Sunday, February 25, 2018

Concert Preview: Concord Chamber Orchestra

The Concord Chamber Orchestra will perform Gods and Mortals on Saturday March 24 beginning at 7 PM at the Wauwatosa Presbyterian Church on 80th Street just north of North Avenue (2366 N 80th St.).

The CCO will pay tribute to Helen of Troy, lovers Tristan and Isolde, and Queen Elizabeth I. They will also feature cellist Viktor Brusubardis, the winner of their annual concerto competition (wherein young mortals aspire to musical greatness).

The program:

For more information or to order tickets, see the CCO web site.

The concert is sponsored in part by Brass Bell Music Store.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

More from the Milwaukee Festival Brass

First, a reminder about the upcoming concert by the Milwaukee Festival Brass on Sunday February 25 at 3 PM.  Just make your way to Pius XI High School and their performing arts hall.  Should be a good one.

And in March, the MFB will perform at Brass at the Border on Sunday March 11 at Milton High School in Milton WI.  MFB will be joined by the Madison Brass Band, the Illinois Brass Band, and the Chicago Brass Band, as all four prepare for the big competition at the North American Brass Band Association meeting in April in Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

Brass at the Border is an annual concert that helps each group fine tune their performances for the big competition.  And you can enjoy some great performances without the trip to Indiana.  See the MFB web site for more details.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Concert Preview - Kettle Moraine Symphony

The Kettle Moraine Symphony will present A New American Frontier beginning at 3 PM on Sunday March 4 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church on Silverbrook Drive in West Bend.  A pre-concert talk describing the music will begin at 2 PM. 

American composers are celebrated in this afternoon concert of lighter musical fare. Enjoy Bugler's Holiday and Clarinet Candy, popular 1950s era compositions by Leroy Anderson, as well as Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring and The Cowboys: Overture by John Williams. Also featured is the student winner of the Moraine Area Private Music Teachers Organization's annual Concerto Competition, Senior Division. This year's winner is Elizabeth Rhinehart of Hartford, and she will perform the third movement from the Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No.2.

For more information, please see the Kettle Moraine Symphony web site

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Reminder: Valentines dinner concert

Be sure to make your reservations for the Valentines Dinner Concert presented by the Menominee Falls Symphony Orchestra.  The MFSO will perform with special guest Tom Anthony and his band.  It is a great night out with your special someone. 

But time is running short.  The MFSO web site has all the information for ordering your tickets.  And tickets are going fast.  Be sure to place your order before the evening is sold out.