Free children’s classical pops concerts.
FCS is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that supports the community and nurtures music education and appreciation.
The mission of Festival City Symphony, the oldest performing symphony orchestra in Milwaukee, is to educate the community and extend the reach of classical music with reasonable pricing and informative formats that embrace people of all ages.
FCS showcases area professional musicians in its two concert series: Symphony Sundays—Classical Music for All Ages and Pajama Jamborees—Classical Pops Concerts for Children and Families. Each season, FCS performs four Symphony Sundays concerts on Sunday afternoons, plus three Pajama Jamborees on select Wednesday evenings. FCS’s casual, family-friendly classical concerts have entertained audiences for more than 80 years! View our full schedule of Symphony Sundays concerts and Pajama Jamborees. Purchase individual tickets by calling the Pabst Theater Box Office at 414-286-3205 or visiting pabsttheater.org.
“Frank Almond Performs Vaughan Williams”
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
The Harris Theater
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
3270 Mitchell Park Dr
Brookfield, WI 53045
In person or via live stream, join the musicians of Milwaukee’s Festival City Symphony and Music Director Carter Simmons as the orchestra returns to the Harris Theater of the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. Renowned violinist Frank Almond will perform Ralph Vaughan William’s incredibly beautiful work The Lark Ascending, inspired by the poem of George Meredith. The program will conclude with Austrian composer Franz Schubert’s sunny and merry Fifth Symphony in this hour-long, physically distanced classical concert.
Gustav Holst: Brook Green Suite
Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending, Romance for Violin and Orchestra
featuring Frank Almond, Violin
Franz Schubert: Symphony no. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 485
II. Andante con moto
III. Menuetto. Allegro molto
IV. Allegro vivace
Festival City Symphony is operating in accordance with the recommendations of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services concerning COVID-19. Stay tuned for concert announcements for the 2020-2021 season.
If you are a ticket holder for the final two Symphony Sundays concerts of the 2019-2020 season, they will be honored at the door when new Symphony Sundays concerts are scheduled. Anyone with specific questions regarding tickets can email email@example.com.