BACKSTAGE

BACKSTAGE

Get an in-depth look at each concert's music, personal stories from the musicians, and gain insight into the lives of Boise Phil members. Experience what it's truly like to be in the mind of Boise's best musicians!

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  • Backstage - Latin American Dances

    Get in on the backstage conversation with Music Director Eric Garcia, Lauren Anderson (violin), and Rebekah Desta (violin). You'll hear words like freedom, freshness, and liberation as each musician describes the collaborative nature of working in small ensembles and the unique qualities of bring...

  • Backstage Rachmaninoff & Dvořák

    In this installment of "Backstage at the Phil", Music Director Eric Garcia talks to Katie Clark (violin) and Lisa Cooper (cello). You'll hear Katie talk about the images she thinks about when playing Rachmaninoff, and Lisa's trip to Dvořák home. They also share ways in which they keep connected t...

  • Backstage The Romantics

    Music Director Eric Garcia sits down with Principal Viola and Langroise Fellow Dave Johnson and Associate Principal Viola Lindsay Bohl to discuss The Romantics. Join them in discussing Mendelssohn's composition of Four Pieces for String Quartet, Dave Johnson's incredible arrangements, and what it...

  • Backstage Sounds of Idaho

    Music Director Eric Garcia and Idaho composers Jim Cockey and David Alan Earnest discuss their works in sting trios which are featured in the concert SOUNDS OF IDAHO.

  • Backstage Home for the Holidays

    Music Director Eric Garcia and members of the Boise Phil Brass Quintet discuss the musician's preparation for this fully remote concert, what it's like to perform and record remotely, and what types of music our musicians listen to! Dive into this wonderful conversation!

  • Backstage Boccherini and Dvorak

    Join Music Director Eric Garcia, Julia Pope (cello) and Katie Clark (violin) as they discuss the technical and emotional differences in these two very different works.

    And...

    Which quintet reminds Katie Clark of her two young sons running around? Find out during Backstage with the Phil!

  • Backstage Three Trios

    Join music director Eric Garcia, violinist Jessica Harned, and trumpet Brendan Grzanic as they discuss Three Trios. An in-depth look at how the musicians prepared for the concert, expert knowledge of the pieces and their composers, and learn about how these pieces challenged our musicians!

  • Backstage Debussy & Schubert

    Musicians Del Parkinson (piano) and Matthew Tutsky (harp) join Music Director Eric Garcia backstage to discuss their latest concert, Debussy & Schubert. Gain a deeper understanding of the work and their insights into these two wonderful pieces.

  • Backstage Death and the Maiden

    Musicians Dawn Douthit and Jen Drake join Music Director Eric Garcia to discuss what it's like to play Schubert's Death and the Maiden and how each interprets the two characters of Death and the Maiden and their experience of performing it. Read the poem below and then watch Backstage with the P...

  • Backstage Beethoven 250

    Get an in-depth look at each concert's music, personal stories from the musicians, and gain insight into the lives of Boise Phil members. Experience what it's truly like to be in the mind of Boise's best musicians!