Present Music Announces 2022-23 Season

By David Salazar

Milwaukee-based Present Music has announced its 41st season.

For the purposes of this article, we will focus solely on classical vocal performances.

The season opens with “French Connection.” The showcase will include Philip Glass’ opera score for “La Belle et la Bête,” which will be paired with music by Christophe Chassol. The showcase will be presented at the Milwaukee Art Music.

Performance Date: Sept. 11, 2022

Composer and singer Leila Adu will perform “Freedom Suite.” The showcase will also include music by Unsuk Chin.

Performance Date: Feb. 17 – 18, 2023

Finally, Brazilian composer, singer, and pianist Clarice Assad will perform a new work. The showcase will also include the participation of fiddler Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh.

Performance Date: April 23 – 24, 2023