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Let's Hear It for The Ladies

  • Civic Center for the Performing Arts 501 South Holmes Avenue Idaho Falls, ID, 83401 United States (map)

What’s interesting about this concert?

  • Missy Mazzoli is founder and keyboardist for Victoire, an electro-acoustic band dedicated to performing her music.

  • Florence Price made her career in Chicago and was the first African-American woman composer to have a work premiered by a major American orchestra: the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 1933 with her First Symphony.

  • This will be the third solo appearance by the Symphony’s principal violist, Dr. Lisa McNiven, after beautiful performances of the Bartok Viola Concerto and Mozart’s double concerto, the Sinfonia Concertante, with Emma Rubinstein.

Thomas says:

What You’ll Hear


Missy Mazzoli, Holy Roller (10 minutes) 

Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Concerto Romantico (21 minutes)
Lisa McNiven, viola

Florence Price, Symphony No. 1 in D Minor (40 minutes)

Note: recordings were not available on Spotify for the first half of the program. Our apologies!

Community Connections

Earlier Event: February 15
EIRMC Red Dress Concert: Movie Music
Later Event: March 19
An Evening of Chamber Music