Tom Strini
On Stage 6/26

The last Summer Evening of Music, Soulstice Theatre hi-jinks

The FAQ plays on and Kathy Pyeatt sings with the Milwaukee Summer Philharmonic.

By - Jun 26th, 2012 04:00 am


The Fine Arts Quartet, Helen Bader Concert Hall: The final concert in their Summer Evenings of Music series is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at


Violinist Guillermo Figueroa will make five for quintets by Brahms and Mozart with the Fine Arts Quartet Thursday.

the UWM Zelazo Center, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd. Guest violinist Guillermo Figueroa will join the group in Mozart’s String Quintet in D major, KV 593 and Brahms’ String Quintet Op.111. Admission is free, but with space being limited, tickets are required. More information can be found at the Fine Arts Quartet webpage.



Soprano Kathy Pyeatt

Starry Nights, Sharon Lynne Wilson Center: Milwaukee’s Leahy’s Luck, an Irish band, will play under the Brookfield night sky at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 29. The band has played at Irish Fest, the Quad Cities’ Erin Feis, and at Chicago’s Gaelic Park.

Milwaukee Summer Philharmonia, led by Ralph Lane, will play an all-Beethoven program 7:30 tonight (Tuesday, June 26) at Crossroads Presbyterian Church, 6031 West Chapel Hill Road, Mequon. The Egmont Overture, the Symphonies Nos. 6 (“Pastorale”) and 7, and Abscheulicher! wo eilst du hin? from Fidelio.  Soprano Kathy Pyeatt will sing. No admission charge or tickets are required.

This is the first of three free MSP concerts at Crossroads. The orchestra will play different programs on July 31 and Aug. 14, both at 7:30.

Summerfest: What’s really left to say that hasn’t already been said about the biggest music festival in the world? (Well, we did have a few things to say in our Summerfest preview.) Still going strong after 44 years, the 2012 Big Gig lineup boasts enough great acts to please most every music fan. It’ll be going on from June 27th to July 1st, and then pick up again from July 3rd through the 8th. Head on down before its too late! Sign up for TCD’s enews for a crack at some free passes.


The Soulstice Theatre people have warned you about the shows they’re putting on 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 29 & 30. It’s right there in the title: Things We Can’t Do on Stage. Matt Zembrowski will be featured in a show of “mass theatrical chaos! Men singing women’s songs..Women singing men’s songs.. People singing dog songs.. ” $15. Call 414 481-2800 or email


Marcus Center: Packer Fans from Outer Space, through July 22.

Angry Young Men, Ltd.: Full-Frontal Puppetry, June 15-16, July 13-14, 19-20 at Soulstice Theatre.

Last Chance

Optimist Theatre: MacBeth, through July 1.


Don’t miss anything! Bookmark Matthew Reddin’s giant TCD guide to the 2012-13 performing arts season. Sponsored by the Florentine Opera.


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