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Boyz II Men
2014/15 Season
Boyz II Men

One of the most iconic R&B groups in music history makes its debut with the Oregon Symphony. The four-time Grammy Award winners have thrilled audiences around the world for more than two decades with their smooth harmonies and enduring themes. Count on them for favorites like “End of the Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly,” and many others.

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
Boyz II Men, vocals

Special Concert

Tue 4/7/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances
2014/15 Season
Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances

These high-spirited dances launched Dvořák’s career. You’ll see and hear why.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano

Sibelius: Tapiola
• Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
Dvořák: Slavonic Dances, op. 72 (complete)

Classical Series Concert

Sun 4/12/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 4/13/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Death on the Downbeat
2014/15 Season
Death on the Downbeat

A splendid evening of classic film music and a delightfully different who-dunnit murder mystery. It seems that our most unpopular guest conductor, Maestro Bigherr, has been murdered. You – and everyone else – is a suspect, including a very guilty looking orchestra.

Carlos Kalmar & Paul Ghun Kim, conductors
Magic Circle Theatre


With selections from:

Bernstein: Candide Overture
Rodgers: Slaughter on 10th Avenue Suite
Shostakovitch: The Gadfly Suite, Op.97
Steiner: Casablanca Suite
Rozsa: Lost Weekend Suite
Gounod: Funeral March of a Marionette
Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges
Prokofiev: Cinderella: Suite
F.Steiner: Perry Mason Theme

Special Concert

Sat 4/18/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Peter and the Wolf
2014/15 Season
Peter and the Wolf

Three musicians and a conductor’s assistant must outwit the fearsome wolf that threatens orchestra and audience alike (without upsetting the maestro!). The renowned Magic Circle Mime turns the Schnitz into a theatrical setting and musicians into the characters of the story as Prokofiev’s exhilarating musical tale springs to life, putting kids right where they belong – on the edge of their seats.

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
Magic Circle Mime


Presenting sponsor: The Standard

Kids Series Concert

Sun 4/19/15 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Brahms, Mendelssohn, Haydn
2014/15 Season
Brahms, Mendelssohn, Haydn

Some of the heaviest hitters in the classical world, along with one of the sweetest sounding violinists of our time.

Gilbert Varga, conductor
Karen Gomyo, violin

Haydn: Symphony No. 2
• Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

Classical Series Concert

Sat 4/25/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 4/27/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


The Music of Led Zeppelin
2014/15 Season
The Music of Led Zeppelin

A spectacular tribute to powerhouse Led Zeppelin, with the help of a blazing hot rock band, vocalist Randy Jackson, the entire Oregon Symphony, and an incredible light show to boot! Audiences will rock out to classic hits like “Heartbreaker,” “Whole Lotta Love,” and of course, “Stairway to Heaven”!

Brent Havens, conductor
Randy Jackson, vocals

Special Concert

Sun 4/26/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Storm Large
2014/15 Season
Storm Large

Portland’s unforgettable songstress returns to her favorite orchestra. But this time she wraps herself around the American Songbook standards. Where tradition ends and Storm takes off will be anyone’s guess!

It’s sure to be a sold-out concert that we’re sure will be anything but “standard.”

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
Storm Large, vocals

Special Concert

Presenting sponsor: OSU Foundation and OSU College of Liberal Arts

Fri 5/1/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Sax and the Symphony
2014/15 Season
Sax and the Symphony

From the score of West Side Story, Bernstein’s sizzling Symphonic Dances are the perfect complement to the Latin sounds of Roberto Sierra’s Concerto for Saxophones, performed by living legend of jazz, James Carter. And audiences can be sure that Barber’s memorable Adagio for Strings will add the perfect touch!

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
James Carter, saxophones

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
• Sierra: Concerto for Saxophones
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Rouse: Concerto for Orchestra

Classical Series Concert

Sat 5/9/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 5/10/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 5/11/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Cherry Poppin' Daddies
2014/15 Season
Cherry Poppin' Daddies

With their smash 1997 hit “Zoot Suit Riot,” Oregon’s own Cherry Poppin’ Daddies single-handedly put swing back on the map. Now their high-energy twist on rock n’ roll is back, with their latest album Please Return the Evening, a salute to the music of the Rat Pack. It’s a little bit Vegas, and a whole lot of fun!

Please note: The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Special Concert

Sat 5/16/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1
2014/15 Season
Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1

One of Portland’s favorite pianists returns, and with him, the always-exciting, immortal Mr. B.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano   

Widmann: Con brio
• Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 3

Classical Series Concert

Sun 5/17/15 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 5/18/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


A Classical Menagerie with Pink Martini
2014/15 Season
A Classical Menagerie with Pink Martini

Portland’s favorite bands – Pink Martini and the Oregon Symphony – put a salsa spin on Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and romp through a kaleidoscope of classical favorites. When Thomas Lauderdale and his pal Carlos Kalmar get together, one thing’s for sure – it’ll be a party you won’t want to miss!

Carlos Kalmar, conductor

Special Concert

Tue 5/19/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Wed 5/20/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall



2015/16 Season
 
Wed 7/1/15 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Pablo Villegas
2015/16 Season
Pablo Villegas

Audiences shot to their feet at Pablo’s recent concert debut. So much so that we had to bring him back as quickly as possible – this time with another of Rodrigo’s famous guitar works. Few performers electrify audiences as he does.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Pablo Villegas, guitar

Dukas: La Pèri (complete ballet)
• Corigliano: Troubadours
• Rodrigo: Fantasía para un gentilhombre
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnol

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Sat 9/12/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Colin Currie
2015/16 Season
Colin Currie

Audiences’ favorite percussionist returns, this time with MacMillan’s thrilling showpiece for percussion and orchestra. And then there’s Smetana’s richly melodic Ma vlast, composed amidst the physical and emotional anguish of his complete deafness.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Colin Currie, percussion

Cherubini: Ali Baba Overture
• MacMillan: Veni, veni, Emmanuel
Smetana: Má vlast excerpts, including The Moldau

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Sat 9/26/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 9/27/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 9/28/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Beethoven's Eroica
2015/16 Season
Beethoven's Eroica

A tightly woven program, with warp and weft spinning around Beethoven and Bach. Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony shares a rich, emotional heart. And Gubaidulina’s work ties both Bach and Webern into a gorgeous and moving tapestry.

Matthew Halls, conductor
• Vadim Gluzman, violin

Bach (arr. Webern): Musical Offering Ricercare
• Gubaidulina: Offertorium: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 10/10/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 10/12/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Lang Lang
2015/16 Season
Lang Lang

With its explosive opening, Grieg’s only Piano Concerto is a perfect fit for the fiery Lang Lang. Penned at the youthful age of 25, the piece contrasts grandeur and folk-song, powerfully evoking the dramatic fjords of Grieg’s Norse homeland.

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
• Lang Lang, piano

Chabrier: Fête polonaise from The King in spite of himself
• Grieg: Piano Concerto
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8, G major

Special Concert

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Thu 10/15/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Broadway Classics
2015/16 Season
Broadway Classics

Two of Broadway’s finest join together in an unabashed celebration of the very best of Broadway. All your favorites – Gershwin, Porter, Kander & Ebb, Weill, Sondheim, Webber and more.

Damon Gupton, conductor
Lisa Vroman & Ron Raines, vocalists


Pops Series Concert
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Sat 10/17/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 10/18/15 3:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5
2015/16 Season
Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5

“Complete submission before Fate… Shall I cast myself into the embrace of faith?” Thus scrawled a turbulent Tchaikovsky across sketches of his Fifth Symphony, a tour de force despite – or perhaps because of – his doubts.

Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
• Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

Ravel: Alborada del gracioso
• Ginastera: Harp Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 10/24/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 10/25/15 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 10/26/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody
2015/16 Season
Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody

Rachmaninoff transformed Paganini’s 24th Caprice for Violin into a set of virtuosic variations for piano and orchestra that’s tackled only by the most fearless of pianists. The renowned Russian pianist Kirill Gerstein returns to thrill us yet again.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Kirill Gerstein, piano

Schiff: Infernal (after Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite)
• Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Tchaikovsky: Manfred

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 11/7/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 11/9/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Blast Off!
2015/16 Season
Blast Off!

Jump into your space suit and get ready to launch into the outer limits of the universe! You’ll journey through the solar system and venture into galaxies far, far away, with selections from Holst’s Planets suite, John Williams’ Star Wars theme, and more. It’s three…two…one…blast off, with the Oregon Symphony!

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
Pam Mahon,
narrator
Pacific Youth Choir
Dance West

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Kids Series Concert
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Sun 11/15/15 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27
2015/16 Season
Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 27

Who better to bring this delicious and delicate Mozart piece to life than the brilliant young Francesco Piemontesi, named “The Best Newcomer” at the 2012 BBC Music Magazine Awards? An evening of extraordinary beauty and grace.

Stanisław Skrowaczewski, conductor
• Francesco Piemontesi, piano

Lutosławski: Concerto for Orchestra
• Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27, K. 595 
Brahms: Symphony No. 3

Classical Series Concert
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Sun 11/22/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 11/23/15 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Holiday Pops
2015/16 Season
Holiday Pops

Jeff Tyzik rings in the season amid the grandeur of the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall with the Oregon Symphony and the Pacific Youth Choir. Let the season begin, with your favorite carols and beloved holiday favorites.

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Pacific Youth Choir


Pops Series Concert
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Sat 11/28/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 11/29/15 3:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Handel's Messiah
2015/16 Season
Handel's Messiah

After 250 years, Handel’s exuberant oratorio remains unrivaled in its ability to elevate audiences to exhilarating heights.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
PSU Chamber Choir
Soloists TBA

Handel: Messiah

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 12/5/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 12/6/15 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Gospel Christmas
2015/16 Season
Gospel Christmas

After 17 years, it keeps getting 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. An exhilarating experience!

Charles Floyd, conductor
Northwest Community Gospel Choir

Special Concert
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Fri 12/11/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sat 12/12/15 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 12/13/15 4:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Strauss' Oboe Concerto
2015/16 Season
Strauss' Oboe Concerto

Shortly after WWII, a young GI who was a principal oboist in his civilian life visited Strauss and asked if he’d ever thought of composing a concerto for oboe. “No,” came the terse reply. But the idea grew on him. Now you’ll see why.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• François Leleux, oboe

Carpenter: Sea Drift
• Strauss: Oboe Concerto
Mozart: Symphony No. 28
Liszt: Les Préludes

Classical Series Concert
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Sun 1/10/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 1/11/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Musical Zoo
2015/16 Season
Musical Zoo

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This winter, enjoy the animal kingdom from inside a warm and cozy concert hall with musical depictions of creatures great and small, including music from The Lion King, La Cucaracha, and Haydn’s “Bear” Symphony.

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
Pam Mahon,
narrator
Pacific Youth Choir

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Sun 1/17/16 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Chopin's Piano Concerto No.1
2015/16 Season
Chopin's Piano Concerto No.1

Written when Chopin was only 20, the “Poet of the Piano” displays a mastered craft, achieving unbelievable sound, intimacy and nuance. British sensation Benjamin Grosvenor’s own trademark is a lyricism far beyond his own 22 years.

Tomáš Netopil, conductor
• Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Honegger: Rugby
• Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 6

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 1/23/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 1/24/16 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 1/25/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


The Planets
2015/16 Season
The Planets

The Planets, in which Holst draws upon his fascination with astrology to depict the Music of the Spheres, stands as a triumph of the 20th century. Add Stravinsky’s Fireworks and Natasha Paremski on the piano and you’re in for a treat.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Natasha Paremski, piano

Stravinsky: Fireworks
• Schoenfield: Four Parables for Piano and Orchestra
Holst: The Planets

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 2/6/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 2/7/16 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 2/8/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Joshua Bell
2015/16 Season
Joshua Bell

Joshua Bell returns to perform what renowned turn-of-the-19th century violinist Joseph Joachim declared the “richest, most seductive” of all German violin concertos. When you think of Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Brahms, that’s saying something.

Robert Spano, conductor
• Joshua Bell, violin

Wagner: Parsifal Prelude to Act I
Sibelius: Symphony No. 6
• Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Wagner: Die Meistersinger Prelude to Act I

Classical Series Concert
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Sat 2/20/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 2/21/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 2/22/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Return to the Cotton Club
2015/16 Season
Return to the Cotton Club

A night of great music, song and dance from Harlem’s hottest jazz club! Dancers join Jeff Tyzik and trumpeter Byron Stripling for the red-hot tunes of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway and more.

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Byron Stripling, trumpet


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Sat 2/27/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 2/28/16 3:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Copland's Quiet City
2015/16 Season
Copland's Quiet City

Three of our virtuoso musicians – concertmaster Sarah Kwak, English horn Kyle Mustain, and trumpet Jeff Work – take a well-deserved solo turn as we celebrate them and the entire orchestra.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Sarah Kwak, violin
* Kyle Mustain, English horn  
* Jeff Work, trumpet

Debussy: Prelude to ”The Afternoon of a Faun”
• Bloch: Violin Concerto 
* Copland: Quiet City
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite

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Sat 3/12/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 3/14/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Brahms, Haydn & Strauss
2015/16 Season
Brahms, Haydn & Strauss

The opportunity to perform Haydn is always a delight, since we humbly consider it one of our specialties. The orchestra stands to shine in Brahms’ stately Variations, before the riveting Haydn and Strauss’ charming tone poem.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Christian Poltera, cello

Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn
Haydn: Symphony No. 90
• Strauss: Don Quixote  

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Sat 3/19/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 3/20/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


The Sinatra Century
2015/16 Season
The Sinatra Century

This impressive singer and showman celebrates what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday with his greatest hits, plus emotional renditions of Gershwin, Porter, Kern and plenty more.

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Curtis Stigers, vocals

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Sat 4/2/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 4/3/16 3:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Elgar’s Symphony No. 1
2015/16 Season
Elgar’s Symphony No. 1

Elgar’s First Symphony achieved what critics described as “immediate and phenomenal success.” And with a hundred performances across Europe and North America within just over a year of its premiere, we’re happy to continue the tradition.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Augustin Hadelich, violin

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture
• Adès: Violin Concerto,  “Concentric Paths”
Elgar: Symphony No. 1  

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Sat 4/9/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 4/10/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 4/11/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Dance Party
2015/16 Season
Dance Party

The adults know how popular our dance-themed concerts are, but why should they get all the fun? This year we’ve got a whole program designed just so kids can get their wiggle on. With pieces like Glière’s Russian Sailor’s Dance and Leroy Anderson’s Sandpaper Ballet, you’ll want to dance in your seats – and who are we to stop you?

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
Pam Mahon,
narrator
Pacific Youth Choir
Dance West


Kids Concerts last approximately one hour.


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Sun 4/17/16 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Lamsma Plays Tchaikovsky
2015/16 Season
Lamsma Plays Tchaikovsky

“Her playing [had] the kind of energy that kept you on the edge of your seat.” The Oregonian certainly loved Simone Lamsma’s distinctive artistry at her debut last fall. So did we. She’s now back to dazzle us with her Tchaikovsky.

Paul Ghun Kim, conductor
• Simone Lamsma, violin

Nielsen: Helios Overture
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1
• Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

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Sat 4/23/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 4/24/16 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 4/25/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


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

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Sat 5/14/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 5/15/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 5/16/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall


Mahler’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.

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

Mahler: Symphony No. 3

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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Sat 5/21/16 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 5/23/16 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall