Symphony Sundays

Classical Music for All Ages

We look forward to performing our traditional Symphony Sunday concerts at The Pabst Theater when a safer concert environment becomes possible again. In the meantime, join us for a special performance (in person or via live stream) in Brookfield. You can order your tickets at

“America Reflected”

  • Wednesday, April 21, 2021
  • 7:00-8:00 pm
  • The Harris Theater of the 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.

FCS will perform music by three consequential composers who reflect and give voice to America’s strong and radiant spirit. The orchestra will perform Aaron Copland’s Letter from Home and Jessie Montgomery’s Coincident Dances. The concert will conclude with Howard Hanson’s Symphony no. 2, op. 30, “Romantic,” known as one of America’s first great symphonies.

The hour-long concert will be performed without intermission, with both physically-distanced assigned seating and virtual attendance options available.


With four concerts each season, the Symphony Sundays—Classical Music for All Ages concert series makes classical music accessible to everyone, including single adults, couples, seniors, music students, families, and children. Symphony Sundays are informal events that welcome newcomers and established symphony enthusiasts alike. The historic Pabst Theater offers relaxed, yet elegant surroundings for these afternoons at the symphony. Concertgoers will be inspired by the masterpieces of renowned composers presented by the professional musicians of FCS.  Before the concerts, families can also enjoy a Children’s Program Notes presentation by music educator Lynn Roginske beginning at 1:45pm in the East Lobby.  Symphony Sundays are best enjoyed by school age children in grade 2 and above.

Read more about Symphony Sunday conductor Carter Simmons.

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