2018/19 Special Concerts

September 1, 2018

Oregon Zoo Concert

Join us in this gorgeous natural setting for a delightful two-hour program of classical favorites!

September 5, 2018

Rodrigo y Gabriela

The world-renowned guitar duo joins forces with the Symphony for a night of epic riffs and intimate instrumentals.

September 7, 8 & 9, 2018

Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert

Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy, with the Oregon Symphony performing John Williams’ score live!

September 15, 2018

The Music of U2

Join the Oregon Symphony for a classic rock tribute to U2 performed as you’ve never heard it before. 

September 22, 2018

Lily Tomlin

Get ready for an unforgettable night of fun and sidesplitting laughter with the incomparable Lily Tomlin. 

September 23, 2018

Opening Night with Renée Fleming

The timeless Renée Fleming returns to transfix us all with her legendary voice and spellbinding artistry. 

October 6 & 7, 2018

Star Trek Beyond in Concert

Don’t miss this epic sci-fi adventure packed with mind-blowing action and a soaring orchestral score. 

October 8, 2018

Gregory Alan Isakov

The indie folk troubadour joins the Symphony for a night of lyrical and emotionally charged music.

October 16, 2018

Garry Trudeau

The Doonesbury creator brings his biting political humor to the stage.

October 22, 2018

Lila Downs

Get ready for Día de los Muertos with Lila Downs, whose unique voice bridges traditions from across the Americas.

November 6, 2018

The Capitol Steps

Celebrate election night with the group that lampoons both sides of the spectrum with equal parts wit and foolishness.

November 8, 2018

Tchaikovsky v. Drake

Classical music meets hip-hop in this symphonic mashup of Tchaikovsky’s triumphant Fifth Symphony with more than a dozen Drake hits. 

December 7, 8 & 9, 2018

Gospel Christmas 20th Anniversary

Celebrate 20 years of Gospel Christmas with the region’s premier gospel singers.

December 13, 2018

Cirque de la Symphonie

Don’t miss this spectacular holiday show with gravity-defying aerialists, acrobats, dancers, and jugglers. 

December 15 & 16, 2018

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert

The Pumpkin King, Oogie Boogie, and Sandy Claws come to life with the Oregon Symphony!

December 17, 2018

Comfort and Joy: A Classical Christmas

Light holiday classics, seasonal favorites, and a very merry sing-along, Symphony-style.

December 30 & 31, 2018

Big Band and Beethoven: New Year’s Celebration

Ring in the New Year with Ellington, Beethoven, and the Oregon Symphony! 

January 19, 2019

Americana with Edgar Meyer

Join the “Genius” grant winner and the orchestra for an unparalleled evening of Americana, including Copland’s Appalachian Spring.

January 20, 2019

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Don’t miss this exhilarating evening of jazz standards and Broadway hits from Hamilton’s Leslie Odom, Jr.

February 5, 2019


The Japanese taiko-drumming troupe returns for a dramatic performance full of stirring passion.

February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day with Smokey Robinson

The Motown legend performs his greatest hits – what a way to thrill your sweetheart on the most romantic night of the year! 

February 16 & 17, 2019

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Experience the thrilling tale accompanied by live music from the Oregon Symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen. 

April 2, 2018

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

Celebrate the Festival’s 60th anniversary with a roster of diverse and international millennial talent.

May 4, 2019

Amadeus in Concert

Experience this epic motion picture like never before, while the Oregon Symphony performs its glorious soundtrack live.