Winter Concert - included in the season subscription
Handel in Italy
Artistic Director, Robert Franz leads the Boise Baroque Orchestra for an exquisite performance of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater. This concert also features a side by side with the Boise High School Chamber Orchestra. The BBO and Boise High will play together for the opening symphony.
Luigi Boccherini Symphony No. 21 in C
featuring the Boise High School Chamber Orchestra
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Stabat Mater
with Soprano and Countertenor soloists
Soprano Brenna Wells is known for her varied operatic and concert performances and has sung and recorded with such ensembles as the Boston Early Music Festival, Blue Heron, Britten-Pears Baroque Orchestra, Boston Baroque, Opera Boston, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Yale Choral Artists, and the Handel & Haydn Society. She has appeared in many festivals worldwide, including the London Handel Festival, Aldeburgh Festival, Connecticut Early Music Festival, Amherst Early Music Festival, BBC Proms, and the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice, Italy. Recent season highlights include performances with Vermont Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra Miami, St. Cecilia Festival, Brookings Harbor Friends Series, Vancouver Early Music Festival, Ensemble VIII, Pacific Musicworks, and the Early Music Guild of Seattle. Brenna appears on the new recording of John Luther Adams’s Becoming Desert with the Seattle Symphony Chorale and recently made her debuts with Emerald City Music, Capella Romana, Roomful of Teeth, and the Aspen Music Festival as a Featured Artist with Seraphic Fire and soloist with the Aspen Symphony Orchestra.
Praised for his “striking musicality, clarity, and strong coloratura” (Opera Canada), countertenor Logan Tanner has performed on operatic stages throughout the United States and abroad. Tanner recently made company debuts with Opera Santa Barbara in the role of Athamas in Handel’s Semele, Gulfshore Opera as Prince Orlofsky in J. Strauss’s Die Fledermaus, and Opera San José as the Spirit in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. Tanner has been a Stern fellow at SongFest, and a Vocal Fellow at The Music Academy of the West. He has been engaged as soloist with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Europa, North Carolina Baroque Orchestra, the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, New York Repertory Orchestra, the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey, Choralis, Chorus Austin, New York Chamber Choir, the Henry Purcell Society of Boston, La Fiocco, the Arcadia Players, Monmouth Civic Chorus, the Westchester Oratorio Society, and the Sparkill Concert Series.
Plan Your Visit
- Doors open 45 minutes prior to every concert
- Select your own seat with open, unassigned seating
- No ticket, no problem. While we encourage presenting your confirmation email as proof of purchase, our ushers are happy to look you up by name
- Parking is available across from the main entrance of the church on the other side of State St. (See map on left)
- Handicapped parking is available behind the church and accessible through the alleyway off of 10th St.
- Limited seat cushions available on a first come, first serve basis
- First Presbyterian Church is located at 950 W. State St. in downtown Boise
- For questions, email email@example.com or call 208-297-3182