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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.

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

Read the Program Notes

Available July 2016-Read more about the music you'll hear live at the Symphony!

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


Major funding
provided by

Charitable Trust


Cyrena and
Lee Pondrom

Additional funding
provided by

DeWitt Ross &
Stevens S.C.

Audrey and
Philip Dybdahl

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