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Oregon Symphony Concerts and Events

Welcome to the Oregon Symphony’s 120th Season – more than 80 Classical, Kids, Pops, and Special Concerts, running September through May.

Subscriptions to our Classical, Pops, and Kids Series are currently available. Symphony subscribers receive free exchange privileges, the best seats, and biggest savings!

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To order tickets:

Call our Ticket Office
503-228-1353,
Monday through Friday,
10 am – 9 pm and
Saturdays 10 am – 6 pm.

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Note: Tickets may be purchased online until three hours before each concert; after that time, tickets can be purchased at the concert hall starting two hours before the performance.

 


Mozart’s Requiem
2016/17 Season
Mozart’s Requiem

A performance to ponder the meaning of life. The immortal music Mozart wrote on his own deathbed and left unfinished makes a fitting companion piece for Igor Stravinsky’s powerful Symphony in Three Movements, written to commemorate WWII.

Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor
Katie Van Kooten, soprano
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Jack Swanson, tenor
Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone
• Members of Portland Symphonic Choir

Purcell/Talbot: Chacony in G minor
• Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
• Mozart: Requiem

 Program Notes …

Classical Series Concert
in these Season Ticket packages:
Classical B Saturday
Classical B Sunday
Classical B Monday
Classical A+B Full Saturday
Classical A+B Full Sunday
Classical A+B Full Monday

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 4/8/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 4/9/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 4/10/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Debussy’s  La Mer
2016/17 Season
Debussy’s La Mer

Debussy’s most sensuous work powers an evening of oceanic currents, with sea-going works by both Hosokawa and Mendelssohn. Renowned violinist Simone Lamsma returns to perform Britten’s Spanish Civil War-inspired Violin Concerto.

Jun Märkl, conductor
Simone Lamsma, violin

Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
• Britten: Violin Concerto
Hosokawa: Circulating Ocean
Debussy: La Mer (The Sea)

 Program Notes …

Classical Series Concert
in these Season Ticket packages:
Classical A Saturday
Classical A Sunday matinee
Classical A Monday
Classical A+B Full Saturday
Classical A+B Full Sunday
Classical A+B Full Monday

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 4/22/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 4/23/17 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 4/24/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Patti Austin’s Homage to Ella Fitzgerald
2016/17 Season
Patti Austin’s Homage to Ella Fitzgerald

Grammy Award winner Patti Austin has been wowing audiences since her childhood debut at the iconic Apollo Theater. Now, with 17 albums to her credit including her 2002 Grammy-nominated recording “For Ella,” she’ll thrill us with her electrifying renditions of the First Lady of Song’s legendary hits – “How High the Moon,” “Tisket-a-Tasket,” “Anything Goes,” and many more.

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Patti Austin, vocals


 Program …

Pops Series Concert
in these Season Ticket packages:
Pops Saturday
Pops Sunday matinee

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 4/29/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 4/30/17 3:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Perséphone
2016/17 Season
Perséphone

SoundSights concert
He’s worked with The Walt Disney Company, Cirque du Soleil, and the Olympics, and now Michael Curry brings his exhilarating stage magic to our performance of Stravinsky’s most tender work and the mythic story of the origin of the seasons.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Portland State Chamber Choir
• Pacific Youth Choir
• Paul Groves, tenor
• Pauline Cheviller, narrator
• Michael Curry, designer & staging director

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian”  
• Stravinsky: Perséphone

Classical Series Concert
in these Season Ticket packages:
Classical B Saturday
Classical B Sunday
Classical B Monday
Classical A+B Full Saturday
Classical A+B Full Sunday
Classical A+B Full Monday
SoundSights Saturday
SoundSights Sunday
SoundSights Monday

The SoundSights series is sponsored by

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 5/13/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 5/14/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 5/15/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Mahler’s  Symphony No. 2
2016/17 Season
Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

Like Beethoven’s Ninth which inspired it, Mahler’s massive Second Symphony explodes the symphonic genre. The monumental sweep of this groundbreaking soundscape miraculously encompasses life, death, and resurrection. What an epic way to end the 120th Anniversary Season!

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Tamara Wilson, soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo soprano
Portland State Chamber Choir, Man Choir, and Vox Femina

Mahler: Symphony No. 2, “Resurrection”

Classical Series Concert
in these Season Ticket packages:
Classical A Saturday
Classical A Sunday matinee
Classical A Monday
Classical A+B Full Saturday
Classical A+B Full Sunday
Classical A+B Full Monday

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 5/20/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 5/21/17 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 5/22/17 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall