June 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OREGON SYMPHONY PRESENTS ADDS FOUR
CONCERTS TO 2016/17 SEASON


Tony Bennett sings standards; Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman of YES reunite; Japan’s Kodo performs dazzling Taiko; Symphony goes Indie with Denver-based DeVotchKa

(PORTLAND, Ore.) –  Oregon Symphony Presents has expanded its slate of 2016/17 concerts and presentations since it first unveiled the lineup last month, adding shows by Tony Bennett; Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman (ARW); Kodo; and DeVotchKa. Announced separately from subscription concerts, Oregon Symphony Presents’ slate of Special Concerts spans the entertainment spectrum, to satisfy the region’s wide-ranging musical tastes.

Tony Bennett
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | 7:30 pm
An evening of timeless standards with the iconic crooner himself!
The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman (ARW): An Evening of YES Music and More
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | 7:30 pm
Jon Anderson, vocals
Trevor Rabin, guitar
Rick Wakeman, keyboard
Three defining members of the British prog rock band YES – Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, and Rick Wakeman – reunite for a much-anticipated 2016 tour.
The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

DeVotchKa
Thursday, January 19, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Norman Huynh, conductor
The Denver-based indie rock band DeVotchKa powers into new territory. Long renowned for their lush sound and eclectic mix of genres, they’re ready to show Portland what happens when they combine their intimate melodies with the full orchestral power of the Oregon Symphony.

Kodo
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 | 7:30 pm
Japan’s most celebrated Taiko ensemble is an exhilarating blend of rhythm, athleticism, and theater. The whole family will be blown away by their dazzling display and explosive sound!
The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

The addition of these concerts brings the total number of concerts in the 2016/17 Season to 88: 48 Classical; 8 Pops; 3 Kids; and 29 Special concerts.

Tickets for these concerts are now available to Oregon Symphony subscribers in a special pre-sale associated with their subscription memberships. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Thursday, June 14, at which point they may be purchased:

Online at any time from OrSymphony.org;
By phone at 503-228-1353 or (800) 228-7343 (M-F, 10 am  –  9 pm); or
In person at the Oregon Symphony Ticket Office, 909 SW Washington St. in downtown Portland (M-F, 10 am – 6 pm).

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

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