David Danzmayr, Music Director Designate


Meet the Oregon Symphony’s New Music Director for the 2021/22 Season, David Danzmayr

The Oregon Symphony is proud to announce that acclaimed Austrian-born conductor David Danzmayr will serve as our next Music Director with the launch of the 2021/22 Season.

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2020/21 Season Update

After evaluating guidance and information shared by Governor Brown and state health officials in regards to large gatherings of people in public spaces, Oregon Symphony concerts scheduled through June 14, 2021, are canceled. We will reunite with our audiences in the 2021/22 Season that celebrates Oregon Symphony’s 125th anniversary, and fulfill our promise for adventurous programming, inspiring collaborations, and connecting lives with exhilarating performances.

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New Essential Sound Bites Videos

Get a taste of these selected full performances from the Oregon Symphony’s digital series Essential Sounds with Storm Large’s stunning ballad “Stand Up for Me,” performed with an Oregon Symphony string quartet.

Gala 2021: The Music Plays On

Join us for a live concert event hosted by Scott Showalter and your Oregon Symphony musicians, honoring Carlos Kalmar in his 18th & final season as Music Director.

Aspects of America Receives Grammy Nomination

Congratulations to Music Director Carlos Kalmar and the Oregon Symphony for their 2021 Grammy Award nomination for Best Orchestral Performance for “Aspects of America: Pulitzer Edition”!

Help Us Keep the Music Playing

We need music in our lives, now more than ever. It’s crucial that your Oregon Symphony continues to innovate and evolve, finding new ways to connect our community through incredible music. We ask you to be here for us, so that we can be here for you – as we have been for nearly 125 years. 

Watch Symphony Storytime Now

Enjoy Symphony Storytime, a fun and unique series from the Oregon Symphony designed for pre-K through elementary aged children. All 13 episodes are now available, for free.

The Oregon Symphony presents: minute for music

Tune in every Monday and Wednesday at 10 am on Facebook, Instagram, or our website to watch one-minute videos from Oregon Symphony musicians. You may hear them play a favorite piece (often with unexpected visitors), they may share music that perhaps you’ll enjoy as well, or it may simply be a “day in the life of…”

Watch the Essential Sounds Season Finale: Community

Join us for a collective musical celebration of the people who are essential in our lives. 

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