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Musical Concerts


This summer, the Rural Musicians Forum brings another remarkable concert series to the Hillside Theater, Unity Chapel, and the Wyoming Valley School Cultural Center featuring a broad range of classical and folk musical traditions. For more than 25 years, RMF has brought live music to magical rural spaces in the Wisconsin River Valley, inspiring a love for music and virtuoso musicians in the community. 
Learn more about the Rural Musicians Forum.


June 18 – Matthew Coley
Uniquely virtuosic percussionist
Hillside Theater at Taliesin – 6604 State Hwy 23, Spring Green
July 2 – New Muse Chamber Music Ensemble
            Embracing music of the present and honoring music of the past
            Unity Chapel  –  6597 County Hwy T, Spring Green
July 16 – Ben Ferris Jazz Ensemble
It’s all about that bass!
Hillside Theater at Taliesin – 6604 State Hwy 23, Spring Green
July 30 – Shannon & Matt Heaton Irish music
            Passionate American performers with Irish roots and universal appeal
Unity Chapel  –  6597 County Hwy T, Spring Green

August 13 – Ancora String Quartet
            Beloved chamber music – “Absolutely Mesmerizing”
            Unity Chapel  –  6597 County Hwy T, Spring Green

September 2 – Grupo Balança, Brazilian Music
            Move your feet to the hot Brazilian beat!
            Wyoming Valley School Cultural Center – 7306 State Hwy 23, Spring Green

Book your tickets at the Rural Musicians Forum.

Sundays in June - 2018 at Hillside Theater at Taliesin – – 6604 State Hwy 23, Spring Green

The Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society, now in its 27th season of performing chamber music with a bang, will delight audiences as they invite world-class musicians to Taliesin’s Hillside Theater to join them in a three-week summer concert series that puts the element of “play “ back into chamber music. 

Book your tickets at Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society.


Teddy Talks – Sunday, June 10, 2:30 PM, Hillside Theater at Taliesin

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 27 in G Major, K.379 — Sponsored by Ed Krinsky & Mary Jane Armstrong
  • Théodore Dubois: Poèmes Virgiliens for flute and piano
  • Franz Joseph Haydn (arr. Johann Peter Salomon): Symphony No. 82 in C Major, Hob.I:82 (“The Bear”), arranged for flute, string quartet, and piano — Sponsored by Marna King
  • Théodore Dubois: Terzettino for flute, viola, and piano
  • Johannes Brahms (arr. Theodor Kirchner): String Sextet No.1 in B flat Major, Op.18, arranged for piano trio


American Girls – Sunday, June 10, 6:30 PM, Hillside Theater at Taliesin

  • Amy Beach: Romance, op. 23, for violin and piano — Sponsored by Ellen Brothers
  • Gabriela Lena Frank: Sueños de Chambi: Snapshots for an Andean Album for flute, violin, and piano
  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio in C Major, Hob.XV:27
  • Chen Yi: Qi for flute, cello, piano, and percussion
  • Rebecca Clarke: Piano Trio

Play-Do(h) – Sunday, June 17, 2:30 PM, Hillside Theater at Taliesin

  • Georg Philipp Telemann: Trio Sonata in C minor for flute, oboe, and continuo — Sponsored by Linda & Keith Clifford
  • Robert Schumann: Three Romances, Op.94, for oboe and piano
  • Bohuslav Martinů: Suite from La revue de cuisine for violin, cello, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, piano, and dancer
  • Gabriel Pierné: Sonata da camera, Op.48, for flute, cello, and piano
  • Francis Poulenc: Le bal masqué for baritone, violin, cello, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, percussion, and piano


GI Joe – Sunday, June 17, 6:30 PM, Hillside Theater at Taliesin

  • Francis Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano
  • Kevin Puts: Einstein on Mercer Street for baritone, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, and piano — Sponsored by Barbara Johnson
  • Igor Stravinsky: L’histoire du soldat for narrator, violin, double bass, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, percussion, and dancer — Sponsored by Michael Bridgeman & Jack Holzhueter

Rubber Ducky, You’re The One – Sunday, June 24, 2:30 PM, Hillside Theater at Taliesin

  • Camille Saint-Saens: The Swan for cello and piano
  • Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose for piano four-hands — Sponsored by Charles & Martha Casey
  • Waterfowl Songs by Menotti, Gibbons, Chabrier, and Fauré for soprano and piano
  • Sir Eugene Goossens: Four Sketches, Op. 5, for flute, violin, and piano
  • Sergei Prokofiev: The Ugly Duckling, Op.18, for soprano and piano — Sponsored by Claire Resop & Michael Richman
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No.27 in B-flat Major, K.595 — Sponsored by Larry Bechler, in memory of Patty Struck

Transformers – Sunday, June 24, 6:30 PM, Hillside Theater, Taliesin, Spring Green

  • Paul Wiancko: American Haiku for viola and cello — Sponsored by David Ahmann
  • Richard Strauss: Four Songs, Op. 27, for soprano and piano — Sponsored by Orange & Dean Schroeder
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Flute Concerto in D minor, H.484.1
  • Samuel Barber: Hermit Songs for soprano and piano
  • Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44 — Sponsored by Carla & Dick Love




Caroline Hamblen
(608) 588-7900 x230

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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