The Milwaukee spring is always dense with artistic events, dozens of which merit advance attention. TCD’s Matthew Reddin and Kat Murrell have already shared their spring outlooks for theater and visual art, respectively. I’ve looked over coming music and dance events and picked out a few of the most intriguing items. But keep in mind that this list represents but a fraction of the offerings. Bookmark the comprehensive TCD Guide to 2012-13 and check our Milwaukee This Week column to keep up with everything.
You might want to start here to fill out that spring music and dance card. My picks, in rough chronological order:
Present Music’s Judgment of Midas: Present Music’s decades-long, very fruitful relationship with Memphis-based composer Kamran Ince will likely come to a climax in the premiere of Ince’s first opera, with a libretto by Miriam Seidel. Jill Anna Ponasik and Milwaukee Opera Theatre are collaborating with Kevin Stalheim’s group, which is also part of UWM’s Year of the Arts. They will give a concert reading of the opera April 12-13 at UWM’s Helene Zelazo Center.
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