Thursday August 7 2014 7 pm at Rennebohm Park 115 North Eau Claire, Madison
The Capitol City band under the direction of Jim Latimer presents a free concert.
Saturday August 9 11 am at Overture Center-Overture Hall 201 State Street, Madison
A free Madison Symphony Orchestra organ concert by Donald VerKullen
Wisconsin native and current Oberlin College organ performance major Donald VerKuilen makes his Overture Hall debut in an exciting program of music by Saint-Saëns, Widor and Archer. He recently returned from a concert tour of French organs, and is certain to bring the same magic to the colossal Klais organ! Don’t miss his exciting interpretations as we wrap up this season’s summer concert series!
The Madison Symphony Orchestra and Overture Center for the Arts present the Farmers’ Market Concert Series in partnership with 77 Square. The Free Farmers’ Market Concerts are generously sponsored by Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation. Support for all Overture Concert Organ programs is provided by the Diane Endres Ballweg Fund.
To see the Overture Concert Organ series of concerts for 2014-15 or to subscribe at a 25% savings, visit: www.madisonsymphony.org/organseason14-15
Sunday August 10 7:30 pm at Taliesin-Hillside Theater, 6604 Highway 23, Spring Green (repeated Monday 8/11, same time and location).
The Rural Musicians Forum presents Brahms’ “A German Requiem” with soprano Monica Dunn, baritone Carl Leaf & director Effi Casey.
Brahms’ major, large-scale work, A German Requiem, is scheduled for Sunday, August 10; Monday August 11 at the Hillside Theater. Directed by Effi Casey, Taliesin’s Director of Music, the requiem is an unchallenged monument to music for chorus and orchestra with soloists soprano Monica Dunn and baritone Carl Leaf at its core. An evening of profound, deeply moving classical music. 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday August 13, 7 pm at Old Sauk Trails Park, Madison
Concert in the Park featuring the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra
[Compiled by Rich Samuels, host of “Anything Goes”, 5-8 am CDT Thursdays on WORT 89.9 fm streaming at wortfm.org]