March 21, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SYMPHONY ADDS NEW CONCERT TO THE 2015/16 SEASON


(PORTLAND, Ore.) In its ongoing effort to provide the region with musical experiences that span the spectrum of musical genres, the Oregon Symphony announces the latest addition to its “Oregon Symphony Presents” lineup.

 

Blind Boys of Alabama

The Blind Boys of Alabama
Friday, May 13, 2016  | 7:30 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

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 decades. Stronger than ever, the five-time Grammy Award winners can always be counted on for a truly uplifting experience.

Please note: The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

The addition of this concert brings the total number of Oregon Symphony performances this season to 81: 40 Classical; 8 Pops; 3 Kids; and 30 Special concerts.

Tickets
Tickets to The Blind Boys of Alabama are now available to the public, following a week-long priority pre-sale for subscribers.

Beginning as low as $20, tickets can be purchased online at any time from the orchestra’s website, OrSymphony.org; at the Oregon Symphony Ticket Office, 909 SW Washington St., in downtown Portland (M-Sa, 10 am-6 pm); by phone at (503) 228-1353 or (800) 228-7343 (M-F, 10 am-9 pm; Sa, 10 am-6 pm); and in the concert hall lobby starting two hours before the performance.

Photos for media uses can be accessed at: orsymphony.org/newsroom/artists.aspx

Season subscriptions, including the popular Choose Your Own Flex Passes and Gift Cards, are still available through the Symphony Ticket Office at 503-228-1353.

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CONTACT:
Jim Fullan
Vice President/Communications, Marketing, Sales
503-416-6347
jfullan@orsymphony.org

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