February 28, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OREGON SYMPHONY PRESENTS ADDS
JAKE SHIMABUKURO TO 2016/17 SEASON


(PORTLAND, Ore.) – Oregon Symphony Presents has added another concert to its already record-setting 2016/17 season. Announced separately from Classical, Pops, and Kids subscription concerts, Oregon Symphony Presents’ slate of Special Concerts spans the entertainment spectrum to satisfy the region’s wide-ranging musical tastes. This concert brings the total number of Oregon Symphony performances in the 2016/17 Season to 93: 48 Classical; 8 Pops; 3 Kids; and 34 Special concerts.

Jake Shimabukuro
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 7:30 pm
Norman Huynh, conductor

Ukulele superstar Jake Shimabukuro, who shot to international fame with his virtuosic covers of “While my Guitar Gently Weeps” and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” joins the Oregon Symphony to perform his many fan favorites plus some of his own electrifying originals for ukulele and orchestra. 

Tickets start at $35 and 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 Monday, March 6, at which point they may be purchased:

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

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

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