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Idaho State Civic Symphony to hold first concert of the season Sept. 26, features violinist Stephanie Chase

September 18, 2015
ISU Marketing and Communications

POCATELLO – The Idaho State-Civic Symphony will welcome guest violinist Stephanie Chase for its season opener Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto on Sept. 26 in the Idaho State University Stephens Performing Arts Center’s Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

Chase is a world-class violinist who has been recognized by her elegance and imagination, stunning power and matchless technique by the “Boston Globe,” Louisville “Courier-Journal” and “BBC Music Magazine.” She has performed in solo performances in more than 170 orchestras including the New York and Hong Kong Philharmonics, and also the Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Baltimore and London Symphony Orchestras. She has also performed in 25 countries around the world.

The symphony will play music from Tchaikovsky’s “Violin Concerto in D Major,” Berlioz’s “Roman Carnival Overture” and Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suites.”

The 2015-2016 symphony season “Elysium” schedule will include:

-Oct. 31: Halloween Family Matinee (2 p.m.)

-Nov. 13: Holst: The Planets

-Dec. 11 and 12: Joy to the World: an ISU Christmas

-Feb. 12: Hasenpflug: Percussion concerto, pre-concert Valentine Dinner

-March 11: POPS/Gala Musical Theatre Favorites

-April 29 and 30: Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

Ticket prices are $34 per adult; $18 for students through high school; $12 for third-tier balcony. There are a limited number of $18 RUSH tickets that will be sold after 7 p.m. the night of the concert.

All prices are subject to additional box office fees and credit card charges. ISU students with valid Bengal ID are admitted free.

Tickets are available for purchase online at, in the ISU Box Office at 282-3595, or at Vickers Western Store.

Season tickets are on sale until Sept. 25. Patrons can choose between two packages, either the five-concert classical series or the six-concert classical series including the POPs concert. Single concert tickets are also available.

New this year, the symphony will have tickets available called the Family Dress Rehearsal Pass. Families can purchase the pass for $50 and attend concerts during dress rehearsals. There is no age limit for children attending concerts with the family pass.



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