Mayor Tom Barrett
Press Release

Statement Regarding New Director of MSO

Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement regarding the announcement of Ken-David Masur as new director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra:

By - Nov 12th, 2018 03:29 pm
Ken-David Masur. Photo courtesy of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

Ken-David Masur. Photo courtesy of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

“A standing ovation to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra as a new artistic director takes up the baton.”

“On behalf of the City of Milwaukee we look forward to welcoming maestro Ken-David Masur, in time to inaugurate the symphony’s beautiful new home on Wisconsin Avenue.  These are exciting times for both the MSO and the City of Milwaukee. Beyond the physical changes to our skyline, we celebrate a vibrant artistic spirit, exemplified by our premier arts institutions. Bravo and congratulations.”

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