Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 is a serious undertaking. It runs nearly 100 minutes, it leapfrogs from one distinct style to another and it requires an orchestra of 200 or so. Mahler isn’t known for his brevity...
Joining in for Halloween weekend, the Spokane Symphony hosts a Harry Potter event, complete with a costume contest and the orchestra playing the John Williams scores so integral to the original eight Potter movies.
Moe, a trumpet play
The audience at Saturday’s concert by the Spokane Symphony were not merely passive onlookers. They witnessed, and one hopes participated in, the power of music to transform any subject it takes up, every person who plays it or hears it,
The program will showcase the work of two Scandinavian composers, Finland's Jean Sibelius and Iceland's Valgeir Sigurðsson, and a masterpiece by one of Russia's greatest artists - Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2