Dana Oland: Get a discount on the Boise Philharmonic's next season

doland@idahostatesman.comApril 2, 2014 

Saxophonist James Houlik will perform in March 2015 with the Boise Philharmonic.


As the Boise Philharmonic winds up a stellar season, it’s a good time to get on board for next season. Renewals for current season ticket holders are in process, along with a discounted new subscriber rate through April 30. Season tickets for Saturday night concerts at the Morrison Center now run $98-$398; Friday night tickets at Nampa’s Northwest Nazarene University’s Brandt Center run $91-$182. (Regular prices will be $118-$428 for Boise; $105-$224 in Nampa.) Single tickets go on sale in the fall.

You can purchase tickets by calling 344-7849 or online at BoisePhilharmonic.org.

The season:

Opening Night on Sept. 26-27 will feature pianist Anne-Marie McDermott and works by Bach, Beethoven and Schumann.

[caption id="attachment_27477" align="alignnone" width="300"]Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott[/caption]

The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires on Oct. 17-18 will bring guest conductor Alexander Mickelthwate and violinist Karen Gomyo to Boise. The program includes Haydn, Piazzolla & Sibelius.

[caption id="attachment_27478" align="alignnone" width="300"]Violinist Karen Gomyo Violinist Karen Gomyo[/caption]

Timpani Sings on Nov. 7-8 will feature Boise Phil principal timpani Bill Shaltis on a program that includes Strauss, Peck and Tchaikovsky.

Celebrate the holiday with “Holiday Pops” on Dec. 12-13 with the Boise Philharmonic Master Chorale and NNU Chorus.

Playful Romance on Jan. 23-24 will feature cellist Brooks Whitehouse and bassist Paul Sharpe. The program includes Rossini, Dillon and Beethoven.

[caption id="attachment_27479" align="alignnone" width="300"]Brooks Whitehouse, cello Brooks Whitehouse, cello[/caption]

Love gets serious with “The Heartbeat of Romance on February 20-21 with pianist Martina Filjak and works by Rachmaninov and Bruckner.

[caption id="attachment_27482" align="alignnone" width="300"]Martina Filjak, piano Martina Filjak, piano[/caption]

More “Love’s Song and Dance” will come your way March 13-14 with James Houlik on saxophone and a program of Copland, Ewazen and Brahms.

[caption id="attachment_27481" align="alignnone" width="300"]James Houlik, saxophone James Houlik, saxophone[/caption]

Then it’s the ultimate tragic romance on April 18 with “Berlioz’s “Romeo & Juliet” performed with the Master Chorale, College of Idaho and Boise State University choruses in a new venue, a ballroom at Boise State University’s Student Union Building.

Season extras will include The Messiah, Chamber Concerts (formerly Casual Classics) and Silent Films.

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