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Musical releases, events and programs featuring Oregon Symphony musicians, special guests and more

In the Community

Your Oregon Symphony and our partner organizations use music’s transformative power to inspire our youth, foster life-long learning and bring healing and joy to all parts of our community.

Lullaby Project

The Lullaby Project unites Oregon Symphony musicians and local singer-songwriters with parents experiencing housing insecurity to create personal lullabies for their children.

The Lullaby Project Concert Celebration

Our 2019 Concert Celebration in which parents and musicians perform their lullabies.

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The Lullaby Project: Behind the Scenes

Together with musicians from the Oregon Symphony and local singer-songwriters, mothers and mothers-to-be are creating personal lullabies for their children, expressing their hopes and dreams for the future.

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The Making of a Lullaby

A peek into the creative process behind the Lullaby Project.

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Studio to School

Providing comprehensive musical training to both students and educators, the Studio to School program was created in partnership with David Douglas School District and 45th Parallel, a Portland musicians’ collective.

Studio to School Project: Year Three in Review

A look back at this program that brings high-quality music education, staff development, and arts-integrated learning into schools.

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Studio to School Project, Year Two

A look back at this multi-year project serves to promote equal access to high quality music education, provide staff development, and enhance arts integrated learning for children; it is carried out in partnership with the teaching musicians of the 45th Parallel.

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Studio to School Project: Year One in Review

A look back at this program that brings high-quality music education, staff development, and arts-integrated learning into schools.

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Holiday Music

A celebratory mix of selections from live concerts, holiday video performances and other festive finds.

Oregon Symphony & NW Community Gospel Chorus: “Hallelujah”

An audio excerpt from the 2018 CD Gospel Christmas

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Alonzo Chadwick & Zoulful Music: “Jingle Bells”

A special holiday performance by Alonzo Chadwick, also seen in Oregon Symphony’s Essential Sounds series.

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Oregon Symphony & NW Community Gospel Chorus: “Go Tell It / Wonderful Child”

An audio excerpt from the 2018 CD Gospel Christmas

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Mondays with the Maestro

Music Director Carlos Kalmar explores connections between emotionality and music, with musical examples and personal stories. This series was created in partnership with Artslandia.

Episode 7: Carlos’ Favorites

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Episode 6: Fear

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Episode 5: Joy

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Gala 2021: The Music Plays On

A live concert event hosted by Scott Showalter and your Oregon Symphony musicians, honoring Carlos Kalmar in his 18th & final season as Music Director

Oregon Symphony: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Overture from the Marriage of Figaro

Trevor Fitzpatrick, Marilyn de Oliveira, Antoinette Gan, and Kevin Kunkel perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Overture from the Marriage of Figaro" for the Oregon Symphony Gala 2021: The Music Plays On.

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Edna Vazquez: Amor y Albur

Edna Vazquez plays original composition "Amor y Albur" for the Oregon Symphony Gala 2021: The Music Plays On.

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Sarah Kwak and Emanuel Ax: Leclair's Violin Sonata Op. 9, No. 3 in D Major - Allegro - Adagio

Sarah Kwak, Janet & Richard Geary Concertmaster, and Emanuel Ax, piano, perform Jean-Marie Leclair's "Violin Sonata Op. 9, No. 3 in D Major - Allegro - Adagio" for the Oregon Symphony Gala 2021: The Music Plays On.

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Oregon Symphony: Johannes Brahms' String Sextet Op. 36, No. 2 - Poco Allegro

Members of the Oregon Symphony perform Johannes Brahms' "String Sextet Op. 36, No. 2 - Poco Allegro" under the direction of Conductor Carlos Kalmar, for the Oregon Symphony Gala 2021: The Music Plays On.

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Watch the full Gala 2021 concert here