Stories tagged: Spokane Symphony
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Concert review: Nakahara leads symphony in energetic, precise program
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 …
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.
Concert review: A glorious ‘Carmen’ shows off singers and Spokane Symphony
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: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Spokane Symphony and Opera Coeur d’Alene present ‘Carmen’ in Spokane
Sandra Piques Eddy sings the role of the seductress.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Music Director Eckart Preu announces final season with the Spokane Symphony
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: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Spokane Symphony launches new season at a high level
Vienna-themed concert brings out the best in conductor Preu, the symphony and guest musicians.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Spokane Symphony welcomes guest musicians to season opener
“Classics 1: Opening Night Romance” will feature violinist Jessica Lee and cellist Peter Stumpf.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
In spite of smoke, Spokane Symphony forges on with Labor Day concert
The Spokane Symphony decided to go ahead with its annual free concert in Comstock Park Monday evening in spite of unhealthy air quality levels.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Labor Day Weekend: Five things to do in Spokane
You’re stuck in town for the long weekend? Good. You won’t be bored.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 6 a.m.
Annual Labor Day weekend concerts kick off Spokane Symphony season
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
Adaptable Nakahara, Spokane Symphony mix old and new at Soiree on the Edge
Conductor Morihiko Nakahara will lead his second Soiree on the Edge concert of the season Wednesday at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars.
Thu., May 11, 2017
Spokane Symphony to rock the music of Led Zeppelin
It’s Led Zeppelin only bigger, stronger and with more power. The Spokane Symphony will combine rock and classical music by performing “The Music of Led Zeppelin” on Friday at Martin …
Sun., May 7, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Symphony and vocalists bring season to a close on a tremendous note
The concerts became a celebration not only of a successful season, but of the powerful current of musical life that runs through our community, bringing together people and institutions, breaking …
Fri., April 28, 2017
“Ultimate Beatles tribute” the Fab Four brings the Beatles to Spokane for SuperPops 6
The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band, made the decision early on in its career to make every single aspect of its show as accurate as possible, proving they deserve …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Spokane Symphony finds ample romance in weekend program
Throughout the Brahms symphony, the orchestra surpassed itself in beauty and richness of tone, suppleness of phrasing and sheer stamina. As long as it continues to perform like that, we …
Thu., April 20, 2017, noon
Pianist Claire Huangci’s love for Chopin on display at ‘Classics 9’
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Experimental vibe will continue in third year of ‘Uncharted’ collaboration with Spokane Symphony, Terrain
Now in its third year, “Uncharted” brings together members of the Spokane Symphony with 10 local artists for an exploration of Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.”
Mon., April 3, 2017
Huckleberries: She gave us hope for 40 years as Leia – and that hope lives on
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Audience can’t hold back applause for symphony and soloist Beilman
The first thing one learns in attending concerts of classical music is never to applaud between movements. Doing so, we are told, shows disrespect for the composer’s intentions and the …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 1 p.m.
Violinist Benjamin Beilman reunites with Spokane Symphony for ‘Classics 8: The Russian Soul’
Benjamin Beilman reunites with Spokane Symphony for “Classics 8: The Russian Soul.”
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Dr. Richard Stacey, the Spokane doctor who shut down the city after Mount St. Helens erupted, dies
When volcanic ash blanketed Spokane after Mount St. Helens’ 1980 eruption, Dr. Richard Stacey was instrumental in shutting down Spokane to protect people’s lungs. The longtime Rockwood Clinic physician and …
Sun., March 5, 2017
Symphony celebrates ‘three Bs of classical music’ in 2017-18 season
Thomas Hampson will headline a concert to mark the 10th anniversary of the Fox Theater restoration.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Spokane Symphony electrifies crowd with Ravel
No concerts of the current season of the Spokane Symphony have displayed the power of the orchestra so brilliantly as those that took place this weekend in the Martin Woldson …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
Spokane Symphony to give taste of France with tribute to composer Maurice Ravel
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 …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017
Education Notebook: Spokane Symphony to honor three teachers for achievements in art, music education
The Spokane Symphony will recognize the winners of this year’s outstanding arts education support and music teaching awards at the start of its concert on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
Spokane Symphony review: Brilliant concerto lights up the Fox
Berloiz, Tchaikovsky and Bates all give the talented orchestra and its resident conductor an ample canvas for making art.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 8 a.m.
Spokane Symphony bridges classical and contemporary on upcoming Classics program
The Spokane Symphony performs as many timeless classics as it does 21st century curios, and this weekend’s Classics concert further bridges the divide between contemporary and classical. The upcoming program …
Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
The Spokane Symphony goes to the movies with the silent classic “The Phantom of the Opera”
As with previous screenings of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” and Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights,” the Spokane Symphony will be providing a live musical accompaniment for the 1925 silent film “The Phantom …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy gets into the swing of things with the Spokane Symphony
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy helped usher in a revival of swing music in the late 1990s, scoring unexpected pop hits with songs that sounded like they were right out of …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Spokane Symphony explores what it is to be American
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 …