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.
ReviewOct 17th, 2009 by Tom Strini
We all know "Messiah." Richard Hynson airs "Israel in Egypt," one of Handel's 18 other oratorios.
ReviewOct 16th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Joyce Yang, 24, shows mature command of Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 3.
Oct 14th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Bill Theisen, fired as artistic director in June, will serve as A.D. through June 2011.
Close-upOct 13th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Mark Clements and Dawn Helsing Wolters, new leaders at Milwaukee Rep, talk issues, big and small.
This Week at the MSOOct 13th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Edo de Waart begins a trek through Rachmaninoff with the Symphony No. 2, Piano Concerto No. 3. Joyce Yang debuts.
ReviewOct 10th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Sharon Hansen leads her women's choir in a program of music about the sea (and a large lake we know).
Oct 9th, 2009 by Tom Strini
The singers and their songs are in their element at UWM's Hefter Mansion.
UpdateOct 6th, 2009 by Tom Strini
The Wisconsin District will send a record six singers to the regionals in Minneapolis.
ReviewOct 5th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Frank Almond and friends -- including legendary cellist Lynn Harrell -- draw a big crowd on Packers-Vikings night.
ReviewOct 4th, 2009 by Tom Strini
Nicolo Eugelmi, the FAQ's new violist, fits right in.
ReviewOct 2nd, 2009 by Tom Strini
Autumnal Brahms, precious "Five Elements" and a bright Beethoven Seventh at the second classical subscription program of the new season.
Oct 2nd, 2009 by Tom Strini
Luis Bravo's long-running tango show stops for a one-night stand at the Marcus Center.