2020/21 Season Update

After evaluating guidance and information shared by Governor Brown and state health officials in regards to large gatherings of people in public spaces, Oregon Symphony concerts scheduled through December 31, 2020, in Portland and Salem are canceled. Oregon Symphony plans to resume live performances in January 2021. 

“We are deeply disappointed that we will not be performing the exciting lineup of live concerts we had planned for the beginning of the new 2020/21 Season, but our primary concern is the health and safety of our audiences, musicians, and employees,” says Scott Showalter, Oregon Symphony President and CEO. 

The following concerts are canceled:

  • August 18: Not Our First Goat Rodeo*
  • October 3–5: Kalmar, Moser & Sibelius 2
  • October 7: Kristin Chenoweth in Concert – For The Girls
  • October 8: Stewart Copeland: Police Deranged with the Oregon Symphony
  • October 10–11: Women Rock!
  • October 16–19: Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody
  • October 23: Coco in Concert
  • October 24–25: Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert
  • October 30–November 2: Mozart’s Last Symphonies
  • November 7–9: Stravinsky & Tchaikovsky
  • November 12: Andrew Bird and Shara Nova with the Oregon Symphony
  • November 15: Somewhere Over the Rainbow
  • November 18: China Forbes: 50!
  • November 21–23: Brahms’ Requiem
  • November 28–29: Disney in Concert: A Magical Celebration
  • November 30: Celtic Woman: The Best of Christmas
  • December 5–7: Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1
  • December 9: It’s a Wonderful Life in Concert
  • December 11–13: Gospel Christmas
  • December 16: Comfort & Joy: A Classical Christmas
  • December 18–20: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
  • December 30: New Year’s Concerto Spectacular
  • December 31: New Year’s with Gladys Knight and the Oregon Symphony

* Visit edgefieldconcerts.com for options for ticketholders to Not Our First Goat Rodeo, co-presented by Edgefield Concerts and the Oregon Symphony.

We would deeply appreciate it if you would consider one of the following options in support of your Oregon Symphony:

  • Exchange your ticket(s) for performances beginning in January 2021.
  • For Subscribers: Apply the value of your ticket(s) to a 2021/22 Season subscription. We’ll save your same seats and series now, and lock in your current subscription price for next season!
  • Exchange your ticket(s) for an emailed gift certificate, which can be used through the end of the 2021/22 Season. You’ll receive an extra 10% in addition to the value of your tickets!
  • Donate the value of your ticket(s). You’ll receive an acknowledgment of your fully tax-deductible gift.

We hope you will consider exchanging or donating the cost of your ticket(s). The loss of millions of dollars over these months is straining your Oregon Symphony. Donations now will allow us to come back strong in 2021.

  • You may also request a full or partial refund for the value of the ticket(s).

Note: Subscribers with remaining balances have not yet been charged a second payment. If you have an outstanding amount due on your subscription order, you can still donate the value of your tickets or apply it to your 2021/22 Season subscription. We'll use the card on file to process your remaining balance today, then send you a donation acknowledgment or season transfer confirmation. 

It’s easy to take advantage any of these options by calling the Ticket Office at 503-228-1353, emailing orsymphony@orsymphony.org, or submitting an online form. 

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to learn more about your options as a ticketholder and other questions regarding the upcoming season.

The Oregon Symphony continues to closely monitor the evolving local and global COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, and receives updates from the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control, Multnomah County and Oregon Health Authority. We will continue to post updates.

For assistance, please contact the Oregon Symphony Ticket Office by phone at 503-228-1353 or email at orsymphony@orsymphony.org. The Oregon Symphony has temporarily closed its Ticket Office to the public, for in-person transactions, until further notice.

We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Watch a Video Message for Oregon Symphony Patrons from President and CEO Scott Showalter