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Review: The art of orchestration brings Spokane Symphony season to close

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 …


Big finish for symphony season

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 …


Troupe, symphony scale artistic heights

P.I. Tchaikovsky’s 1878 Violin Concerto is as renowned as it is difficult, an oft-performed piece that requires tremendous dexterity and skill. It’s hard enough to play with both feet on …


Spokane Symphony Chorale excels in ‘Carmina Burana’

Betty Kiemle had a birthday last week, and decided to throw a party and invite some friends. The arts patron and Spokane Symphony benefactor’s notion of a party venue is …


Symphony, chorale will join voices for Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’

The Spokane Symphony, joined by the Spokane Symphony Chorale, soloists and guest artists, will bring Orff’s stunning work to life on the stage of the Martin Woldson Theater at the …


Review: Three pieces beautifully illustrate Spokane Symphony’s range, capabilities

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 …


Preu puts down the baton to join orchestra

Eckart Preu is almost always behind a podium and in front of the orchestra during the Spokane Symphony’s Classics concerts. But this weekend, the conductor will be briefly putting down …


Uncharted set to return

This year’s Uncharted, a collaboration between the Spokane Symphony and Terrain, will be at the Fox on May 27.


Shoji returns to the Fox for Mendelssohn violin concerto

Having floored Spokane audiences one year ago with her performances of Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto, Sayaka Shoji returned this weekend to the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox to join …


Keeping the swing alive: Symphony SuperPops performs Ella Fitzgerald’s greatest hits

This weekend’s Symphony SuperPops concert, conducted by Jorge Luis Utzcátegui, features singer Patti Austin performing Ella Fitzgerald’s greatest hits.


Spokane Symphony hires new executive director

Jeff vom Saal comes to Spokane from the Marin Symphony in the Bay Area, with previous stops in Iowa and North Dakota.


Banding together: Music Innovates finds eager students at Holmes

On a Wednesday afternoon at Holmes Elementary School, the all-purpose room off the main entrance is filled with the sounds of musical scales and warm-ups. It’s the weekly rehearsal for …


Symphony blasts off to a galaxy far, far away

On Friday, the Spokane Symphony, under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara, will present a special program consisting entirely of John Williams’ famous “Star Wars” compositions.


Symphony review: Devotee of ‘French School’ lights up cello masterpiece

Audiences at this weekend’s concerts by the Spokane Symphony were treated to the first Spokane appearance by a rising star in the firmament of solo cellists, Maja Bogdanovic. She cast …


Renowned cellist recalls musical journey onto world stage

Originally from Yugoslavia and currently based in France, Maja Bogdanovic is a world-renowned cellist who will be performing with the Spokane Symphony this weekend. Bogdanovic will be featured on Cello …


Deer Park junior’s winning essay describes a composer’s palette

Aliya Thomas, a junior at Deer Park High School, won the Spokane Symphony’s fifth annual essay contest.


Spokane Symphony review: Guest conductor brings fresh perspective

Works by Fung, Tchaikovsky sparkle when the Spokane Symphony takes the lead from guest conductor Marco Parisotto.


Symphony tours Dante’s ‘Inferno’

Marco Parisotto’s nearly 35-year career as a conductor has taken him all over the world – to Paris, Shanghai, Korea and Poland. This weekend brings him to Washington for the …


‘City Lights,’ symphony close out SpIFF

Charlie Chaplin’s “City Lights” is one of those rare films that will make you laugh until you cry, and then, in its final moments, make you cry for real. It’s …


Herb Alpert still finds joy in the music

Jazz trumpeter Herb Alpert has plenty of accomplishments under his belt. With his band the Tijuana Brass, he scored a number of significant hits in the ’60s and ’70s, he …


Spokane Symphony review: “Don Juan,” Mozart, “Romeo and Juliet”

The Spokane Symphony began its 2016 concerts at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox by setting itself a new benchmark. We heard a performance of Richard Strauss’ popular tone …


Symphony welcomes guest pianist for ‘Love Hurts’ program

The Spokane Symphony’s latest Classics program goes by the title “Love Hurts,” and several of its pieces deal with adoration, heartbreak or loss in one way or another. The big …


Symphony adds concert of ‘Star Wars’ music

John Williams’ already immortal score will fill the Fox on March 4.


Symphony finishes year with an old favorite

It’s one of the most famous pieces of music ever written, featuring one of the most recognizable closing movements in history. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, known colloquially as Beethoven’s Ninth, …


Uzcátegui brings Venzuelan flavor to Spokane Symphony’s Holiday Pops

The Spokane Symphony’s upcoming Holiday Pops concert promises to feature some big names. Mozart. Handel. Bach. Santa. The annual Christmas spectacular, which lights up the Fox Theater this weekend, will …


Christmas Tree Elegance is ending fashion show luncheons

Christmas Tree Elegance, the Spokane Symphony’s long-running fundraiser, is dropping its fashion show luncheons this year. Instead, the event will feature one luncheon, on Dec. 9, with music by Spokane …


Stringing together the holidays

There’s a moment near the end of the second act of P.I. Tchaikovsky’s legendary ballet “The Nutcracker,” in a movement known as “The Waltz of the Flowers,” when the orchestra …


Symphony offers escape from the cold with ‘La Boheme’ for $1

Warms hearts and bodies with production of “La Boheme” at the Fox theater in Spokane.


Relatable ‘La Boheme’ holds up mirror to loves and parties of the past

Puccini’s timeless opera will be semi-staged this weekend by Opera Coeur d’Alene and the Spokane Symphony.


Spokane Symphony adds frightening score to silent classic, ‘Nosferatu’

Historical accounts differ about the first appearance of a vampire in cinema. Some say it was 1920 Russian film titled “Dracula,” though no copies are known to exist, and others …