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+Urban Milwaukee Dial talks with Florentine Opera artists and staff about Elmer Gantry's second run. We're looking forward to performing Robert Aldridge's Grammy-winning score this weekend!
Five years after winning Grammys for its recording, the opera company seeks to establish Gantry as an American classic.
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 Music Director Edo de Waart talks with the +Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about our 2015.16 Classics season plans.
Keep an eye on next season’s guest conductors; one of them could turn out to be de Waart’s successor.
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Review via Elaine Schmidt for +Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Friday’s performance featured stirring, powerful pieces by Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein and Sergei Prokofiev, written between 1930 and 1950, which brought many in the crowd to their feet.
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REVIEW: "Not all great artists come from out of town: just behind the proscenium is an orchestra bursting with exceptional musicians.
At this weekend’s MSO concerts, principal clarinetist Todd Levy was dazzling in his performance of the Carl Nielsen Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra." William Barnewitz for +Urban Milwaukee Dial 
MSO clarinetist Todd Levy stars as soloist in varied program featuring works by Nielsen, Tchaikovsky and Liszt.
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Read the latest MSO review by Rick Walters of the +Shepherd Express.
Music director Edo de Waart was back on the podium at Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra last Friday evening, leading the orchestra in the co-commission premiere of new work by American composer Mason Bates, a rarely performed Erich Korngold concerto and a favo
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Happy New Year from the musicians, chorus, staff, board, and volunteers of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra! Here's to a musical year ahead.
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Thank you very much! A Happy New Year to you too. Sincerely, Manuel Chieregato
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This past weekend, Edo de Waart and the myriad talents of the MSO were in full command of the virtuosity, style, and poise required for such a wonderful program.
The concert offered a remarkable variety of Richard Strauss’ works, and all brilliantly played.
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Read all about it! +Claire Nowak talks with Principal Cellist Susan Babini before this weekend's concerts.
 
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra principal cellist Susan Babini, featured this week, does double duty with another ensemble.
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra principal cellist Susan Babini, featured this week, does double duty with another ensemble.
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We're excited to partner with +MilwaukeeHome to create the special edition "Music" t-shirt! Your purchase of the shirt comes with a special code to get an orchestra ticket for just $25. Lookin' good!
Milwaukeehome collaborated with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchrestra and MSO Crescendo to design a shirt that supports the arts in our Community. A...
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REVIEW: "Playing with exquisite balance and a nearly flawless blend of sound, the ensemble moved from beautifully shaped solo lines and focused musical conversations to beautifully blended sounds from string sections and a woodwind choir." ~Elaine Schmidt, +Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
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U-T San Diego previews Concertmaster Frank Almond and Music Director Edo de Waart's upcoming appearance with +San Diego Symphony this weekend.
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Read Elaine Schmidt of the +Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's review of Handel's Messiah:
Guest conductor Peter Goodwin led the first installment of the MSO’s annual “Messiah” performances Wednesday with an ear turned distinctly to the past.
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Among the finest orchestras in the country, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is the largest cultural organization in Wisconsin. Since its inception in 1959, the orchestra has received critical acclaim for artistic excellence.

The symphony's 83 full-time professional musicians perform more than 130 concerts each season. A cornerstone organization in Milwaukee's art community, the MSO provides enrichment and education activities for audiences of every age, economic status, and background.