June 6–9, 2025

Scheherazade and Celilo Falls

Featuring fantastical worlds of bewitching lovers and swashbuckling sailors, Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade recalls the queen who saves her life — and those of 1,000 women — with her stories. And Principal Cello and composer Nancy Ives merges music, poetry, and photography to tell the story of the majestic falls of Celilo, Oregon, Although the construction of the Dalles Dam destroyed this central site of Native American life for over 15,000 years, the traditions and resilience of the community live on today.

Program

Nancy Ives: Celilo Falls: We Were There (New Version for Orchestra) - text by Ed Edmo (Shoshone-Bannock) and images by Joe Cantrell (Cherokee) Mountain icon
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade 

Artists

David Danzmayr, Conductor

 

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This concert is part of Classical Series A

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  • FRI, JUN 6, 2025, 7:30 PM
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  • SAT, JUN 7, 2025, 7:30 PM
  • SUN, JUN 8, 2025, 2:00 PM
  • MON, JUN 9, 2025, 7:30 PM

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