Opening Night with George Takei

Saturday, September 16, 2017 7:30PM

Opening Night with George Takei

Best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in Star Trek and now renowned as a social justice/media mega-star, Takei makes his Oregon Symphony debut as emcee of our opening night and joins a legendary list of narrators of Copland’s emotional work. A concert certain to get the 2017/18 season off to a grand, classically American start.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• George Takei, narrator

Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Takemitsu: Twill by Twilight
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Joan Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Women No. 1
• Copland: Lincoln Portrait
Liszt: Les Preludes

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.