“Symphony Showcase” Concerto Winners Recital and Reception-Ticketed

Featuring the winners of UW-Madison’s 2014-15 Concerto Competition, with the UW Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor James Smith. Meet the performers afterwards at a free reception!

Sunday, February 8, 7 PM, Mills Hall. Tickets $10.00 adults/students free. See below for info.

2014 Concerto Winners

L-R: Keisuke Yamamoto; Ivana Ugrcic; Jason Kutz; and Anna Whiteway. Photograph by Michael R. Anderson.


Our winners and the works they will perform are:

Jason Kutz, piano
Teacher: Martha Fischer
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

Ivana Ugrcic, flute
Teacher: Stephanie Jutt
Francois Borne,  Fantasie Brillante (on Themes from Bizet’s Carmen)

Keisuke Yamamoto, violin
Teacher: David Perry
Ernest Chausson,  Poème Op. 25

Anna Whiteway, voice
Teacher: Elizabeth Hagedorn
Charles Gounod, Je veux vivre (Juliette’s Aria)
Our composition winner this year is Adam Betz, who wrote a work titled “Obscuration.” More info on Adam to come in January.

Opening work: Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italian, with Kyle Knox, conductor.


 Ticket information


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Date(s) - Sunday, February 8, 2015
7:00 pm

Mills Concert Hall