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Price & Orff

Renaissance & Passion

Venue: Overture Hall

Friday, May 5, 2023
7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 6, 2023
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 7, 2023
2:30 p.m.

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Single tickets $20-$98
on sale NOW through the Overture Center Box Office, 201 State Street

Enjoy an all-out thrilling climax to our season with audience favorite Carmina Burana with its highly rhythmic and primitive score performed by Beverly Taylor’s MSO Chorus and three dynamic soloists (whom many of you will know from their recent work with Madison Opera). And MSO audiences will get to know Florence Price, a highly popular composer from the 1930s, who is having a major renaissance in the symphonic world.  – John DeMain, Music Director



Run Time: 2 hours, plus 20 minute intermission

Florence Price, Symphony No. 3 in C minor
Carl OrffCarmina Burana

Program Notes will be available soon.

Enhance Your Concert Experience

Club 201
Join Madison Symphony Orchestra musicians, Music Director John DeMain, special guests, and fellow classical music lovers for Club 201 on Friday, May 5! Your ticket includes a fantastic seat at the concert, plus the after-party, for $50.

Learn more and purchase tickets for $50

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

My heart is always lifted when attending Madison Symphony Orchestra performances.

— MSO subscriber

Our Symphony is first rate and we are so lucky to have John DeMain!

— MSO Subscriber

Meet the Performers

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John DeMain, Conducting

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Jeni Houser, Soprano

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Justin Kroll, Tenor

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Ben Edquist, Baritone

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Madison Youth Choirs, Michael Ross, Artistic Director

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Madison Symphony Chorus, Beverly Taylor, Director

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Madison West HS Choirs, Anthony Cao, Director

Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors!

Major funding provided by

Madison Media Partners Logo


Diane Ballweg


Carla and Fernando Alvarado


Janet Hyde

Additional funding provided by


Robert Benjamin and John Fields


Ann Lindsey and Charles Snowdon


Stafford Rosenbaum LLP

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

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