The ballet “The Nutcracker” has become an annual holiday tradition for families and friends alike across the country, and the beautiful production, performed by the Spokane Symphony and Santa Barbara, California-based State Street Ballet
When confronted with the pressures of living under the autocratic regime of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and its satellites in Eastern Europe between 1917 and 1991, some people responded with silent obedience, some offered eag
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
There may have been some in the audience of this weekend’s concerts by the Spokane Symphony who harbored a secret wish that the concerts had not gone so well as they did.
This perverse wish arose from the fact that the orchestra was aud
The show may have been at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, and members of the Spokane Symphony may have been on stage, but what transpired on Friday night was not an orchestral event.
It was a rock concert. A rock concert dedicate