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Support for cancellation of Spokane Symphony season is all-around

While quarantine has been understandably difficult for the musicians of the Spokane Symphony, Concertmaster Mateusz Wolski said he is pleased with the decision to move the season to next year because it gives them a more tangible timeline to work toward.

Spokane Symphony moves entire 75th season to September 2021

The Spokane Symphony announced Thursday that, due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the entire 75th season, which was scheduled to begin in September, will be moved to September 2021 at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

Concert review: Exquisite display of memorable music enlivens weekend

You know how it is this time of year: people hunkering down, getting ready for the holidays. Many of the big films haven’t opened yet, nor have the touring stage productions. Pretty quiet. Unless, that is, you love music, and you happened to be in Spokane this weekend. In that case, you had almost more than you could handle.

Vivaldi re-imagined: Symphony, Terrain bring some of Spokane’s brightest artistic talents together for creative take on Four Seasons

Now in its third year, “Uncharted,” the brainchild of non-profit arts organization Terrain and the Spokane Symphony, brings some of Spokane’s brightest artistic talent together for two nights of collaboration, creating something new while paying tribute to a classic. This year, the artists drew inspiration from Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.”

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 who needed rescuing. While fighting her personal demons, Fisher, as Princess Leia, modeled a new kind of woman who took part in her own rescue and fought alongside Jedi. A joint memorial for Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, brings to mind the superb blog post Casey wrote re: the importance of Fisher for Nic’s daughter.

Wolski steps into soloist role for symphony

The Spokane Symphony program, titled “Scottish Fantasies,” features three pieces that were written by non-Scots yet cull from the rich musical traditions of Scotland.

Symphony pairing a perfect marriage

Dawn and Mateusz Wolski bring a new meaning to the word “harmony.” She’s an internationally renowned soprano opera singer, he’s a Polish violinist who’s been the concertmaster of the Spokane Symphony since 2007, and they’ve been married for 10 years. They both caught the musical bug at an early age.

Symphony pairing a perfect marriage

Dawn and Mateusz Wolski bring a new meaning to the word “harmony.” She’s an internationally renowned soprano opera singer, he’s a Polish violinist who’s been the concertmaster of the Spokane Symphony since 2007, and they’ve been married for 10 years. They both caught the musical bug at an early age.