The Spokane Symphony’s new Music Director James Lowe, starts the 74th season of the orchestra with Masterworks 1: American Rhythms, on Sat., Sept. 14 at 8:00 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 15 at 3:00 p.m. at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. The music of Gershwin and Copland are featured, including “Rhapsody in Blue” with guest pianist William Wolfram. Tickets start at $22 and are available online at spokanesymphony.org at at the box office at (509) 624-1200, 1001 W. Sprague Avenue (Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). The pre-concert talk starts one hour prior to the concert. Come early to hear the conductor and guest artist talk about the music program, and then there’s a half hour to enjoy the theater, a beverage and people watching before the concert!