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A. Schnitzer Concert Hall : Sun 2/25/18 2:00PM - Sun 5/20/18 7:30PM

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Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony Sunday, February 25, 2018 2:00PM   ·   More Info »

Widely considered Sibelius’ finest symphony, this stunning music showcases the composer’s affinity for nature, particularly the famous horn theme inspired by a flock of flying swans.

Norman Huynh, conductor
• Francesco Piemontesi, piano

Barber: Essay No. 2
• Franck: Symphonic Variations
• Strauss: Burleske
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

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.



Verdi’s Requiem Sunday, March 11, 2018 2:00PM   ·   More Info »

Verdi’s Requiem combines the dramatic thrust of opera with powerful symphonic music, vocal solos, and choruses of breathtaking emotional intensity.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Portland Symphonic Choir
Amber Wagner, soprano
Lilli Paasikii, mezzo
Dimitri Pittas, tenor
Raymond Aceto, bass

Verdi: Requiem

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.



Brahms’ Violin Concerto Sunday, March 18, 2018 7:30PM   ·   More Info »

One of the greatest violin concertos ever written, Brahms’ work is a stunning display of the violin’s emotional and virtuosic qualities. A colleague of Brahms’ exclaimed, “It is a concerto for violin against the orchestra – and the violin wins!”

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Vadim Gluzman, violin

Dvořák: The Water Goblin
Hanson: Symphony No. 4, “Requiem”
• Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major

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.



Ravel’s Daphnis And Chloe Sunday, April 8, 2018 7:30PM   ·   More Info »

A rare opportunity to hear Ravel’s complete score for his 1912 ballet. Widely regarded as his finest orchestral music, Ravel’s self-titled “choreographic symphony” is full of passion and the gorgeous, color-saturated harmonies of French Impressionism.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Colin Currie, percussion
* Portland State Chamber Choir,
Man Choir,
and Vox Femina

• Andy Akiho: Percussion Concerto
Commission/World premiere
* Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe (complete)

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.



Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony Sunday, April 22, 2018 2:00PM   ·   More Info »

Saint-Saëns’ most popular symphony combines a full orchestra, the emotional quality of a tone poem, and the majestic sound of the organ. So powerful is the grand finale that it’s been adapted by film composers, Disney World, and pop musicians alike. Our concertmaster has performed around the world, and we are honored to feature her on her home stage.

Jérémie Rhorer, conductor
• Sarah Kwak, violin

Guillaume Connesson: Supernova
(Cosmic Trilogy, Part III) 
• Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, “Organ”

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.



Joshua Bell Sunday, May 13, 2018 2:00PM   ·   More Info »

The world’s most famous violinist returns to the Oregon Symphony to perform Bernstein’s Serenade, often described as a “love piece” by the composer. Brooklynite singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane (son of classical pianist Jeffrey Kahane) makes his Oregon Symphony debut with the world premiere of his composition.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Joshua Bell, violin
* Measha Brueggergosman, soprano

Hindemith: News of the Day Overture
• Bernstein: Serenade
* Gabriel Kahane: Commission/World premiere

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

The Sounds of Home

All concerts are held at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.



Mahler’s Seventh Symphony Sunday, May 20, 2018 7:30PM   ·   More Info »

Capping the season with a triumphant Mahler symphony has become Oregon’s favorite sendoff to summer. Mahler’s “Song of the Night” is guaranteed to leave you on a rousing note, as day overtakes night in the astonishingly exuberant final movement.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor

Mahler: Symphony No. 7

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.