Morning Classical

The Spokane Civic Theatre will present Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew opening Friday April 28, 2017.  This morning, director David Baker and cast members Seneca Smith, LuLu Stafford and Justin McNiff joined Verne in the studio to talk about their experiences with this much-loved comedy. 

This morning, members of Stage Left Theater visited the studio to talk with Verne about their upcoming production of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.  Directors Jamie Flanery and Kathleen Jeffs and cast members Chris Jensen and Ladonna Wojtowicz shared their perspectives on the show and previewed a couple of scenes.  Arcadia opens at Stage Left on April 21, 2017 and runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 7. 

Tim Westerhaus, music director and St. John's Cathedral in Spokane, joined Verne in the studio to discuss St. John's Good Friday musical performances.   Seven Last Words in African American Spirituals will be presented at 12:00pm and Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri will be presented at 8:30pm, both on April 14. 

Uncharted is an annual collaboration between Spokane Symphony, Terrain, and local artists. This year's presentation, on April 14th and 15th, will feature a new way to experiencing Vivaldi's classic The Four Seasons

Violinists Mateuz Wolski and Jenny Anne Mannan, Terrain Co-Founders Luke Baumgarten and Ginger Ewing and writer Shawn Vestal spoke with Verne this morning to talk about the innovative program. 

Spokane Symphony Chorale director Kristina Ploeger joined Verne in the studio this morning to talk about the Chorale's upcoming concert featuring the majestic German Requiem by Johannes Brahms. The concert will be at Saint John's Cathedral on Sunday April 2nd at 4pm. More information available from Spokane Symphony Associates