Milwaukee Musaik
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Milwaukee Musaik 2019-20 Season

 

By - Jan 30th, 2020 02:18 pm

For its 19-20 Concert Season, Milwaukee Musaik returns to the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music for chamber music performances on March 2 and May 11, and a special Chamber Orchestra performance at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin on April 9. Distinguished for its unusual programming and stellar musician roster drawn from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and renowned chamber ensembles, Milwaukee Musaik juxtaposes timeless classics with the new and unfamiliar.

We open Milwaukee Musaik’s season with Dusk to Dawn commemorating works by long-living composers and celebrating the 250th anniversary of the founder of the wind-quintet genre and Beethoven’s close friend, Anton Reicha.

Don’t miss our Clazzical Chamber Orchestra concert! Yes, we will perform jazz, a Russian jazz piano concerto by Nikolai Kapustin. We welcome Spanish pianist Daniel del Pino for the American chamber premiere of Kapustin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 “JAZZ”. We will also spotlight Musaik virtuosi artists; flautist Heather Zinninger Yarmel, and harpist Kelsey Molinari as soloists in Mozart’s exquisite Concerto for Flute & Harp.

In our season closer Folk Tones, Musaik artists will perform an unforgettable smorgasbord of folk-inspired works ranging from American spirituals and jazz/ragtime to Asian and Hebraic tones. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Florence Price’s Five Folk Songs and Bohuslav Martinu’s thrilling Chamber Music No. 1 Sextet.

It is our sincere wishes for you to join us during our diverse musical season.

Please check the full season description below.

2019-20 Milwaukee Musaik concert season programs

1) Monday March 2, 2020“Dusk to Dawn”7:00pm – $25 GA

Wisconsin Conservatory of Music – 1584 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/milwaukee-musaik-presents-dusk-to-dawn-tickets-88734781119

Dusk to Dawn celebrates the 250th birthday of the founder of the wind-quintet genre, Anton Reicha, and colorful works by Foote and Haydn.

Program:

  • A. Foote: Night Music for Flute and String Quartet
  • J. Haydn/P. Salomon: Symphony #104 in D major, “London” (chamber version for Flute, string quartet and piano)
  • A. Reicha: Octet for Winds and String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 96

Artists: Jeanyi Kim, violin; Lijia Phang, violin; Alejandro Duque, viola; Scott Tisdel, cello; Heather Zinninger Yarmel, flute; Margaret Butler, oboe; William Helmers, clarinet; Catherine Chen, bassoon; Krystof Pipal, French horn; Stefanie Jacob, piano.

2) Thursday April 9, 2020CLAZZICAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA”7:00pm – $30 GA

Woman’s Club of Wisconsin – 813 E Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/milwaukee-musaik-presents-clazzical-chamber-orchestra-concert-tickets-88987304423

Spanish pianist, Daniel Del Pino will join the Milwaukee/Musaik Chamber Orchestra and conductor Alexander Mandl for the American chamber premiere of Nikolai Kapustin’s virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 2 – “JAZZ”!

This concertante bonanza concert also spotlights Milwaukee Symphony Assistant Principal Flautist, Heather Zinninger Yarmel, and harpist, Kelsey Molinari!

Program:

*A pre-concert dinner experience is available for purchase at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin prior to the performance.

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Artists:

Alexander Mandl, conductor with the Milwaukee Musaik Chamber Orchestra

3) Monday May 11, 2020“FOLK TONES” – 7:00pm – $25 GA

Wisconsin Conservatory of Music – 1584 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/milwaukee-musaik-presents-folk-tones-tickets-89334739611

Join us for this witty chamber music program by folk inspired composers.

Folklore has inspired composers throughout the ages. Ranging from American to Asian tones, this program highlights a spectrum of folk genre influences.

Program:

  • E. SchulhoffConcertino for Flute, Viola and Contrabass
  • B. ShengThe Stream Flows for Solo Violin
  • S. ProkofievOverture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34 for Clarinet, String Quartet and Piano.
  • F. PriceFive Folk Songs in Counterpoint for String Quartet
  • B. MartinuChamber Music No. 1 for Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Harp and Piano.

Artists:

Jeanyi Kim, violin; Alexander Mandl, violin; Nathan Hackett, viola; Scott Tisdel, cello; Jon McCollough-Benner, bass; Heather Zinniger Yarmel, flute; William Helmers, clarinet; Kelsey Molinari, harp; Stefanie Jacob, piano.

For more info: WWW.MILWAUKEEMUSAIK.ORG

Discounted Season Pass: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/milwaukee-musaik-19-20-season-pass-admit-one-mar-2-apr-9-may-11-tickets-89712575729

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