This Season

Welcome to the Chippewa Valley Symphony’s 48th season, A Season of Inspiration!

To purchase tickets, please contact the box office at 715-832-2787 or, or purchase your tickets online. Individual concert tickets as well as season packages are available. All concerts take place in the RCU Theatre at Pablo Center at the Confluence, 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54701.

The Mighty Power of Music

Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

CVSO is honored to welcome back Richard Lin, gold medalist of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, for Bruch’s emotive and virtuosic Violin Concerto No. 1. Also in our season opener you’ll experience the mighty power of Brahms’ Symphony No. 1, a masterpiece that was 12 years in the making. Guest Artist Sponsors: Dick, Gail & Zach Halmstad

Fantastic Classics

A Concert for All Ages

Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

Are you ready to take a musical journey? In this family-friendly concert, familiar tunes from beloved movies will transport you to a fantasy land. Visit demons and ghosts in Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, laugh at the clumsy antics of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas, and much more. We’ll provide the music, you bring your imagination!

Sing We Now of Christmas

With Chippewa Valley Festival Choir

Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

Rejoice in the sounds of the season with CVSO’s performance of John Rutter’s Gloria with the Chippewa Valley Festival Choir. Our Christmas celebration will also include settings of your favorite seasonal tunes including “Greensleeves”, “Jingle Bells”, and “White Christmas”. And finally, get into the holiday spirit and join us for a Christmas sing-a-long.

Holst’s Voyage of Imagination: The Planets

With Dr. Paul Thomas

Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

Embark on a journey through the Solar System, illuminated by the glorious music of Gustav Holst and stunning images from NASA. This concert features a full orchestral and choral performance of Holst’s The Planets, as well as a world premiere written by UW-Stout Professor Dr. Jerry Hui. UW-Eau Claire Professor Paul Thomas will be our guide, describing our current knowledge of our neighboring planets.

The Rise and Fall of Freedom 

Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.

Experience three composers, each from the same nation, but living in different levels of freedom and oppression. Mussorgsky’s Prelude to Khovanshchina depicts a tranquil dawn scene, and Tchaikovsky expresses strong emotions and sentiments in his Romeo and Juliet. Inspired by the tyranny of living during Stalin’s reign, Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony portrays the resistance to fascism and the fight for freedom.

COVID-19 Update:

Pablo Center at the Confluence does not currently have any vaccination or masking requirements, though masks are encouraged. For details, see the Pablo Center’s website.

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