articles tagged "Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra"

Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning July 17, 2014

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 | Rich Samuels

Thursday July 17, 7 pm at the Waunakee High School Performing Arts Center, 300 Community Drive, Waunakee Performance by the Waunakee Community Band Thursday July 17 7 pm at Rennebohm Park, 115 North Eau Claire Ave., Madison Concert by the Capitol City Band conducted by Jim Latimer. Thursday July 17 7:30 pm at Music Hall, 925 Bascom Mall, Madison The Madison Early Music Festival presents the Handel Aria Competition. Emerging young singers exploring the repertoire of Handel compete for cash prizes. The contestants will perform for an audience and a distinguished panel of judges drawn from the MEMF faculty – and the audience also chooses a favorite! Dean and Orange Schroeder, MEMF supporters and enthusiasts of G. F. Handel make …. more »

Music Featured on the May 8, 2014 Edition of “Anthing Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT 89.9 FM Madison, Wisconsin

Monday, 5 May 2014 | Rich Samuels

5:09 am: The “Queen Mab Scherzo” from Romeo and Juliet by Hector Berlioz performed by the NBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arturo Toscanini (recorded in 1939). 5:16 am: String Quartet No. 12 in D-Flat Major Op. 133 by Dmitri Shostakovich performed by the Pacifica Quartet. 5:45 am: Suite from Carmen by Georges Bizet performed by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet.6:08 am: Italia, Rhapsody for Orchestra performed by the WDR Symphony conducted by Alun Francis. 6:08 am: The WDR Symphony conducted by Alun Francis performs Italia, Rhapsody for Orchestra by Alfredo Casella 6:37 am: Difficult Bamboo by Mason Bates performed by a chamber ensemble of Chicago musicians. 7:08 am: Violinist Isabelle Krier and pianist Charlie Collar of the Madison Youth Symphony …. more »

The WORT Madison, Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning August 8, 2013 Compiled by Rich Samuels, Host of “Anything Goes”

Tuesday, 6 August 2013 | Rich Samuels

Thursday August 8 7 pm at Rennebohm Park, 115 North Eau Claire, Madison. The Capitol City Band presents its 801st free concert. Friday, August 9, 7:30 pm at Music Hall, 925 Bascom Mall, Madison. MAYCO, the Madison Area Youth chamber Orchestra, presents its “New Horizons” concert. The program features Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 Haydn Trumpet Concerto (featuring soloist Ansel Norris) Vivaldi Concerto for Violin and Oboe (transcribed for violin and trumpet; the violinist is Axel Norris, brother of Ansel) An original composition for MAYCO by Madison composer Jerry Hui. Friday, August 9, 7:30 pm at Madison College Truax Campus Mitby Theater Mitby Theater, 1701 Wright Street, Madison (repeated at 7:30 pm on 8/10, 8/17 and 8/17; and at …. 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 …. more »

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