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Dramatic works for Classics 3

Only two short weeks since overwhelming us with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, the Spokane Symphony Orchestra and music director Eckart Preu will perform three works in the third concert …


Symphony review: Mahler work gets sublime treatment

How far can you travel from Spokane in one hour and 20 minutes? By car, you can reach Moses Lake; by plane, Portland. If you took a seat in the …


Blasi, McCormick lead ‘Resurrection’

The Spokane Symphony and music director Eckart Preu will present Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection” by Gustav Mahler. Joining in the performance will be the Spokane Symphony Chorale, directed by Julián …


Trifonov’s performance launches symphony season

Those who attended the opening concert of the Spokane Symphony’s season at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox had a close encounter with the power of music to thrill, …


Spokane Symphony’s opening concert thrilling, powerful

Those who attended the opening concert of the Spokane Symphony’s season at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox had a close encounter with the power of music to thrill, …


‘Russian Adventure’ kicks off season

When the Spokane Symphony opens its season this weekend with “A Russian Adventure,” one of the featured pieces will have some special meaning for music director Eckart Preu. Preu, who …


In season 9 with symphony, Preu still conducts from the heart

Growing up in 1970s East Germany, Eckart Preu was, by his own account, no wunderkind. “I was always in the middle,” he recalled. “The lower end of middle.”


Tradition triumphs

Thousands of people packed picnics and set up lawn chairs this Labor Day for the Spokane Symphony at Comstock Park. “It’s really a gift to the community,” symphony spokeswoman Annie …


Spotlight: As if on Q, de Lancie to assist Interplayers

John de Lancie, who played the meddlesome Q on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” is coming to Spokane in November to lend a hand to Interplayers Professional Theatre. De Lancie …


String Quartet unveils 2012-’13 lineup

The Spokane String Quartet has announced its 2012-’13 season, with works by Ludwig von Beethoven, Joseph Haydn, Johannes Brahms, Dmitri Shostakovich, Antonin Dvorak and Franz Schubert among the pieces to …


Symphony review: Virtuosos rise to ‘Quixote’ challenge

This spring in Spokane has been fertile for fanciers of fine cello playing. The Northwest Bach Festival concluded on March 18 with a performance of J.S. Bach’s cello suites 1-3 …


Spotlight: ‘Groom’ arrives to celebrate Bing’s 109th birthday

Thursday would have been Bing Crosby’s 109th birthday. To celebrate, the Advocates for the Bing Crosby Theater will hold a birthday gathering and show Crosby’s 1951 film “Here Comes the …


Preu-led symphony pays tribute to Titanic

“Unsinkable!” That’s what the designers and builders of the Titanic claimed. On an April night in 1912, Titanic struck an iceberg and sank into the cold waters of the North …


Symphony review: Concert expands listeners’ horizons

In contrast to their Classic Series, the Casual Classics concerts by the Spokane Symphony offer a glimpse of works and, sometimes, composers who are off the beaten path. In this …


Symphony review: The passion and joy born of tribulation

We all suffer; it is an inescapable fact of human life. Disappointment, toil and loss give shape to our lives, as do love, joy and achievement. Only a few of …


Expect perfection at ‘Percussion’

When the Spokane Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of music director Eckart Preu, performs “Percussion and Pathetique” this weekend, they will be joined by a big-name guest. Nebojsa Zivkovic is …


Spotlight: Percussionist Zivkovic to play with symphony

The upcoming Spokane Symphony concert will feature an appearance by a percussionist who will perform his own marimba concerto. Nebojsa Zivkovic, a native of Serbia now based in Germany, will …


Review: Singers add drama to symphony stage

Four fine young singers joined Eckart Preu and the Spokane Symphony Orchestra on Friday for a delightful evening of arias, ensembles and orchestral works from the world of opera. The …


Spotlight: MAC extends chance to view ‘Seeing Impressionism’

Good news for all you procrastinators. You’ll have even more time to see the “Seeing Impressionism: Europe, America and the Northwest” exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. …


Celebrating ‘Opera’s Greatest Hits’

Four rising stars of the opera and concert world will join music director Eckart Preu and the Spokane Symphony Orchestra for an evening of the most famous operatic music ever …


In the Spotlight!

Pat Metheny, Savion Glover, the Shaolin Warriors, the Mario Bros., and John Steinbeck (at least in spirit) are all on the way to the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox …


Symphony review: ‘Russian’ concert inspires, thrills

The Spokane Symphony chose the name “Russian Drama” for this weekend’s concerts at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. Many, however, may have wondered what was Russian about the …


As the symphony turns

It’s easy to identify a few key motifs in the Spokane Symphony’s just-announced 2012-13 season: Super-sized works: The Spokane Symphony is going massive – in ambition and in sheer numbers …


From Russia with love? Symphony offers selection

The Spokane Symphony Orchestra is heading to Russia for its annual education focused concerts. “Russian Drama” features “Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3” by Ottorino Respighi; Symphony No. 7, …


Mead sophomore is symphony’s winning essayist

William Henzler, a sophomore at Mead High School, has won the Spokane Symphony’s 2012 high school essay contest. Henzler entered the contest for extra credit on a humanities assignment. Henzler …


Spotlight: ‘Jersey Boys’ will hit Spokane this fall

WestCoast Entertainment has announced that “Jersey Boys,” the lauded Broadway musical, will play a three-week engagement in Spokane this fall. The play, which tells the story of Frankie Valli and …


Great American vocalist

The Spokane Symphony will explore the Great American Songbook with vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway during Saturday’s SuperPops concert, “Broadway’s Greatest Gifts.” This performance, with resident conductor Morihiko Nakahara, will include …


Symphony review: A glimpse at Mozart’s social network

In keeping with the Casual Classics motif, the crowd that packed the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on Friday night was casual in their dress but thoroughly serious and …


Spotlight: Spokane band wins EMP competition

The Experience Music Project’s Sound Off competition for young bands has a new champion, and that champion is from Spokane. Nude, a four-piece, was crowned March 7 after performing against …


Spotlight: Whitworth to screen Kaplan documentary

John Kaplan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who worked at The Spokesman-Review in the early 1980s, will present a documentary about his battle with lymphoma at Whitworth University on March 15. …