Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra- On Stage

Series produced by The WFMT Radio Network

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Since its founding in 1959, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has continued to be one of the country’s most artistically vibrant and innovative orchestras. This tradition has been enjoyed by millions nationwide since 1971 with the MSO’s radio series – the country’s longest-running national classical radio series. The MSO’s full-time, professional, virtuosic musicians excite listeners with over 140 live concerts across Wisconsin each season. A selection of these are featured on the orchestra’s broadcasts, which feature exclusive behind the scenes and backstage musician commentary.

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The 2020 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra – On Stage radio series features performances led by music director Ken-David Masur, music director laureate Edo de Waart as well as guest conductors from around the globe. Soloists on the series include Nicolas Namoradze (piano), Augustin Hadelich (violin), Jorge Federico Osorio (piano), Anthony Marwood (violin), Simone Lamsma (violin), Timothy McAllister (saxophone), Orion Weiss (piano), Sergei Babayan (piano), Joyce Yang (piano) and Johannes Moser (cello) as well as MSO musicians Todd Levy (clarinet) and Sonora Slocum (flute).

The MSO is a pioneer among American orchestras. The orchestra has performed world and American premieres of works by John Adams, Roberto Sierra, Phillip Glass, Geoffrey Gordon, Marc Neikrug, and Matthias Pintscher. In 2005, the MSO gained national recognition as the first American orchestra to offer live recordings on iTunes, and continues to offer over forty albums available for download.

A cornerstone of Milwaukee’s art community, and as Wisconsin’s largest cultural organization, the MSO provides enrichment and education activities for audiences of every age, economic status, and background. The MSO’s education and outreach programs are among the most highly regarded of any American symphony and locally reach over 40,000 children and their families through initiatives such as Youth & Teen Concerts, Meet the Music pre-concert talks, Friday Evening Post-Concert Talkbacks, and MSO Stars of Tomorrow. The Orchestra’s signature, nationally-acclaimed Arts in Community Education (ACE) program is the most comprehensive education initiative ever undertaken by an American orchestra and for over a quarter of a century has been the model program for countless U.S. orchestras.
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Please login to PRX.org to preview program audio.This series is available free of charge to all affiliate stations for one broadcast through September 21, 2021.If you have any questions or require more information, please contact: Estlin Usher at eusher@wfmt.com (p) 773-279-2112PLEASE NOTE: In the event that a station secures sponsorship of one or more broadcasts from the MSO Radio Series, please note the following: a station-secured sponsor may not be from an organization or individual deemed to be a purveyor of tobacco; or, be or represent a political figure or party. If you have any questions, please let us know.The 2020 Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra – On Stage radio series features performances led by music director Ken-David Masur, music director laureate Edo de Waart as well as... Show full description


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French conductor Fabien Gabel leads the orchestra in one of the world's best loved violin concertos, featuring Simone Lamsma.

  • Added: Oct 19, 2020
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Old and new friends are part of the next Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra on Stage. It's all Beethoven program, featuring Anthony Marwood on violin.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2020
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Join guest conductor Jun Märkl as they bring a Spanish-French-Russian flair to the program, joining the orchestra for works by Falla, Chabrier, and...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:30
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Augustin Hadelich performs Sibelius's Violin Concerto in d minor, and the orchestra takes on Tchaikovsky's epic 4th Symphony in this broadcast from...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2020
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Music Director Ken-David Masur makes a musical statement of his roots and his new home in the first program of this seasons Milwaukee Symphony Orch...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2020
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Fate and fortune take on very different looks on this season sbroadcast from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra where John Adam's Dr. Atomic Symphony...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2019
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Guest conductor Matthias Pintscher guides the Milwaukee Orchestra in a fantastic performance of Debussy's La Mer and pianist Javier Perianes joins ...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
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Jeffrey Kahane is the conductor and pianist for Mozart's 14th Piano Concerto on this concert broadcast from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Mozar...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
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Johannes Brahms's A German Requiem isn't your average Latin Mass for the dead, it's words are full of hope for the living! Reinecke's Flue Concerto...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
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  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
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This broadcast from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra features Carlos Kalmar conducting Strauss's Don Juan. Works by Bartók and Dvořák round out the...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:30
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In this broadcast from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra pianist Louis Lortie performs Mozart's Concerto No. 27. Wagner and Saint-Saëns round out th...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
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This broadcast from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra features Yaniv Dinur conducting Menachem Wiesenberg's Jerusalem. Shostakovitch, Tchaikovsky, a...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:30
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Igor Stravinksy's The Right of Spring had a rough start, but conductor Karina Canellakis leads the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra through it with eas...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
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This season of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra On Stage opens with a new music director, Ken David Masur. He's on the podium for Rachmaninoff's T...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:30