No matter how you feel about the prequels, Jar Jar Binks, the more recent anthology films or whether Han shot first, there’s no denying the music of “Star Wars” is as imperative to the franchise as the Force.
After a successful “The Mus
By Larry Lapidus
Like what you heard at the Spokane Symphony this past weekend, or want to know what you missed? Here are Larry Lapidus’ recommended recordings of the works on the the program.
1. J.S. Bach, Orchestra
With a nine-hour drive between Spokane and Aberdeen, Idaho, “Classics 6: Bach, Beethoven and Shostakovich” isn’t exactly a hometown performance for guest conductor Daniel Hege, who moved to Aberdeen when he was 9.
Nevertheless, Hege con
Legendary folk singer Judy Collins was in Hawaii when she spoke to The Spokesman-Review in early January, but the singer wasn’t there on vacation.
Looking at Collins’ output over the past couple years, it seems like she’s long overdue f
Thanks in part to the generosity Spokane benefactors Michael Ebinger and Britt Ravnan, not only Spokane but the entire world of music has been made richer by the addition of an important new violin concerto, “Tropoi,” by German composer