Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra plays at RCU Theatre

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra kicked off its 45th season tonight at the Pablo Center's RCU Theatre.

The concert featured gold medal violinist Richard Lin.

Lin performed Brahms Violin Concerto with the Chippewa Valley Orchestra.

After that, the symphony performed Mendelssohn’s reformation symphony.

RCU Theatre was packed with hundreds of people to see the acclaimed violinist.

It was also conductor, Maestro Nobuyoshi Yasuda's, birthday.
The orchestra surprised him at the end by playing him "Happy Birthday" and the audience sang along.

The Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra's next performance will be December 14 and they will play Christmas classics from Frozen, Manheimn Steamroller, and more.