Spokane Symphony Orchestra

This week, NWAR features Jim Tevenan's monthly long-distance chat with Spokane Symphony Orchestra Music Director

James Lowe in Scotland, blended with music from Mexican-American enclaves in southern Idaho along with details from Idaho folk and traditional arts director, Steven Hatcher. Also, we’ll meet Ginger Ewing, Executive Director and CoFounder of Spokane's Terrain arts organization, including information about their current show/auction, “Art in the Time of Quarantine.”

James Lowe talked with Jim Tevenan about the COVID-19 crisis as it is unfolding around him at his home outside Edinborough, Scotland, and the very serious impact it is having on the Spokane Symphony Orchestra.

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Spokane Symphony continues its popular film series with the 1980s classic “Back to the Future.” Guest Conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos (Music Director, Festival of the Arts BOCA) visits the studio to discuss the evening’s program, film scores, and more.

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Spokane Symphony's new season continues with "Garden Romance," a program featuring works by Shostakovitch, Satie, Rodrigo, and Mozart. In the studio with a preview are Music Director James Lowe and guest artist, guitarist Robert Belinic.

Spokane Symphony's "Garden Romance" performance will take place Saturday, October 5th, at 8 PM, and Sunday, October 6th, at 3 PM. For tickets and more information, visit https://spokanesymphony.org/concerts-tickets/masterworks145/.

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Symphony Week continues with Spokane Symphony's Jeff vom Saal (Executive Director) and Janet Napoles (Manager of Education Programs), discussing educational outreach for students from kindergarten through 12th grades. Also in the studio is 2019-2020's Principal Trombonist, John Church, who talks about his musical education and career, and performs the first movement of Jacques Casterede's "Sonatine" with accompanist Tiffany Wang.

Conductor, Eckart Preu, and Chorale Director Kristina Ploeger spoke with Verne this morning about the upcoming Spokane Symphony Orchestra Baroque Series, to be performed on March 17 at Westminster Congregational Church, and March 18, at the Spokane Valley Church of the Nazarene.

For more information, please visit the Spokane Symphany Baroque Series page.

State Street Ballet returns to Spokane for the 7th year, to perform The Nutcracker with the Spokane Symphony. at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

Founder and Artistic Director, Rodney Gustafson, spoke with Verne this morning about this production, and the collaboration between the professional company and local dance organizations, as well as with the symphony.

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