NOW:53045:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
18°
H 21° L 18°
Flurries | 10MPH

Mac Dowell Club Concert Held in Brookfield

May 4, 2010

All the delights of spring were reflected inside the home of Mr. & Mrs. John Baratti on Sunday afternoon, the 2nd of May, 2010. About 35 guests enjoyed the event, one of the occasional private Tea Concerts given for and by members of the MacDowell Club of Milwaukee, an organization currently celebrating its 100th anniversary year.

 

The program included works by Frederick Chopin, Armas Jarnefelt, Franz Joseph Haydn, Georges Bizet, Gilbert & Sullivan, and a charming group of songs from Broadway and Hollywood sung by the hostess, Nancy Jo Baratti (pictured).

 

Waukesha pianist Robbi Ann Heighway opened the concert, followed by a woodwind trio comprised of flutist Linda Hartig of Waukesha, clarinetist Gail Hodkiewicz of Hales Corners, and oboist Judith Smeiska of Oconomowoc.

 

Another trio then "took the stage" singing the Card Trio from "Carmen" and "Three Little Maids" from The Mikado. The divas were soprano Sally Lane Schwarz of Menomonee Falls, mezzo-soprano Linda Ehlers of Milwaukee, and mezzo-soprano Judith Pilon of Wauwatosa. They were accompanied by Patty Clemens at the piano.

 

Lovely refreshments and lively conversation concluded the festivities and all were reminded of the Club's sixth and final public concert of the season: GATHERING ROSEBUDS, 7:30 Sunday, May 23rd, in the Nancy Kendall Theater at Cardinal Stritch University 's Joan Steele Stein Center in Fox Point. These concerts are free and music lovers from the Greater Milwaukee community are always welcome.

 

For program details, driving directions, or membership information, call 262-512-0909, singenid@sbcglobal.net, or visit the Club's website at macdowellclubmilwaukee.org.

 

 

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Elm Grove approves 2015 budget, 1.03 percent levy increase 11/25

» Elmbrook Education Foundation's annual Ladies Night fundraiser to help meet $100K goal 11/25

» Anti-OWI Roll Call at Goerke's Corners 11/24

» Elmbrook's Fairview South School to hold Silent Auction and Craft Fair to raise funds for wheelchair-accessible van 11/19

» Brookfield delays financial assistance decision as aldermen request more information 11/19

» Brookfield's 2015 budget unanimously approved 11/18

» Stores to open doors earlier on Thanksgiving at Brookfield Square 11/17

» Brookfield, Elm Grove, New Berlin businesses team up to fill local food pantry 11/16

» Paul Farrow announces for Waukesha County executive 11/14

» Swanson Cub Scouts to collect toys, games, gift cards for Children's Hospital 11/14

» Irgens seeks city cash for Ruby Farm project; hopes to start work in April 11/14

» Vrakas to retire as Waukesha County exec, sparking likely GOP tussle Updated:  11/13

» Waukesha County keeps taxes flat in 2015 budget 11/12

» Plan Commission approves Corridor plans 11/11

» Suburban roundup: Week three of the WIAA football postseason 11/10

» Wilson Center a top-rated nonprofit 11/7

» Tosa East stuns Brookfield East in volleyball sectional 11/6

» Election roundup: How the Milwaukee suburbs and Lake Country voted Updated:  11/5

» City of Brookfield election results 11/4

» Town of Brookfield election results 11/4

» Voter turnout heavy for Elm Grove 11/4

» Developer asks Brookfield to delay council vote on city financing for industrial development 11/4

» Longtime Brookfield municipal judge, Richard Steinberg, passes away 11/4

» Suburban roundup: Week two of the WIAA football postseason Updated:  11/3

» DSHA unplugs Brookfield East's electricity 11/2

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT