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Conductor James Lowe visits the studio to discuss his new position as music director of the Spokane Symphony.

Jen Owens

The Spokane Symphony today [Tuesday] announced its replacement for departing music director Eckart Preu.

“It’s my great pleasure to announce to all of you the eighth music director of the Spokane Symphony, James Lowe,” said symphony executive director Jeff vom Saal to applause. 

Lowe is a British conductor who was chosen over four other finalists.

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Part two of Spokane Symphony Music Director Eckart Preu's visit in the studio.  Maestro Preu ended his tenure on Saturday, May 4 at 8 pm and Sunday, May 5 at 3 pm at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. The “Eckart’s Farewell” concerts included international percussion star Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic performing his “Concerto of the Mad Queen,” and Richard Strauss’ majestic Alpine Symphony. 

Details at www.spokanesymphony.org or (509) 624-1200.

Spokane Public Radio

Part one of Music Director Eckart Preu's visit to the studio before his last weekend of music with the Spokane Symphony.  Maestro Preu ends his tenure on Saturday, May 4 at 8 pm and Sunday, May 5 at 3 pm at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. The “Eckart’s Farewell” concerts include international percussion star, Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic performing his “Concerto of the Mad Queen,” and Richard Strauss’ majestic Alpine Symphony. 

Details at www.spokanesymphony.org or (509) 624-1200.

Alison Highberger

For today’s interview, Spokane Symphony Music Director Finalist Jayce Ogren came to the station with guest cellist István Várdai from Hungary, who will be taking on Prokofiev’s formidable Symphony Concerto at the “Classics 9: Russian Virtuosity” concert that Jayce is conducting this weekend.

Performances will be at 8 PM on Saturday and 3 PM Sunday in the Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox.

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For today’s interview, Spokane Symphony Music Director Finalist Jayce Ogren came to the station with guest cellist István Várdai from Hungary, who will be taking on Prokofiev’s formidable Symphony Concerto at the “Classics 9: Russian Virtuosity” concert that Jayce is conducting this weekend.

Performances will be at 8 PM on Saturday and 3 PM Sunday in the Martin Woldson Theatre at the Fox.

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The weekend program Arthur Arnold will conduct includes works from Francis Poulec, Camille Saint-Saens and Bela Bartok. It will feature Simone Porter on violin.

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Arthur Arnold, currently music director of the Moscow Symphony Orchestra in Russia, is one of five candidates for the position of music director of the Spokane Symphony. He will be the conductor of the program, "Classics 8: French Mystique," on Saturday and Sunday.

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Conductor Rei Hotoda, one of the Spokane Symphony’s Music Director Finalists, arrived for an interview in our studio today along with talented violinist Angelo Xiang Yu, who is featuring in the symphony’s “Classics 7: Korngold & Shostakovich” concert this weekend.

The two performances will be at 8 PM on Saturday, March 9 and 3 PM on Sunday, March 10 in the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox.

Alison Highberger

Conductor Rei Hotoda, one of the Spokane Symphony’s Music Director Finalists, arrived for an interview in our studio today along with talented violinist Angelo Xiang Yu, who is featuring in the symphony’s “Classics 7: Korngold & Shostakovich” concert this weekend.

The two performances will be at 8 PM on Saturday, March 9 and 3 PM on Sunday, March 10 in the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox.

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