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Address: 1101 North Market Street, Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI
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Growing better by the week!

Watching the MSO grow under the baton of Maestro de Waart has been a joy. They are becoming a tight, cohesive ensemble which is comfortable with all the repertoire. I attended... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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East Troy, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Treated ourselves to box seats at this wonderful performance. Orchestra and vocalists were wonderful. We are recent transplants from Chicago where we had been CSO subscribers for over 25 years and were worried we would notice a drop in quality, not so. Our only complaint is the Marcus theater. We don't like the seating although the box seats were great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Watching the MSO grow under the baton of Maestro de Waart has been a joy. They are becoming a tight, cohesive ensemble which is comfortable with all the repertoire. I attended last night's performance of the Mozart piano concerto (#18) and the Schubert Great C-Major symphony. Last night was probably my 10th visit to the MSO - it's worth the... More 

Thank George K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is flat-out excellent. Visiting artists and conductors are world-class, and clearly Edo de Waart is a draw, with his connections in the music world. I love the way that concerts are put together, combining new and experimental with classical, but tying the pieces together with a common thread. If you get tickets I recommend going to... More 

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Beaver Dam, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Wonderful afternoon spent with choral music and soloist Ashley Brown. Music was traditional songs. Highlight was Oh Holy Night. The venue was very nice. We got our tickets as a gift and thanked our son many times. Great way to start the Christmas season.

Thank suzz22bd
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We're fortunate to have such a fine orchestra. The Milwaukee Symphony has consistently received critical acclaim for their artistic achievements under their conductor, Edo de Waart, for their artistic achievements and rightfully so. The individual players are first rate players as well, especially Frank Almond, the concertmaster.

Thank Margaret W
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Have enjoyed the MSO for decades--truly professional presentations, whether classical, neo, or pops. They've been hurting financially, and could use your money!

Thank MKEDr
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Not enough can be said about Milwaukee's world-class orchestra and their programs! The musicianship for classical as well as pops concerts is first rate. Whether it's Edo de Waart conducting the orchestra or John Williams, what each audience gets is the very best from every player. Every concert is a great experience and acts as a beautiful centerpiece for any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I'm not very familiar with classical music but I enjoyed the concert. We went to the pre-concert lecture which helped me understand what I was listening to :-) Knowing one of the members of the orchestra added to the enjoyment of the concert.

Thank MaryAnn F
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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119 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've seen the MSO perform several times. At certain performances, I've noticed that my breathing slows down and once in a while I've even closed my eyes. While you could never fall asleep because you wouldn't want to miss a moment of the performance, it is soooooooooooooooo relaxing to just sit there and absorb the music.

Thank DLKWI88
Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony is truly world class! Always excellent performances with great guest performers. The acoustics and comfort of the venue are perfect. It's one of our favorites.

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