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Program Story: Beyond the Score®

Program Story: Beyond the Score®

Behind the Program:Beyond the Score®, Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No. 5: Pure Propaganda?January 19 Learn more & buy tickets One of our more popular features over the past few seasons have been presentation in the Beyond the Score® series developed by the Chicago...

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PRESS RELEASE: Jan. 19, 2020, Beyond the Score®: Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5: Pure Propaganda?

PRESS RELEASE: Jan. 19, 2020, Beyond the Score®: Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5: Pure Propaganda?

PRESS RELEASE: Madison Symphony Orchestra’s single performance in Overture Hall on January 19, 2020 of “Beyond the Score®: Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No.5: Pure Propaganda?” is a multimedia examination of Russian composer’s musical celebration to the end of World War II. Starring American Players Theatre actors James Ridge, Colleen Madden, Marcus Truschinski, and Sarah Day, along with MSO pianist Dan Lyons, the concert experience features visual projections, photos, musical excerpts and a full performance in the second half of Symphony No.5 by the orchestra with John DeMain conducting.

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PRESS RELEASE: A Madison Symphony Christmas and Free Carol Sing, Dec. 13-15

PRESS RELEASE: A Madison Symphony Christmas and Free Carol Sing, Dec. 13-15

PRESS RELEASE: “A Madison Symphony Christmas” (Dec. 13-15), and “Free Community Carol Sing” (Dec. 14), celebrate the spirit of the holiday season with Christmas classics and new music featuring the orchestra conducted by Music Director John DeMain, the Madison Symphony Chorus, Beverly Taylor, Director, Madison Youth Choirs, Michael Ross, Artistic Director, Mount Zion Gospel Choir directed by Leotha and Tamera Stanley, and opera stars Mackenzie Whitney, Tenor, and Michelle Johnson, Soprano, on stage for this annual family-friendly tradition. Principal Harpist Johanna Wienholts is a featured soloist performing a concerto by Handel. Audiences are invited to arrive 50 minutes before each performance to sing carols in the Overture Hall Lobby with the Madison Symphony Chorus under the direction of Beverly Taylor. Principal Organist and Curator of the Overture Concert Organ, Greg Zelek, leads the Dec. 14 Carol Sing in Overture Hall at 11:00 a.m.

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PRESS RELEASE: Acclaimed Pianist Joyce Yang Debuts with the MSO playing Prokofiev

PRESS RELEASE: Acclaimed Pianist Joyce Yang Debuts with the MSO playing Prokofiev

PRESS RELEASE: Acclaimed Pianist Joyce Yang Debuts with the Madison Symphony Orchestra. ”Joyce Yang Plays Prokofiev” concerts in Overture Hall, November 8-10, plus works by Aaron Jay Kernis and Robert Schumann

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PRESS RELEASE: Dynamic Duo, Organist Michael Hey and Violinist Christiana Liberis, Oct. 22

PRESS RELEASE: Dynamic Duo, Organist Michael Hey and Violinist Christiana Liberis, Oct. 22

PRESS RELEASE: Madison Symphony Orchestra Overture Concert Organ Performance, Tuesday, October 22, Dynamic Duo, Organist Michael Hey and Violinist Christiana Liberis
 — Performance Includes Works by Bach and Kreisler

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Reviews: Rachel Barton Pine Plays Khachaturian, Oct. 18-20

Reviews: Rachel Barton Pine Plays Khachaturian, Oct. 18-20

The reviews are in and our October concerts, Rachel Barton Pine Plays Khachaturian, are a hit! Read more about these performances featuring Violinist Rachel Barton Pine below. Buy tickets Mike Muckian / Isthmus "Violinist Rachel Barton Pine demonstrated brilliant...

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