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The Concert Series is Returning with Live, In-Person Performances

After an entirely virtual 2020-21 Season, The Wisconsin Union Theater’s Concert Series commences its 102nd year, and we are thrilled to welcome back our patrons for live, in-person performances. This season’s classical Concert Series aspires to transcend, move and enlighten our audiences with a stunning lineup of artistry. Showcasing young, new, fresh performers and programs alongside world-renowned celebrities, this year’s series will mark the return of the irreplaceable experience of live performance and everlasting quality that The Wisconsin Union Theater signifies.

Join us for a truly exquisite season of musical prowess.

Sphinx Virtuosi – Friday, September 30, 2021. 7:30 pm, Shannon Hall at Memorial Union
Gil Shaham with Akira Eguchi– Saturday, December 11, 2021. 7:30 pm, Shannon Hall at Memorial Union
Third Coast Percussion & Movement Art Is – Thursday, January 27, 2022. 7:30 pm Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall at Hamel Music Center
Brentano String Quartet – Thursday, February 10, 2022. 7:30 pm, Shannon Hall at Memorial Union
Pacho Flores with UW Symphony Orchestra – Saturday, March 5, 2022. 7:30 pm, Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall at Hamel Music Center

And to close, world-leading soprano Renée Fleming’s long-anticipated arrival on Saturday, April 30, 2022. 7 pm, Shannon Hall.

The Wisconsin Union Theater Concert Series has a long-established history and is the cornerstone of the Wisconsin Union Theater’s annual music series. Acclaimed artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Hilary Hahn, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Artur Rubinstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Andras Schiff, and Dawn Upshaw 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.

Tickets for The Wisconsin Union Theater Concert Series are now on sale! Take advantage of our season subscription, or indulge on a single-show basis. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with all the latest news of our upcoming season, and look out for further announcements by email and mail with more details about our stunning lineup coming soon.

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


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Upcoming Events

7:30 pm
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Witness the power of uniting physical and musical expression through percussion and movement. Doors open at 7 pm.
7:30 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
The lavish sounds of four stellar artists seamlessly entwined, create something close to perfection. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
7:30 pm
Ticketed Event
Trumpeter Pacho Flores brings an innovative, fresh sound to a traditional style. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
7 pm
Wisconsin Union Theater | Ticketed Event
Opera legend Renée Fleming beguiles audiences with her sumptuous voice and compelling stage presence. Doors open at 6:30 pm.


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