Schedule 2018-19




Flag Day Concert of the Wisconsin Philharmonic

30 – Sept 2

103rd Season of the Maverick Concerts, Woodstock, N.Y.



The Imani Winds; Andrew Russo, piano; Kitt Potter and Alexander Platt, reciters
A Bastille Day Tribute: Josephine Baker and Her World

Valerie Coleman: Portraits of Josephine
Lalo Schifrin: La Nouvelle Orleans
George Gershwin: Three Preludes for Piano
Francis Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Winds
Readings from the memoirs of Josephine Baker and Count Harry Kessler



Maverick Concerts
The Caroga Arts Ensemble, Actors and Writers Theatre,
Artists of the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice
Lenny at 100: A Bernstein Birthday Fete

Leonard Bernstein: SONGFEST (1977), arranged for voices and chamber ensemble
by Alexander Platt and Robert Osborne (2011) (New York premiere)



Westport Arts Center
The Bill Charlap Trio: Celebrating the Leonard Bernstein Songbook


Wisconsin Philharmonic
Lara St.John, violin

Bartok: Roumanian Dances
Dvorak: Notturno for Strings
Antonio Vivaldi, and Astor Piazzolla, arr.Leonid Desyatnikov (1999):
The Four Seasons, in Venice and Buenos Aires



Westport Arts Center

Lenny in Westport: Jamie Bernstein, Kate Remington and Alexander Platt,
in Conversation at the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein


La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
Simon Mulligan, piano

Lutoslawski: Symphonic Variations
Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F Minor
Beethoven: Symphony No.2


Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago
The Caroga Arts Ensemble
Benjamin Busch, Narrator
Artists from the Ryan Center of the Lyric Opera of Chicago
The Grainger Ballroom, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Mahler’s Wunderhorn Songs: A Soldier’s Tale
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day
Seventeen songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn, arranged for chamber orchestra by Wolfgang Renz, with great poetry from the World War I era
Presented with lead sponsorship by the Poetry Foundation



Wisconsin Philharmonic
Tim Kamps, violin
Friday Flix: Classic Hollywood Scores

John Williams:
Music from Superman, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind,

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Jurassic Park, E.T.,
Schindler’s List, and Star Wars


La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
Tessa Lark, violin
Celebrating the Centennial of Armistice Day

Alberic Magnard: Hymne a la Justice
Ernest Chausson: Poeme
Maurice Ravel: Tzigane
Claude Debussy, orch. Andre Caplet: Berceuse Heroique; Clair de lune
George Gershwin: An American in Paris


Westport Arts Center
Simon Mulligan, piano: Improvisations on Leonard Bernstein



Waukegan Symphony Orchestra
Piano Soloist TBA

Bartok: Roumanian Dances
Shostakovich: Symphony No.1
Lecuona: Malaguena
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue


Wisconsin Philharmonic
The Brusubardis Family, the Milwaukee Children’s Choir,
the Waukesha Choral Union, and the Hartford and Waukesha North
High School Choirs, and the Jubilate Chorale

Leroy Anderson: Music from A Christmas Festival
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins, RV 549
Telemann: Viola Concerto
Franck: Panis Angelicus
Vivaldi/d’Indy: Cello Concerto in E Minor, RV 409
John Finnegan: A Christmas Sing-Along
John Rutter: Candlelight Carol, Star Carol, Mary’s Lullaby, Jesus Child
Mozart: “Laudate Dominum”, from the Solemn Vespers
John Williams: finale from Home Alone
Rodgers and Hammerstein: finale from The Sound of Music
arr. Bruce Chase: We Wish You a Merry Christmas

14, 15

La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, La Crosse Youth Symphony Orchestra,
La Crosse Boy Choir, and La Crosse Girl Choir

Chip Davis: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Prokofiev: Sleigh Ride from Lt. Kije
Berlin/Bennett: White Christmas
Samuel Adler: To Celebrate a Miracle
Chip Davis: Stille Nacht
Redner/Robertson: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Torme/Custer: The Christmas Song
Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Chip Davis: Deck the Halls
Bizet: Music from the L’Arlisienne Suites
John Williams: Suite from Home Alone
John Finnegan: A Christmas Sing-Along




Westport Arts Center
Ensemble REBEL
Music of Bach, Telemann, Vivaldi, Leclair



Westport Arts Center
Mak Grgic, guitar
Music of Bach, Bernstein, Albeniz, Ginastera


Knox-Galesburg Symphony Orchestra
Melissa White, violin

Honegger: Pacific 2-3-1
Duparc: Aux Etoiles
Mozart: Violin Concerto No.4 in D, K.218
Franck: Symphony in D Minor



Westport Arts Center
Borromeo String Quartet
Music of Copland, Barber, Beethoven, and Ruth Crawford Seeger


La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
Rising Stars Young Artist Competition Winners

Program to include Leonard Bernstein:
Candide Overture; “Mambo” from West Side Story;
Suite from On the Waterfront


La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
2019 “Symphony for Youth” Performances


Wisconsin Philharmonic
Julian Rhee, violin
Members of Trinity Irish Dancers

Howard Shore: Music from Lord of the Rings
James Horner: Theme from Braveheart
Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra
Leroy Anderson: The Irish Suite
arr. Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry (“Danny Boy”)
Ronan Hardiman: Lord of the Dance


La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
2019 “Symphony for Youth” Performances

22, 23

Webcasts of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra



Andrew Russo, piano

Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Hans Zimmer: Music from Gladiator
Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1
Sibelius: Symphony No.2


La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
Yevgeny Kutik, violin

John Williams:
The Flight to Neverland, from Hook
Suite from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Raider’s March from Indian Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark
Adventures on Earth, from E.T.
Suite from Jurassic Park
Suite from Schindler’s List
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D Major



Westport Arts Center
Music of Beethoven, Bernstein, Brahms


La Crosse Symphony Orchestra Driftless Chamber Concert
Lara St.John, violin

Dvorak: Serenade for Strings in E Major
Vivaldi/Astor Piazzolla, arr.Leonid Desyatnikov (1999):
The Four Seasons, in Venice and Buenos Aires



La Crosse Symphony Orchestra
Frederic Chiu, piano

Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.1 in G Minor
Mussorgsky, orch.Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

14, 15

Wisconsin Philharmonic Flag Day Concerts


Ravinia Festival
Caroga Arts Ensemble
Vocal Fellows of the Steans Music Institute

Leonard Bernstein, arr. Alexander Platt: SONGFEST (1977)