozart, who was Beethoven’s compositional inspiration..  –John DeMain, Music Director

Subscriptions and single tickets are available now! We welcome the opportunity to assist you. Please call (608) 257-3734, or email us at info@madisonsymphony.org.



Run Time: 2 hours, plus 20 minute intermission

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Oboe Concerto in C major
Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D minor

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Enhance Your Concert Experience

Read a Q&A with Guest Artist Marc Fink!

Prelude Discussion
Enjoy a 30-minute talk with Michael Allsen starting one hour before each concert in Overture Hall. Free to ticketholders.


…listening to the live orchestra for the first time in over a year brought tears to my eyes!

— MSO Subscriber

Ms. Mitchell’s voice is rich, shimmering and sizeable . . . her singing was tender and expressive.

— New York Times

Meet the Performers

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John DeMain, Conducting

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Marc Fink, Oboe

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Laquita Mitchell, Soprano

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Kirsten Lippart, Mezzo-Soprano

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Jared Esguerra, Tenor

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Matt Boehler, Bass

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Madison Symphony Chorus

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Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Myrna Larson

Major funding provided by


Rosemarie and Fred Blancke


Ernest and Louise Borden


David and Kato Perlman


Cyrena and Lee Pondrom

Additional funding provided by


Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

wis arts board

with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts

Sponsor Spotlight Message

BMO Wealth Management is proud to be a sponsor of the Madison Symphony Orchestra and wishes them many years of success.
– BMO Harris Bank

Take note. We guarantee a refund for tickets to any concert that cannot be performed for any reason. We will adhere to all public health guidelines and cooperate with Overture Center for the Arts for your safety. Programs, dates, and artists subject to change.

We’re excited to welcome you back to Overture Hall this fall for live in-person performances! We understand you may have questions about safety protocols. Visit our FAQ page for the latest info.


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Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States