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Winter Masterworks Recording

Posted on: March 1st, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Our Winter Masterworks Livestream was a HUGE success!  THANK YOU to all who “attended”. Congratulations to our RSO musicians, John Komasa, and 2020 Artist-in-Residence Joshua Zajac for their beautiful performances. Did you miss the performance?  NO WORRIES!  It’s now available on our YouTube Channel.  Performance information and program notes also available.  And don’t forget the […]

Winter Masterworks Concert Livestream – Program Notes

Posted on: February 22nd, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26 (1861) – Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) Allegro non troppo Poco adagio Scherzo: Poco allegro Finale: Allegro Born in Hamburg, Germany, in 1833, Johannes Brahms is considered not only a master of the symphonic and sonata style, but also, the reframer of the traditions of Haydn, […]

Introducing Nolan Boerner

Posted on: February 15th, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

We are thrilled to congratulate our 2021 Young Artists’ Competition Winner, Nolan Boerner! Nolan Boerner is a Sophomore at the Prairie School and has been playing cello since he was 7 years old. He began taking cello lessons with Martha Veto and has continued to study cello, piano and music theory under her tutelage in addition to […]

We want to hear from you!

Posted on: February 8th, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

  This concert season has been unlike any other, to say the least.   As we look to the future, we’d like to know what you think of our virtual program offerings.  Please click here and take a few minutes to complete a short survey. Thank you!

Winter Masterworks Livestream Event

Posted on: February 1st, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

We are thrilled to announce our Winter Masterworks Concert, Saturday, February 27 at 7:30 pm LIVE on our YouTube Channel. This performance includes Władysław Żeleński‘s Piano Quartet in C Minor and Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quartet No. 2 in A Major,  Op. 26 both featuring Maestro Pasquale Laurino leading a chamber ensemble of select musicians and […]

Four Seasons with the RSO – “Winter”

Posted on: January 25th, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Winter is here! The latest installment of our Four Seasons with the RSO series, “Winter”, is now available. We hope you enjoy this performance of Vivaldi’s masterpiece featuring Maestro Pasquale Laurino and select members of the Racine Symphony. A special thanks to our friends at O&H Danish Bakery for providing the delicious pastry and hot […]

Announcing the 2021 Young Artists’ Competition

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

The Racine Symphony is pleased to announce details of our 2021 Young Artist Competition.  This is one of our favorite programs of the year as the First Place winner will be the featured guest artist on our April 18, 2021 Masterworks Season Finale. Due to the Covid-19 public health emergency we have made several changes […]

A Hygge “Winter” with the RSO

Posted on: January 12th, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

We are now deep into the throes of winter with frigid temperatures, gray skies, and snow cover on the ground.  What better way to sink into the season then with the Danish practice of Hygge?  This isn’t merely a word for coziness and comfort but also a practice of gathering with friends to enjoy feelings […]

A New Year with the RSO

Posted on: January 5th, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Welcome to 2021! A bright and shiny new year is upon us and we are hard at work behind the scenes of the RSO.   The second half of our 2020-21 season will bring livestreamed performances from Bedford Hall on the UW-Parkside campus and the continuation of our Four Seasons with the RSO project with the […]

Happy New Year from the RSO!

Posted on: January 1st, 2021 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

We look forward to providing beautiful music and educational outreach programs in 2021 and beyond.  Happy New Year!