Stories tagged: spokane symphony
Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
It’s a symphony concert that Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Merida, Fergus, Nemo, Dory, Carl Fredricksen, Russell, Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl, Miguel and more are certain to enjoy with their family and …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
For the fifth in its Masterworks Series of concerts in the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, the Spokane Symphony chose on Saturday evening to join much of the rest …
Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
Conductor Mark Russell Smith will lead the Spokane Symphony and violinist Augustin Hadelich at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Saturday and Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
On Tuesday night, a packed house at the Fox was led on this journey by Morihiko Nakahara, resident conductor of the Spokane Symphony, joined by the Spokane Symphony Chorale, directed …
Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
Sold-out shows from some of the biggest national artists, the debut of a local, annual exhibition of local art and new buildings, people and shows in the theater scene. They …
Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Vom Saal was hired as the executive director in 2016, replacing Brenda Nienhouse, who left the symphony after 10 years.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019
Singer and actor Vanessa Williams, who first rose to fame as the first African American Miss America, met with a group of young black women and girls ahead of her …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
The Spokane Symphony, under the direction of James Lowe, and the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox have saved one of its best shows for last to wrap up the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
Christmas Tree Elegance, an annual event held by the Spokane Symphony Associates, is in its 37th year at the Historic Davenport Hotel and River Park Square.
Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
While people aplenty were glued to their iPhones and laptops and/or recovering from Thanksgiving weekend on Cyber Monday, the volunteers of Christmas Tree Elegance were busy installing 18 trees to …
Sat., Nov. 30, 2019
Jessica Cochran fell in love with ballet when she was 2 years old after she saw a ballet performance at the Chataqua festival in her hometown of Chewelah. She immediately …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Trying to figure out how to top last year’s bell-ringing bash and bazaar has been on my mind for a while. Then, while walking past the Fox Theater and seeing …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
As hundreds of Spokane-area students sat tight in their seats, the Spokane Symphony took them to Mars and Jupiter and the farthest reaches of their imaginations on Wednesday morning.
Sat., Nov. 16, 2019
For Anne McClain, it’s all about sharing the experience of spaceflight, especially with people in her hometown. This weekend, the astronaut will be onstage at Martin Woldson Theater at the …
Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
The images are out of this world, but, for José Francisco Salgado, the music comes first. Salgado is an astronomer who creates films to accompany orchestral music. This weekend, he’ll …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 27, 2019
The concert is conducted by Morihiko Nakahara and features pianist Archie Chen, vocalist Derrick Parker, the Spokane Symphony Chorale, Spokane Area Youth Choirs, magician Isaiah Daniels and the Professional Ballet …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Led by resident conductor Morihiko Nakahara and joined by cello soloist Joshua Roman, the orchestra offered a program of works by Arvo Pärt (1935-), Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and Sergei Prokofiev …
Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
The college student won the role of assistant principal horn in late September.
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
The concert, conducted by Morihiko Nakahara, features guest vocalists Hugh Panaro and Morgan James.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 8, 2019
Season opener “Masterworks 1: American Rhythms,” Saturday and Sept. 15 at the Fox, features guest pianist William Wolfram.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019
Since 1986, visitors have marked the unofficial end of summer in the South Hill’s Comstock Park with a free performance by the Spokane Symphony. Beautiful weather brought a crowd at …
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
When musician Larry Jess gathers his trumpet, it’s like a meeting between old friends – inseparable as the day is long, but still excited to make the acquaintance. Similar to …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019
Free is the word for the Spokane Symphony when it comes to families. Free concerts in the parks – three of them in the coming week – and free tickets …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019
The Spokane Symphony will perform in Pavillion Park and Comstock Park, and the Coeur d’Alene Symphony will perform in Coeur d’Alene City Park.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
U.S. Pavilion in Riverfront Park will reopen in September with inaugural performance by new Spokane Symphony director
James Lowe will perform with the symphony on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m., part of a full weekend of activities scheduled to celebrate the reopening of the signature attraction …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
According to a Facebook post, the heat and poor air quality are to blame for the decision.
UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019
Travis Suttle Rivers, a retired Eastern Washington University music professor and prolific critic of the Spokane Symphony, covering hundreds of performances for the Spokesman-Review, died Sunday, July 21. He was …
Wed., June 26, 2019
James Lowe, who beat out 188 applicants to succeed Eckart Preu, was formally introduced during a news conference at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019
“I’m so excited to roll up my sleeves and get working,” Lowe said, praising the orchestra, the Fox theater and the community support he saw in Spokane.
Thu., May 16, 2019
“The M Show: Percussion Edition” will be held at the Washington Cracker Co. Building on May 23 and 24.