Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
The opening concerts proudly feature the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Principal Violist Chris Dozoryst shines as soloist in Berlioz’s
Harold in Italy, and the 500th anniversary of a turning point in history is honored with Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 8 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Bach/Stokowski | Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Mendelssohn | Symphony No. 5, Reformation
Berlioz | Harold in Italy
John DeMain, Conductor
Chris Dozoryst, Viola
About Chris Dozoryst
The 2017–18 season will mark Christopher Dozoryst’s tenth season as principal viola with the Madison Symphony Orchestra. In conjunction with his orchestral duties, Chris also performs with the MSO’s HeartStrings program as violist with the Rhapsodie Quartet. He also performs and records work locally and regionally in Madison and Chicago. He has performed numerous engagements with well-known musicians including Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, and Smokey Robinson.
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Programs Notes will be available in July 2017.
Enjoy a 30-minute talk by music experts starting one hour before each concert in Overture Hall. Free to ticketholders.
September speaker: TBA
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS
Wisconsin Arts Board funding comes with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.
THE GIALAMAS COMPANY, INC.
“The Gialamas Company is proud to be a sponsor for the Madison Symphony Orchestra’s 2017-2018 season. We greatly appreciate the MSO’s continued role in Madison’s vibrant performing arts community through magnificent performances and educational programs that inspire us all. Cheers to another fantastic season in Overture Hall!”