Contact:
Carl Herko
Vice President, Media & Public Relations
503-416-6347
cherko@orsymphony.org


April 2, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE OREGON SYMPHONY IN MAY:
JOSHUA BELL, PINK MARTINI JOIN IN ON THE SEASON’S BIG FINISH


(PORTLAND, Ore.) – The Oregon Symphony’s 2008/09 season comes to an unforgettable conclusion in May and early June with a blockbuster series of concerts that feature one of Gustav Mahler’s symphonic masterworks, an appearance by the hottest violinist performing today and one more trip down memory lane with Portland pops legend Norman Leyden. It all wraps up with three not-to-be-missed live recording sessions at which the orchestra takes the stage alongside Pink Martini. Complete details follow:

SATURDAY-MONDAY, MAY 9-11:
MUSIC DIRECTOR CARLOS KALMAR TAKES ON MAHLER’S FOURTH SYMPHONY

 

SATURDAY-MONDAY, MAY 16-18:
THE CLASSICAL SEASON ENDS WITH VIOLIN SUPERSTAR JOSHUA BELL

FOR THE SALEM PERFORMANCE: $25 to $43, available from TicketsWest.

 

MONDAY-TUESDAY, MAY 25-26:
NORMAN LEYDEN RETURNS FOR ONE MORE SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

 

SUNDAY-TUESDAY, MAY 31-JUNE 2:
PINK MARTINI RECORDS ITS FIRST LIVE ALBUM WITH THE OREGON SYMPHONY


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CONTACT:
Carl Herko
Vice President, Media & Public Relations
(503) 416-6347
cherko@orsymphony.org