The combination of Andrew Sewell’s programming and violinist Beilman’s playing results in an unforgettable night

Author: Greg Hettmansberger, Madison Magazine
Published On: Oct 05 2015 12:00:00 AM CDT

When we talk about the “three Bs” in music it usually refers to Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. As Andrew Sewell opens his fifteenth season as music director of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, we know better than that he would program so conservatively. No, the opening of the WCO season Friday night at the Overture Center’s Capitol Theatre was, as Maestro Sewell put it himself from the stage, a mix of the “unfamiliar, less familiar and very familiar.” But the performance can be said to have added up to “three Bs”: buoyant, brilliant and beautiful. Click here to read more.