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The WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning April 3. 2014 Compiled by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Wednesday, 2 April 2014 | Rich Samuels

April 3 2014 Calendar Thursday April 3, 7:30 pm at the Mitby theater, Madison College, 1701 Wright Street, Madison. The Madison Metropolitan Band. The Madison Metropolitan Band, conducted by Scott Teeple, is a community ensemble that plays classical band music. Friday April 4 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Church, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison. The Noon Musicale presents Violists Shannon Farley & Katrin Talbot with pianist Gregg Punswick Music of Bach and Handel Friday April 4 6:30 pm at Morphy Hall, 455 North Park Street, Madison. Domaine Musical: An homage to Pierre Boulez’s legendary group Presented by Marc Vallon, Les Thimmig, and a group of wonderful performers on both modern and baroque instruments. Works by Stockhausen, Berg, Boulez, J.S. Bach, and more! Friday April 4 7 pm at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery 330 North Orchard Street, Madison. Sound Waves presents “Could You Repeat That? Repetition in Science and Music” SoundWaves combines scientific lectures about the world with live classical music performances. Each event revolves around a theme, exploring it first from many scientific angles and then through the lens of music. The program concludes with a live performance of music related to the evening?s theme. The science lectures are delivered using language that the curious layman can understand, with a minimum of jargon and formulas. The music lectures, while demanding careful listening, are likewise designed for the layman and not the specialist. Every SoundWaves event brings UW?Madison scientists from several departments together with UW?Madison School of Music faculty performers to explore a topic that is relevant to our world and our lives. SoundWaves is free and open to the public. This series generally is held in the evening at the Town Center of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. Friday April 4, 7:30 pm at Overture Center, Overture Hall 201 State Street, Madison (repeated Saturday 2/4 at 8 pm and Sunday 2/5 at 2:30 pm) The Madison Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Julian Wachner, guest organist Nathan Laube, vocal soloists Emily Birsan, Daniela Mack, Wesley Rogers, Liam Moran, Madison Symphony Chorus. The majestic Overture Concert Organ, powerful solo vocalists, and the nearly-150-member Madison Symphony Chorus will join the Madison Symphony Orchestra (MSO) April 4, 5, 6 in an enthralling musical experience. The MSO will welcome guest organist Nathan Laube to perform Joseph Jongen’s Symphonie Concertante, a work originally conceived for the largest organ in the world and a thickly-orchestrated symphony. The second half will feature Mozart’s Requiem, celebrated as one of the greatest settings of the Latin Mass for …. more »

The WORT 89.9 FM Madison Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning February 13, 2014 Compiled by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 | Rich Samuels

Thursday February 13, 1:30 pm at Mills Hall, 455 North Park Street, Madison Trumpet soloist Tine Thing Helseth presents a master class. Thursday February 13, 7 pm at Overture Center-Overture Hall, 201 State Street, Madison. Open dress rehearsal with the Madison Symphony Orchestra and trumpeter Tina Thing Helseth. Thursday February 13, 8:30 pm at Morphy Hall, 455 North Park Street, Madison.The Black Music ensemble, Richard Davis, Director. Friday, February 14, 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison. Jaime Guisicafré, Chris Allen and Chris Murray, guitar. New music by Brouwer, Coseley, Gusicafré and Merritt. Friday February 14, 7:30 pm at Overture Center-Overture Hall, 201 State Street, Madison (repeated at 8 pm, 2/15 and 2:30 pm, 2/16 at the same location. The Madison Symphony Orchestra featuring trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth and woworks by Sibelius, Haydn, Adams and Strauss. How many classical music stars cultivate an international resume of performances and awards while still in their mid-twenties? Tine Thing Helseth, the fast rising, young trumpet star of the classical music world, will join the Madison Symphony Orchestra Feb. 14-16 in Overture Hall. The Norwegian native is a seasoned soloist with dozens of orchestral engagements under her belt from around the world. This eclectic musician is also a jazz trumpeter and leader of an all-female brass band. Helseth will take the stage twice per concert. First she will perform Joseph Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet, the first piece to contain truly free melodic writing for the instrument. She will then perform Alexander Arutiunian’s Trumpet Concerto in A-flat Major, a virtuosic mid-20th century composition with a distinct Armenian folk influence. Also programmed for the symphony performance are Sibelius’ triumphant Finnish anthem Finlandia, John Adams’ contemporary work Doctor Atomic Symphony, and Richard Straus’ lush, episodic Suite from Der Rosenkavalier. The concerts are Fri., Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Feb. 15, at 8 p.m.; and Sun., Feb. 16, at 2:30 p.m. in Overture Hall, 201 State Street. Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet was written in 1796 for a new instrument, the Klappentrompete, or Keyed Trumpet, which for the first time made stepwise melodies possible. To this day, his concerto is one of the most performed and cherished in the trumpet repertoire. Alexander Arutiunian had an extensive and renowned involvement with music for brass instruments. His concertos for trumpet, trombone, and horn, as well as brass quintet and trombone quartet are all significant and lasting pieces in the brass literature. Armenian folk music influenced Trumpet Concerto in A-Flat Major features sprightly dances, gorgeous lyricism, …. more »

Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning December 13

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 | Rich Samuels

Madison Classical Music Calendar December 13-19 2012. Friday December 14, 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 900 University Bay Drive, Madison. Noon Musicale. Holiday Carol Sing with Linda Warren, harp and Dan Broner, organ & piano. Friday December 14, December 14 at 7 pm (repeated Saturday 12/16 at the same hour), Middleton-Cross Plains Area Performing Arts Center, Middleton High School, 2100 Bristol St. Middleton. Madison Area Concert Handbells. Contact phone: 608-620-1997 Web: Friday December 14, 8 pm (repeated Saturday at 3 pm) at the First Congregational Church of Christ, 1609 University Ave., Madison. Madison Bach Musicians Baroque Holiday Concerts. Bach – Cantata BWV 122, Das Neugeborne Kindelein Schütz – Allein Gott in der Höh Lassus – Ave Regina Coelorum Vivaldi – Concerto for Strings in D major, RV 121 Corelli – Concerto Grosso in C minor, op. 6 no. 3 Handel – selections from Messiah (Every Valley (tenor), Thus saith the Lord (bass), But who may abide (countertenor), If God is for us (soprano) His yoke is easy (vocal quartet)). Call: 238-6092 Web: Saturday December 15 at noon at Grace Episcopal Church, 116 West Washington Avenue. Matt Wilber and Carol Carlson, trombone and violin. Saturday December 15, 1 pm in the Capitol Rotunda, Capitol Square, Madison. The Madison Community Orchestra. The Madison Community Orchestra (MATC) will present their Annual Holiday Concert on the 1st Floor Capitol Rotunda Saturday December 15 at 7 pm at River Ats Center, Sauk Prairie High School, 105 Ninth Street, Prairie du Sac. Darlene Koldenhoven – Featuring the Sauk Prairie Youth Choir. What sets Darlene Koldenhoven, this beautiful, tall blond Grammy Award winner and three-time nominee, apart from the rest? I could be her worldwide 1.5 billion viewing audience on PBS as the memorable vocal soloist in “Yanni, Live at the Acropolis”. It could be her work in the war-torn jungles of Sierra Leone, West Africa where she met and coached musicians and singers whom she then took on her tour of the US and Canada. Or that fact that she is one of the few classically trained singers with a five octave range who improvises in classical and non-classical styles with both voice and piano, produces, composes, arranges, programs keyboards, and writes lyrics. Come see for yourself as Ms. Koldenhoven performs with our very own Sauk Prairie Youth Choir and performs a portion of her solo repertoire Saturday December 15 7:30 pm at First Baptist Church 518 N. Franklin Ave. , Madison The Festival Choir of Madison. “Perspectives on the Nativity” concert. …. more »

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