Madison Symphony Orchestra - Beyond the Score®, Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No. 5
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Beyond the Score®

Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No. 5: Pure Propaganda?

Sun, Jan 19

Overture Hall: $16 - $70
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Sun 01/19/20 2:30 PM


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Ages 6 and up

Single tickets for this performance go on sale to the public SAT, AUG 17, 2019, at 11 AM. First-choice advance tickets to this special performance are available ONLY to MSO subscribers, and are separate from the 2019–2020 subscription. Purchase tickets along with your subscription for the best possible seats. If you’d like to subscribe to the Madison Symphony’s 2019–2020 season, please visit or call (608) 257-3734.

A multimedia presentation starring American Players Theatre actors, visual projections and live musical examples!

Journey into the heart of the music with Beyond the Score®. Prokofiev’s popular Symphony No. 5 was a hit at home and deemed a musical celebration to the end of World War II. Discover how his experiences in America and his return to the Soviet homeland after the war instilled his belief that music should be directed towards the heroic, the beautiful, and the strong. Experience the entire work performed in the second half of the concert with a deeper understanding of the language of the composer — what he wants to express, and how he expresses it.

Beyond the Score® is a production of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Gerard McBurney, Creative Director for Beyond the Score®

Prokofiev | Symphony No. 5