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FCS is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that supports the community and nurtures music education and appreciation.

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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

3/7/21: Song and Dance

“Song and Dance”
Sunday, March 7, 2021
The Harris Theater
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
3270 Mitchell Park Dr
Brookfield, WI 53045

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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. FCS will perform a rousing and varied concert featuring Richard Wagner’s Prelude to Die Meistersinger, works by Percy Grainger including the lovely Irish Tune from County Derry (Danny Boy), and the well-known Polovtsian Dances by Alexander Borodin. The hour-long concert will be performed without intermission, and options for physically distanced assigned seating and virtual attendance are available.

Richard Wagner          Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Frederick Chopin        Les Sylphides (arr. McDermott); VII. Waltz

Percy Grainger            Colonial Song (orch. A. Schmid); Irish Tune from County Derry (orch. A Schmid)

Alexander Borodin     Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

FCS COVID-19 Response

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

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