2017/18 Season

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The World of César Franck
The World of César Franck
7:00PM, Monday, September 25, 2017
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
For our opening concert we explore the fascinating artistic domain of the composer, pianist, organist, and educator César Franck. Featuring organist Christopher Berry, various members of the Milwaukee Symphony, and we welcome back the brilliant pianist Adam Golka.
Frank Almondviolin
Yuka Kadotaviolin
Margot Schwartzviola
Madeleine Kabatcello
Adam Golkapiano
Christoper Berryorgan
César FranckPrélude, fugue et variation op. 18
César FranckPièce Héroïque, from Trois Pieces pour Grand Orgue
César FranckSonata for Violin and Piano
César FranckPiano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Movie Night
Movie Night
7:00PM, Monday, November 27, 2017
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
The “serious” side of some composers mostly known for their Hollywood projects. Music of master composers Erich Korngold, Bernard Herrmann, and John Williams.
Frank Almondviolin
Ilana Setapenviolin
Nicholas Cordsviola
Julian Schwarzcello
Marika Bournakipiano
Erich Korngold:Incidental Music from Much Ado About Nothing
John Williams:Theme from Schindler's List
Bernard Herrmann:Echoes, for String Quartet
Erich Korngold:Piano Quintet, Op. 15

Glass Houses
Glass Houses
7:00PM, Monday, January 22, 2018
Schwan Concert Hall, Wisconsin Lutheran College
An examination of minimalism in various forms, from Philip Glass to Tchaikovsky. Featuring the spectacular Wendy Sutter and returning pianist Adam Golka.
Frank Almondviolin
Wendy Suttercello
Adam Golkapiano
Somei Satoh:Birds in Warped Time II
Philip Glass:Songs and Poems for Solo Cello
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:Piano Trio in A, Op. 50
Strings Attached
Strings Attached
7:00PM, Monday, May 14, 2018
Schwan Concert Hall, Wisconsin Lutheran College
Our final concert features a string extravaganza, with the rarely-heard Grande Sestetto of Mozart, along with the much-loved Brahms Sextet No. 1. Along with stellar MSO colleague Ilana Setapen, we welcome back violist Toby Appel. Plus, cellists Nicholas Canellakis and Alexander Hersh join violist Helen Callus in making their FM debuts.
Frank Almondviolin
Ilana Setapenviolin
Toby Appelviola
Helen Callusviola
Nicholas Canellakiscello
Alexander Hershcello
MozartGrand Sestetto Concertante for string sextet (arrangement of Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364)
Johannes BrahmsSextet No. 1 in B-flat, Op. 18

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Glass Houses
Glass Houses
7:00PM, Monday, January 22, 2018
Schwan Concert Hall, Wisconsin Lutheran College
An examination of minimalism in various forms, from Philip Glass to Tchaikovsky. Featuring the spectacular Wendy Sutter and returning pianist Adam Golka.
Frank Almondviolin
Wendy Suttercello
Adam Golkapiano
Somei Satoh:Birds in Warped Time II
Philip Glass:Songs and Poems for Solo Cello
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:Piano Trio in A, Op. 50
Strings Attached
Strings Attached
7:00PM, Monday, May 14, 2018
Schwan Concert Hall, Wisconsin Lutheran College
Our final concert features a string extravaganza, with the rarely-heard Grande Sestetto of Mozart, along with the much-loved Brahms Sextet No. 1. Along with stellar MSO colleague Ilana Setapen, we welcome back violist Toby Appel. Plus, cellists Nicholas Canellakis and Alexander Hersh join violist Helen Callus in making their FM debuts.
Frank Almondviolin
Ilana Setapenviolin
Toby Appelviola
Helen Callusviola
Nicholas Canellakiscello
Alexander Hershcello
MozartGrand Sestetto Concertante for string sextet (arrangement of Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364)
Johannes BrahmsSextet No. 1 in B-flat, Op. 18

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The World of César Franck
The World of César Franck
7:00PM, Monday, September 25, 2017
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
For our opening concert we explore the fascinating artistic domain of the composer, pianist, organist, and educator César Franck. Featuring organist Christopher Berry, various members of the Milwaukee Symphony, and we welcome back the brilliant pianist Adam Golka.
Frank Almondviolin
Yuka Kadotaviolin
Margot Schwartzviola
Madeleine Kabatcello
Adam Golkapiano
Christoper Berryorgan
César FranckPrélude, fugue et variation op. 18
César FranckPièce Héroïque, from Trois Pieces pour Grand Orgue
César FranckSonata for Violin and Piano
César FranckPiano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Movie Night
Movie Night
7:00PM, Monday, November 27, 2017
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
The “serious” side of some composers mostly known for their Hollywood projects. Music of master composers Erich Korngold, Bernard Herrmann, and John Williams.
Frank Almondviolin
Ilana Setapenviolin
Nicholas Cordsviola
Julian Schwarzcello
Marika Bournakipiano
Erich Korngold:Incidental Music from Much Ado About Nothing
John Williams:Theme from Schindler's List
Bernard Herrmann:Echoes, for String Quartet
Erich Korngold:Piano Quintet, Op. 15