Morning Classical

KPBX: Monday-Friday 9am-11am, Saturday 10am-12pm, Sunday 10am-12pm

KPBX hosts play selections from the classical music library.

Monday-Friday 9:00am-11:00am with Verne Windham
Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm with Jan Munstedt
Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm with Leonard Oakland

This week, the Morning Classical program is previewing the upcoming Couer d'Alene Opera and Spokane Symphony co-production of "Carmen." This morning, Verne spoke with director, Jadd Davis and singers Jennifer Welch Babidge (Micaela, a village maiden), and Matt Hanscom (Escamillo). 

For more information about the show, and purchase tickets, please visit The Spokane Symphony website.

Rhiannon McGavin is in town to perform a reading of her poetry, along with local poet, Afaria Scott, at Auntie's Bookstore on Saturday evening. 

Verne spoke with Spokane Symphony Principal Trombonist, Ross Holcombe this morning, in advance of his recital at Whitworth University this coming Wednesday, September 13, at 8:00 p.m.

For more information visit the Spokane Public Radio Arts Calendar.

The final day of Symphony Week at Spokane Public Radio includes conversations with Symphony Conductor Eckart Preu, Mateusz Wolski and guests Jessica Lee and Peter Stumpf. 

Day Three of Symphony Week at Spokane Public Radio is about music education and family engagement. Associate conductor Jorge Luis Uzcategui explained the Music Innovates program, joined by parent and school secretary Seth Sakuma with son 6th-grade son and oboist Abraham Sakuma. Symphony members and leaders, Bethany Schoeff and Dan Cotter (also husband and wife) talked about innovative programs for the whole family. 

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