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Welcome to Milwaukee Musaik

A Consortium of Musicians Dedicated to an Imaginative Concert Experience

It is with pleasure that we present the inaugural season of the Milwaukee Musaik (formerly the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra). We look forward to three exciting programs that are true to our name: a musical mosaic (ger. musik+mosaik) of diverse versatile musicians and premier ensembles from the Milwaukee music scene and beyond.

After our exciting debut with the virtuoso string orchestra concert The Sound of Musaik, led by conductor Alexander Mandl, and an outstanding European Tour concert, we look forward to our final concert of the season. Join us for:


IN MEMORIAM,

MUSIC OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR


April 3, 2016 at 2:30pm | Mount Mary University | Helfaer Hall

  • George Butterworth:  “The Banks of Green Willow”
  • Ivor Gurney:  “The Western Playland”
  • Claude Debussy:  Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
  • James H. Rogers:  “In Memoriam”
  • André Caplet:  “Masque of the Red Death”
  • Arnold Schönberg:  “Die Eiserne Brigade”

Performers include: Philomusica Quartet members (Jeanyi Kim and Sascha Mandl, violins; Nathan Hackett, viola); Scott Tisdel, cello; William Helmers, clarinet; Kelsey Molinari, harp; Emma Koi, flute; Paul Rowe, baritone and Martha Fischer, piano.

Dr. Marguerite Helmers will present pre-concert lecture on the composer’s lives at 2:00pm!