September 16, 2017

George Takei

Best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in Star Trek and now renowned as a social justice/media mega-star, Takei makes his Oregon Symphony debut as emcee of our opening night and joins a legendary list of narrators of Copland’s emotional work. A concert certain to get the 2017/18 Classical Season off to a grand, classically American start. Special Concert

Arrive early for a pre-concert performance by Portland Taiko in the lobby!

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• George Takei, emcee and narrator

Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Takemitsu: Twill by Twilight
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Liszt: Les préludes
Gould: American Salute
• Copland: Lincoln Portrait

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Tickets start at $40

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