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Spokane Symphony Classics 5: Scheherazade with Violinist Mira Wang

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    Chinese violinist Mira Wang joins the Spokane Symphony with the U.S. premiere of Torsten Rasch’s “Tropoi” Violin Concerto, his dramatic new work. Also in this concert, Rimsky-Korsakov’s blockbuster “Scheherazade” paints tales from Arabian Nights with Asian motifs. Also, Grant Still described his second symphony, “Song of a New Race,” as his expression of the “modern” African-American.