Spokane Symphony Classics 7: Korngold and Shostakovich
March 9-10. Featuring Music Director Finalist Rei Hotada, conductor, and Angelo Xiang Yu, violin. Korngold’s captivating Violin Concerto is an intoxicating combination of Hollywood accessibility, rigorous virtuosity and unabashed romanticism. Shostakovich’s Eighth Symphony, considered one of the composer’s finest, is a requiem for the millions who suffered and died during WWII and under the Stalinist regime. Also featuring music from Kernis. Showtime is Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.