press release: The Edgewood Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Blake Walter, presents its first concert of the 2017-18 season.
The program includes the Overture to “Iolanthe” by Sir Arthur Sullivan, the Suite from Faure’s incidental music to the play by Maurice Maeterlinck, entitled “Pelleas and Melisande,” as well as Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in g minor.
Founded in 1993 via a generous endowment established by benefactors William O. Hart and Vernon Sell, the Edgewood Chamber Orchestra fulfills a unique role in the Madison community, providing high-quality performances and unique educational opportunities. The ensemble is the permanent, in-house chamber orchestra at Edgewood College.
Edgewood College is honored that the Music Department has been recognized by the readers of Madison Magazine with the Best of Madison 2017 Silver Award.