Boxer Chauncy “The Hillyard Hammer” Welliver was a little dumbfounded when he heard Spokane Symphony concertmaster Mateusz Wolski’s pitch.
Wolski, organizing his next “M Show,” which combines music, comedy and science, wanted Welliver t
Had this weekend’s concerts by the Spokane Symphony been planned as an audition by Eckart Preu for the position of principal conductor and music director of the orchestra, they could not have been more successful.
We had already heard f
In his 15 years as music director of the Spokane Symphony, Eckart Preu has come into his own, establishing himself on and off stage as a talented conductor and capable leader.
But back in 2004, when Preu was a music director finalist, h
For Pink Martini, there’s always a little bit of nostalgia involved in coming back to the Lilac City to perform with the Spokane Symphony.
It’s been 21 years since Portland’s “little orchestra” first trekked to Eastern Washington to pla
By Ben Salmon
Over the past 25 years, Thomas Lauderdale has steered Pink Martini into some pretty incredible places. What started out as a sort of house band for political events in Portland has since performed all over the world, from New York City