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Emergence: Gaia Rising

Date(s): 4/17/2015, 4/18/2015, 4/19/2015

7:30 p.m.

Overture Center for the Arts, Promenade Hall 201 State Street Madison WI 53703
Seeds sleep the winter chill away, and in respect for the warming sun, the spring rains and receptive earth, a new beginning emerges, as does new and original dance…

A piquant potpourri of new dances presented by local, national, and international choreographers. Maureen Janson, director of Smartdance, presents a postmodernist work. Choreographer and former Lar Lubovitch dancer Marc Kotz presents his classical modern work. Audience-favorite Kiro Kopulos, unveils a work informed by Japanese Butoh. Robert E Cleary re-invents his Primavera Portena. Tiana Ching Maslanka, premieres a dance based on Scottish folklore. Brienna Tipler, a work inspired by Monet masterpieces. Carlos Ramirez, director of Danztrad, blends Mexican folkloric and modern dance. Juan Carlos Díaz Vélez, presents a fusion of Flamenco with contemporary ballet.

Pre-Show Talk Opening Night
Friday April 17, 7:00-7:30pm, Promenade Hall
Show ticket or ticket stub to Mime Body Spirit for admittance. Choreographers will talk about their process of creating dance.
Kanopy Dance
Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison WI 53703
Ticket Office: 608 258-4141
Info: 608 255-2211
Link to tickets:
http://www.kanopydance.org/index.php?page=Company&subpage=Performances
Website: www.kanopydance.org

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Martha Graham: In Her Footsteps

Date(s): 2/6/2015, 2/7/2015, 2/8/2015

7:30 p.m

Overture Center for the Arts, Promenade Hall 201 State Street Madison WI 53703
Grace, hope, beauty, tenderness: uplifting human cornerstones for expanding above the shadows of war…

In homage to the founder, we present selections from Martha Graham’s iconic Appalachian Spring, danced to Aaron Copeland’s uplifting music. Debuted at the height of WW II, it is an American dance of grace and expansive hope.

Miki Orihara, Principal Dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company will perform a solo from her recent concert ‘Resonance' that premiered at LaMama, NYC.

Lisa Thurrell’s powerful ‘Miserere’ (Have Mercy), International Bonnie Bird Choreography Award nominee, reveals humankind’s struggle to reach the divine. Robert E. Cleary premieres homage; and Kanopy will perform NYC choreographer Stanley Love’s ‘Bonewash.’

Re-staging of selections from Appalachian Spring licensed through Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance.

Pre-Show Talk Opening Night
Friday Feb 6, 7:00-7:30pm, Promenade Hall
Show ticket or ticket stub to Martha Graham: In her Footsteps for admittance.
Artists will discuss Martha Graham’s legacy and work.
Kanopy Dance
Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison WI 53703
Ticket Office: 608 258-4141
Info: 608 255-2211
Link to tickets:
http://www.kanopydance.org/index.php?page=Company&subpage=Performances
Website: www.kanopydance.org

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Mime.Body.Spirit

Date(s): 11/14/2014, 11/15/2014, 11/16/2014

7:30 p.m.

Overture Center for the Arts, Promenade Hall 201 State Street Madison WI 53703
Venture into a questing dreamscape of mystery and nuance as physical theater and modern dance marry into an evening of angst, solace, and vibration…

A confluence of dancer/actors from across America and Europe join Kanopy for a mysterious and powerful evening.

“A Strange Day for Mister K,” a world premiere of corporeal mime physical theater and dance written especially for Kanopy by recognized leaders of the genre: Steve Wasson and Corrine Soum, Artistic Directors of London’s Theatre de L’Ange Fou and White Church Theatre Project, Spring Green. Former Martha Graham principal dancers, Graham dancers, and Kanopy Dancers perform together in this Kafkaesque tale.

Also on the program, Steve Wasson and Corinne Soum perform “Resonance II,” a duet based on the founder of Corporeal Mime, Etienne Decroux’s “La Meditation.” Former Graham Principal Dancers and Graham dancers: Donlin Foreman and Jenny Emerson Foreman dance their “Last Call,” Martin Løfsnes and Carrie Elmore Tallitch create a duet of energies; Sandra Kaufmann and Deb Goodman reprise Lisa Thurrell’s Lamentation Variation *.

*Lamentation Variation created in association with, and using the creative structure provided by, the Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance.

Pre-Show Talk Opening Night
Friday Nov 14, 7:00-7:30pm, Promenade Hall
Show ticket or ticket stub to Mime Body Spirit for admittance.
Artists will talk about the creation process.

Tickets:
608 258-4141
www.overturecenter.org
$29 General/$22 Student (college/university)/$14 kids (under 18)
Kanopy Dance
Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison WI 53703
Ticket Office: 608 258-4141
Info: 608 255-2211
Link to tickets:
http://www.kanopydance.org/index.php?page=Company&subpage=Performances
Website:
www.kanopydance.org

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Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra - Masterworks 3

Date(s): 2/20/2015

8:00 p.m.

Overture Center - Capitol Theater - Madison
Friday, February 20, 2015
8:00 pm | Capitol Theater | Overture Center for the Arts
Masterworks
Masterworks III - 2014/15 Season

Guest Artist: Shai Wosner, piano
Shai Wosner has performed Beethoven and Mozart on his previous visits to Madison. In making the triumvirate complete, he will perform two concertos by Haydn. The pairing with Schubert’s Symphony No.2 places us squarely in the classical age. We open with a neo-Romantic work by Italian-American composer, Vittorio Giannini, his Prelude and Fugue from 1955.

REPERTOIRE
HAYDN | Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major
HAYDN | Piano Concerto No. 11 in D major
SCHUBERT | Symphony No. 2 in B flat major
Missie Bradley
608-257-0638

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Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra - Masterworks 2

Date(s): 1/23/2015

8:00 p.m.

Overture Center - Capitol Theater - Madison
Friday, January 23, 2015
8:00 pm | Capitol Theater | Overture Center for the Arts
Masterworks
Masterworks II - 2014/15 Season

Guest Artist: Ilya Yakushev, piano
It is not often one may hear a keyboard concerto by J S Bach on the piano. Coupled with Mendelssohn’s flashy Piano Concerto No.1, and in the hands of soloist Ilya Yakushev, we will be ‘rocking’. We pair these two works with a sampling of twentieth century offerings by Schoenberg, his Chamber Symphony No. 2 and Paul Lewis’ English Suite for strings. Something for everyone.
REPERTOIRE
LEWIS | English Suite
BACH | Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor
SCHOENBERG | Chamber Symphony No. 2
MENDELSSOHN | Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor
Missie Bradley
608-257-0638

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/277069791.html | 277069791

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra - Masterworks 4

Date(s): 3/20/2015

8:00 p.m.

Overture Center - Capitol Theater - Madison
Friday, March 20, 2015
8:00 pm | Capitol Theater | Overture Center for the Arts
Masterworks
Masterworks IV - 2014/15 Season

Guest Artist: Amit Peled, cello
Amit Peled returns for Schumann’s late work, his Cello Concerto in A minor, and a special arrangement of Schubert’s Arpeggione Sonata. Always one for interesting discoveries, Amit’s stage presence and power is magical. English composer Frank Bridge’s string writing is both formidable and superb in his Suite for Strings, and Mozart’s timeless Symphony No. 40 in G minor, never grows old. Perfection complete.

REPERTOIRE
BRIDGE | Suite for String Orchestra
SCHUMANN | Cello Concerto in A minor
SCHUBERT | Arpeggionne Sonata
MOZART | Symphony No. 40 in G minor
Missie Bradley
608-257-0638

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/277070181.html | 277070181

Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra - Masterworks 5

Date(s): 5/1/2015

8:00 p.m.

Overture Center - Capitol Theater - Madison
Friday, May 1, 2015
8:00 pm | Capitol Theater | Overture Center for the Arts
Masterworks
Masterworks V- 2014/15 Season

Guest Artist: Bryan Wallick, piano
Back by popular demand, Bryan Wallick dazzled us with his stunning performance of Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 5, the “Egyptian”, in 2013. He returns to perform the “Emperor” Concerto in this all-Beethoven show-stopper. Opening the concert is the Leonora Overture No. 1, the first of four overtures written for his one and only opera Fidelio and concluding with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, one of those works you never get tired listening to.

REPERTOIRE
BEETHOVEN | Leonore Overture No. 1
BEETHOVEN | Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major ‘Emperor’
BEETHOVEN | Symphony No. 7 in A major
Missie Bradley
608-257-0638

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Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra - Masterworks 1

Date(s): 10/10/2014

8:00 p.m.

Overture Center - Capitol Theater - Madison
Friday, October 10, 2014
8:00 pm | Capitol Theater | Overture Center for the Arts
Masterworks
Masterworks I - 2014/15 Season

Guest Artists: Rachel Barton Pine, violin and Matthew Lipman, viola
Our opening program features three works for violin, Henri Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concerto No. 5 – a delightfully classical work - followed by Saint-Saëns’ tour de force, his Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, and the rarely heard, Concerto for Violin and Viola by Benjamin Britten. Rachel Barton Pine delighted us in the early 2000s, and has a commanding stage presence. Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Overture and Haydn’s Symphony No. 96, ‘the Miracle’ bookend this tour de force program.
REPERTOIRE
MOZART | Marriage of Figaro Overture
VIEUXTEMPS | Violin Concerto No.5 in A minor
SAINT-SAËNS | Introduction and Rondo capriccioso
BRITTEN | Concerto for Violin and Viola
HAYDN | Symphony No. 96 in D major ‘The Miracle’
Missie Bradley
608-257-0638

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Once

Date(s): 10/7/2014, 10/8/2014, 10/9/2014, 10/10/2014, 10/11/2014, 10/12/2014

Show times vary

Overture Center for the Arts -Overture Hall
Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs.
608-258-4141 or https://tickets.overturecenter.org/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=16&_ga=1.31854782.1818062428.1407349953

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Madison Symphony Orchestra - Ode to Joy Concert

Date(s): 5/8/2015 Date(s): 5/9/2015 Date(s): 5/10/2015

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 7:30 PM Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 8:00 PM Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Overture Hall
Conductor John DeMain and the musicians of the Madison Symphony Orchestra perform:
Bernstein’s Serenade and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. This concert features the Madison Symphony Chorus, violinist Naha Greenholtz, soprano Melody Moore, contralto Gwendolyn Brown, tenor Eric Barry, and bass Morris Robinson.
Teri Venker, (608) 257-3734, tvenker@madisonsymphony.org

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Madison Symphony Orchestra - Piano Genius Concert

Date(s): 4/10/2015 Date(s): 4/11/2015 Date(s): 4/12/2015

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8:00 PM Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Overture Hall
Conductor John DeMain and the musicians of the Madison Symphony Orchestra perform:
Bach’s Concerto No. 4 for Clavier, Liszt’s Concerto No. 1 for Piano, and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7. The special guest artist is pianist Christopher Taylor.
Teri Venker, (608) 247-3734, tvenker@madisonsymphony.org

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/269272221.html | 269272221

Madison Symphony Orchestra - Composers in Exile Concert

Date(s): 3/6/2015 Date(s): 3/7/2015

Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7:30 PM Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Overture Hall
“Composers in Exile: Creating the Hollywood Sound” is a unique concert by Conductor John DeMain and the Madison Symphony Orchestra, showcasing both the classical compositions and the later Hollywood film scores of composers who had to reinvent themselves after escaping Nazi persecution.
Teri Venker, (608) 257-3734, tvenker@madisonsymphony.org

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/269271821.html | 269271821

Madison Symphony Orchestra - Fliter Plays Chopin Concert

Date(s): 2/13/2015 Date(s): 2/14/2015

Friday, February 13, 2015 at 7:30 PM Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 8:00 PM

Overture Hall
Conductor John DeMain and the musicians of the Madison Symphony Orchestra perform:
Britten’s Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Chopin’s concerto No. 2 for Piano, and Schumann’s Symphony No. 4. The special guest artist is pianist Ingrid Fliter.
Teri Venker, (608) 257-3734, tvenker@madisonsymphony.org

http://www.nbc15.com/community/events/269271551.html | 269271551

Madison Symphony Orchestra - Christmas Concert

Date(s): 12/5/2014 Date(s): 12/6/2014 Date(s): 12/7/2014

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 7:30 PM Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Overture Hall
Conductor John DeMain and the musicians of the Madison Symphony Orchestra perform with the Madison Symphony Chorus, the Madison Youth Choirs, and the Mt. Zion Gospel Choir. Special guest artists include soprano Alyson Cambridge and tenor Harold Meers.
Teri Venker, (608) 257-3734, tvenker@madisonsymphony.org

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Madison Symphony Orchestra - Scandinavian Wonders Concert

Date(s): 11/7/2014 Date(s): 11/8/2014 Date(s): 11/9/2014

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Overture Hall
Conductor John DeMain and the musicians of the Madison Symphony Orchestra perform:
Greig's Lyric Suite, Sibelius' Concerto for Violin, and Nielsen's Symphony No. 4. The special guest artist is violinist Sarah Chang.
Teri Venker, (608) 257-3734, tvenker@madisonsymphony.org

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Madison Symphony Orchestra - Russian Spirit Concert

Date(s): 10/17/2014 Date(s): 10/18/2014 Date(s): 10/19/2014

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7:30 PM Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 8:30 PM Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Overture Hall
Conductor John DeMain and the musicians of the Madison Symphony Orchestra perform:
Tchaikovsky’s Suite from Swan Lake, Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 1 for Piano, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6. The special guest artist is pianist Olga Kern.
Teri Venker, (608) 257-3734, tvenker@madisonsymphony.org

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