Stories tagged: Eckart Preu
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
Eckart Preu and assistant conductor Jorge Luis Uzcategui will share conducting duties during both performances.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 1:12 p.m.
Starting with the 2019-20 season, Preu will serve a three-year term as music director of the Portalnd Symphony Orchestra.
Thu., March 22, 2018
The program features four pieces, three of which were written by French composers.
Sat., March 17, 2018
While music director Eckart Preu’s final season promises to be bittersweet, he’s working hard to make it count.
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
Guest musicians the Ahn Trio brought the passionate advocacy of Mark O’Connor’s triple concerto, making the most of its moments of tenderness and wit.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
Hege performed with the Spokane Symphony in 2011. He guest conducts ‘Classics 6’ Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Renowned violinist Mira Wang will perform “Tropoi.”
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Spokane Symphony Concertmaster and first violinist Mateusz Wolski wants to use “The M Show” to look at classical music and musicians through a humorous lens.
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 2 p.m.
The concerts will feature pieces by Schmelzer, Corelli, Vejvanovský, Vivaldi and Handel.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 5 a.m.
In his first performance in Spokane, Tao played all five of Beethoven’s piano concertos across two performances.
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017
Despite his busy schedule, Spokane Symphony concertmaster Mateusz Wolski finds time for unexpected hobby
Spokane Symphony Concertmaster Mateusz Wolski balances family, music and autocross.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
That this production successfully met the challenges posed by “Carmen’s” sprawling plot and profusion of musical ideas was due in great measure to the performance by Sandra Piques Eddy in …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Eckart Preu will leave the Spokane Symphony at the end of the 2018-19 season to dedicate more time to his new role as music director of the Long Beach Symphony …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
“Classics 1: Opening Night Romance” will feature violinist Jessica Lee and cellist Peter Stumpf.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 6 a.m.
Both concerts, Saturday at Pavillion Park and Monday at Comstock Park, feature the same set list, a mix of patriotic songs and previews of what to expect from the symphony’s …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, noon
Conductor Morihiko Nakahara will lead his second Soiree on the Edge concert of the season Wednesday at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars.
Thu., April 20, 2017, noon
In its ninth “Classics” concert, the Spokane Symphony will pay tribute to Beethoven by highlighting composers he inspired, including Chopin. Pianist Claire Huangci, who will soon release an album dedicated …
Mon., April 3, 2017
Before Carrie Fisher introduced us to Princess Leia in “Star Wars: A New Hope” 40 years ago, comments Coeur d’Alene blogger Nic Casey, women were typecast in roles as damsels …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 1 p.m.
Benjamin Beilman reunites with Spokane Symphony for “Classics 8: The Russian Soul.”
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
For the symphony’s Classics concert this weekend, “French Virtuosity - A Tribute to Ravel,” Preu chose to shine the spotlight on renowned French composer Maurice Ravel while also showing his …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
Berloiz, Tchaikovsky and Bates all give the talented orchestra and its resident conductor an ample canvas for making art.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Coming on the heels of the presidential inauguration, the Spokane Symphony’s program Saturday allowed us to contemplate what it means to be American by seeing how the question was answered …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
This weekend’s Symphony Classics concert, the first of 2017, is titled “American Voices,” and it features the work of such luminaries as Scott Joplin, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin. But …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016
Many people gathered early in the Fox Theater on Saturday night expecting to hear the customary preconcert lecture by conductor Eckart Preu on the sole work on that evening’s program: …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 3 p.m.
Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 is a serious undertaking. It runs nearly 100 minutes, it leapfrogs from one distinct style to another and it requires an orchestra of 200 or …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 4 p.m.
The Spokane Symphony’s season rolls along this weekend with a Classics concert that bridges generations and explores man’s relationship with nature. Titled “Northern Lights,” the program will showcase the work …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 7 p.m.
Uncharted, which hits the Fox Theater stage on Friday night, is a collaboration between the Spokane Symphony and Terrain. Part rock concert, part symphony concert and part art show, the …
Sun., May 8, 2016, 6:40 p.m.
The Spokane Symphony concluded its season this weekend with a gala concert at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, celebrating the power of symphonic music and demonstrating its ability …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 7 p.m.
The Spokane Symphony wraps up its 69th season this weekend, and the orchestra is going out with some musical fireworks. Titled “Blockbusters,” this Classics program features a trio of pieces …
Sun., April 3, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Though Saturday’s concert by the Spokane Symphony at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox contained only three pieces, it did an excellent job of illustrating the immense range and …