Spokane Symphony Orchestra
The Festival of Sandpoint season culminates with the Grand Finale Concert: “French Accents” conducted by Maestro Gary Sheldon and three special guest soloists: cellist Jonah Kim, violinist Camille Miller and flutist Rhonda Bradetich, who is originally from Sandpoint. The French-themed program features Bizet’s Suite No.1 from L’Arlesienne, Chaminade’s Concertino, Massenet’s Meditation from Thais, Saint-Saens’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso and Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah, Ravel’s Bolero, Tchaikowsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme and Offenbach’s Suite from Gaite Parisienne/Dances and Can Can. A fireworks finale, made possible by Avista Utilities, will close the 30th season celebration in spectacular fashion. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. for the annual “Taste of the Stars” Wine Tasting featuring premier wineries of the Northwest and an art auction presented by Timberstand Gallery. The wine tasting begins at 4:30 p.m. and is complimentary for all concert goers over the age of 21 years.