Stories tagged: Spokane Symphony
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Vienna-themed concert brings out the best in conductor Preu, the symphony and guest musicians.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
“Classics 1: Opening Night Romance” will feature violinist Jessica Lee and cellist Peter Stumpf.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
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.
You’re stuck in town for the long weekend? Good. You won’t be bored.
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., May 11, 2017
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Benjamin Beilman reunites with Spokane Symphony for “Classics 8: The Russian Soul.”
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
The Spokane Symphony’s annual Holiday Pops concerts is a tradition for a lot of area families, who gather at the Fox Theater every December to hear a collection of Christmas …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 7 p.m.
Local dancer comes back to Fox with State Street Ballet.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 11 a.m.
A lot of country artists sing about the open range, of roping cattle and kicking up dirt. But how many of them are real life cowboys? When he isn’t performing, …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
Conductor Pavel Baleff first appeared with the Spokane Symphony three years ago in a program of Brahms and Schumann so beautifully presented that audiences were left awaiting his return eagerly. …