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Spokane Symphony performs U.S. Premiere at Arbor Crest

Thursday Aug 3, 2017 • Press Release

CONTACT ALISON HIGHBERGER, 509-842-2943

Spokane Symphony Presents:  Soirée  on the Edge No.1 at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars
August 9, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Arbor Crest Wine Cellars & the Cliff House Estate, 4705 N. Fruit Hill Road, Spokane, WA  99217

The Spokane Symphony, under the baton of Resident Conductor Morihiko Nakahara, performs atop the Cliff House Estate grounds of Arbor Crest Wine Cellars on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. This is the first concert of the orchestra's annual Soirée on the Edge Series, with the second concert scheduled on Aug. 23. It’s an opportunity for people to enjoy two summer evenings of outstanding music and al fresco dining. (Note: These concerts are for ages 21 and over. Minors, including babies and toddlers, are not allowed on the estate grounds.)

Soirée on the Edge participants will enjoy classical music paired with Arbor Crest wines and food, while taking in the cliff top views of Spokane. Ticketholders are welcome to bring a picnic, or purchase food onsite. Award-winning Arbor Crest wines are available for purchase. No outside alcohol. The Symphony’s Soirée on the Edge Series is sponsored by the Heaton Family.

MUSIC PROGRAM

The music on August 9th is a blend of classics by musical giants, plus music from living composers. The program begins with Mozart and concludes with Beethoven. Composer Caroline Shaw is the youngest-ever winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, and Akira Nishimura is an award-winning Japanese composer.

W. A. Mozart – Overturn to The Abduction from the Seraglio, K. 384
Caroline Shaw – Entr’acte (string orchestra version)
Akira Nishimura – Sinfonietta on Beethoven’s Eight Symphonies – U.S. Premiere
Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 1 in C Major, op. 21

TICKETS

Soirée on the Edge tickets may be purchased at the Box Office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 West Sprague Avenue, or by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available online (www.spokanesymphony.org) and at all TicketsWest outlets. Tickets for the concert are $20 for lawn seating and $47 for table seating. Series tickets are $30 for lawn seating and $75 for table seating.

NOTE:  The next Soiree on the Edge, No. 2 is on August 23 at 7 p.m. at Arbor Crest Wine Cellars with a different music program, featuring selections from Stravinsky, Akiho, Theofanidis and Dvorak. http://spokanesymphony.org/concerts-tickets/soiree-on-the-edge-no-2/

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