2018-19 Pops Series

2018-2019 pops Series

The 6-concert Pops series runs from Oct. 13, 2018, to April 27, 2019. All performances are held at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. BUY SEASON TICKETS

There are two Holiday Pops performances and Pops subscribers choose either:

  • Saturday, Dec. 22 at 8pm
  • Sunday, Dec. 23 at 3pm 

 

1. Cirque de la Symphonie

SATURDAY october 13, 2018 8PM 

Morihiko Nakahara, conductor

​Gravity-defying cirque feats are set to classical masterpieces performed by the Spokane Symphony. Enjoy acrobatic the amazing feats of aerial flyers, contortionists, strong men along with dance and jugglers. This jaw-dropping fusion of two art forms will wow Symphony audiences of all ages as the award-winning artists of "Cirque de la Symphonie" push themselves to the limit on and above the stage! 

2. abba the concert

SATURDAY november 10, 2018 8PM 

Jorge Luis Uzcátegui, conductor

​ABBA The Concert, a tribute to ABBA, brings one of the greatest pop successes in the history of music back to life. A visually and musically stunning tribute to Sweden’s pop superstars, ABBA: The Concert is a remarkable recreation of the group that brought you “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” “SOS,” “Fernando,” “Take a Chance on Me,” “Waterloo,” and more. Audiences agree that “this is the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get.” 

 

3. Holiday pops 

SATURDAY december 22, 2018 8PM • SUNDAY december 23, 2018 3PM

​Morihiko Nakahara, conductor
Spokane Symphony Chorale
Spokane Area Youth Choirs

 A season tradition for the whole family. Join us for the holiday and enjoy your favorite songs and sing-along carols with the Spokane Symphony… and our special out-of-town guest, Santa.   

 

4. MICHAEL CAVANAUGH –THE MUSIC OF BILLY JOEL 

SATURDAY february 2, 2019 8PM 

Morihiko Nakahara, conductor

Michael Cavanaugh is the new voice of the American Rock & Roll Songbook. Hand-picked by Billy Joel to star in Joel’s Broadway smash hit, Movin’ Out, Cavanaugh wowed audiences for three years and over 1,200 performances, culminating in both Grammy and Tony Award nominations. Now he’s backed by the Spokane Symphony performing Billy Joel’s greatest hits.

 

5. SEAMUS EGAN PROJECT 

SATURDAY march 2, 2019 8PM  

Morihiko Nakahara, conductor

​From his beginnings as a teen prodigy, to his founding of the Irish-American powerhouse band Solas, to his current project touring with friends and musical guests, Seamus Egan has helped define the sound of Irish music today. Music comes naturally to this master of the Irish flute, tenor banjo, guitar, mandolin and tin whistle, among others. As a composer, he was behind the soundtrack for the award-winning film, The Brother’s McMullen and co-wrote Sarah McLachlan’s breakout hit, “Weep Not for the Memories.” Explore the vast beauty of the Irish tradition. 

 

6. PINK MARTINI 

SATURDAY april 27, 2019 8PM  

Morihiko Nakahara

​With repertoire that spans the globe and an irresistible, chic musical flair, Portland-based Pink Martini returns for a dazzling tour through classical, jazz and golden-era pop music – all accompanied by our orchestra. Lighthearted yet refined, the self-proclaimed “little orchestra” performs sultry originals and sophisticated interpretations of blockbuster hits and classics from all genres. 

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