Coeur d'Alene Symphony

Spokane Public Radio

Verne speaks with virtuoso violinist James Buswell in anticipation of his three performances this weekend: 

Friday, May 4th, 2018: 7:30 PM at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Coeur d'Alene

Saturday, May 5th, 2018: 2:00 PM at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Coeur d'Alene. 

Sunday, May 6th, 2018: 4:00 PM at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Foxin Spokane. 

Spokane Public Radio

Coeur d'Alene Symphony guest conductor  Barry Kolman shares his story and introduces his holiday concert performances. Kolman will have two consecutive concerts with the Coeur d'Alene Symphony tonight, December. 1st, 2017 and tomorrow, Dec. 2nd, 2017. 

For more information go to Coeur d'Alene Symphony website

Sixteen year old Takumi Taguchi is the 2017 Coeur d'Alene Symphony Competition winner, earning the chance to play the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the CDA Symphony at the 2017 Labor Day concert.

The Coeur d'Alene Symphony will present Music from Scandinavia featuring soloist Renato (Ron) Fabbro playing the Grieg Piano Concerto.  This morning Fabbro and conductor Jorge Luis Uzcátegui visited the studio to preview the concert which will be on Friday May 5 at 7:30pm and Saturday May 6 at 2pm. .  Dr. Fabbro will also be holding a master class at the Kroc Center at 10am on Saturday, May 6.

Today we had a wide range of live music in the Spokane Public Radio studio as we were joined by the six winners of the Coeur d'Alene Symphony Young Artist Competition.  Each artist - a tubist, a cellist, two pianists, a violinist and a vocalist - gave us a brief performance and sat down with Verne to talk about their musical background and experience with the competition.

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