Present Music Celebrates 25 Years with 11 World Premieres!
25 Years! Season Opener
Saturday, September 9, 7:15 pm
Three World Premieres including an outdoor theatrical arrival of the musicians concocted by wizard composer, Phil Kline. Pre-concert festivities on the
Friday, November 17, 7:30pm and Sunday, November 19, 4:00 pm
Two World Premiers! Present Music favorites Kamran Ince and Michael Torke will each create a piece for our annual Thanksgiving concert. Present Music will be joined by the Milwaukee Children’s Choir, Milwaukee Choral Artists and the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Senior Orchestra for two of the largest premiers in our history! Also featured will be organist Karen Beaumont and the annual tradition with The Bucks, American Indian Drumming and Singing Group.
Premieres and Polkas
Saturday, January 6, 7:30 p.m.
For this concert we squeeze Two World Premiers of the unpredictable Randall Woolf and Present Music newcomer Melissa Mazolli. Composers and accordionists, Guy Klucevsek and Stas Venglevski team up for some dynamic duos, and the Milwaukee Accordion Club delivers delicious pre-concert appetizers.
All Over The Map
Saturday, February 17, 7:30pm
Featuring French songs that chanteuse extraordinaire, Robin Pluer, loves to sing. The World Premiere of Hibiscus by Chinese composer Xiaogang Ye. Mrs. Fun joins the band with their dazzling energy on stage and for a post concert PARTY!
Saturday, April 21, 7:30 p.m.
UWM Zelazo Hall –
A World Premiere by Elena Kats- Chernin. Her music is international in flavor and influence. You’ll also hear The Chamber Concerto by Finnish composer Kimmo Hakola- a work to be performed during Present Music’s all Hakola concert at
25 Years! Season Finale
Saturday June 9, 7:30 p.m.
UWM Zelazo Hall –
Two World Premiers, a pipa virtuoso and a diva! Amy X Neuburg and Gao Hong return- and you’ll hear a premier by Present Music first-timer, Gregory Spears. Stick around for the after-concert party and celebrate! 25 Years!
Season Passes: On
Season 6 – $185, $135, $85 (premium, standard, bargain)
Favorite 4 – $111 (premium seating)
Students – 50% off standard and bargain seating
Single tickets on sale: August 1, 2006
$37 – Premium seating
$27 – Standard seating
$17 – Bargain Seating
Students – 50% off all levels
Groups of 10 or more – special discounts available