Edo de Waart, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Cheryl Frazes Hill, chorus director
WAGNER: The Flying Dutchman
The new year begins as Edo de Waart conducts Wagner’s thrilling The Flying Dutchman. Wagner’s most concise opera is a sweeping allegory of the redemptive power of unconditional love. An internationally-acclaimed cast combines with breathtaking visual effects never before seen in Uihlein Hall. The concert event of the season!
November 9 – January 13, 2019, Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Fran Charnas, Musical Arrangements by Tom Fitt, Gil Lieb and Dick Schermesser, Additional Orchestrations by Corey Allen, Directed by JC Clementz. An energy filled musical revue! Featuring five triple threat actor/musician/dancers, The All Night Strut! takes you on a musical journey through hits from the 1930s and 1940s from some of the greats including Duke Ellington, Frank Loesser and the Gershwins. From the funky jive of Harlem, to the romance of the Stage Door Canteen, it’s filled with jazz, blues, bebop and American songbook standards such as “Minnie The Moocher,” “In The Mood,” “Fascinatin’ Rhythm,” “I’ll Be Seeing You,” “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing,” and “White Cliffs of Dover.”
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