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1980s megastar (“Jessie’s Girl”) performs with the Oregon Symphony Orchestra April 12

November 1, 2017

(PORTLAND, OR) – Oregon Symphony Presents has further expanded its slate of 2017/18 concerts, adding a show that throws audiences back to the hits of 1980s with megastar Rick Springfield. This brings the total number of concerts during the 2017/18 Season to 97.

Rick Springfield
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:30 pm

Norman Huynh, conductor

Don’t miss Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Rick Springfield – whose 17 Top 40 hits include “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch” – with the Oregon Symphony. Special Concert

Tickets start at $30, and are now available to Oregon Symphony subscribers in a special presale associated with their subscription memberships.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, November 8, at which point they may be purchased online at orsymphony.org; in person at the Oregon Symphony Ticket Office at 909 SW Washington St. in downtown Portland (M – Sat, 10 am – 6 pm); by phone at 503-228-1353 (M – Fri, 10 am – 9 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm); and at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall starting two hours before every performance.


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. Now in its 121st season, the Oregon Symphony is the oldest orchestra west of the Mississippi.

An unprecedented 2016/17 Season broke records in virtually every category, drawing historic attendance and revenue. These numbers were propelled by a 20% increase in the number of classical concerts, three groundbreaking SoundSights concerts, and the broadest-ever range of repertoire. Its 2017/18 Season builds on this success in a trailblazing new series, The Sounds of Home, which combines music and art to reflect on three critical issues in our community – immigration, the environment, and homelessness.

Season packages, including Choose Your Own subscriptions and Gift Cards, are available through the Oregon Symphony Ticket Office at 503-228-1353.


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