April 15, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE OREGON SYMPHONY IN MAY
(AND ONE GREAT NIGHT IN JUNE):
A GRAND FINALE TO OUR 2010/11 CONCERT SEASON


(PORTLAND, Ore.) – May 2011 is an important month in the Oregon Symphony calendar, with our Carnegie Hall debut and our first recording under music director Carlos Kalmar.  The Carnegie program is performed first in Portland for our home-town audiences and both performances will be recorded for a CD to be released next fall.  On our return from New York our classical season concludes with a program featuring some of our superb Orchestra members as well as the ensemble as a whole.  We then offer a pair of great American performers in concert with their own musicians in one-night-only concerts in late May and mid June.  Complete details follow:

 

SATURDAY and SUNDAY, MAY 7 and 8:
MUSIC FOR A TIME OF WAR
The Orchestra presents its Carnegie Hall program for our hometown crowd in two live recording sessions

 

SATURDAY to MONDAY, MAY 21 to 23:
CELEBRATING THE ORCHESTRA!
Our Classical season wraps up with an orchestral showcase

FOR THE SALEM PERFORMANCE: $35 to $48, available from AbsolutelyTix.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 27:
LEGENDARY CROONER TONY BENNETT RETURNS

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 16:
TRUMPETER WYNTON MARSALIS BRINGS THE JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA

 

OREGON SYMPHONY SPECIAL TICKET PRICES:

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CONTACT:

For Classical programs:
Elaine Calder
President
(503) 416-6357
ecalder@orsymphony.org   

For Tony Bennett and Wynton Marsalis:
Jessika Allen
Vice President, Business Development
(503) 416-6375
jallen@orsymphony.org