Apollo5 group photo

Saturday, April 13, 2024 Venue TBA

Praised for their powerful singing and distinctive sound, the award-winning British vocal ensemble Apollo5 proves how dynamic only five voices can be, showcasing each individual while still achieving their critically acclaimed blend. Whether performing jazz, pop, classical or even early sacred music, they are known for their exceptional rapport with audiences and inspirational outreach to communities.

For more on Apollo5, visit https://apollo5.co.uk/

Quartetto Gelato

Quartetto Gelato group photo

Friday, March 15, 2024 Venue TBA

It’s the return of a longtime Civic Music favorite! For decades, this Canadian foursome has dazzled with virtuosic showpieces and romantic ballads, attractive vocals, forgotten chestnuts, and blazing gypsy, klezmer, and tango tunes, all brought to life with multi-instrument mastery. Quartetto Gelato has set the bar high as a crossover and crowd-pleasing classical quartet.

For more on Quartetto Gelato, visit https://quartettogelato.ca/

The Fourth Wall

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023 Venue TBA

They play Chopin on hoverboards. They execute graceful, choreographed gymnastic movements while exploring the performance space. They bring a fresh twist to classical chamber music with flute, bass trombone, accordion and humor. This trio of accomplished musicians will amaze and impress with a Civic Music matinee tailormade for kids of all ages, parents and grandparents.

For more on the The Fourth Wall, visit https://www.thefourthwallensemble.com/

Sphinx Virtuosi

Sphinx Virtuosi group photo

Saturday, Oct 14, 2023, Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

This elite, 18-member string orchestra has earned rave reviews from The New York Times and others for their engaging mix of classical masterworks and rarely heard gems. With a roster of some of America’s finest multicultural artists and a mission to reach diverse new audiences, they’ll also lead a daytime clinic for Green Bay-area students invited to our Weidner Center concert free of charge.

For more on the Sphinx Virtuosi, visit https://www.sphinxmusic.org/sphinx-virtuosi

New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players ‘Pirates of Penzance’

Monday, March 27, 2023 7:30 p.m., Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

Here’s a Weidner Center delight: a fully staged and costumed operetta with Broadway-caliber vocalists and comic actors in an entertaining evening of musical theatre. Celebrate the return of New York opera to the Green Bay stage and Civic Music lineup with Mabel, Frederic, that most Modern Major General, and a deep and talented cast accompanied by a live pit orchestra. Reviewers laud the Players for excellence in both music and production, with ‘crisp dancing and staging and the rib-tickling comic business that enlivens the entire performance.’

For more on the MFor more on the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, visit https://nygasp.org/

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Overhead view of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, May 7, 2023, 3 p.m., Weidner Center for the Performing Arts

For nearly two decades, Brown County Civic Music has capped its annual classical-music subscription series with a visit by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Led by Music Director Ken-David Masur, the MSO is among the finest orchestras in the nation. The full-time professional musicians perform more than 135 classics, pops, family, education, and community concerts each season in venues throughout the state. Green Bay’s acoustically superb Weidner Center was built for concerts such as this.

For more on the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, visit https://www.mso.org/