Greg Hettmansberger

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Greg Hettmansberger is a contributor with Madison Magazine, mainly writing pieces on classical music and opera. Watch out for his monthly blog pieces.


Since the day the music died

How Madison-area jazz, opera and classical musicians are coping

A Beethoven celebration to span the seasons

Pro Arte Quartet continues celebration of 250 years of famed composer's music

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra opens its indoor season Friday

Andrew Sewell arranges 16th year of Masterworks Series

Madison Choral Project to put on unique seasonal concerts

Elite vocal group's program draws on many faiths

Wisconsin Youth Symphony welcomes two special guests

Nancy Goeres is more than a 'special alumna'

New Hamel Music Center to open

Gives Mead Witter School of Music suitable space

Ancora String Quartet goes out for Italian

Chamber group launches 19th season this weekend

Three classical music milestones in Madison

All three celebrate anniversaries this year

30th year for the Token Creek Chamber Music Festival

Event hosted by the Harbisons expands offerings

The Willy Street Chamber Players offer something new this month

Ensemble invites public to rehearsals, happy hours

Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society is ‘Christmas in June’

Remaining concerts this weekend, June 28-30

‘Fish Fry’: the opera Wisconsin needed

Fresco Opera, Tap It team up for tasty production

Greg Zelek is Overture Center’s young maestro of organ

In concert with cellist Thomas Mesa on April 16

Marika Fischer Hoyt makes music happen

MSO and Ancora String Quartet member plays Bach

Meet the man behind the Madison Symphony Orchestra for the past 25 years

DeMain celebrates 25 years as music director

Madison celebrates John Harbison, a source of great music

Composer's 80th birthday inspires musical tributes

A month-long celebration of John Harbison

Feb. brings many performances of composer's music

4 classical concerts to get to in January

Madison makes way for beautiful music

5 concerts to lift your holiday spirits

Madison overflows with seasonal classical music

Big operas, a wunderkind pianist and a tribute to Leonard Bernstein

Classically Speaking: November delivers gems

Madison’s classical music cornucopia starts now

Five varied events headline a busy October

25 seasons and counting with conductor John DeMain

Coming season for Madison Symphony, Opera detailed

How will MSO celebrate 25 years with John DeMain?

Season kicks off with Pianist Emanuel Ax

Token Creek Chamber Festival closes out another summer

29 years on, intimate concert series cherished

Keep it classy: 5 music concert series in July

Catch indoor and outdoor performances in Madison

Whimsy is key to chamber music group

Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society in its 27th season

May concerts bloom with variety

Orchestras close their indoor seasons this month

Madison Bach Musicians will make us laugh, cry and rethink coffee

Trevor Stephenson pairs Bach with Purcell opera

Book chronicles Pro Arte Quartet’s 100-plus years

World-renowned ensemble has long made Madison home

Ted DeDee secures Overture Center’s future

Broadway show sales doubled during tenure

Madison’s jazzy venues and festivals

Check out these spots for jazz

4 individuals keeping Madison’s jazz scene alive

The keepers: Wallman, Sveum, Dietrich and Landman

All that Madison jazz

Painting a picture of the jazz scene now and then

7 operas and orchestras bring warmth in February

Concerts by Madison ensembles and a Broadway show

The student becomes the teacher

Paran Amirinazari leads Madison's classical music

Exciting music moves indoors

Six September events sure to inspire

Celebrate a big month of Jazz in April

Don't miss the final Capital City Jazz Fest!

Continuing folk music traditions

The UW Russian Folk Orchestra turns 20 years old

‘The Great Gatsby’ is a hit in Germany

The American icon triumphs overseas as an opera