Meet Me in New York Classical Concert Season Premiere

Meet Me in New York Classical Concert Season Premiere


09/23/2022 - 7:30 PM


7:30 PM


Creighton & Shelley Hardin


Stephens Performing Arts Center - Jensen Grand Concert Hall

The evening's programming:

Murmurations: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra - Edward Smaldone with Guest Soloist, Shandra Helman
• Overture to Candide - Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
• Symphony No. 8 in B minor "Unfinished" - Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
• Suite (1919) from The Firebird - Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Listen to KISU Interview: Jamon Anderson of KISU spoke with Nell Flanders and Shandra Helman about Nell's background, the September 23rd concert repertoire, Ed Smaldone's composition, Murmurations, and more. You don't want to miss this interview on KISU's homepage available by clicking HERE.

Greetings from Ed Smaldone: please enjoy a video clip - "Greetings Pocatello" - from Ed, who is joining us for concert week from NYC, by clicking HERE. The evening's performance of Murmurations will be a World Premiere!

Zoom Interview with Ed Smaldone: in this enlightening and thoughtful 15-minute video, Ed speaks about his musical background; the inspiration for Murmurations; stylistic influences that inform his compositions; and what audience members should listen for on concert night. You may access the interview by clicking the link HERE and entering the passcode 8m@Nm2aY when prompted. 

Meet the Guest Artists: Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the "Artists" tab to learn more about the evening's talented guests, Shandra Helman and Ed Smaldone.

Concert Time/Location: The concert begins at 7:30 pm in Jensen Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Pre-Concert Chat & Post-Concert Reception: Please join us for the pre-concert chat beginning at 6:30 pm in the Rotunda with ISCS Conductor, Nell Flanders, joined by guest soloist, Shandra Helman, and guest composer, Ed Smaldone. There will also be a post-concert reception with our guests and Nell. All are welcome!

Refreshments: A no-host bar will serve beverages (alcoholic and nonalcoholic) and light hors d'oeuvres from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, during intermission, and at the post-concert reception, ending at 10:30 pm.

Live Stream Information: 

Watch the live stream by clicking HERE.

View the digital concert program HERE.