Notes from New York 2022-2023 Season

Notes from New York 2022-2023 Season


07/01/2022 - 04/30/2023


12:00 PM


Stephens Performing Arts Center - Jensen Grand Concert Hall

September 23, 2022 - Meet Me in New York

Shandra Helman - guest soloist, clarinet
Edward Smaldone - guest composer

  • Murmurations, for clarinet and orchestra (Smaldone) - World Premiere
  • Candide Overture (Bernstein)
  • Unfinished (Schubert)
  • Firebird 1919 (Stravinsky)

October 28, 2022 - Central Park

Madeline Adkins - guest soloist, violin

  • Violin Concerto (Barber)
  • Fanfare for the Common Man (Copland)
  • Symphony No. 2 (Sibelius)

December 2 & 3, 2022 - Joy to the World

Nell Flanders - ISCS conductor
Scott Anderson - guest conductor

Nell Flanders and Scott Anderson are planning a wonderful concert in collaboration with the ISU Concert Choir and the Camerata Singers. The program will present holiday favorites, sing-a-longs, and the NYC spirit of Duke Ellington with the ISCS musicians performing an orchestral arrangement of Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite, a jazzy take on Tchaikovsky’s celebrated ballet. 

January 28, 2023 - Broadway Lights (POPS Concert)

Nathaniel Stampley - guest vocalist (baritone)
Andrea Jones-Sojola - guest vocalist (soprano)
Phumzile Sojola - guest vocalist (tenor)

The ISCS will bring Broadway to Pocatello as the ISCS musicians are joined by three guest vocalists from New York City. Nathaniel Stampley, baritone, has made his career on Broadway in shows including “The Lion King,” “Cats the Musical,” and “Porgy & Bess.” He currently appears on Broadway in the show “Paradise Square,” which received 10 Tony nominations (and one win!). Mr. Stampley will be joined by soprano Andrea Jones-Sojala and tenor Phumzile Sojala. 

February 25, 2023 - Brooklyn Bridge

Guest soloist will be the winner of ISU Concerto Competition

  • Le roi s'amuse (Delibes)
  • Pavane pour une infante défunte (Ravel)
  • Sinfonia for Orbiting Spheres (Mazzoli)
  • The Moldau (Smetana)

April 22, 2023 - Manhattan Skyline

Jeffrey Biegel - guest soloist, piano

  • Piano Concerto (Grieg)
  • Revelry (Liebermann)
  • Strum (Montgomery)
  • Pines of Rome (Respighi)

*All concerts begin promptly at 7:30 pm in Jensen Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center.  Join us at 6:30 pm in the Rotunda for the pre-concert chat and no-host bar with beverages and hors d'oeuvres.