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Madison, WI 53706 United States
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January 2020

Choral Union: A Sea Symphony

January 25 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $18

A Sea Symphony Ralph Vaughn Williams Choral Union Beverly Taylor, Conductor This concert is rescheduled from December 7, 2019. Tickets: $18 general public and UW-Madison faculty/staff, $10 UW-Madison students For tickets: Campus Arts Ticketing   

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February 2020

Christopher Taylor and Friends — Beethoven Symphony Extravaganza

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Beethoven Symphonies are a set of nine transcriptions for solo piano by Franz Liszt of Ludwig van Beethoven's symphonies 1–9. They are among the most technically demanding piano music ever written. Prof. Taylor will perform Beethoven Symphonies 1 and 9. Five vocalists will join in for the finale of the 9th symphony: Mead Witter School of Music faculty members Mimmi Fullmer and Paul Rowe, and graduate students Sarah Brailey, Thore Dosdall, and Benjamin Liupaogo. Read about Liszt's Beethoven transcriptions here.…

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UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra

February 6 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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With Oriol Sans, conductor Michael Dolan, guest conductor   Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9

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The Knights

February 8 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free – $30

The Knights is a collective of adventurous musicians, dedicated to transforming the orchestral experience and eliminating barriers between audiences and music. Driven by an open-minded spirit of camaraderie and exploration, they inspire listeners with vibrant programs that encompass their roots in the classical tradition and passion for artistic discovery. The orchestra has toured and recorded with renowned soloists including Yo-Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, Béla Fleck, and Gil Shaham, and have performed at Carnegie Hall, Tanglewood, and the Vienna Musikverein. PROGRAM:…

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UW Wind Ensemble – Celebrating Black History Month

February 16 @ 2:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Scott Teeple, conductor. With the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Gospel Choir, Leotha Stanley, director. Program: Adolphus Hailstork: American Guernica Armando Borolo: Last Breaths DaSean Stokes, soloist Aaron Copland: Lincoln Portrait Traditional/arr. Reynolds: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands Stephen Newby:  When I See His Glorious Face/Can’t Nobody Do Me Like Jesus Omar Thomas: Of Our New Day Begun

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UW Concert Band

February 18 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Johannes Wallmann Quintet + String Orchestra (Michael Dolan, conductor)

February 20 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Ingrid Jensen trumpet Dayna Stephens saxophone Johannes Wallmann piano Nick Moran bass Allison Miller drums Premiering new compositions by Johannes Wallmann This free event was made possible through funding from the Emily Mead Baldwin Award of the UW-Madison Division of the Arts (artsdivision.wisc.edu). For more details, see the press release. More info at www.johanneswallmann.com

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Pro Arte Quartet

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Featuring David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; and Parry Karp, cello. Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Program II Part of Pro Arte's yearlong retrospective of Beethoven's quartets, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth. More information about this series can be found here. Program: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1 (1798-1800) String Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 74 "Harp" (1809) String Quartet in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 131 (1826)   The Pro Arte Quartet is…

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March 2020

Winds of Wisconsin

March 1 @ 5:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Winds of Wisconsin is one of 160 precollege programs presented by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Division of Continuing Studies. The intensive program consists of five rehearsals on Sunday evenings in both the fall and the spring with a concert in November and another in March to share the incredible musical learning that takes place in such a short time. The ensemble is conducted by Scott Teeple, UW-Madison Professor of Music and Director of Wind Ensemble at the Mead Witter School…

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UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra with guest pianist Wu Han

March 7 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $30

Oriol Sans, conductor. Program to come. Named Musical America’s Musician of the Year, pianist Wu Han ranks among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. Leading an unusually multifaceted artistic career, she has risen to international prominence as a concert performer, artistic director, recording artist, educator, and cultural entrepreneur. Wu Han appears annually at the world’s most prestigious concert series and venues, as both soloist and chamber musician. She tours extensively with cellist David Finckel, in…

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University Bands

March 8 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

October 13, 2019 Program Darin Olson, Allison Jaeger, and Ross Wolf, conductors BARNETT: Tirana GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry arr. BULLA: Bond, James Bond DUBLE: Bravura FORBES: Whispering Pines LATHAM: "O Sacred Head Now Wounded" from Three Chorale Preludes WILLIAMS: Symphonic Dance No. 3 ("Fiesta")

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Wisconsin Brass Quintet

March 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program: J.S. Bach - Contrapunctus IV from Die Kunst Der Fuge Andre Lafosse - Suite Impromptu Werner Pirchner - L'Homme au marteau dans la poche Rich Shemaria - Pandora's Magic Castle Per Nørgård - Vision   Learn about the WBQ. The 2019-2020 Wisconsin Brass Quintet is Jean Laurenz and Gilson Silva, trumpets; ; Daniel Grabois, horn; Mark Hetzler, trombone; and Tom Curry, tuba. Please note: In spring 2020, Mark Hetzler will be on sabbatical. His replacement will be Will Porter, instructor of…

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UW Wind Ensemble

March 12 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Scott Teeple, conductor. Ross Wolf, guest conductor. Program: Frank Ticheli: “Apollo Unleashed” from Symphony No. 2 Ching–chu Hu: In Memory Of…* With special guest The Hunt Quartet *World Premiere Performance/UW Band Commissioning Member Morton Larudisen/Reynolds: Contre Qui, Rose Beverly Taylor, guest conductor. Jodie Blackshaw: Symphony, “Leunig’s Prayer Book”* *Wisconsin Premiere

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UW Concert Band

March 29 @ 2:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

April 2020

Combined Choirs

April 4 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Program to come.  

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Concerto Competition Concert

April 5 @ 7:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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A concert of the UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra (Oriol Sans, conductor) featuring the performances of 2019-20 Concerto Competition and Composition Reading winners. Concerto competition winners include: Sarah Brailey (voice) Brian Gnojek (clarinet) Midori Samson (bassoon) Brett Wagner (piano) The orchestra will also play an original piece by composition reading winner Mary Mixter. Tickets will be available through Campus Arts Ticketing.      

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UW Chorale

April 11 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Program to come.

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Contested Homes: Migrant Liberation Movement Suite

April 15 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Music by Ben Barson and Gizelxanath Rodriguez (Interdisciplinary Artists in Residence Program). Choreographer: Peggy Myo-Young Choy. With the UW Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, directed by Johannes Wallmann. https://artsdivision.wisc.edu/programs/iarp/

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Pro Arte Quartet

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Featuring David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; and Parry Karp, cello. Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Program III Part of Pro Arte's yearlong retrospective of Beethoven's quartets, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth. More information about this series can be found here. Program String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3 (1798-1800) String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2 (1806) String Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 127 (1825)   The Pro Arte Quartet…

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Low Brass Ensemble

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Program to come. https://www.music.wisc.edu/brass/

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Choral Reunion concert featuring Concert Choir, Madrigal Singers and choral alumni

April 18 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Beverly Taylor, conductor. https://www.music.wisc.edu/student-ensembles/choral-ensembles/

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Combined Concert: Wind Ensemble and Concert Band

April 24 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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H. Robert Reynolds, guest conductor. Mr. Reynolds was director of bands at UW–Madison from 1968-1974.  

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Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem”

April 25 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on April 26, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $18

Beverly Taylor, conductor. Learn about the Requiem here: "Verdi's Requiem: An Opera In Disguise," NPR, June 3, 2011. These two Choral Union concerts will mark the end of Prof. Beverly Taylor's long career as a music educator and choral conductor. Sat, April 25, 2020 Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" 8:00 PM Mead Witter Hall Sun, April 26, 2020 Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" 7:30 PM Mead Witter Hall Ticket prices: General admission $18; students $10. Buy tickets https://artsticketing.wisc.edu/ Parking information…

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University Bands

April 26 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on March 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 26, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

October 13, 2019 Program Darin Olson, Allison Jaeger, and Ross Wolf, conductors BARNETT: Tirana GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry arr. BULLA: Bond, James Bond DUBLE: Bravura FORBES: Whispering Pines LATHAM: "O Sacred Head Now Wounded" from Three Chorale Preludes WILLIAMS: Symphonic Dance No. 3 ("Fiesta")

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Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi’s “Requiem”

April 26 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on April 26, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $18

Beverly Taylor, conductor. Learn about the Requiem here: "Verdi's Requiem: An Opera In Disguise," NPR, June 3, 2011. These two Choral Union concerts will mark the end of Prof. Beverly Taylor's long career as a music educator and choral conductor. Sat, April 25, 2020 Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" 8:00 PM Mead Witter Hall Sun, April 26, 2020 Choral Union: Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem" 7:30 PM Mead Witter Hall Ticket prices: General admission $18; students $10. Buy tickets https://artsticketing.wisc.edu/ Parking information…

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October 2020

Pro Arte Quartet

October 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Featuring David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; and Parry Karp, cello. Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Program IV Part of Pro Arte’s yearlong retrospective of Beethoven’s quartets, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth. More information about this series can be found here. Program String Quartet in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5 (1798-1800) String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4 (1798-1800) String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132 (1825) The Pro Arte Quartet is one of the…

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November 2020

Pro Arte Quartet

November 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Featuring David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violin; Sally Chisholm, viola; and Parry Karp, cello. Beethoven String Quartet Cycle, Program V Part of Pro Arte’s yearlong retrospective of Beethoven’s quartets, to celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth. More information about this series can be found here. Program String Quartet in B-Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6 (1798-1800) String Quartet in F Major, Op. 135 (1826) String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 (1806) The Pro Arte Quartet is one of the…

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