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On Tuesday, September 12, WPR host Norman Gilliland gave a presentation as part of the Madison Symphony Orchestra League’s “Behind the Music” event. This talk discussed the four pieces that the MSO will perform September 22-24 in Overture Hall.
PRESS RELEASE: Madison Symphony Orchestra Music Director John DeMain to Pass the Baton at the Conclusion of the 2025–2026 Season
PRESS RELEASE: The MSO announced today that John DeMain will step down as Music Director at the end of its 2025–2026 centennial season.
This season we welcome a new corporate concert sponsor, Lake Ridge Bank, to the Madison Symphony Orchestra family!
Discover how the MSO and Overture Center will recognize Hispanic Heritage month with performances, visual art and other programming September 15-October 15, and will continue to feature Hispanic artists and bilingual events throughout the year.
Read the American Rhapsody Program Notes for the September 22-24 concerts by Michael Allsen.
The Madison Symphony Orchestra was thrilled to welcome Madison Youth Choirs, Madison Symphony Chorus, Ben Edquist, Jeni Houser and Justin Kroll to Overture Hall for our May 5, 6 and 7 concerts, Renaissance & Passion. Read reviews from the concert weekend, hear what the audience had to say, and view pictures below!
con vivo!… music with life is celebrating its 20th anniversary season June 3, 2023 with a special concert featuring 16 musicians and Music Director John DeMain.
Read the Renaissance & Passion Program Notes for the May 5, 6 and 7 concerts by Michael Allsen.
Read Michael Allsen’s program notes for our April 18 Overture Concert Organ Performance, Greg Zelek & Thomas Mesa.
The Madison Symphony Orchestra was thrilled to welcome Blake Pouliot to Overture Hall for our April 14, 15 and 16 concerts, Dazzling Violin & Spring. Read reviews from the concert weekend, hear what the audience had to say, and view pictures below!