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Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall

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Madison, WI 53706 United States
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October 2019

Chanticleer

October 6 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $45

Chanticleer   Founded in San Francisco in 1978, Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music. Chanticleer Website With alumnus Gerrod Pagenkopf. Gerrod Pagenkopf, countertenor and assistant music director, is excited to return for a fourth season with Chanticleer. A native of Northeast Wisconsin, Gerrod…

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UW Wind Ensemble

October 8 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Scott Teeple, conductor. Ross Wolf, guest conductor.   Program: Augusta Read Thomas - Magnetic Fireflies Jake Runestad - Let my love be heard Xi Wang - Winter Blossom     *Wisconsin Premiere Larry Tuttle- To a Lost World     *World Premiere Carlos Simon - Amen!     *Wisconsin Premiere      

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UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra

October 11 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Oriol Sans, conductor. Program: Anna Thorvaldsdottir: aequilibria Strauss: Death and Transfiguration Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances Program subject to change.

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University Bands

October 13 @ 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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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 – Faculty Ensemble

October 16 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

A program of modern classics. Witold Lutoslawski - Mini Overture James Stephenson - Celestial Suite Adam Schoenberg - Reflecting Light James MacMillan - Adam's Rib Victor Ewald - Quintet #2 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 fall 2019, Daniel Grabois will be on sabbatical. His replacement will be Jeff Scott, hornist with Imani Winds. Read about…

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UW Concert Band

October 22 @ 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: Eric Whitacre: Lux Arumque Ryan George: Firefly Percy Grainger/ed. Mark Rogers: Colonial Song Ottorino Respighi: Huntington Tower Ballad William Schuman: George Washington Bridge

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Pro Arte Quartet with guest artists Nobuko Imai and Wei-Ting Kuo

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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 alongside guest artists Nobuko Imai, viola; and Wei-Ting Kuo, viola. Ludwig van Beethoven- Trio Op. 87  (1795), Adagio Antonín Dvorák- Quintet in E-flat Major (1893) Free, no tickets required UW Madison Viola Studio recital with Imai and Kuo: Wed., Oct. 30, 7:00 PM, Collins Recital Hall Nobuko Imai With her exceptional talent, musical integrity, and charisma, Nobuko Imai is considered to be one of the most…

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November 2019

Madrigal Singers (POSTPONED)

November 1 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

This concert is postponed and will be rescheduled for a future date, to be announced. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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UW Wind Ensemble

November 3 @ 2:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Scott Teeple, conductor. Ross Wolf, guest conductor Program: W.A. Mozart: Divertimento in B-flat Major Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments Chen Yi: Ba Yin (Wisconsin premiere, featuring Chicago-based saxophone quartet ~Nois) Joel Puckett: Avelynn’s Lullaby Omar Thomas: Of Our New Day Begun (Wisconsin premiere, co-commissioned by UW–Madison Bands)

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UW Chorale

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program: "How to Spice Up Your Life" Selections include works about music, dance, chat, sports, love, outings, and cooking. The concert includes a performance of PDQ Bach's The Seasonings, an hysterical parody of baroque oratorios, featuring faculty soloists Julia Rottmayer and Paul Rowe with student soloists Angela Peterson and Charles Hancin. Free event; no tickets required.

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Women’s Chorus, University Chorus, & Masters Singers

November 16 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program to come. Free concert; no tickets required.

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UW Concert Choir

November 22 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Beverly Taylor, conductor. Program to come. Free admission; no tickets required.

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UW Concert Band with Winds of Wisconsin

November 24 @ 5:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Scott Teeple, conductor. The Winds of Wisconsin program provides outstanding young musicians with an opportunity to learn wind literature of the highest quality and to work with exceptional teachers whose investment in the music education for youth is a top priority. Program: Jack Stamp: Cheers! Johannes Brahms/arr. Buehlman: Blessed Are They Beverly Taylor, guest conductor Carl Orff/Kriens: Carmina Burana Free admission; no tickets required.

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December 2019

Concerto Competition Final Round

December 2 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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In the final round of the 2019-20 Mead Witter School of Music Concerto Competition, finalists will play their selections accompanied by piano in final round that is free and open to the public! The finalists are: Sarah Brailey (Voice) Devin Cobleigh-Morrison (Horn) Mercedes Cullen (Violin) Zachariah Dietenberger (Tuba) Brian Gnojek (Clarinet) Kevin Green (Voice) Rachel Love  (Voice) Rachel Reese (Violin) Midori Samson (Bassoon) Magdalena Sas (Cello) Brett Wagner (Piano) Ying Wang (Piano) A committee comprised of faculty members and guest judges will…

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Builders Appreciation Concert: Symphony Orchestra & Wind Ensemble

December 5 @ 7:30 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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A special combined concert of the UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra (Oriol Sans, conductor) and the Wind Ensemble (Scott Teeple, conductor) in recognition of the many individuals who were involved with the building of the Hamel Music Center. The concert will be preceded by a reception starting at 6:30pm with appetizers, drinks, and desserts in the lobby.  All are welcome! Program: Corigliano: Symphony “Circus Maximus”           Please note that this symphony ends with the firing of a blank…

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UW & Madison Metropolitan Jazz Festival

December 7 @ 3:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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The 2019 UW & Madison Metropolitan Jazz Festival concludes with a final concert at 3:00pm. Free admission;  no tickets required. 

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POSTPONED: Choral Union: A Sea Symphony

December 7 @ 8:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$10 – $18

This concert is postponed, to rescheduled for early spring semester 2020.

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University Bands

December 8 @ 2:00 pm
Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Free

Click here for a PDF of the program.  Darin Olson, Allison Jaeger, and Ross Wolf, conductors Free admission; no tickets required.

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All-University Strings

December 8 @ 4:30 pm
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall, 740 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Program to come. Free admission; no tickets required.

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