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CONCERTS ON THE SQUARE ® king street corner of the capitol square wednesday evenings at 7 pm CONCERT ONCERT HIGHLIGHTS EAST MEETS WEST june 26th Young Artist Concerto Competition Winner Sakurako Eriksen, piano Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26 Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION july 3rd Peter Rubardt, guest conductor Gershwin Strike up the Band Bagley National Emblem March Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture FINLANDIA july 10th Sergei Belkin, accordion Kachaturian Sabre Dance Piazzolla Oblivion Sibelius Finlandia, Op. 26 FILM NIGHT july 17th Suzanne Beia, violin Williams Raiders March from Raiders of the he Lost L Ark Hess Fantasy from Ladies in Lavender ender Williams Three Pieces from Schindler’ss List ABBEY ROAD RO july 24th he Beatles Jeans ‘n Classics, music of the Beat Lennon-McCartney Penny Lane Day Tripper Hey Jude Abbey Road Here Comes the Sun Come Together ROCKIN’ RACHMANIVOV july 31st Ilya Yakushev, piano Rachmaninov Paino Concerto No. 2 in C minor Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute, K. 620 Stravinsky Firebird Suite ATTENDING THE CONCERTS 3 PM Unattended blankets may be placed on the lawn after 3 pm. 5 PM Food and Beverage Booths open. Table Area and Kids’ Zone opens. 7 PM Concert begins SEATING Seating is available on the Capitol lawn. For older adults or individuals with special needs, limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis along the S. Pinckney St. and Main St. sidewalk areas. SKIP THE BLANKET BATTLE SUPPORT WISCONSIN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA RAIN CALL The decision to continue or postpone a concert due to weather conditions will be made at 3 pm on concert days. Tune in to WKOW TV Channel 27 or Magic 98 (98.1 FM) for the official announcement, or look for the announcement on our homepage at wcoconcerts.org, or through our app. If the concert is postponed at that time, it will be held the following day. If the concert is not postponed at 3 pm, and is subsequently canceled due to poor weather conditions, that week’s concert will not be held. • Do not dump alcohol on the lawn; it kills the grass. • Use only low height chairs on the lawn, with (6 inch) tubular, “U”-shaped legs. • No tables with standard legs. • No rocks, bricks, stakes or tarps on the Capitol lawn. • No pets. Reserve your Concerts on the Square® table today! Some full, half season, and single concerts are still available. Reserved seating for 4, 8, or 10. Great for birthdays, graduations, anniversaries, and more! Pricing starts at $320. Contact the WCO office for pricing and availability at 608.257.0638. Did you know that for thirty-six years, Concerts on the Square® has been a free and accessible event in our community? The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra offers this beloved Madison tradition to you and the entire Madison area by providing the highest quality music beneath the grandeur of Wisconsin’s Capitol building. Each performance is supported in part by the generosity of business sponsors, with your individual support filling the gap between sponsorship and the cost of the performances. American Family Insurance & an anonymous donor has generously awarded the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra with a $36,000 matching grant to encourage greater giving from the community. Please provide a gift today. Your generous contribution to Concerts on the Square® will be matched dollar-for-dollar, doubling the impact of your gift! Neighbors, friends, and our community are counting on your support. Look for the pink donation tents and barrels at the concerts, and give generously. If you are interested in supporting the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra by making a gift or becoming a business sponsor, contact us at 608-257-0638 or wcoconcerts. org. Your donation is creating an arts-rich community for all to enjoy. Thank you for taking the time to donate today. 50/50 RAFFLE Looking to pocket some fast cash? Through the WCO’s 50/50 Raffle, one lucky attendee at Concerts on the Square® will walk away as the winner of a cash prize! The winner will receive half of the proceeds from the game’s raffle ticket sales that concert and the remaining 50% will benefit the programming and community engagement activities of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Raffle tickets can be purchased at WCO donation tents, the WCO Information Booth on Pinckney Street, and from the Raffle volunteers in yellow vests in the vendor area. VOLUNTEER Support a Madison summer tradition at Concerts on the Square®! Volunteering is a great way to meet new people and experience live outdoor music in downtown Madison. More than 80 volunteers are needed each week to stage our largest concerts of the season, helping us welcome over 30,000 Madisonians a week to the Capitol Square. We hope you’ll join us for one of Madison’s finest summertime traditions and we can’t wait to see you on the Square! • 50% off one item in our merchandise booth • Free Concerts on the Square® Volunteer t-shirt • Free ice cream and soft drink each night you work • Work three or more concerts and receive two tickets to one of our Masterworrks performances in Overture’s Capitol Theater DOWNLOAD OUR APP! Download our free Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra app for the latest concert information. Available in the iPhone and Android app stores.