From Spivey Hall

Preview: Artistic Director Sam Dixon focuses Spivey Hall’s season on the sounds of “Clara”

November 1, 2013 By Stephanie Adrian Step backstage at Spivey Hall and you’ll see rows and rows of head shots that ornament the walls, likenesses of the incomparable musicians who have performed there over the past 22 years. Patroness Emilie Spivey didn’t live to witness the groundbreaking for the hall in 1991, but her influence is evident. She and her husband, Walter Boone Spivey, were instrumental in its conception and construction and the creation of an endowment to ensure its longevity. Today, when Spivey Hall Executive and Artistic Director Sam Dixon picks out the lineup of concert artists each season, Emilie…