Spokane Symphony Masterworks 6: Made in America
February 4 - February 5
James Lowe, conductor
Mateusz Wolski, violin
Dr. Meg Stohlmann, chorale director
Spokane Symphony Chorale
Eastern Washington University Symphonic Choir
New Work for Chorale and Orchestra
A co-commission between the Spokane Symphony, Eastern Washington University and Ron & Sue Runyon
Violin Concerto, Op.14
George Frederick McKay
From a Moonlit Ceremony
William Grant Still
Symphony No. 1
William Grant Still’s work is one of the most popular American symphonies, synthesizing jazz and blues perfectly into symphonic form. Our concertmaster, Mateusz Wolski, performs Barber’s virtuosic and rich Violin Concerto, we hear music from former Spokanite George Frederick McKay, and we’re thrilled to present a new work by Sydney Guillaume.
Saturday, February 4th
Preconcert Lecture: 6:30pm
Sunday, February 5th
Preconcert Lecture: 2pm
About the New Music
Originally from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sydney is currently residing in Portland, Oregon working as a full-time composer, conductor and clinician. Guillaume’s compositions continually enthrall choirs everywhere and have been performed around the world. They have been featured at numerous conferences and international festivals like the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), the World Choir Games and Ireland’s Cork International Choral Festival.
His newest piece “A Taste of Freedom” was a co-commission between the Spokane Symphony, Eastern Washington University and Ron & Sue Runyon
Lloyd Reshard, Jr.
Health & Safety
As of today’s date, due to state mandate, the following safety protocols will be observed:
Proof of Vaccination or Proof of Negative Covid Test (within 72 hours): Not Required
Face Mask: Not Required
Policies are subject to change
All bags (with the exception of clutches 6 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches) are subject to visual inspection by venue security.
Large bags are not allowed in The Fox, and must be checked in our Coat Check (located in the North Gallery) for the duration of the event.
Programs are subject to change