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Celebrate this Holiday Season with your Oregon Symphony

This December, fill your hearts with good cheer and ring in the holiday season with your Oregon Symphony. Include us in your holiday traditions and choose from our festive variety of live concerts.

Can’t choose just one concert? Save 20% and we'll waive handling fees when you purchase tickets to three or more holiday concerts this December. Visit our ticket office in-person, or call 503-228-1353 to take advantage of this special offer.

Holiday Concerts

DECEMBER 4, 5 & 6, 2021

Handel’s Messiah

Join the Oregon Symphony, the PSU Chamber Choir, and four world class-soloists for a grand celebration of one of the best-known choral works in the classical repertoire. Tickets start at $25.

DECEMBER 8, 2021

Comfort and Joy: A Classical Christmas

Featuring the Oregon Symphony and Oregon Chorale. Join the Oregon Symphony for an evening of good cheer with season classics, a very merry sing-along, and a jubilant celebration sure to put you and yours in the holiday spirit. Tickets start at $25.

DECEMBER 10, 11 & 12, 2021

Gospel Christmas

The 22nd annual performance of this beloved concert is sure to bring joy to your holiday season. Tickets start at $25.

DECEMBER 13, 2021

It’s a Wonderful Life in Concert

Feature film with Oregon Symphony. Celebrate the season as Jimmy Stewart’s encounter with a guardian angel brings hope and redemption just in time for Christmas, in Frank Capra’s holiday classic for the entire family. Tickets start at $29.

DECEMBER 15, 2021

A Very Merry Christmas Concert with Mariachi Sol de México de José Hernández

Moving gracefully among classical, pop, jazz, swing, and show tunes, Mariachi Sol De México® presents a vibrant musical tribute to Mexico’s Christmas traditions. Tickets start at $15.

DECEMBER 18 & 19, 2021

Cirque Nutcracker

The awe-inspiring talents of Troupe Vertigo join forces with the Oregon Symphony. Tickets start at $30.

DECEMBER 31, 2021

New Year’s Eve with Gladys Knight & the Oregon Symphony

Ring in the New Year with Motown’s original Empress of Soul, Gladys Knight. The legendary seven-time Grammy Award winner performs with the Oregon Symphony for one unforgettable evening. Tickets start at $49.

Give the gift of music

Why give just a few pipers piping … when you can give the entire orchestra!

Food Drive


Liv and AshaenLiftUP logoOregon Symphony is teaming up with Portland’5 to give a boost to our partners at Lift Up Portland by collecting non-perishable, high demand, and nutritious foods for our neighbors in need this holiday season.

When you come for any concert or presentation between November 27 and December 31 just drop your donation in a barrel at any entrance of the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

These are the items most impactful in this food drive:

  • Oatmeal, cereal, and other whole grain breakfast items
  • Canned proteins such as tuna, chicken, and other meat
  • Canned or dried beans and legumes
  • Peanut butter and other nut butters
  • Shelf stable dairy or non-dairy alternatives
  • Whole grain pasta

To learn more about the good work they do at Lift Up Portland go to https://www.lifturbanportland.org/ where their motto is “food brings us together.” We will go a step further and offer that “food and MUSIC bring us together” through this collection opportunity!