Concert of the Week

KPBX: Monday 7pm-9pm

Highlights of performances from the Inland Northwest and around the world.

2 April—Spokane Symphony Orchestra Classics Concert, “Spanish Nights,” music of Chabrier, Lalo, Granados and Debussy; Eckart Preu conducts, soloist is violinist Aleksey Semenenko

9 April— Regional Highlights, a program featuring various Northwest Ensembles

16 April—Regional Highlights, a program featuring various Northwest Ensembles

23 April—Spokane Symphony Orchestra Classics Concert, “Love’s Inspiration,” music of J. S. Bach, Brahms and Schumann, Eckart Preu conducts, soloist is violinist Mateusz Wolski

October 2—SSQ season opener; music of Frederic Chopin, Grazyna Bacewicz and Juliusz Zarebski; guest pianist is Martin Labazevitch

October 9—BPO season opener, ”Carmina Burana,” La valse by Maurice Ravel and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana

October 16—SSO Classics 2, “Beethoven and Dvorak,” SSO Classics 2, Morihiko Nakahara leads Dai Fujiura’s Banzita Groove , Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4, and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 6, soloist is pianist Ran Dank

September 11 —Fall preview and SSO Brahms Symphony 1 from last season

September 18 —Spokane Symphony Orchestra Classics 1, “Opening Night Romance”
Zemlinsky’s The Mermaid
Brahms’ Concerto for Violin and Cello
Johann Strauss II’s Blue Danube Waltz (10:), soloists Jessica Lee (violin) and Peter Stumpf (cello)

September 25 —Spokane Jazz Orchestra 2017 Season opener

June 5, 2017
A Choral Collection

The Gonzaga Choir's Spring Concert, Lumosity, featuring the Great Mass in C by Wolfgang Mozart and Lumosity, a piece blending Eastern and Western texts and textures by James Whitbourn. Completing the evening are sounds from Male Ensemble Northwest and our final listen to students from MusicFest Northwest, with the trombone quartet "Mega Jumbo Paper Clips."

June 12, 2017
Regional Roundup

Musical selections from various ensembles around the Inland Northwest

May 8, 2017
Spokane Symphony Orchestra and Chorale
The final classics concert of the season, "The Power of the Human Voice," a performance of the Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi, also Ralph Vaughan-Williams' Serenade to Music, with text from Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice. 

May 15, 2017
The Spokane Jazz Orchestra

Don Goodwin directs highlights the music of Sting in their season-closing performance; guest vocalist is Kelleran Millham