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Holiday Cheer Enclosed

Posted on: December 22nd, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Music is a part of who you are. The holidays are fast approaching and our need for music is growing more each day.  We hope the RSO’s holiday recordings bring you comfort and joy this season. Your commitment to the arts in your community helped us create these performances. Please help the RSO today by […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer

Posted on: December 15th, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

What are the holidays without music? The Racine Symphony is committed to bringing music to your community. Our YouTube Channel is filled with performances for you to enjoy FREE of charge. This week’s holiday presentation is now live!  Your support makes the music come alive. The RSO cannot fulfill our mission without your help. Please […]

Holidays with the RSO!

Posted on: December 8th, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

This time of year we would normally be basking in the flow of yet another successful Holiday Pops Concert.  Celebrating this festive season with you, our extended RSO family, is one of the highlights of our concert season.  It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. Given the realities of 2020, this year […]

Felix Mendelssohn and his Octet for Strings

Posted on: November 30th, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Octet for Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (1825) – Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847) Allegro moderato, ma con fuoco Andante Scherzo. Allegro leggierissimo Presto Felix Mendelssohn greets this life surrounded by culture, with wealthy parents who not only support the Berlin arts, but also bring artists home for dinners and concerts in their living […]

Happy Thanksgiving from the RSO

Posted on: November 25th, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Wishing you and yours a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!! In this season of gratitude, we are most grateful for YOU. The generosity and support you have shown warms our hearts and ensures our future. THANK YOU from the bottom of our hears.

Introducing 2020 Artist-in-Residence Joshua Zajac

Posted on: November 9th, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

The Racine Symphony is thrilled to announce 2020 Artist-In-Residence Joshua Zajac. An experienced performer and educator from the Chicago area, Josh brings a fresh perspective to his residency with the Racine Symphony. His performing experience includes performing “Don Quixote” with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, a year-long project with the internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, […]

Virtual Wine Tasting Fundraiser!

Posted on: November 3rd, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

The holidays will soon be upon us followed by a long Wisconsin winter. What better way to prepare than to stock up on wines from Uncorkt, especially when they’re donating part of the proceeds to Racine Symphony Orchestra! Join us for our Holiday Happy Hour Virtual Wine Tasting on Saturday, November 21 from 6:00 – […]

Music is Essential

Posted on: October 27th, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

2020.  Who knew? We never imagined a time without live performances. Welcoming you into our concert hall is one of our greatest joys and we greatly miss seeing you in person. However, the RSO is still making music.  As you can see from our YouTube Channel, we have been busy creating new content for the […]

Who was Grażyna Bacewicz?

Posted on: October 20th, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Program notes written by Pat Badger Quartet for 4 Violins (1949) – Grazyna Bacewicz (1909 – 1969) I Allegretto – Allegro giocoso II Andante tranquillo III Molto Allegro Grazyna Bacewicz was born early in 1909 in Lodz, Poland. Like Mendelssohn and Mozart, her family figures prominently in the cultivation of her talents. Her father begins […]

Noc Muzyki (Music Night) with the Racine Symphony!

Posted on: October 12th, 2020 by Racine Symphony Orchestra No Comments

Join us for a celebration of Polish Cultural Heritage with our our live release party with our performance of Grazyna Bacewicz Quartet for Four Violins featuring Maestro Pasquale Laurino, Alexander Mandl, Darlene Rivest, and Claudette Kolosowski. This “dinner and a show” event begins Saturday, October 24 at 7:30 pm on our YouTube Channel with a […]