Our next performance: April 25, at 7:30 PM




Richard Stoltzman

Clarinet Soloist

Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra
Kevin Hekmatpanah, conductor





Berlioz: Hungarian March
Suppé: Pique Dame Overture
Les Ravel: Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Bernstein: West Side Variants for Clarinet & Orchestra
Richard Stoltzman's virtuosity, musicianship and sheer personal magnetism have made him one of today's most sought-after concert artists. As soloist with over a hundred orchestras, a captivating recitalist, an innovative jazz artist, and a prolific recording artist, this two-time Grammy Award winner has defied categorization, dazzling critics and audiences alike throughout many musical genres. Stoltzman's unique way with the clarinet has earned him an international reputation as he has opened up possibilities for the instrument that no one could have predicted. Read More...

Venue: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox

Ticket Information:

Ticket prices for general admission is $13 and $10 for seniors and non-GU students. This performance is free to GU faculty, students and staff. Tickets are either available by calling (509) 624-1200, by visiting the ticket office at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, or ordering them through Tickets West. 

The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra is excited to present its 2015 - 2016 Season!


The orchestra is beginning its twenty-second season with Music Director, Kevin Hekmatpanah. It has a long tradition as one of the finest orchestras in the region and its repertoire contains some of the most demanding pieces in orchestral music. The orchestra performs regularly at the acoustically outstanding and historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

Highlights for the current season include international soloists:

Elmira Darvarova, Violin Soloist

Matt Haimovitz, Cello Soloist

Natasha Paremski, Piano Soloist

Richard Stoltzman, Clarinet Soloist


The orchestra has featured soloists of national and international distinction, including soprano Arianna Zukerman; pianists Simone Dinnerstein, Awadagin Pratt, Navah Perlman and Natasha Paremski; violinists Kurt Nikkanen, Tim Fain, Giora Schmidt, Kyung Sun Lee, Elmira Darvarova and Jinjoo Cho; and cellists Amit Peled and Daniel Gaisford. The Gonzaga Symphony also hosts the prestigious Young Artists' Concerto and Aria Competition, giving Gonzaga students the opportunity to solo with the orchestra.