This Season

Welcome to the Chippewa Valley Symphony’s 47th season, A Season of Renewal! We are delighted to be performing in person for you again.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through the Pablo Center at the Confluence box office. Contact the box office at 715-832-2787 or All concerts take place in the RCU Theatre at Pablo Center at the Confluence, 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701.

The Chippewa Valley Symphony performs at Pablo Center at the Confluence on October 16, 2021.

COVID-19 Update:

Pablo Center at the Confluence is currently requiring that all patrons ages 12 and over be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test for entry into the facility. Masks are also required at all times, regardless of vaccination status, unless patrons are eating or drinking.

When you arrive at the Pablo Center for a concert, please be sure to bring in addition to your ticket: (1) a photo ID, (2) proof you are fully vaccinated OR documentation from a negative COVID-19 test that’s been taken within 72 hours of the event, and (3) your mask. Children under 12 will just need their ticket (and mask) to attend.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as CVSO and our fabulous venue, the Pablo Center, do our best to present live music safely during the pandemic.

For details, see the Pablo Center’s website.


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

Symphony Spectacular!

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

Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. (rescheduled due to weather from Friday, December 10, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.)

Are you a jazz baby or a classical kid? This match up 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

Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture, op. 84
Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, op. 80
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 83
        Kenny Broberg, solo piano

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