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Upcoming Oregon Symphony concerts

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From September to May, you’ll enjoy all the spectacular artistry and international soloists you’ve come to expect, plus not-to-be-missed collaborations with some of the Northwest’s finest visual artists – Dale Chihuly, Rose Bond, and Michael Curry – to add the richness of sight to the pleasure of sound in our brand new SoundSights series!

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Tickets to individual Classical, Pops, and Kids Concerts in the 2016/17 season go on sale to the general public in August. Oregon Symphony Presents Special Concerts will be announced and on sale to the public in May, 2016.

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Star Wars and More: <br />The Music of John Williams
2015/16 Season
Star Wars and More:
The Music of John Williams

A celebration of one of the greatest film composers of all time, with music from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Schindler’s List, and many more.

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
Kirt Peterson, alto saxophone
Michael Roberts, vibraphone
Jon McCullough-Benner, bass
Peter Frajola, violin

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Special Concert

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.


Back to the Future
2015/16 Season
Back to the Future

Power up your DeLorean. Recharge your flux capacitor. And get ready to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the movie classic as you’ve never seen or heard it before! Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd star in this box office blockbuster on a hi-def screen with the orchestra playing Alan Silvestri’s dazzling musical score live in sync with the movie. A replica of the DeLorean used in the films will also be on display!

Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor 

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Special Concert
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Popcorn Package


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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 5/7/16 7:30PM


The Music of The Eagles
2015/16 Season
The Music of The Eagles

A brilliant blast from the past! With some of The Eagles’ best-known hits like “Heartache Tonight,” “Desperado,” “New Kid in Town,” “Hotel California,” and so many more, backed by the whole orchestra, this will be a night to remember!

Brent Havens, conductor
Terry Brock,
vocals
Glenn DeLaune,
vocals
John Hines,
vocals

Special Concert

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Mon 5/9/16 7:30PM


The Blind Boys of Alabama
2015/16 Season
The Blind Boys of Alabama

When these legendary Gospel titans perform, it’s a roof-raising musical event. Their soaring voices and powerful energy have been thrilling crowds around the world for seven decades. Stronger than ever, the five-time Grammy Award winners can be counted on for a truly uplifting experience.

The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

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Special Concert

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Fri 5/13/16 7:30PM


Ohlsson Plays Brahms
2015/16 Season
Ohlsson Plays Brahms

Brahms’ Second Piano Concerto is the “Everest” of Romantic concertos, and it takes a rare breed to surmount the challenge. Only the pianist who pairs technical precision with exceptional endurance will prevail. Garrick Ohlsson is one of those few.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Schumann: Genoveva Overture
Hindemith: Mathis der Maler
• Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2

 Program notes …

Classical Series Concert
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Classical B Sunday
Classical A Monday
Classical A+B Full Saturday
Classical B+C Full Sunday
Classical A+B Full Monday


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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 5/14/16 7:30PM
Sun 5/15/16 7:30PM
Mon 5/16/16 8:00PM


Mahler&rsquo;s Symphony No. 3
2015/16 Season
Mahler’s Symphony No. 3

“My symphony will be unlike anything the world has ever heard!” Such was Mahler’s vision for this massive work, which waxes philosophical in a beautiful, haunting affirmation of a complex universe in which the ultimate form of being is love.

This concert runs approximately 95 minutes, without intermission.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
PSU Choir
Pacific Youth Choir
Susan Platts, mezzo-soprano

Mahler: Symphony No. 3

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Please note: This concert will be
recorded for future broadcast.
We ask patrons to be as quiet
as possible during the performance.

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


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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 5/21/16 7:30PM
Mon 5/23/16 8:00PM


The Music of Queen: A Rock Symphony
2015/16 Season
The Music of Queen: A Rock Symphony

Bridging the gulf between rock ‘n’ roll and classical music, The Music of Queen combines a full orchestra, a rock band, and vocals to capture Queen’s distinctive sound. Las Vegas star Brody Dolyniuk delivers a fabulous rendition of Freddie Mercury’s vocals, including “We Will Rock You” and many others.

Brent Havens , conductor
Brody Dolyniuk, vocals/guitar

Special Concert

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Tue 5/24/16 7:30PM


Ren&eacute;e  Fleming
2016/17 Season
Renée Fleming

We can’t imagine a better way to begin the 120th Anniversary Season than with the legendary diva herself! Tickets to this extraordinary performance are expected to disappear quickly.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Renée Fleming, soprano

Special Concert

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 9/10/16 7:30PM


Bluebeard&rsquo;s Castle
2016/17 Season
Bluebeard’s Castle

SoundSights concert
Dale Chihuly’s towering glass sculptures provide a stunning visual dimension for Béla Bartók’s dark and mysterious opera. Mozart’s celebratory Symphony No. 31 balances the evening nicely. And what kicks off a 120th Anniversary Season better than a world premiere?

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Viktoria Vizin, mezzo soprano  
• Gábor Bretz,
bass
• Dale Chihuly, glass sculptures set designer
• Mary Birnbaum, stage director

Rogerson: Commission for our 120th anniversary (World Premiere)
Mozart: Symphony No. 31, “Paris”
• Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle

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

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 9/24/16 7:30PM
Sun 9/25/16 7:30PM
Mon 9/26/16 7:30PM


Rachmaninoff&rsquo;s Piano Concerto No. 3
2016/17 Season
Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3

Alex Ross of The New Yorker says, “Hamelin’s legend will grow­ – right now there is no one like him.” The acclaimed Canadian pianist returns to tackle Rachmaninoff’s most challenging concerto.

Nicholas Carter, conductor
• Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Wagner: Forest Murmurs from Siegfried   
Sibelius: Symphony No. 3
• Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3

Classical Series Concert
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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

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 10/8/16 7:30PM
Sun 10/9/16 2:00PM
Mon 10/10/16 7:30PM


Jason Alexander Sings Broadway
2016/17 Season
Jason Alexander Sings Broadway

Long before becoming world-renowned as the iconic George Costanza on “Seinfeld,” Jason Alexander was a Tony Award-winning Broadway song and dance man. His appearance features an hilarious re-telling of his journey to and on the Broadway stage with great music from the theater, along with comedy and audience interaction. It’s a much-heralded performance of music, laughter, and fun.

Jason Alexander, vocalist


Pops Series Concert
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Pops Saturday
Pops Sunday matinee

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 10/15/16 7:30PM
Sun 10/16/16 3:00PM


Colin Currie
2016/17 Season
Colin Currie

Scotland’s most famous musical export (after the bagpipes) begins his second year as our own Artist-in-Residence with the West Coast premiere of a new American percussion concerto. After intermission, revel in the humorous twists of Strauss’ tongue-in-cheek self-portrait, Ein Heldenleben.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Colin Currie, percussion

Rouse: Supplica
• Andrew Norman: Switch for solo percussion and orchestra
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life)

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

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 10/22/16 7:30PM
Sun 10/23/16 2:00PM
Mon 10/24/16 7:30PM


Barber&rsquo;s  Violin Concerto
2016/17 Season
Barber’s Violin Concerto

A classical Halloween! Get set for an evening of musical thrills and chills featuring Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, Prokofiev’s almost demonic “Fiery Angel,” and, on the lyrical side, Barber’s gorgeously melodic Violin Concerto.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Joseph Swenson, violin

Janáček: From the House of the Dead Prelude
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3, “The Fiery Angel”
• Barber: Violin Concerto
Bach/Stokowski: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

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

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 10/29/16 7:30PM
Sun 10/30/16 7:30PM
Mon 10/31/16 7:30PM


Beethoven&rsquo;s  Pastoral Symphony
2016/17 Season
Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony

Two remarkable symphonies team up: Beethoven’s musical paean to the beauties of nature and Schumann’s joyful Overture, Scherzo and Finale. Plus symphony wind and brass principals take center stage in Martin’s Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments.

Hans Graf, conductor
• Martha Long, flute  
• Martin Hébert,
oboe
• James Shields, clarinet  
• Carin Miller Packwood, bassoon
• Jeffrey Work, trumpet    
• John Cox, horn  
TBA, trombone

Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale
• Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”

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

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 11/5/16 7:30PM
Sun 11/6/16 2:00PM
Mon 11/7/16 7:30PM


Il Divo: Amor &amp; Pasi&oacute;n
2016/17 Season
Il Divo: Amor & Pasión

With their extraordinary mix of opera, pop, folk and more, multi-platinum winning Il Divo has become the most successful classical crossover group in history. Now they’ll bring the smoldering passion and sultry rhythms of Spain, Cuba, and Argentina to Portland in a one-night-only performance!

The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Special Concert

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Fri 11/11/16 7:30PM


Frozen Fairy Tales
2016/17 Season
Frozen Fairy Tales

With “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen and music from The Snow Queen, The Winter’s Tale and The Nutcracker, kids will love this hearty celebration of the coming winter.

Pam Mahon, narrator
Pacific Youth Choir
Dance West

Kids Concerts last approximately one hour.

Kids Series Concert
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Kids Sunday matinee

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sun 11/13/16 2:00PM


Stephen Hough Plays Saint-Sa&euml;ns
2016/17 Season
Stephen Hough Plays Saint-Saëns

Rachmaninoff’s Third Symphony reflects the restless mood of a composer-in-exile, full of longing for his homeland. MacArthur “Genius” grant award-winning pianist Stephen Hough returns to tackle Saint-Saëns’ final piano concerto, nicknamed  “Egyptian” for its exotic sounds.

Johannes Debus, conductor
• Stephen Hough, piano

Rameau: Selections from Les indes galantes (The Flirtatious Indians)
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5, “Egyptian”
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3

Classical Series Concert
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Classical B Saturday
Classical B Sunday
Classical B Monday
Classical A+B Full Saturday
Classical A+B Full Sunday
Classical A+B Full Monday

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 11/19/16 7:30PM
Sun 11/20/16 7:30PM
Mon 11/21/16 7:30PM


Holiday Pops
2016/17 Season
Holiday Pops

Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik, the Oregon Symphony, and the Pacific Youth Choir get the festive season off to a magical start with your favorite carols and beloved holiday melodies.

Doug LaBrecque, baritone
Pacific Youth Choir


Pops Series Concert
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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 11/26/16 7:30PM
Sun 11/27/16 3:00PM


Turangal&icirc;la
2016/17 Season
Turangalîla

SoundSights concert
Renowned video animator Rose Bond and her team transform the hall in this original production. Watch in amazement as the walls become a riveting, visual stage for Messiaen’s symphonic dance of love and joy.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Steven Osborne, piano
• Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot
Rose Bond & PNCA,  video animators

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
• Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphony

Classical Series Concert
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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

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 12/3/16 7:30PM
Sun 12/4/16 2:00PM
Mon 12/5/16 7:30PM


Gospel Christmas
2016/17 Season
Gospel Christmas

This 18-year tradition keeps getting bigger and better. The region’s premier gospel singers and the Oregon Symphony orchestra will have you on your feet, clapping and shouting, celebrating the true spirit of the season. Don’t miss out on this exhilarating experience!

Charles Floyd, conductor
Gary Hemenway, music director
Northwest Community Gospel Choir

Special Concert

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Fri 12/9/16 7:30PM
Sat 12/10/16 7:30PM
Sun 12/11/16 4:00PM


Nadja and the Four Seasons
2016/17 Season
Nadja and the Four Seasons

One of the world’s – and Portland’s – favorite violinists returns! Nadja plays and conducts members of the orchestra for one of the world’s most popular pieces, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

• Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, conductor and violin  

• Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (complete)
Bizet/Shchedrin: Carmen Suite

Special Concert

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 1/7/17 7:30PM


The Pines of Rome
2016/17 Season
The Pines of Rome

Laureate Music Director James DePreist made Respighi’s majestic Pines of Rome an Oregon Symphony signature. Enjoy it now with Music Director Carlos Kalmar’s deft touch. Add to that a performance from one of our favorite soloists, and you’ve got a night to remember.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Alban Gerhardt, cello  

Franck: The Breezes (Les Éolides)        
• Dutilleux: A Whole Distant World (Cello Concerto)
Haydn: Symphony No. 80
Respighi: The Pines of Rome

Classical Series Concert
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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

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 1/14/17 7:30PM
Sun 1/15/17 2:00PM
Mon 1/16/17 7:30PM


Tchaikovsky&rsquo;s  Romeo and Juliet
2016/17 Season
Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet

In the depths of winter, we’ll warm you with the music of Russia’s greatest composers: the passion of Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, Stravinsky’s brilliant take on Tchaikovsky’s musical ideas, and violinist Stefan Jackiw’s interpretation of Prokofiev’s opulent Violin Concerto.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Stefan Jackiw, violin

Shepherd: Magiya
• Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Stravinsky: The Fairy’s Kiss Divertimento
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy

Classical Series Concert
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Classical B Monday
Classical A+B Full Saturday
Classical A+B Full Sunday
Classical A+B Full Monday

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Sat 1/28/17 7:30PM
Sun 1/29/17 7:30PM
Mon 1/30/17 7:30PM


Dvo&#345;&aacute;k&rsquo;s  New World Symphony
2016/17 Season
Dvořák’s New World Symphony

One of the most popular – and moving – symphonies of all time! Add two other heavyweights – Beethoven and powerhouse pianist Yefim Bronfman – and you’re set for an evening of pure musical pleasure.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Yefim Bronfman, piano

Currier: Microsymph
• Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”  

Classical Series Concert
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Classical A+B Full Sunday
Classical A+B Full Monday

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 2/4/17 7:30PM
Sun 2/5/17 2:00PM
Mon 2/6/17 7:30PM


Pied Piper of Portlandia
2016/17 Season
Pied Piper of Portlandia

We’ll spirit the young audience away for a musical adventure inside the orchestra with Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. But we promise to bring them back with smiles on their faces!

Pam Mahon, narrator
Pacific Youth Choir
Dance West

Kids Concerts last approximately one hour.

Kids Series Concert
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Sun 2/12/17 2:00PM


Tango Caliente
2016/17 Season
Tango Caliente

One of the spiciest concerts of the season! Dazzling dancers, some of Portland’s hottest tango musicians, and the inimitable Pepe Raphael bring the tango to vivid life. It’ll be sizzling at The Schnitz.

 

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Sat 2/18/17 7:30PM
Sun 2/19/17 3:00PM


Elgar&rsquo;s  Enigma Variations
2016/17 Season
Elgar’s Enigma Variations

Two brilliant masterworks make for an extraordinary musical experience. Each variation in Elgar’s most popular work is an emotional tribute to friends and family. And acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Kahane returns to perform Schumann’s thrilling tour-de-force.

Christoph König, conductor
• Jeffrey Kahane, piano 

Adams: Slonimsky’s Earbox
• Schumann: Piano Concerto
Elgar: Enigma Variations

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 2/25/17 7:30PM
Sun 2/26/17 7:30PM
Mon 2/27/17 7:30PM


Dvo&#345;&aacute;k&rsquo;s Cello Concerto
2016/17 Season
Dvořák’s Cello Concerto

The most popular and most performed cello concerto of all time, paired with an exciting new commissioned work – and second world premiere of this Anniversary Season – from Portland composer Kenji Bunch, heralded by The New York Times as “a composer to watch.”

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Harriet Krijgh, cello

Barber: Souvenirs
Bunch: Commission (World Premiere)
• Dvořák: Cello Concerto

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 3/11/17 7:30PM
Sun 3/12/17 7:30PM
Mon 3/13/17 7:30PM


Castles and Wizards
2016/17 Season
Castles and Wizards

Wonder what the King is doing tonight? Or the Princess? And who knows what mischief the court’s wizard is up to! A concert sure to please young audiences with music from Harry Potter and more.

Pam Mahon, narrator
Pacific Youth Choir
Dance West

Kids Concerts last approximately one hour.

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Sun 3/19/17 2:00PM


Gil Shaham
2016/17 Season
Gil Shaham

Viva Vienna! While the night away with Carlos, the orchestra, and some of the greatest music composed by Viennese composers and played by one of the most extraordinary violinists of our time.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Gil Shaham, violin

Richard Heuberger: The Opera Ball Overture
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Indigo and the Four Thieves Overture
• Korngold: Violin Concerto
Suppé: The Poet and the Peasant Overture
Josef Strauss: Dynamiden waltzes
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite

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Sun 4/2/17 2:00PM


Mozart&rsquo;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
Members of Portland Symphonic Choir

Purcell/Talbot: Chacony in G minor
• Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
• Mozart: Requiem (Levin completion)

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 4/8/17 7:30PM
Sun 4/9/17 7:30PM
Mon 4/10/17 7:30PM


Debussy&rsquo;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 Hosakawa 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)

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 4/22/17 7:30PM
Sun 4/23/17 2:00PM
Mon 4/24/17 7:30PM


Patti Austin&rsquo;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,” “The Man I Love,” “Too Close for Comfort,” and many more.

Patti Austin, vocals

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

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until August, 2016.

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 4/29/17 7:30PM
Sun 4/30/17 3:00PM


Pers&eacute;phone
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
• TBA, tenor
• TBA, narrator
• Michael Curry, artistic designer

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

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until August, 2016.

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 5/13/17 7:30PM
Sun 5/14/17 7:30PM
Mon 5/15/17 7:30PM


Mahler&rsquo;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

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until August, 2016.

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All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Sat 5/20/17 7:30PM
Sun 5/21/17 2:00PM
Mon 5/22/17 7:30PM