Announcing the 2020/21 Oregon Symphony Special Concerts

These 26 concerts, which begin in October, include An African American Requiem (Portland composer Damien Geter’s musical response to violence against African Americans), as well as Stewart Copeland, Gladys Knight, and the Academy Award-winning animated film UP with the Oregon Symphony.

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The power of music to unite and inspire is boundless. Music lifts us higher on our most joyful days, and draws us together in challenging times. As soon as it's safe, we’ll be back – performing for you in our concert hall and reaching out to children and adults across our region.

To come back strong, your Oregon Symphony needs your support now, more than ever. We ask you to be here for us, so that we can be here for you – as we have been for nearly 125 years. Please donate and subscribe to the Oregon Symphony today. 

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Based on the CDC’s updated health guidelines prohibiting gatherings to help slow the spread of COVID-19, all Oregon Symphony concerts between now and August 18 have been canceled or postponed. View canceled concerts and options available to you as a ticketholder

 

Content & Concerts

Music Director Carlos Kalmar’s Mondays with the Maestro

In partnership with Artslandia, we’re launching a new weekly digital series hosted by Music Director Carlos Kalmar. Every Monday during Artslandia’s Happy Hour broadcast at 5 pm, Carlos will explore the connections between emotionality and music. 

Ask a Musician with Oregon Symphony’s Norman Huynh

If you could ask a classically trained musician any question, what would it be? What’s their favorite piece, of all time, to perform? Or, simply, what do they do in their free time for fun? Every Thursday, Associate Conductor Norman Huynh will pose your questions, live, to one of Oregon Symphony’s musicians. To watch, follow us on Instagram and tune in Thursdays at 7 pm PST.

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…”

A Tribute to Arlene Schnitzer (1929–2020)

As we look forward to returning to the building Arlene Schnitzer established as a permanent home for the Oregon Symphony, we honor the exceptional legacy of generosity and passion she leaves behind. 

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