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UWM Symphony Orchestra and Choirs Concert
November 15, 2013 - November 16, 2013
Performances begin at 7:30pm each night. Seating to begin at 7:15pm.
Concert programs to include:
– Wagner, Die Meistersinger , Lohengrin and Siegfried Idyll (to commemorate Wagner’s Bicentennial Anniversary)
– Mechem: Songs of the Slave (to commemorate the Bicentennial Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation)
Sarah Richardson, soprano (MM 2010)
and Bryan Elsesser, bass-baritone (MM 2011)
Join us for these pre-concert lectures (Lecture Seating to begin at 6:15pm each night):
– Fri, Nov 15, 6:30pm: Kirke Mechem, Composer, “Origins and Genesis of Songs of the Slave” at Bader Concert Hall
– Sat, Nov 16, 6:30pm: Dr. Robert Smith, UWM History Department, “The Civil War: John Brown, Frederick Douglass, and How the Arts Provide Perspective”