Concerts & Recitals

2019-2020 WYSO Season Schedule

All dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please check this page or call the WYSO office at (608) 263-3320 for up-to-date concert and ticket information. Unless otherwise indicated, all concerts are held on the UW-Madison campus at Mills Concert Hall in the UW-Madison Humanities building at 455 N. Park Street.

Tickets for concerts at Mills Hall are $10 for adults, $5 for youth 18 and under, and are available at the door 45 minutes prior to each concert.

WYSO Family Fest

Saturday, October 5, 2019, 1:00 pm – 3:45 pm
McFarland Lutheran Church

Concert Orchestra In-State Tour

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – Times & locations TBA

Philharmonia Orchestra In-State Tour

Thursday, November 14, 2019 – Times & locations TBA

WYSO Music Makers Fall Concert

Sunday, November 24, 2019, 5 pm
First Unitarian Society

Evelyn Steenbock Fall Concerts

Saturday, November 16, 2019
11:30 am: Opus One & Sinfonietta
1:30 pm: Harp Ensemble & Concert Orchestra
4 pm: Percussion Ensemble & Philharmonia Orchestra

Friday, November 22, 2019
7 pm: Youth Orchestra

With special guest artists
Nancy Goeres (Principal Bassoonist, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)
Michael Rusinek (Principal Clarinetist, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra)

Performing composer Jonathan Leshnoff’s Double Concerto for Clarinet and Bassoon 

Fall Chamber Music Recitals

Saturday, December 7, 2019, 7:00 pm, Capitol Lakes
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 2:00 pm, Oakwood Village
Saturday, December 14, 2019, 4:30 pm, Oakwood Village

Youth Orchestra Honors Recital

Friday, January 31, 2020, 7 pm

Brass Choirs Concert

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 2:30 pm

Philharmonia Orchestra Honors Recital

Friday, February 28, 2020, 7 pm

Taste of WYSO

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Opus One In-State Tour

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 – Times & locations TBA

Sinfonietta In-State Tour

Thursday, March 12, 2020 – Times & locations TBA

Diane Ballweg Winterfest Concerts

Friday, March 13, 2020
7 pm: Youth Orchestra with Madison Opera
Hamel Music Center

Saturday, March 14, 2020
11:30 am: Opus One & Sinfonietta
1:30 pm: Harp Ensemble & Concert Orchestra
4 pm: Philharmonia Orchestra & Advanced String Orchestra

Art of Note Gala

Saturday, March 21, 2020, 6 pm – 10 pm
Monona Terrace
6 pm: WYSO Chamber Orchestra

Percussion EXTRAVAGANZA!

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 1:30 pm

Spring Chamber Music Recitals

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 2:00 pm, Capitol Lakes
Saturday, April 4, 2020, 4:30 pm, Capitol Lakes
Saturday, April 11, 2020, 7:00 pm, Oakwood Village

Brass Choirs Concert

Saturday, May 9, 2020, 2:30 pm

Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Spring Concerts

Saturday, May 16, 2020
11:30 am: Opus One & Sinfonietta
1:30 pm: Harp Ensemble & Concert Orchestra
4 pm: Percussion Ensemble & Philharmonia Orchestra

Sunday, May 17, 2020
1 pm: Youth Orchestra

WYSO Music Makers Spring Concert

Sunday, May 31, 2020, 4 pm
First Unitarian Society

Youth Orchestra International Tour

July 9, 2020 – July 20, 2020
Slovakia, Poland, and Czech Republic

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