Announcing Our 2021-22 Season!
Returning season ticket holders may renew beginning July 19. Tickets will be available to the general public on August 4. Tickets are purchased through the Pablo Center at the Confluence box office. Contact the box office at 715-832-2787 or email@example.com. All concerts take place in the RCU Theatre at Pablo Center at the Confluence, 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701.
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Join CVSO as we emerge from this time of isolation to experience live music together again! Romantics Schumann and Fauré take center stage for this concert program. Also on the program is Violinist Kaylin Liu, 2020 Winner of the Chippewa Valley Symphony Young Artist Competition, playing Henry Vieuxtemps’ Violin Concerto No. 5.
Gabriel Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande Suite
Henry Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor, op. 37
Kaylin Liu, winner of the 2020 Chippewa Valley Symphony Young Artist Competition, solo violin
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3, in E-flat Major, op. 97
Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Experience the power of live, symphonic music in this exciting concert for all ages. You can sample a wide variety of symphonic pieces that show contrasting styles and communicate a wide range of feelings. We’ll also feature the winner of our 2021 Young Artist Competition, which is always a highlight of the season!
Gioachino Rossini: The Barber of Seville Overture
Edvard Grieg: ‘Morning Mood’ from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major, movements II and III
Sophia Jiang, 2021 Winner of the Young Artist Competition, solo piano
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro Overture
Franz Schubert: Allegro from Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat major
Ludwig van Beethoven: Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92
Edward Elgar: ‘Nimrod’ from Enigma Variations, op. 36
Ludwig van Beethoven: IV. Finale from Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, op. 67
Let’s Go Nut(s)cracker!: Take Two
Friday, December 10, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Are you a jazz baby or a classical kid? This matchup between the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra and the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra is back by popular demand! Hear great symphonic works paired with their jazz versions, including selections from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” played back to back with Duke Ellington’s jazz arrangements.
Anthony Ross Plays Elgar
Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
Chippewa Valley Symphony is thrilled to welcome Anthony Ross, principal cellist of the Minnesota Orchestra, for Cello Concerto in E Minor by Edward Elgar. The orchestra will also play Sibelius’s bold and personal Symphony No. 2. Guest Artist Sponsor: Brady and Jeanne Foust
Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, op. 85
Anthony Ross, solo cello
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 43
Brahms in Spring
Friday, May 6, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.
American pianist Kenny Broberg continues to build a reputation as “one of the most intelligent and intense artists on the concert stage today” (Theater Jones). His fresh interpretations are complemented by a natural, honest stage presence. The Minneapolis native first came to international attention when he captured the silver medal at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition; he followed this with a bronze medal win at the 2019 International Tchaikovsky Competition, adding to numerous competition prizes. Guest Artist Sponsor: Mel and Leann Breed
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave, op. 31
Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, op. 80
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 83
Kenny Broberg, solo piano
Support the Symphony
Chippewa Valley Symphony always relies on the generosity of our donors, and that is especially true this season. Checks to CVSO can be sent to 402 Graham Ave., Suite 205, Eau Claire, WI 54701. Donations can also be made online by clicking the Donate button below. Thank you to all our supporters who help us bring music you love by people you know to the Chippewa Valley!