The Friday Musicales is First Unitarian Society of Madison’s distinguished artist recital series. Since 1971, FUS has offered this free noon-hour recital series as a gift to the community. The music performed is mostly classical, but folk, jazz, and musical theatre styles are presented on occasion. Come hear some of the finest musicians in the Midwest perform in the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Landmark Auditorium.

  • No ticket or reservation is required—it’s free and open to the public.
  • Parking is free. Buses are welcome to drop off in our parking lot. For off-site parking options, click here.
  • Our facilities are handicap accessible.

Cancellations due to inclement weather or illness will be sent to the “Music At FUS” e-mail list (e-mail drewc@fusmadison.org to join this list), posted on this page, and on our social media feeds (InstagramFacebook).

Current Season

12:15 – 1 pm • FUS Landmark Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public. No Ticket Required.

THE 2024-2025 SEASON!

New events will be added as confirmed. Please check back for updates.

 

OCTOBER 4
Marc Fink & Friends
Dr. Marc Fink is professor emeritus of the UW Madison Mead-Witter School of Music, oboist in the Wingra Quintet, and principal oboe of the Madison Symphony Orchestra. He is putting together a 13-player chamber group to perform Mozart’s Gran Partita, KV 361.

OCTOBER 11
Louka Patenaude, guitar
Folk and jazz favorites

OCTOBER 18
T.B.D.
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OCTOBER 25
Majestica Lor, cello
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NOVEMBER 1
Stephanie Jutt, flute
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NOVEMBER 8
T.B.D.
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NOVEMBER 15
Danielle Breisach, flute • Amy Harr, cello • Michael Keller, piano
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NOVEMBER 22
Mark Bridges, cello • Vincent Fuh, piano
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NOVEMBER 29
No Musicale Today

DECEMBER 6
T.B.D.
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DECEMBER 13
Mark Valenti, piano
Masterworks for solo piano

DECEMBER 20
Madison Flute Club
Get in the holiday spirit with this unique program of wintry favorites. Eggnog will be served!

DECEMBER 27
No Musicale Today

JANUARY 3
No Musicale Today

JANUARY 10
T.B.D.
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JANUARY 17
T.B.D.
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JANUARY 24
T.B.D.
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JANUARY 31
T.B.D.
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FEBRUARY 7
Tran-Amirinazari Duo

Paran Amirinazari and Eric Tran play masterworks for solo violin and piano.

FEBRUARY 14
T.B.D.
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FEBRUARY 21
T.B.D.
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FEBRUARY 28
T.B.D.
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MARCH 7
Bach Around the Clock Festival Featured Artist

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MARCH 14
T.B.D.
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MARCH 21
T.B.D.
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MARCH 28
T.B.D.
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 APRIL 4
Opera on Tap
Kirstin Roble, mezzo soprano, and several other singers perform favorite arias. Scott Gendel, piano.

 APRIL 11
Kangwon Kim, violin
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APRIL 18
Chenxing Huang, piano
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APRIL 25
Four Seasons Theatre
Four Seasons Theatre again closes out the Musicale season with a bit of Broadway. This season’s featured songwriter will be George Gershwin!
Great local singers will share favorite tunes and lesser-known gems, all while you learn about the life and work of this American icon. Not to be missed!