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Spokane Symphony Cancels the Remainder of the 2019-20 Season

Thursday Mar 19, 2020 • Press Release

Three Symphony Masterworks concerts, one Symphony Pops concert and others are cancelled. 
Some non-Symphony events are still scheduled at the Fox Theater for this spring and summer.

CONTACT:  Alison Highberger, PR Manager

SPOKANE—March 19, 2020…The Spokane Symphony has made the difficult decision to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 Spokane Symphony season—three masterworks concerts, one pops concert, two chamber soirées, “The M Show” and the Link Up education concert--due to the global pandemic of the coronavirus/COVID-19, and the inability to have large gatherings like concerts at this time.  In addition, some other events at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox are also cancelled.

“It breaks our hearts to end a wonderful season of live, orchestral music, but of course it’s the right thing to do for the health and safety of our community. We know that better times are ahead, and live concerts and events at Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox will return. We believe in the healing power of music and the joy of live entertainment. Please take good care of yourself, and we’ll look forward to seeing you at the Fox Theater later this year,” said Jeff vom Saal, Executive Director, Spokane Symphony.

These Spokane Symphony events are cancelled:

Masterworks 8 – cancelled
Originally scheduled for March 28 & 29

            Masterworks 9 – cancelled
            Originally scheduled for April 18 & 19

            Masterworks 10 – cancelled
            Originally scheduled for May 2 & 3

            Pops 6: Prohibition – cancelled
            Originally scheduled for May 9

            Soirée on the Stage – cancelled
            Originally scheduled for March 31

            Soirée at Rockwood Event Center – cancelled
            Originally scheduled for April 2

          The M Show: Music, Mystery & Mayhem – cancelled
            Originally scheduled for May 22 at the Knitting Factory

            Link Up Education Concert – cancelled
            Originally scheduled for May 27

These non-Spokane Symphony events scheduled at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox are also cancelled:

            Musicfest Northwest Young Artists Concert – cancelled
            Originally scheduled for May 13

            Musicfest Northwest Festival Highlights Concert -- cancelled
           Originally scheduled for May 15

Good news – These shows are rescheduled:

            Fox Presents: Walt Wagner Trio
            Originally scheduled for April 4, 2019
            Rescheduled for June 5, 2020

            Glenn Miller Orchestra
            Originally scheduled for March 30, 2020
           Rescheduled for March 22, 2021

These events are pending reschedule:

            Allman Betts Band – This is pending reschedule.
            Originally scheduled for March 18

            Movies & Music: Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert
            Originally scheduled for March 21 & 22 – This is pending reschedule.

            Ronnie Milsap – This is pending reschedule.
            Originally scheduled for March 24

            Julia Sweeney:  Older & Wider Taping – This is pending reschedule.
            Originally scheduled for April 2 & 3

            Fox Presents: The Flaming Lips – This is pending reschedule.
             Originally scheduled for April 14

Ticket Refund & Donation Information

Due to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 virus, refunds are not available at this time. You may, however, receive a “store credit” to your account, which will include a 25% bonus that can be used for any Spokane Symphony or Fox Presents performance.

Or you may donate your ticket back to the Spokane Symphony for a tax deduction credit. Donations help to keep the Spokane Symphony strong at this challenging time.

We will keep you updated on schedule changes.  For ticket information, please contact the Box Office at Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. New reduced hours:  Open to the public, Tuesday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 1001 W. Sprague Avenue, and open for phone calls, Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at (509) 624-1200. 

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