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To the symphony … and beyond! Spokane Symphony to perform alongside clips from 14 Pixar films

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

Review: Mark Russell Smith, Augustin Hadelich paint Beethoven in bright colors

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 …


‘Masterworks 5’ celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday, legacy

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

Spokane Symphony offers brilliant Beethoven on NYE

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 …


Decade in Review: Arts and Culture in the Inland Northwest

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 …


Difference Makers: Jeff vom Saal brings new focus to the Fox and the Spokane Symphony

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

‘Be open to whatever comes’: Vanessa Williams mentors black women, girls ahead of Spokane concerts

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

Vanessa Williams headlines the Fox with Spokane Symphony’s Holiday Pops

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 raises money for Spokane Symphony

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.


Christmas Tree Elegance returns for 37th year, continues downtown through Dec. 15

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 …


Her last dance: Chewelah’s Jessica Cochran, 15, is performing in her final ‘Nutcracker’ at the Fox

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

Rob Curley: What do Jack Skellington, the Salvation Army and the Spokane Symphony have in common?

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

Spokane Symphony takes students on out-of-this-world voyage that melds art and science

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.


Anne McClain looks forward to sharing experiences with her hometown

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 …


‘It’s about inspiring people’: Astronomer spends months gathering visual elements for his films

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

Fox is transformed into Hogwarts for Spokane Symphony’s ‘Ancient Tales’

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

Nakahara leads Spokane Symphony confidently through ‘Soviet Transcendence’

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 …


Whitworth student Ryan Dresen, 20, wins horn seat with Spokane Symphony

The college student won the role of assistant principal horn in late September.


Spokane Symphony celebrates music of James Bond during ‘Pops 1’

The concert, conducted by Morihiko Nakahara, features guest vocalists Hugh Panaro and Morgan James.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 8, 2019

Q&A: Music director James Lowe prepares for first season with the Spokane Symphony

Season opener “Masterworks 1: American Rhythms,” Saturday and Sept. 15 at the Fox, features guest pianist William Wolfram.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019

Labor Day crowd takes in Spokane symphony, last rays of summer at Comstock Park concert

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 …


Trumpeter Larry Jess has been finding ‘the sound’ for 50 years with the Spokane Symphony

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

Families, students can experience the symphony for free

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

Spokane, Coeur d’Alene symphonies present Labor Day weekend concerts

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

Spokane Symphony’s Arbor Crest concert moved to the Fox

According to a Facebook post, the heat and poor air quality are to blame for the decision.


UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019

Travis Rivers, longtime EWU professor and Spokesman-Review classical music critic, dies at 81

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 …


Spokane Symphony names James Lowe as next music director

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

Spokane Symphony names James Lowe as next music director

“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.


Boxer Chauncy Welliver to join Mateusz Wolski in ‘M Show: Percussion Edition’

“The M Show: Percussion Edition” will be held at the Washington Cracker Co. Building on May 23 and 24.