Violinist Chee-Yun guests with Boise Philharmonic

March 21, 2014 

  • This weekend

    • Backstage with the Artist, noon to 1 p.m. March 21, Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, 516 S. 9th St., Boise. Free. • Nampa concert, 8 p.m. March 21, Swayne Auditorium, Northwest Nazarene University's Brandt Center, 707 Fern St. $19.99-$39.99.• Boise concert, 8 p.m. March 22, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane. $19.99-$69.99.

    344-7849, ­boisephilharmonic.org.

With a little luck, violinist Chee-Yun's time in Boise won't be like her season-seven cameo on HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," which involved women in wheelchairs chasing Larry David through her performance. Nevertheless, expect plenty of dramatic action - on the stage. In a night dedicated to violin, the Boise Philharmonic will tackle Sibelius' "Lemminkainen's Return" and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade," while Chee-Yun serves as guest artist on Felix Mendelssohn's beautiful, challenging Violin Concerto in E Minor.

Michael Deeds

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