Events for January 2014
Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Audrey Overstreet 464-7071
Upcoming events for the Spokane Symphony and Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox through the end of January 2014 include:
New Year’s Eve Part 1: Celebrate with Beethoven’s Ninth
The Spokane Symphony has the perfect way to start 2014 on the right foot: with the joyful music of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony! This is a holiday favorite around the globe but you don’t have to leave Spokane; Music Director Eckart Preu will conduct the more than 140 musicians of the Spokane Symphony and Chorale on Tuesday, Dec. 31 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Ticket prices are $28 and $23 for adults, and $16 for children and students.
New Year’s Eve Part 2: Puttin’ On The RITZ
After hearing the joyous Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, come dance the night away! Stroll down the street to The Davenport Hotel where splendor awaits you in the Grand Pennington Ballroom. Enjoy an evening of dancing to the sounds of The Master Class Jazz Orchestra, with champagne toast at midnight. Hosted by the Spokane Symphony Associates, all proceeds will benefit the Spokane Symphony. Tickets are $75.00 per person.
Spokane Youth Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
The Spokane Youth Ballet, under the direction of Kristen Potts, presents a charming and humorous version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Tickets are $18, $23 and $25 for adults; $16, $21 and $19 for teens and seniors and $14, $19 and $21 for children age 12 and under.
Symphony with a Splash 2: A Midwinter’s Friday
Friday Night at the Spokane Symphony with a Splash . . . a wildly sophisticated evening of Band, Bar and Banter! Start your weekend with old friends and new in the swanky lobby of Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on Friday, Jan. 17. From 5-6:45pm, listen to a live band while enjoying cocktails and small plates at our happy hour. At 7pm, the fun continues with a spectacular one-hour performance by the Spokane Symphony, conducted by Morihiko Nakahara, featuring music by Philip Glass, Michael Torke and Sergei Prokofiev. You’ll be out around 8pm in time to enjoy the rest of your evening. Tickets are $25.
Spokane Youth Symphony: Water
The Spokane Youth Symphony will perform the second movement of Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, entitled “Scene at the Brook,” as well as Edward MacDowell’s “Sea Pieces” Op. 55, arranged especially for SYS by Dr. Charles Johnson, on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 4 p.m. at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors and $12 for youth 17 and younger.
Spokane Symphony Classics: Music of the Americas
Eckart Preu and the Spokane Symphony will perform classical works by New World composers, including Aaron Copland, Carlos Chavez, John Mackey, Enrico Chapela and Leonard Bernstein, on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. in Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Highlights include Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and Mackey’s Harvest: Trombone Concerto, featuring the Spokane Symphony’s Ross Holcombe as soloist. Ticket prices start at $15.
Eugene Ballet: Scheherazade
The Eugene Ballet returns to Spokane to dance Scheherazade on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Accompanied by Rimsky-Korsakov’s sweeping dramatic score, Scheherazade create a uniquely memorable interpretation 1001 Arabian Nights. This is followed by an original dance to Ravel’s Bolero. Ticket prices are $21 to $41.
Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 West Sprague, or by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available at all TicketsWest outlets. Additional fees may apply.