madison symphony orchestra

Since the day the music died

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

Virtually all of our city’s wonderful musicians have been hit hard by the shutdown. I reached out to several local classical and jazz musicians, music teachers and ensemble directors to inquire about how they’re dealing with the scale of it.

Symphony review: Welcome back, MSO

It's good to sit in the audience in Overture Hall and watch Madison Symphony Orchestra conductor John De Main lead a packed house in singing the national anthem.

Wineke: Madison Opera performs Beethoven's only opera

Groups other than Madison Opera have performed Beethoven's "Fidelio," too, but the Madison performance Friday (it repeats Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the Overture Center) was really one of the most enjoyable musical events in Madison for quite some time.

Review: Concert shows why we love Gershwin tunes

The Madison Symphony Orchestra ends its concert season this weekend with an all-Gershwin program that will go down easily as the best of season and one of the best of director John DeMain's tenure.