Mark your calendars for these exciting upcoming events!
MUSICIANS OF THE SIBELIUS ACADEMY, HELSINKI, FINLAND
In residency March 2--March 8
Presenting masterclasses on Finnish music education, diction, repertoire and a final concert at Luther Memorial Church on Saturday, March 8, at 1 pm. All events are free and open to the public. More information: http://uwmadisonschoolofmusic.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/sibelius/
UW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WITH TUBIST GENE POKORNY, CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Join conductor James Smith and special guest conductor, retiring tuba professor John Stevens as they welcome CSO's principal (and only) tubist, Gene Pokorny, to perform "Journey," a concerto for tuba composed by Stevens and premiered by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 2000. Also on the program: Brahms's Academic Festival Overture and Symphony No. 2. Presented in partnership with the Wisconsin Union Theater.
Sunday, March 9, 7:30 PM, Mills Hall.
ILIA RADOSLAVOV, PIANIST
Come hear alumnus Ilia Radoslavov, a former Collins Fellow and doctoral student of Christopher Taylor's as he performs the Piano Sonata Op. 10, No. 3 in D Major, Ludwig van Beethoven; the "Improvisation" of Pancho Vladigerov; and "Pictures at an Exhibition" of Modest Mussourgsky's as transcribed for piano. Radoslavov is now a professor of piano at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Friday, March 7, 8 PM, Morphy Hall.