The symphony, under the direction of Martin Majkut, will pair works by Joseph-Maurice Ravel and Pablo Saraste — played by violinist Stephanie Chase — with orchestral performances of Modest Mussorsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon’s “blue cathedral” to kick off its 2012-2013 season. A show is set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Tickets cost $33 to $44, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders. Call 541-552-6398 or see