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October 2019 Events with the Spokane Symphony and Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

Saturday Sep 14, 2019 • Calendar of Events

By Alison Highberger

MASTERWORKS 2: GARDEN ROMANCE

Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 pm
Sunday, Oct. 6 at 3 pm
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
James Lowe, Conductor and Robert Belinic, Guitar

Celebrate love and nature with one of the great works of the guitar repertoire, Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, performed by guest guitarist, Robert Belinic. Also in the concert, Shostakovich’s Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1, Satie’s Gymnopedies No. 1 & 3, and  Mozart’s Symphony No. 40. Come early for the pre-concert talk by the conductor and guest artist, one hour before each performance. Tickets start at $21 and are available at www.spokanesymphony.org or by calling the box office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox at (509) 624-1200. Tickets are free for students K-12 for all Masterworks concerts. Call the box office for details. MUSIC DETAILS 

NEIL DIAMOND NIGHT: PERFORMED BY JACK POWELL

Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 pm
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

Listen to the timeless music of Neil Diamond’s popular songs as Jack Powell presents a non-stop, two-hour show, performing 25+ Neil Diamond hits, plus well-known classics by other artists. Celebrate one of the great songbooks in pop music history with Neil Diamond Night. Tickets are $30 and $40 and are available at the box office at 624-1200 or online. MUSIC DETAILS 

SLEATER-KINNEY

Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 8 pm
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

Sleater-Kinney’s The Center Won’t Hold is the first new album from the celebrated band since their 2015 album, No Cities to Love. After years of legendary collaboration, Carrie Brownstein (guitar/vocals) and Corin Tucker (guitar/vocals) sound bigger and bolder than ever. The New York Times called them “one of rock’s most enduring and respected acts,” and Rolling Stone magazine raved about their new album, “one of America’s greatest bands does battle with modern apathy on this thrilling LP.” Tickets are $33.00-$39.50 and are available at (509) 624-1200 or online. MUSIC DETAILS 

FALL SPOKANE SYMPHONY SOIRÉE at ROCKWOOD

Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 pm
Rockwood South Hill Event Center, 2903 E. 25th Ave., Spokane

The Spokane Symphony is excited to announce an additional Chamber Soiree concert at the Rockwood South Hill Event Center. It’s the same program of music offered onstage at The Fox. Seating is general admission, and wine and refreshments are available for purchase from Rockwood’s catering service.  The music includes Purcell’s “Drooping Wings” from Dido and Aeneas, Bartok’s Hungarian Peasant Dances, and Mozart’s String Quartet in E-flat, K 428. Tickets are $54 and are available at www.spokanesymphony.org or by calling the box office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox at (509) 624-1200. MUSIC DETAILS 

THE MUSIC OF DAVID BOWIE WITH THE SPOKANE SYMPHONY

Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8 pm
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

Join the Spokane Symphony, Windborne Music’s conductor, Martin Herman, vocalist David Brighton, and a full rock band on stage with the orchestra for a symphonic tour  that explores the incredible range of David Bowie’s music. Critically-acclaimed David Bowie impersonator, David Brighton, and Windborne’s exceptional musicians combine with the Spokane Symphony to present some of rock’s most iconic music, including the hits, “Space Oddity,” “Changes,” “Under Pressure,” “Rebel, Rebel,” “Fame,” “China Girl,” and more!  Tickets are $28-$88, available online or at (509) 624-1200. MUSIC DETAILS 

GREEN FEET RESCUE BOOSTER CLUB BENEFIT FOR WOUNDED WARRIORS, FEATURING DAVID DaVINCI

Sunday, Oct. 13 at 3 pm 
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

Support the Green Feet Rescue Booster Club and the Wounded Warriors while you suspend your disbelief with the magic of “Thrillusionist” David DaVinci. In this show, fiction is real and deception is enjoyable with mind-boggling illusions and jaw-dropping magic, seamlessly fused with exotic parrots that materialize from thin air, and perform their own artful demonstrations of dexterity. Tickets are $25, $35 and $45, children under 16 are $25 in every section (NOTE: children’s tickets are only available in person at the Fox Theater Box Office at 1001 W. Sprague Avenue, Mon. through Fri., 10 am-5 pm.) All other tickets are available At (509) 624-1200 or online.  DETAILS 

MASTERWORKS 3: SOVIET TRANSCENDENCE

Saturday, Oct. 19 at 8 pm
Sunday, Oct. 20 at 3 pm
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox 
Morihiko Nakahara, Conductor and Joshua Roman, Cello

Prokofiev and Shostakovich, two of the most important composers of the 20th century, both worked under Stalin’s highly oppressive regime. Prokofiev’s Third Symphony features material from his opera, “The Fiery Angel,” a love story set in the backdrop of demon possession. Shostakovich, who walked a fine line between state accolades and denunciation, wrote his Cello Concerto No. 1 for his friend,
Mstislav Rostropovich. Come early for the pre-concert talk by the conductor and guest artist, one hour before the performance. Tickets start at $21 and are available at www.spokanesymphony.org or by calling the box office of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox at (509) 624-1200. Tickets are free for students K-12 for all Masterworks concerts. Call the box office for details. MUSIC DETAILS  

ANCIENT TALES OF MAGIC: The MUSIC of HARRY POTTER & OTHER HALLOWEEN FAVORITES

Saturday, Oct. 26 at 2 pm and 8 pm
Sunday, Oct. 27 at 3 pm
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
Morihiko Nakahara, Conductor; Archie Chen, Piano; Derrick Parker, Vocals;  Spokane Civic Theater; Professional Ballet School;
Spokane Symphony Chorale; Spokane Area Youth Choirs
   

The Spokane Symphony’s fourth annual Harry Potter Halloween concerts are spiced up this season when the orchestra is joined by actors, dancers and a magician (Isaiah Daniels) to explore musical tales of wizards, witches, muggles, and magical creatures from the world of Harry Potter and other Halloween favorites. Experience John Williams’ music from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Spooky classical music selections are also included.   NOTE:  Doors open 90 minutes before each concert, and all attendees are invited to dress up in costume and participate in cosplay and family-friendly activities. CONCERT DETAILS 

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