Each season your Oregon Symphony produces renowned classical programming that’s a feast for the ears and the eyes. In the 2018/19 Season, award-winning storytellers brought standards of the repertoire to life in three unexpected, vividly imagined collaborations.

November 3, 4 & 5, 2018


Designer-director Doug Fitch – whose mastery ranges from architecture to operatic stage direction – transforms the hall with dazzling scenes, larger-than-life characters, and spirited performers in this “total event” production of Stravinsky’s ballet.

February 1, 2 & 4, 2019

Hansel and Gretel

The Chicago-based performance collective Manual Cinema creates a mesmerizing world of ethereal shadows for Humperdinck’s opera Hansel and Gretel. (U.S. premiere)

May 11, 12 & 13, 2019

Peer Gynt

Vibrantly painted scenes by artist Alexander Polzin are set in motion against Grieg’s Peer Gynt, giving audiences an avant-garde, first-person visualization of Peer’s dreams, fantasies, and journeys. (U.S. premiere)


What is your sound story? We’re collecting stories from you, our audience, about how music has impacted your life. We want to know about the first time you heard the Oregon Symphony, about your favorite musical memories from your childhood, and more. Share your story with us at the hall – look for the dry erase boards in the orchestra level lobby – and on social media with #SoundStories.