2019-20 Masterworks Series

2018-2019 MASTERWORKS Series

The 10-concert Masterworks series, formerly known as Classics, runs from September 2019 to May 2020. All performances are held at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. BUY SEASON TICKETS

Masterworks subscribers choose either:

  • Saturday evenings at 8pm
  • Sunday afternoons at 3pm 

1. AMERICAN RHYTHMS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019 8PM • SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 3PM

James Lowe, Conductor​
William Wolfram
, Piano 

  • John Adams — Short Ride in a Fast Machine
  • George Gershwin — Rhapsody in Blue
  • George Gershwin — I Got Rhythm
  • Aaron Copland — Symphony No. 3 

2. GARDEN ROMANCE

SATURDAY OCTOBER 5, 2019 8PM • SUNDAY OCTOBER 6, 2019 3PM

James Lowe, Conductor
Robert Belinic, Guitar

  • Dmitri Shostakovich — Jazz Suite No. 2, Waltz No. 2
  • Erik Satie — Gymnopédies No. 1 & 3
  • Joaquin Rodrigo — Concierto de Aranjuez
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Symphony No. 40 

 

3. SOVIET TRANSCENDENCE  

SATURDAY OCTOBER 19, 2019 8PM • SUNDAY OCTOBER 20, 2019 3PM

Morihiko Nakahara, Conductor
Joshua Roman, Cello

  • Arvo Pärt — Trisagion
  • Dimitri Shostakovich — Cello Concerto No. 1
  • Sergei Prokofiev — Symphony No. 3  

 

4. 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING  

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2019 8PM • SUNDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2019 3PM 

Roger Kalia, Conductor​
Spokane Symphony Chorale
Dr. José Francisco Salgado, Visual Effects

  • Benjamin Britten — Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
  • John Estacio — Solaris
  • Claude Debussy — Clair de lune
  • Hector Berlioz — Around the Earth in 90 Minutes
  • Gustav Holst — The Planets
     

 

5. BEETHOVEN’S 250TH BIRTHDAY 

SATURDAY JANUARY 18, 2020 8PM • SUNDAY JANUARY 19, 2020 3PM 

Mark Russell Smith, Conductor
Augustin Hadelich​, Violin

  • Ludwig Van Beethoven — Egmont Overture
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven — Violin Concerto
  • Ludwig Van Beethoven — Symphony No. 7  

 

6. MUSIC FOR VALENTINE’S DAY 

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2020 8PM • SUNDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2020 3PM 

James Lowe, Conductor 
Allen Vizzutti, Trumpet 
Spokane Symphony Chorale

  • Claude Debussy — Nocturnes
  • Henri Tomasi — Concerto For Trumpet
  • Maurice Ravel — Daphnis et Chloé 

 

7. APPALACHIAN SPRING 

SATURDAY february 29, 2020 8PM • SUNDAY MARCH 1, 2020 3PM 

Morihiko Nakahara, Conductor 
Stephen Williamson, Clarinet 

  • Philip Glass — Overture for 2012
  • George Gershwin — American in Paris
  • Aaron Copland — Clarinet Concerto
  • Leonard Bernstein — Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
  • Aaron Copland — Appalachian Spring
     

 

8. RUSSIAN PASSIONS

SATURDAY MARCH 28, 2020 8PM • SUNDAY MARCH 29, 2020 3PM

James Lowe, Conductor
Joyce Yang, Piano

  • Igor Stravinsky — Divertimento from The Fairy’s Kiss
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff — Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Symphony No. 6, Pathétique
     

 

9. MONUMENTAL GRANDEUR

SATURDAY APRIL 18, 2020 8PM • SUNDAY APRIL 19, 2020 3PM 

James Lowe, Conductor 
Mateusz Wolski, Violin

  • Richard Wagner — Ride Of The Valkyries
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky — Violin Concerto
  • Anton Bruckner — Symphony No. 9  

 

10. MAHLER’S RESURRECTION  

SATURDAY MAY 2, 2020 8PM • SUNDAY MAY 3, 2020 3PM

James Lowe, Conductor
Spokane Symphony Chorale
Sarah Shafer, Soprano

  • Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection” 

 

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