The New World Symphony for a New Symphony
The Weidner Philharmonic at University of Wisconsin – Green Bay will embark upon its inaugural performance season this fall. This new orchestra makes its home in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on the UW-Green Bay campus, and is committed to professional presentations of engaging and creative musical programming.
Building upon the success of the Weidner Center’s 25th Anniversary Concert, the Weidner Philharmonic will showcase the talents of UW-Green Bay music faculty, the accomplished orchestral musicians who live and work in our region, and the outstanding acoustics of Cofrin Family Hall.
Featured Guest Artist: Victor Yampolsky, conductor
Featured Artists: Kevin Collins, Conductor, Randy Meder, Conductor and Courtney Sherman, Soprano
Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal (Yampolsky)
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise featuring Courtney Sherman (Meder)
Márquez: Danzón No. 2 (Collins)
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World” (Yampolsky)
Join us for a special pre-concert dinner event! This festive dinner takes place in Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall prior to the Weidner Philharmonic’s New World Symphony concert. Enjoy a delicious dinner catered by The Hyatt Regency Green Bay. Doors open at 5:30pm. Dinner begins at 6:00pm. Cash bar is available. Please indicate your dinner selection when purchasing tickets.
Dinner includes your choice of one of the following entrees:
Pecan Crusted Pork Tenderloin Topped with Cherry Demi Glace
Seasoned Yukon Gold Potatoes
Grilled Salmon with an Orange Butter Cream Sauce
LASAGNA SPINACH ROLLUPS
Creamy Spinach Filling Rolled in Lasagna Noodles with Red Pepper Coulis
Fluffy Angel Food Cake with Strawberry Preserves and Whipped Cream
All options include Bread Service, Mixed Green Salad and Chef’s Seasonal Vegetables along with Coffee and Tea Selections.
Tickets for the performance of the Weidner Philharmonic’s New World Symphony concert are sold separately.
Leave the car at home, have a glass of wine and ride the Door County Express to and from the Weidner Center. For only $20 you can add a round-trip shuttle from the Peninsula. The shuttle makes stops at the Nicolet Bank branches in Sister Bay, Fish Creek, Egg Harbor and Sturgeon Bay. You will receive an email with pick-up details.
Door Opening Times
Doors open 1 hour before the performance
Directions & Parking