Requiem & Song

Bradley Symphony Center 212 W Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Tōru Takemitsu’s all-string Requiem, dedicated to the memory of a fellow composer, was the music that first established the Japanese composer in the western world in the 1950s. Contrast the Requiem with the contemporary voice of another Japanese composer, Misato Mochizuki, and with …

Peer Gynt 

Bradley Symphony Center 212 W Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Costumed actors, playful puppet, props, and a chorus tell the tale of a hopeless yarn-spinner who sneaks his way through many misadventures. 

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Gershwin’s Second Rhapsody

Bradley Symphony Center 212 W Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

With American jazz pianist Aaron Diehl. This concert continues a celebration of the 1930s, the decade in which the Warner Grand Theater was built and features American composers including African American trailblazer William Grant Still and Pulitzer Prize-winning Samuel Barber.