OREGON SYMPHONY PRESENTS ADDS HERBIE HANCOCK TO 2017/18 SEASON

 November 29, 2017

(PORTLAND, OR) – Oregon Symphony Presents has further expanded its slate of 2017/18 concerts, adding a show with jazz giant Herbie Hancock. This brings the total number of concerts during the 2017/18 Season to 98.

An Evening with Herbie Hancock
Friday, March 2, 2018, 7:30 pm

Now in the sixth decade of his career, the legendary Herbie Hancock remains where he’s always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business, and music. Don’t miss the 14-time Grammy Award winner and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner in his just-announced return to Portland – one night only!

The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Tickets start at $35, and go on sale to the general public on Friday, December 1, 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 (Mon–Sat, 10 am–6 pm); by phone at 503-228-1353 (Mon–Fri, 10 am–9 pm, Sat 10 am–6 pm); and at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall starting two hours before every performance.

ABOUT THE OREGON SYMPHONY
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 through its award-winning education and community engagement programs. 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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