Stories tagged: concert review
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:23 p.m.
Soloist Haochen Zhang proved himself to be a marvel in his performance of Liszt’s second piano concerto.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:23 p.m.
After an artistic reveal, the iconic rock band took center stage in Spokane for the final time.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Country singer and his band go undercover at the Hot Country
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
In 1977, a Spokesman-Review staff writer went to see KISS perform at the Spokane Coliseum. He was not impressed.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 3:49 p.m.
The show may have been at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, and members of the Spokane Symphony may have been on stage, but what transpired on Friday night …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 8:02 p.m.
This weekend’s Classics 5 concert by the Spokane Symphony marked the midpoint of the 15th and final season in which Eckart Preu has led the orchestra as its music director …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
Concert review: Clarion Brass players demonstrate great skill in bringing new sounds to familiar tunes
At this concert, the focus was and remained very much on the music itself, the quality of its performance, and the skill and originality of its composer, William Berry.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
Myles Kennedy was clearly enjoying the hometown crowd at a packed Fox Theater on Friday night.
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018
From the opening measures of “Out of the Mist,” the symphony musicians played with remarkable beauty and power.
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 10:59 a.m.
From the first chord to the last pyrotechnic blast, you could feel every Godsmack drum beat and Shinedown guitar riff echoed in your chest.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
For a few seconds, the only sound one could hear in the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox was of two flutes, gently retracing an upward-moving figure. The sound was …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Alabama’s 90 minutes of nonstop hits hit all the right notes.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
At a time when our thinking about Russia is clouded by evidence of election meddling, authoritarianism and geopolitical hostility, we would do well to step back and contemplate “The Heart …
Fri., May 4, 2018
When he spoke to The Spokesman-Review in December in advance of Alter Bridge’s sold-out show at the Knitting Factory, singer/guitarist Myles Kennedy expressed awe at the path his life had …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Instead of the engaging virtuoso showpiece we expected with “Symphonie Espagnole,” Aleksey Semenenko’s profound re-evaluation and flawless execution revealed a masterful and serious concerto for violin and orchestra, worthy of …
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Zuill Bailey burst upon the consciousness of most of us here by performing the six Suites for Cello by Bach during the festival six years ago, seated in the same …
Sat., March 3, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
After traveling from Barrister Winery to River Park Square, the festival popped up at the Hamilton Studio, itself a re-imagined 1928 school building in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Flute solo makes an impact in weekend concerts.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 6:26 p.m.
The country star played the Spokane Arena on Friday night during a stop on her “Livin’ Like Hippies” tour.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
Guest violinist Mira Wang set a standard which future performers of Rasch’s “Tropoi” will find hard to match.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Throughout the Saint-Saëns concerto, the Spokane Symphony played superbly, but was eclipsed by the soloist.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Music lovers in Spokane this month have the opportunity of hearing two outstanding pianists as guests of the Spokane . This weekend at the Fox, we heard Ran Dank and …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
The German rock band the Scorpions kept things in high gear at nearly sold out Spokane Arena show on Friday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Vienna-themed concert brings out the best in conductor Preu, the symphony and guest musicians.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
“Navah Perlman’s Unforgettable Musical Memoirs,” presented as part of the Northwest Bach Festival SummerFest series, reviewed Friday at Hamilton Studio.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
Keith Urban kicked off the Spokane stop of his “ripCORD World Tour” by strutting up to the microphone, flashing a wide smile and strumming a banjo. Australian superstar Urban and …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Age has turned McDonald’s once dark hair white, but it hasn’t dulled the emotion in his voice when he sings; it meant as much for McDonald and the band to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Obviously, most of the fans came for Nelson – except for one who repeatedly shouted, “Kacey,” during her set – but Musgraves’s smooth-as-butter voice and skillful guitar playing kept them …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Concert review: The B-52’s rock the lobster - and other classic tunes - at the Festival at Sandpoint
The iconic pop band from Athens, Gerogia keeps the party rolling with an energetic set on the festival’s opening weekend.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Toby Keith’s stage presence did not fully evolve until the second half of the show. His band, featuring incredible musicians delivering enthusiastic performances, initially outshined Keith, as the upbeat music …