Festival at Sandpoint

Spokane Public Radio

Janet Phang speaks with Verne in the KPBX studio in anticipation of  this weekend's performance with the Spokane Symphony at the Festival at Sandpoint. 

In this audio recording Phang plays two pieces:

1. the third movement of Piano Sonata No.3 by Alexander Scriabin 

2. Earl Wild's transcription of George Gershwin's Embraceable You

On Sunday, August 12, 2018 Phang will perform the last movemenet of Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2 with the Spokane Symphony at the finale concert of the 2018 Festival at Sandpoint in Sandpoint, Idaho. 

The Spokane Symphony kicks off their summer concerts with the grand finale of the Festival at Sandpoint, which started back on August 4th and finishes up this Sunday, August 14th.  Conductor and director of the festival, Gary Sheldon, will lead the Spokane Symphony in a big concert featuring works by Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Strauss, and Gershwin.

The Festival at Sandpoint culminates this Sunday afternoon with a concert featuring the Spokane Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Gary Sheldon and will include a world premiere by Vadim Neselovskyi, jazz pianist. They stopped by the studio for the Morning Classical program today to provide a preview.