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Season Schedule 2013-2014

November 2013

Cuba

Travel Adventure Film Series
Cuba: The Inside Story with Karin Muller

Monday, November 18, and
Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 7:30pm

The Marquee, Union South
General Public: $12
Wisconsin Union Member: $10
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $10
Student (any): $10
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $5
Dinner: 5:30 pm, Varsity Hall III, $17

January 2014

Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba

Bassekou Kouyate
and Ngoni Ba

Friday, January 24, 2014, 8:00pm

Playing the small lute-like ngoni, Bassekou Kouyate brings together a lively mix of traditional and modern Malian music.
The Sett, Union South
General Public: $22
Wisconsin Union Member: $19
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $19
Student (any): $19
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10
Prices are subject to change. Buy your tickets early.

February 2014

Travel Adventure Film Series
Majestic Montana with Steve Gonser

Monday, February 17, and Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 7:30pm

The Marquee, Union South
General Public: $12
Wisconsin Union Member: $10
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $10
Student (any): $10
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $5
Dinner: 5:30 pm, Varsity Hall III, $17

Miro String Quartet

Miró String Quartet

Friday, February 21, 2014, 8:00pm

One of the best chamber music groups in the US, Miro combines “explosive vigor and technical finesse” into masterful performances.
Mills Hall
General Public: $25
Wisconsin Union Member: $21
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $21
Student (any): $21
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10

Alan Kelly Gang

Friday, February 28, 2014, 8:00pm

While always returning to the port of Irish music, the Alan Kelly Gang
sails throughout the Celtic world for their sounds and styles.
The Sett, Union South
General Public: $22
Wisconsin Union Member: $19
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $19
Student (any): $19
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10
Prices are subject to change. Buy your tickets early.

March 2014

Marcia Legere Student Play Festival

March 1-2, 2014
Hemsley Theatre, in Vilas Hall

Students write, produce, direct, and perform in this evening of short plays
showcasing student talent.

 

Gene Pokorny with UW Symphony Orchestra

Gene Pokorny with UW Symphony Orchestra with John Stevens, composer and guest conductor. Free

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 7:30pm

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s tubist brings his big sounds to Madison with the UW Symphony Orchestra.
Mills Hall

Rebirth Brass Band

Isthmus Jazz Series:

Rebirth Brass Band

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 8:00pm

Party with Rebirth Brass Band, blending the traditional New Orleans brass band sounds with funk, jazz, and hip hop.
The Sett, Union South
General Public: $22
Wisconsin Union Member: $19
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $19
Student (any): $19
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10
Prices are subject to change. Buy your tickets early.

April 2014

Marco Calliari

Marco Calliari

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 8:00pm

This former heavy metal performer and 2011 Madison World Music
Festival star uses folklore and music to return to his Italian roots.
The Sett, Union South
General Public: $22
Wisconsin Union Member: $19
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $19
Student (any): $19
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10
Prices are subject to change. Buy your tickets early.

Inon Barnatan, piano

Friday, April 18, 2014, 8:00pm

“A true poet of the keyboard,” Inon Barnatan is one of the hottest
up-and-coming classical piano performers.
Mills Hall
General Public: $25
Wisconsin Union Member: $21
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $21
Student (any): $21
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10

Travel Adventure Film Series
Lost Worlds of the Middle East with Rick Ray

Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 7:30pm

The Marquee, Union South
General Public: $12
Wisconsin Union Member: $10
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $10
Student (any): $10
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $5
Dinner: 5:30 pm, Varsity Hall III, $17

May 2014

Brian Lynch

Isthmus Jazz Series:

Brian Lynch w/UW Jazz Orchestra & UW Honors Jazz Band, Johannes Wallman conductor

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 8 pm

Award-winning trumpeter presents the sounds of Latin jazz with UW-Madison's jazz players.
Music Hall.
General Public: $15
Wisconsin Union Member: $10
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $10
Student (any): $5
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $5
Prices are subject to change. Buy your tickets early.

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel:
Mistresses and Masterpieces

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 7:30pm

Mills Hall
General Public: $32
Wisconsin Union Member: $28
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $28
Student (any): $28
UW Madison Student (w/ID): FREE if tickers obtained before day of show.
$5 day of show.

Subscriber benefits:

  • Save on single ticket prices.
  • Preferential seating. Events this season are presented in smaller venues. Get the seat you want—and keep it all season--by subscribing early.
  • Preferential seating at theater’s reopening and 75th Anniversary Season. Subscribers to the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons will be awarded priority in selecting their preferred seats when the Wisconsin Union Theater reopens in Fall 2014.
  • Priority in purchasing convenient parking in advance. Only subscribers may buy parking in advance with their subscriptions.*

Parking is available for the Concert Series and Keyboard Conversations at Lot 6, Helen C. White and Lot 7, Grainger Hall. Parking for the Travel Adventure Film Series is available for $5 in the Union South underground parking (Lot 80). *Parking may be available the night of show at a variety of campus lots. See our website.

Pre-film dinners, with menus inspired by the region the film presents, will be offered for
only $17 each! We offer a reduced combined film/dinner price for subscribers only: $27 General Public, $25 Discount Groups, $20 UW Students.

Subscribing is easy! 
You can choose to fill out the enclosed order form or download it from our website. Same seat renewal deadline is June 3, 2013. Single event ticket orders will be accepted starting July 1,2013.

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Past Events

September 2013

Dakha Brakha

Madison World Music Festival. Free! 10th Anniversary

Thursday-Saturday,
September 19-21, 2013

Three days of great music from all over the world on the Memorial Union Terrace and at the Willy Street Fair

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel:
The Glory of Beethoven

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 7:30pm

Mills Hall
General Public: $32
Wisconsin Union Member: $28
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $28
Student (any): $28
UW Madison Student (w/ID): FREE if tickers obtained before day of show.
$5 day of show.

Red Baraat (Madison World Music Festival event). Free!

Friday, September 27, 2013, 8:00pm

This unique group, first seen at the 2008 Madison World Music Festival,
melds the sounds of North Indian Bhangra music with jazz, go-go, brass
funk, and hip-hop.
The Sett, Union South

Travel Adventure Film Series:
Eastern Canada: The Maritimes and Newfoundland With John Holod

Monday, September 30, and Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 7:30pm

The Marquee, Union South
General Public: $12
Wisconsin Union Member: $10
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $10
Student (any): $10
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $5
Dinner: 5:30 pm, Varsity Hall III, $17

October 2013

De Temps Antan

Friday, October 4, 2013, 8:00pm

A rollicking mix of contemporary and traditional Quebecois music.
The Sett, Union South
General Public: $22
Wisconsin Union Member: $19
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $19
Student (any): $19
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10
Prices are subject to change. Buy your tickets early.

Rachel Barton PineAoife O' Donovan

Friday, October 18, 2013

Her most recent album, Fossils, has been hailed by Rolling Stone as a
“must-listen” folk and bluegrass album.
The Sett, Union South, 8:00pm
General Public: $22
Wisconsin Union Member: $19
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $19
Student (any): $19
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10
Prices are subject to change. Buy your tickets early.

November 2013

Rachel Barton Pine

Rachel Barton Pine with UW Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, November 2, 2013, 8:00pm

A former child prodigy, Rachel Barton Pine will perform a diverse array of baroque, renaissance, and medieval music with the UW Symphony Orchestra.
Mills Hall
General Public: $25
Wisconsin Union Member: $21
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $21
Student (any): $21
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10

Isthmus Jazz Series:
Papo Vazquez

Thursday, November 14, 2013, 8:00pm

Trombonist Papo Vazquez brings together some of the liveliest traditions
in Afro-Caribbean jazz.
Music Hall
General Public: $25
Wisconsin Union Member: $22
UW Madison Faculty and Staff: $22
Student (any): $22
UW Madison Student (w/ID): $10
Prices are subject to change. Buy your tickets early.