MSO – Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

WMSE is pleased to present the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra every Sunday during The Modern Chamber.

Broadcast Schedule – Fall 2021

Every Sunday from 3PM – 5PM

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-01

RELEASE:                October 10, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Ken-David Masur

Mozart:                        Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492

J.S. Bach/Kernis:         Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 104

Mendelssohn:              Sinfonia No. 4 in C minor

Villa Lobos:                Bachianas brasileiras no. 9, A449

Eric Nathan:                Dancing with JS BACH II

Arvo Pärt:                   Wenn Bach Bienen gezüchtet hätte…

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-02

RELEASE:                October 17, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Kenneth Schermerhorn

SOLOIST:                   Jessye Norman, soprano; Jess Thomas, tenor; Thomas Paul, bass

Wagner:                       Tannhäuser: Overture and Bacchanale

Wagner:                       Die Walküre: Act One

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-03

RELEASE:                October 24, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Lukas Foss

SOLOIST:                   Milwaukee Symphony Chorus; Carolann Page, soprano*

Foss:                            Ode for Orchestra

Foss:                            Song of Songs*

Foss:                            With Music Strong (MSO commission)

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-04

RELEASE:                October 31, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Ken-David Masur

Stamitz:                       Symphony in E-flat Major, Op. 11, No. 3

Franz Xaver Richter:  Sinfonia in C minor

W.F. Bach:                  Sinfonia in D minor, BR-WEB C7/Fk 65

C.P.E. Bach:                Sinfonia III in F Major, Wq 183/3

Mozart:                        Symphony No. 20 in D Major, K. 133

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-05

RELEASE:                November 7, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Zdeněk Mácal

SOLOIST:                   Barbara Pearson, soprano; Janice Taylor, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Welch, tenor; Kurt Link, bass; Milwaukee Symphony Chorus

Dvořák:                       Stabat Mater, Op. 58

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-06

RELEASE:                November 14, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Ken-David Masur

Takemitsu:                   Rain coming for Chamber Orchestra

Gounod:                      Petite symphonie for Wind Instruments

Takemitsu:                   Tree Line for Chamber Orchestra

Vaughan Williams:      Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra

Elgar:                           Serenade in E minor for String Orchestra, Op. 20

Holst:                          St. Paul’s Suite for Orchestra

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-07

RELEASE:                November 21, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

Bruckner:                    Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1887/90)

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-08

RELEASE:                November 28, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Ken-David Masur

Haydn:                        Symphony No. 85 in B-flat major “Le Reine”

Joseph Boulogne:        Overture and Ballet Music from L’Amont Anonyme (The Anonymous Lover)

Haydn:                        Symphony No. 86 in D Major

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-09

RELEASE:                Decembr 5, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Andreas Delfs

SOLOISTS:                Anna Christy, soprano; Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano; Judith Forst, mezzo-soprano; Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano; Janice Taylor, mezzo-soprano; Robert Orth, baritone; Milwaukee Symphony Women’s Chorus; Milwaukee Children’s Choir

Humperdinck:             Hansel and Gretel, A Fairytale Opera in Three Acts

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-10

RELEASE:                December 12, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Edo de Waart

SOLOIST:                  Augustin Hadelich, violin

Nielsen:                       Symphony No. 5, Op. 50

Beethoven:                  Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 61

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-11

RELEASE:                Decembr 19, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Edo de Waart

SOLOISTS:                Margaret Butler, English horn*; Matthew Ernst, trumpet*; Phillipe Quint, violin**

Copland:                     Quiet City*

Bernstein:                    Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium)**

John Adams:               Harmonielehre

PROGRAM #:           MSO 21-12

RELEASE:                December 26, 2021

CONDUCTOR:          Ken-David Masur


orch. Gorchakov:        Pictures at an Exhibition

Brahms:                       Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73