Faux-New (and Tried and True) Heat Up Overture Hall

Madison Symphony matches February heat wave If there is a theme to John DeMain’s 23rd season as music director of the Madison Symphony, it is to perform works that the orchestra has heretofore missed. Friday night’s concert (with repeats Saturday at 8 and Sunday at 2:30) gave us a first half based on that premise.… Continue reading Faux-New (and Tried and True) Heat Up Overture Hall

What’s New for the Madison Symphony Next Year?—Only A Dozen Things or So!

The 2016-2017 season offers a dozen major works being performed by the MSO for the first time   If there was ever a season to get down to the Overture Center to hear the Madison Symphony Orchestra—and bring a friend or two—this is it. Launching his 23rd season as music director, John DeMain (pictured above,… Continue reading What’s New for the Madison Symphony Next Year?—Only A Dozen Things or So!