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What timing. The Madison Symphony Orchestra’s penultimate concerts include odes to pacifism and spring. more

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Kaupo Kikkas

German-born cellist Alban Gerhardt triumphs in William Walton’s Cello Concerto. He brings out the melodious lines of the rarely heard and unconventional work. more

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Kaupo Kikkas

German-born cellist Alban Gerhardt triumphs in William Walton’s Cello Concerto, bringing out the melodious lines of the rarely heard and unconventional work. He's with the Madison Symphony Orchestra this weekend. more

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Gil Shaham guests with Madison Symphony Orchestra in a program of Russian composers, highlighted by Rachmaninoff’s unconventional Symphony No. 3. more

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Jiyang Chen

Overture Center’s concert organ is in expert hands with Greg Zelek, Madison Symphony Orchestra’s new principal organist and curator. more

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Works by 20th century composers Joaquín Rodrigo and Manuel de Falla highlight Madison Symphony Orchestra’s November program, with guest guitarist Sharon Isbin. more

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Fernando Baez

In her third appearance with the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Russian-born pianist Olga Kern shines in Samuel Barber’s Piano Concerto. more

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Experience live, intimate performances in one-of-a-kind studio sessions. Join us at the Isthmus office for an exclusive recital with the Hunt Quartet. Admission is FREE—available on a first come, first serve basis. Space is limited—RSVP ASAP. more

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Maestro John DeMain is in fine form for Madison Symphony Orchestra’s season opener. more

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Madison Symphony and guest pianist Philippe Bianconi match modernists and Romantics in April's concert program at Overture Center. more

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Norwegian trumpet virtuoso returns to Madison Symphony Orchestra. But the Hummel Trumpet Concerto she plays is overshadowed by a superlative Beethoven overture. more

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Bill Fritsch

Stephen Hough, one of the leading pianists of our time, delivers an absorbing performance of “The Egyptian” by Camille Saint-Saëns with Madison Symphony Orchestra. more

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Dominic Mercier

A full house jammed into Overture’s Capitol Theater Feb. 10 for opening night of Madison Opera’s production of “Charlie Parker’s Yardbird,” an opera that explores the highs and lows in the life of the iconic jazz saxophonist and composer. more

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Peter Rodgers

Madison Symphony Orchestra presents a multimedia presentation designed to help audiences understand Rimsky-Korsakov, composer of the popular “Symphonic Suite,” or “Scheherazade.” more

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Madison Symphony Orchestra presents a varied program for November, with guest pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton tackling Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 10. more

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Kaupo Kikkas

Madison Symphony Orchestra’s second concert of the season offers the familiar Beethoven’s “Pastorale” along with some novelties rarely heard here. more

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Chris Hynes

Madison Symphony Orchestra’s season opener on Friday featured superbly realized Holst set to a distractingly irrelevant NASA video, plus works by Enescu and Corigliano. It will be repeated Sept. 24 (8 pm) and Sept. 25 (2:30 pm). more

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Laura Gharrity

The Madison Symphony Orchestra’s HeartStrings program recently received a $20,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to continue its mission of bringing a professional string quartet into health care facilities. more

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Michael Yeshion

Orff's driving, pulsating "Carmina Burana" and Respighi's "The Pines of Rome" bring 2015-16 season to a forceful completion. more

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Defying the notion that young people don’t care for classics, a packed audience of high-schoolers attended an April 19 concert at Overture Hall, featuring two up-and-coming superstars, Robert Rockman and Tabby Rhee. more

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