Performances

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

July 6th, 2018

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…the most iconic film of all time captured our hearts! Hear John Williams’s Oscar®-winning score—from its triumphant opening fanfare to the ethereal Princess Leia theme—performed live by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra along with the full-length 1977 film.

 

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm, and Warner/Chappell Music.

 

© 2017 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Disney

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

July 7th, 2018

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…the most iconic film of all time captured our hearts! Hear John Williams’s Oscar®-winning score—from its triumphant opening fanfare to the ethereal Princess Leia theme—performed live by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra along with the full-length 1977 film.

 

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm, and Warner/Chappell Music.

 

© 2017 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Disney

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

July 8th, 2018

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…the most iconic film of all time captured our hearts! Hear John Williams’s Oscar®-winning score—from its triumphant opening fanfare to the ethereal Princess Leia theme—performed live by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra along with the full-length 1977 film.

 

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts in association with 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm, and Warner/Chappell Music.

 

© 2017 & TM LUCASFILM LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © Disney

THE PRODUCERS

THE PRODUCERS

July 12th, 2018 - August 6th, 2018

A down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his mild-mannered accountant come up with a scheme to produce the most notorious flop in history, thereby bilking their backers (all “little old ladies”) out of millions of dollars. Only one thing goes awry: the show is a smash hit!

Enjoy the antics of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom as they maneuver their irresponsible way through finding a show (the gloriously offensive “Springtime for Hitler”), hiring a director, raising the money and finally going to prison for their misdeeds. At the core of the insanely funny adventure is a poignant emotional journey of two very different men who become friends.

Suggested for mature audiences

 

Broadway and the Great American Songbook - Florentine Opera @ the Center Series

July 27th, 2018 - July 28th, 2018

Tickets are $25 per show.
Attend 4 shows for $88 or see all 6 for $126.

Season Sampler - Florentine Opera @ the Center Series

September 14th, 2018 - September 15th, 2018

Tickets are $25 per show.
Attend 4 shows for $88 or see all 6 for $126.

Rachmaninoff's Second Concerto

Rachmaninoff's Second Concerto

September 15th, 2018

Karina Canellakis, conductor

Boris Giltburg, piano

ANDREW NORMAN: (New Work – U.S. Premiere)
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2

STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring

He was plagued by self-doubt. And had abandoned his music. But when inspired to compose again, Sergei Rachmaninoff wrote the music that would make him immortal. Boris Giltburg, the Moscow-born Israeli virtuoso plays the Second Piano Concerto. “His vision will place him among the truly memorable Rachmaninoff interpreters, an elect including Horowitz, Richter, and Cliburn,” raves Gramophone. And Karina Canellakis conducts Stravinsky’s savage masterpiece, The Rite of Spring.

Rachmaninoff's Second Concerto

Rachmaninoff's Second Concerto

September 16th, 2018

Karina Canellakis, conductor

Boris Giltburg, piano

ANDREW NORMAN: (New Work – U.S. Premiere)
RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 2

STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring

He was plagued by self-doubt. And had abandoned his music. But when inspired to compose again, Sergei Rachmaninoff wrote the music that would make him immortal. Boris Giltburg, the Moscow-born Israeli virtuoso plays the Second Piano Concerto. “His vision will place him among the truly memorable Rachmaninoff interpreters, an elect including Horowitz, Richter, and Cliburn,” raves Gramophone. And Karina Canellakis conducts Stravinsky’s savage masterpiece, The Rite of Spring.

Prince of Players - Florentine Opera Main Stage Series

Prince of Players - Florentine Opera Main Stage Series

October 12th, 2018 - October 14th, 2018

Historically Intriguing
Culturally Relevant

A king’s edict that “a he shall no longer play a she” threatens the livelihood and identity of an actor and changes the course of theater in Floyd’s operatic adaptation of a true story. Keith Phares and Kate Royal lead an all-star cast in the tale of Edward Kynaston, an idol in London’s Restoration-era theater, famous for his flawless portrayal of female roles. In a twist of fates, King Charles II grants women the right to appear onstage while forbidding men from performing as women, leading to Kynaston’s personal journey and transformation. Carlisle Floyd’s newest creation features a highly talented cast of singing actors, lead by director Michael Gieleta along with the Florentine Opera Chorus and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, conducted by William Boggs.

National Medal of Arts Composer Carlisle Floyd joins us for his latest opera, adapted from Jeffrey Hatcher’s stage play, Compleat Female Stage Beauty (1999).

This a regional premiere production that will also be recorded live for international release.

Performance will take place in the Uihlein Hall of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, October 12th at 7:30 P.M. and Sunday, October 14th at 7:30 P.M.

Tickets range in price from $30-$120

Season Premiere featuring the Chamber Orchestra

Season Premiere featuring the Chamber Orchestra

October 17th, 2018

The acclaimed Chamber Orchestra will perform.

 

Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25

MYSO’s 2018 Playathon presented by Bayshore Town Center

MYSO’s 2018 Playathon presented by Bayshore Town Center

October 21st, 2018

Following an intense period of student fundraising, the 1,000 members of MYSO, who make up three full orchestras, seven string orchestras, a wind ensemble, two flute choirs, numerous jazz combos, and two steel bands, will perform. This is the organization’s only annual event that features every ensemble!

 

Ticket Price: FREE

Progressions Winter Wonders

January 30th, 2019

The students of the Progressions program will perform.

 

Ticket Price: FREE

Rhythmic Revolution

Rhythmic Revolution

February 1st, 2019

Performance features select Jazz combos plus the Calypso and Soca steel bands.

 

Admission is pay-what-you-can.

Con Amore - Florentine Opera Main Stage Series

Con Amore - Florentine Opera Main Stage Series

February 8th, 2019 - February 10th, 2019

Celebrate the people you love with a night of Italian romance!

See the next generation of great opera artists shine in this intimate and romantic show. Our world-class Baumgartner Studio Artists perform a charming concert of Italian love songs from the world of opera and beyond.

Con Amore is approximately 100 minutes in length with one intermission.

Performance takes place in the Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall on Friday, February 9th and Saturday, February 10th at 7:30 P.M; and Sunday, February 10th at 2:30.

Tickets range in price from $30-$75.

Symphonic Power

Symphonic Power

February 10th, 2019

Featuring the Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, and Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra.

 

Tickets: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25

Flute Fanfare

Flute Fanfare

February 15th, 2019

This concert will feature MYSO’s two flute choirs, Flute Chorale and Chamber Flute Ensemble.

 

Tickets: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10

Progressions May Melodies

Progressions May Melodies

May 22nd, 2019

The Progressions program presents its final performance of the 2018-19 season.

 

Tickets: Adult: $12; Student/Senior: $10; Premium Reserve: $25

UPAF

December 31st, 2027

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