Instrumental

Dr. Redi Llupa, piano

3-15 Dr Redi Llupa

The complete piano Sonatas of George Walker

Albanian pianist Redi Llupa has performed extensively throughout Europe, North and South Americas, and Asia. As an avid advocate of the music from 20th and 21st centuries, Mr. Llupa has performed works by Messiaen, Viñao, Berio, Peçi, Bejo, Furrer, Klein, and Takemitsu. He is the dedicatee of Aleksandër Peçi’s Muzikë Kabaistike (world premiere, 2016) and Joseph Klein’s Der Saus und Braus (The Fun-runner) for solo piano, which will receive its world premiere in April 2018.

Apocalyptica

Apocalyptica

Apocalyptica, the Finnish cello heavy metal band that have sold more than 4 million albums. Their 1996 debut album, Plays Metallica by Four Cellos, launched their career and changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come. To celebrate the album’s 20th Anniversary, the group re-released a remastered version with three bonus tracks of brand new, never-before-released instrumental recordings of “Battery,” “Nothing Else Matters,” and “Seek and Destroy.” Now they are coming to Spokane in support of the  

TAO: Drum Heart

TAO: Drum Heart

In 2004, DRUM TAO attended the world’s largest festival of the arts – the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and made No.1 box-office smash hit of the festival in spite of their first participation.

DRUM TAO has started spreading overseas after their success at the Festival Fringe and three-month-long run in Germany and Australia tour were made as their first world tour career. After being invited to perform at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, every single show was sold-out on their first North American tour visiting 44 cities totaling 50 shows throughout the U.S.

Lemony Snicket's - The Composer is Dead

Lemony Snicket's - The Composer is Dead

A “Whodunit” family-friendly concert based on the book by author Daniel Handler (better known by his pseudonym “Lemony Snicket” and A Series of Unfortunate Events) and featuring music by Nathaniel Stookey. Local actor William Hulings portrays a detective who interviews members of the audience and the orchestra as he investigates the mysterious murder of a composer. Children will learn about various instruments, while more experienced audiences will recognize familiar musical quotes.

Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro is an American ukulele virtuoso and composer known for his fast and complex finger work. His music combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco

Miró Quartet with Jeffrey Kahane

Miró Quartet with Jeffrey Kahane

Equally at home at the keyboard or on the podium, Jeffrey Kahane has established an international reputation as a truly versatile artist, recognized by audiences around the world for his mastery of a diverse repertoire ranging from Bach, Mozart and Beethoven to Gershwin, Golijov and John Adams.