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
  • Backstage - Bach, Debussy & Mozart

    FOR THE FULL DIGITAL PLAYBILL CLICK HERE or go to https://boisephil.org/playbill/bach-debussy-mozart/

    Boise Phil soloists shine on the latest Digital Stage Premiere!

    - THREE ICONIC COMPOSERS -
    - TWO VIRTUOSIC SOLOS -
    - ONE DAZZLING EXPERIENCE -

    Boise Phil Principal Clarinet, Carmen Izzo, and ...

  • Backstage - Take Flight

    Music Director Eric Garcia and Allison Emerick, our Principal Flutist, discuss Valerie Coleman and her Afro-Cuban Concerto for Wind Quintet. You’ll hear about Coleman’s background and how unique it is to have a living American composer who is also a brilliant flutist. You’ll learn about how she m...

  • Backstage String Theory

    Before or after watching our latest concert, STRING THEORY, dive deeper into the music in "Backstage with the Phil". Music Director Eric Garcia sat down with Brian Vance and Rebekah Desta to discuss how the instruments used in each of their respective pieces provided unique qualities to the music.

  • Backstage - Tchaikovsky: Sound Waves of Color

    Go “Backstage” with Music Director Eric Garcia and Hui Lim, Associate Principal Second Violin, as they discuss the difficulty of adding your voice into pre-recorded tracks, how Hui used to play her instrument in the dark and creating spontaneity while being remote.

    The performance premieres on ...

  • Backstage - Rhythm & Color

    Before the concert, go "Backstage with the Phil" with Music Director Eric Garcia and John Baldwin, Principal Percussionist as they discuss the repertoire in this concert as well as reflect on his 50 years with the Boise Philharmonic.

  • Backstage - The Basque Block

    Join us as we celebrate Boise’s rich cultural history and connection with the Basque community in our latest performance, The Basque Block. Interviews with local Basque leaders, musicians and dancers are intertwined with performances featuring Basque composers including Mielotxin, Sarasate, and R...

  • 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 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 with the Phil - Puppet Theater

    Music Director Eric Garcia sits down with Sierra Schmeltzer, Flute, and Lauren Blackerby, Principle Oboe, to discuss Peter and the Wolf and The Carnival of the Animals.