2019/20 Press Kit

Press Releases | Concert Calendar

The Grammy-nominated Oregon Symphony ranks as one of America’s major orchestras. Led by Music Director Carlos Kalmar, it serves over 235,000 people annually through more than 90 concerts and award-winning education and community engagement program. Entering its 123rd season in 2019/20, the Oregon Symphony is the oldest orchestra west of the Mississippi.

Keep scrolling for press materials including photos and bios for the 2019/20 Season.

Oregon Symphony Press Materials

Photos and Bios


September Concerts

Oregon Symphony at the Zoo
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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert
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Guster with the Oregon Symphony
Guster: Photo

A Night of Symphonic Hip Hop Featuring Wyclef Jean
Wyclef Jean: Photo

Brahms’ Second
Garrick Ohlsson: Photo


October Concerts

Batman in Concert
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Stravinsky’s Firebird
Colin Currie: Photo

Beethoven v. Coldplay
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Dancing in the Streets
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Beethoven’s Fifth
Johannes Moser: Photo


November Concerts

Stephen Hough Plays Mendelssohn
Stephen Hough: Photo

Chick Corea
Chick Corea: Photo

Castles and Wizards
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Seu Jorge Presents The Life Aquatic – A Tribute to David Bowie
This concert has been canceled

Mahler’s Sixth
Alexi Kenney: Photo

Sibelius’ The Tempest
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Holiday Swing
Byron Stripling: Photo


December Concerts

The Tenors Christmas
The Tenors: Photo

Kenny G – Celebrating 25 Years of Miracles: The Holiday Album
Kenny G: Photo

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Mannheim Steamroller: Photo

Prokofiev’s Fifth
Gabriel Kahane: Photo

Gospel Christmas
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The Storm Large Holiday Ordeal
Storm Large: Press

Comfort & Joy: A Classical Christmas
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Cirque Nutcracker
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A Viennese New Year
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January Concerts

Fiesta! With Edna Vazquez
Edna Vazquez: Photo

Also sprach Zarathustra
Leila Josefowicz: Photo

Itzhak Perlman Plays Beethoven
Itzhak Perlman: Photo

Ghostbusters in Concert
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Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2
Benjamin Grosvenor: Photo


February Concerts

Game ON!
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The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
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Pictures at an Exhibition
Augustin Hadelich: Photo

Valentine’s Day with Patrick Lamb 
Patrick Lamb: Photo

The Music of John Williams
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Shostakovich’s Eleventh
Sarah Kwak: Photo

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert
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March Concerts 

Dance Party!
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Berio’s Sinfonia by Rose Bond
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Nas: Illmatic – 25th Anniversary
Nas: Photo

Prohibition Party
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April Concerts

Beethoven’s Ninth
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Michael Curry’s Night of the Mayas
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May Concerts

China Forbes: 50! 
China Forbes: Photo

Chris Botti
Chris Botti: Photo

Joshua Bell
Joshua Bell: Photo 

Bronfman Plays Mozart
Yefim Bronfman: Photo

An African American Requiem
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Ravel’s Boléro
Baiba Skride: Photo


June Concerts

The Moldau and Water Music
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