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Get lost in a live musical journey led by Milwaukee’s most talented musicians and conductors. With everything from classical to contemporary — and everything in between, there’s something for everybody.

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Beethoven’s Emperor

In the season’s final celebration of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, the MSO performs the composer’s mighty Emperor piano concerto; expect military rhythms and explosive brilliance for the solo piano. Han-na Chang also conducts Bartók’s towering Concerto for Orchestra, which gives each section of instruments a chance to shine.

Season Finale – Everyone Sang

The MSO closes its season with one of the most legendary and beloved works for the instrument: Bruch’s Violin Concerto, performed here by Concertmaster Frank Almond. The program also invites the Milwaukee Symphony Chorus for three choral gems: a sacred work by Dvořák, Vaughan Williams’ Whitman-inspired Toward the Unknown
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and Everyone Sang by contemporary composer Helen Grime.

Blockbuster Scores – Music from TV & Film

A great soundtrack can create drama, sizzle, intrigue and romance. In this dynamic program, we explore the world of blockbuster movie and TV scores, from Back to the Future to Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, and beyond. Prepare to have your hair raised, your heart melted, and your spirits lifted by the power of music.