Present Music concerts often have many moving parts. Boats on the Milwaukee River in the outdoor portion of the 2011-12 season opener, for example. Friday’s concert, called Falling, will take place entirely on dry land within the UWM Zelazo Center’s Bader Hall. But it’s still pretty complicated.
It began when Simone Ferro, of UWM’s dance faculty, proposed a 15-minute work with Present Music, which would involve dancers from the Milwaukee Ballet Company. Present Music’s artistic director, Kevin Stalheim, thought: Well, as long as MBC’s involved, why not do more? Well, maybe there was a good reason.
“The world of dance overtook me,” Stalheim said, in an interview Tuesday night. “The process can be a little messy sometimes. But you just go with the flow. I’m fine with it.”
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