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Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 8 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Beethoven’s great “Pastorale” symphony — his loving tribute to country life — completes this program, featuring brilliant Norwegian violinist Kraggerud in his own compositions and in Bruch’s melodious concerto.
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Music Program

Edward Elgar | In the South (Alassio)
Max Bruch | Violin Concerto No. 1
Henning Kraggerud | Three Postludes from Equinox
Ludwig van Beethoven | Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale)

Guest Artist

Henning Kraggerud, Violin
“Kraggerud took advantage of every possibility the music offered, from soaring, high harmonic melodies to…rich interaction with the orchestra.” —The International Review of Music

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Prelude Discussion

Enjoy a 30-minute talk by music experts starting one hour before each concert in Overture Hall. Free to ticketholders.
October speaker: Tyrone Greive, former MSO Concertmaster and retired UW-Madison, Professor of Violin

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