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Milwaukee, WI 53202
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The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Wisconsin's premier entertainment showcase, is home to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera, Milwaukee Ballet and First Stage Milwaukee. It is also a presenter of hit Broadway touring shows.
 
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May 5, 2017
The Barber of Seville

The 83rd Season from the Florentine comes to a delightful close with Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. Our comic hero, Figaro, takes a machiavellian center stage in the hilarious manipulations that unfold in this great operatic folly. Deceptions and counter-deceptions frame Rossini’s frothy score in this delightful and adventurous romp. From the first beautiful moment to the opera’s hilariously happy ending, audiences will be rapt by the score of one of the greatest comic operatic masterpieces. This production and recording is made possible with major support from Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from NEA Artworks and Milwaukee County CAMPAC Title Artist Sponsor: Nita Soref *Carol Garcia in the role of Rosina is supported by the Marie Z. Uihlein Artist Fund.

May 6, 2017
Recycled Percussion

Since Justin Spencer formed Recycled Percussion in 1995, the band has been unstoppable. Their junk rock music became a national phenomenon week after week during their smash hit performances on America’s Got Talent in 2009. Playing over 4,000 shows and over 400 corporate events in over 15 countries, the group has also done guest appearances on "Carson Daly", “The Today Show”, “China’s Got Talent” and the Latin Grammy Awards. After being featured on the cover of “USA Today” and being voted National Act of the Year a record-breaking six times, the band gained world-wide recognition.

May 6, 2017
Recycled Percussion

Since Justin Spencer formed Recycled Percussion in 1995, the band has been unstoppable. Their junk rock music became a national phenomenon week after week during their smash hit performances on America’s Got Talent in 2009. Playing over 4,000 shows and over 400 corporate events in over 15 countries, the group has also done guest appearances on "Carson Daly", “The Today Show”, “China’s Got Talent” and the Latin Grammy Awards. After being featured on the cover of “USA Today” and being voted National Act of the Year a record-breaking six times, the band gained world-wide recognition.

May 7, 2017
The Barber of Seville

The 83rd Season from the Florentine comes to a delightful close with Rossini’s The Barber of Seville. Our comic hero, Figaro, takes a machiavellian center stage in the hilarious manipulations that unfold in this great operatic folly. Deceptions and counter-deceptions frame Rossini’s frothy score in this delightful and adventurous romp. From the first beautiful moment to the opera’s hilariously happy ending, audiences will be rapt by the score of one of the greatest comic operatic masterpieces. This production and recording is made possible with major support from Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from NEA Artworks and Milwaukee County CAMPAC Title Artist Sponsor: Nita Soref *Carol Garcia in the role of Rosina is supported by the Marie Z. Uihlein Artist Fund.

May 17, 2017
Spellbound

Join us as we present the Wisconsin premiere of Kile Smith’s fresh, richly emotional new piece, Canticle. We will complete this mystical, moving concert with several pieces by Latvian composer ?riks Ešenvalds. Their music is astoundingly beautiful, breathtaking, and ethereal. The emotional setting of text and dense, luscious writing will elevate you.



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