Tom Strini’s Culture Desk takes on both traditional performing arts in and around Milwaukee and a few things that fall into the bigger idea about art and life.
Nov 10th, 2009 by Tom Strini
The Nohl Fellowships are something like the Academy Awards for Milwaukee artists. Meet this year's winners.
ReviewNov 8th, 2009 by Tom Strini
String quartet in residence at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music plays a strong concert of 20th-century music.
ReviewNov 6th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Young conductor Shi-Yeon Sung makes an impressive debut, pianist Jeremy Denk renders civilized Mozart.
This week at the MSONov 5th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Shi-Yeon Sung, at 34, left Korea for Europe, European classical music and conducting.
ReviewNov 2nd, 2009 by Tom Strini
Ferro's new dances yield strong ensemble works, weak solos.
ReviewOct 31st, 2009 by Tom Strini
Chihuly's sculptures respond to Bartok's intense opera score after a psychological fable.
ReviewOct 29th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Music by Honegger, Gaubert, Milhaud and Ravel is aural joy.
PreviewOct 28th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Simone Ferro, of the UWM dance factory, goes home to Brazil for inspiration and home to Milwaukee for collaborators.
Oct 24th, 2009 by Tom Strini
We heard a big crash during the MSO Chorus concert Saturday at St. Anthony's Church. It was Steve Murphy.
ReviewOct 22nd, 2009 by Tom Strini
Dance and narrative merge nicely in the Milwaukee Ballet's latest fairy tale.
Video InterviewOct 21st, 2009 by Tom Strini
The Milwaukee Ballet's Michael Pink, a natural storyteller, bends the old fairy tale to make it work for dance.
Strini updateOct 20th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Dig into a bowl overflowing with artsy news items.