July 17, 2024 — 7:00 PM
King Street corner of the Capitol Square
Madison, Wisconsin

Trumpet Squared

Trumpet, trumpet, and more trumpet – this concert features works by Haydn and Vivaldi and will spotlight WCO principal trumpet Matthew Onstad alongside Madison native and internationally-recognized trumpeter Andrew Balio. Mixing in Mozart’s demanding Prague Symphony, this concert offers classical contrast with an enthralling contemporary work by Joan Tower, with guest conductor Emanuele Andrizzi.

About Matthew Onstad

A Wisconsin native, Dr. Matthew Onstad serves as Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he teaches all things trumpet, coaches chamber music, and performs with the Whitewater Brass Quintet. He has held the position of Principal Trumpet with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra since 2022 and is the newest addition to the internationally renowned brass quintet Meridian Arts Ensemble, joining the group in the fall of 2023.

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About Andrew Balio

Trumpet soloist Andrew Balio has been principal of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra since his appointment to the position by Yuri Temirkanov since 2002 and prior, Zubin Mehta appointed him principal of the Israel Philharmonic in 1993. Most recently, his recording of Bach transcriptions for trumpet and organ, Soli Deo Gloria, for Delos Records, has received widespread acclaim in reviews including being listed for consideration for Grammy Nomination. His most recent recording, his own transcriptions of Brahms, Schumann and Schubert, was recorded at Skywalker Ranch with pianist John Wilson.

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JOAN TOWER | Chamber Dance
| Trumpet Concerto in E flat
| Concerto for Two Trumpets in C
| Symphony No. 38, "Prague"

*program subject to change

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