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String Fever

Fri., Apr. 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Apr. 14, 2018, 8 p.m.
Sun., Apr. 15, 2018, 2:30 p.m.

There is no better time of year to catch the spirit of music, than when John DeMain captures the essence of the budding season with Schumann's Spring Symphony. Joining him is Grammy Award-winner Augustin Hadelich in a scintillating performance of the Dvořák Violin Concerto, long overdue for a hearing at these concerts.

Music Program

Britten | Sinfonia da Requiem
Dvořák | Violin Concerto
Schumann | Symphony No. 1, Spring

Featuring

John DeMain, Conductor
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
“He makes the musical sense of each piece crystal clear, and his playing has an inner life; each phrase, each note, is felt as it’s played.” —Gramophone Magazine

Read the Program Notes

Read more about the music you'll hear live at the Symphony!
Programs Notes will be available in July 2017.

Prelude Discussion

Enjoy a 30-minute talk by music experts starting one hour before each concert in Overture Hall. Free to ticketholders.
April speaker: TBA

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

Major funding
provided by

Stephen Morton

Lynn Allen-Hoffmann and Michael Hoffmann

Fred and Mary Mohs

Additional funding
provided by
Wisconsin Arts Board funding comes with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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