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Boise Philharmonic – Mendelssohn and More
January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm MST
With wit and effervescence, Prokofiev’s Classical Symphony pays an affectionate homage to composers of the classical period, particularly Haydn. In Prokofiev’s words, “It seemed to me that had Haydn lived to our day he would have retained his own style while accepting something of the new at the same time.” Lyrical passionate and highly technical, Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin features our superb guest soloist Simone Porter. Sibelius’ bold and expansive Symphony No. 5 elicits some of the composer’s most mesmerizing and inspired music.
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony
Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin
Simone Porter, soloist
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5, E-flat major
Don’t miss our Pre-concert with the Phil event with Jamey Lamar at 6:30 pm, or our Post-Concert event with Music Director Eric Garcia immediately following the performance.