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July 2016

July 28, 2016

Oregon Symphony announces Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone™ Film Concert  The Oregon Symphony announced today that they will perform Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone on January 21 (7:30 pm) and 22 (2:00 pm), 2017 as part of The Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The concert will feature the Oregon Symphony orchestra performing live, to picture, every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film on a high-definition big screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score. Tickets go on sale to the public Sunday, July 31, via OrSymphony.org, and by phone (503-228-1353) starting Monday, August 1. They are currently on sale now exclusively to Oregon Symphony subscribers.

July 1, 2016

The Oregon Symphony Extends Music Director Carlos Kalmar’s Contract Through The 2020/2021 Season Carlos Kalmar announces that the 2020/21 season will be his last, providing a five-year period in which to select his successor. The Oregon Symphony Board of Directors Chair Jack Wilborn today announced a three-year extension of Music Director Carlos Kalmar’s contract. Previously set to expire in June 2018, that contract will now continue through the 2020/21 season, ensuring Kalmar’s artistic leadership for another five seasons.