Spokane Symphony Classics 10: Russian Greatness

May 10, 2014

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May 10-11. It doesn’t get bigger, more dramatic, more colorful, more Russian, than Alexander Nevsky and Pictures at an Exhibition. Alexander Nevsky, Prokofiev’s film score to Eisenstein’s 1938 film, looks back to the year 1242 when Prince Alexander saved his people from the invading Germans. The final blow, the Battle on the Ice, became a pioneering example of orchestral sound effects. Thrill to the Spokane Symphony Chorale as mighty Russian chorus, and mezzo-soprano Meredith Arwady as a devastated war bride. Then this glorious season struts through a gallery of primitive paintings and marches into summer through the Great Gate of Kiev. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

Where:
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.
City:
Spokane
Neighborhood:
Riverside neighborhood, Downtown
Cost:
$15-$54
Phone:
(509) 624-1200
Website:
http://www.spokanesymphony.org/
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