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Cost: Single Tickets $8 - $75
Categories: Music

The 2024-2025 Classical Series

The Wisconsin Union Theater invites you to be part of the 105th year of our celebrated classical music series. This season, enjoy timeless works from renowned composers and modern interpretations that push classical into the present. Highlights include the return of GRAMMY-Award winning violinist Gil Shaham with pianist Orli Shaham; a collaboration between Eighth Blackbird and the UW Wind Ensemble; and the reinvented all-male cappella ensemble Chanticleer.

2024-2025 Classical Series subscriptions and single tickets will open to the public on May 28. Become a Classical Series subscriber to save 20% off tickets!

 

Current 2023-2024 Classical Series subscribers can guarantee your same seats for the 2024-2025 Classical Series by renewing before May 19, 2024. Click below or call the box office at (608) 265-2787 to learn more.

RENEW TODAY

 

Take a listen to our Classical Series Spotify playlist to get a taste of what’s in store for this season!

Classical Series 

Seating Zone A | $346 - Enjoy prime seating in center orchestra and lower balcony.

Seating Zone B | $274 - Excellent seating in left and right orchestra, mezzanine, and balcony.

Seating Zone C | $202 - The most affordable way to subscribe and save with mezzanine or balcony seating.
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Classical Series Encore Concerts

Subscribers can earn an additional discount on two limited-seating concerts featuring GRAMMY-winning ensembles who are forging the future of classical music.

September 27 | Eighth Blackbird with UW Wind Ensemble at Hamel Music Center

Add-on price - $11 (Full price $15)

April 9 | Roomful of Teeth in Shannon Hall

Add-on price - $33 (Full price $66)

 

Add classical concerts to a Build-Your-Own Subscription. Prices vary.

Save 15% by bundling 3–5 performances

Save 20% by bundling 6 or more performances

Thank you for your continued support, and we look forward to seeing you at the Theater!

Cost: Single Tickets $8 - $75
Categories: Music

Programmed By

The Wisconsin Union Theater Classical Series has a long-established history and is a cornerstone of the Wisconsin Union Theater’s annual season. Acclaimed artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Hilary Hahn, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Artur Rubinstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Andras Schiff, Dawn Upshaw, and Renée Fleming have performed as part of the series. The Wisconsin Union Theater is eager to continue its tradition of showcasing living legends and standard repertoire while providing a platform for fresh, innovative, contemporary artists.

Upcoming Events

Sep
26
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
“One of the smartest, most dynamic ensembles on the planet” (Chicago Tribune), Eighth Blackbird has led the pack of entrepreneurial chamber music collectives for nearly 20 years.
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Sep
27
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Ticketed Event
Guided by a spirit of collaboration, the chamber music collective Eighth Blackbird teams up with the UW Wind Ensemble to perform Vital Sines by Viet Cuong.
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Oct
2

Chanticleer

Music
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Founded in 1978 in San Francisco, the a cappella choir Chanticleer has become one of the most enduring, prolific and well-known early music ensembles in the US today.
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Nov
1
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has been winning acclaim in Europe for more than a decade for his lyricism and subtle interpretations.
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Nov
22

PUBLIQuartet

Music
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
This innovative string quartet's latest program, Rhythm Nation, explores works that draw inspiration from a wide range of American rhythmic traditions.
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Feb
21
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
The award-winning Goldmund Quartet continues to rise to the top of its generation with performances that capture chamber music’s deep interiority and bring it out for all to experience.
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Apr
3
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
GRAMMY Award–winning violinist Gil Shaham and pianist Orli Shaham bring a concert that promises both to deepen appreciation and to expand awareness of the greatest exponents of Romantic chamber music.
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Apr
9
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Fresh off its 2024 GRAMMY Award win for Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance, Roomful of Teeth brings its distinct approach to a cappella vocal music to the Wisconsin Union Theater.
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