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Saving the Symphony: Spokane orchestra looking for more donations as it faces $1 million deficit after pandemic

By Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review April 27, 2023 Hundreds of elementary students from far-flung areas of the Inland Northwest brought their recorders to their lips Wednesday morning, awaiting instruction from Kelsey and Marissa Weddle. Improvise, the singing duo told the rapt pupils at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. “Feel the ...

By |2023-05-01T11:20:59-07:00May 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice: The Spokane Symphony’s Conductor’s Workshop Teaches the Next Generation of Great Conductors

By Taylor D. Waring Huckleberry Press April 20, 2023 An international group of up-and-coming conductors converged in Spokane to partake in The Conductor Workshop, a weeklong program helmed by the Spokane Symphony’s own James Lowe and James Ross. Over the course of the intensive week, students worked with Lowe and Ross in order to transcend ...

By |2023-04-24T12:58:43-07:00April 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Symphony review: Zuill Bailey, choruses dazzle in technically difficult performances of Elgar and Mozart

By Larry Lapidus The Spokesman-Review April 16, 2023 Your normal concert program assumes that the audience needs a while to settle down and adjust to listening carefully. Thus, most programs start with a brief, easily digested work, followed by a dazzling concerto and conclude with the important, serious work of the evening. ...

By |2023-04-17T15:18:02-07:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spokane Symphony review: Leonard Slatkin conducted a visual and auditory masterpiece

By Larry Lapidus The Spokesman-Review January 22, 2023 Unless they had attended other performances led by Leonard Slatkin, ticketholders at this weekend’s concerts by the Spokane Symphony received something more for the price of admission than they expected, something that they should, and probably will always remember. They expected, and certainly received, ...

By |2023-01-24T14:44:50-08:00January 24th, 2023|Reviews, Spokesman Review, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spokane Symphony review: Beethoven and Berlioz performed sublimely as symphony launches 77th season

By Larry Lapidus The Spokesman-Review September 18, 2022  To launch the 77th season of the Spokane Symphony in a spirit of optimism and commitment to the power of human creativity, Music Director James Lowe chose three works that embody those qualities: The Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 ...

By |2022-11-10T18:54:44-08:00October 26th, 2022|Spokesman Review|0 Comments

Review: Contemporary works shine in second Masterworks Series at Spokane Symphony

 By Larry Lapidus The Spokesman-Review Oct. 9, 2022  For the second concert in the Masterworks Series of the Spokane Symphony, music director and principal conductor James Lowe selected works that some people might choose to dislike, even without hearing them. Even avowed lovers of classical music have their prejudices, which might have ...

By |2022-10-26T17:53:01-07:00October 9th, 2022|Spokesman Review|0 Comments
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