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Young People’s Concert

Join us online to experience an educational concert that will expand and enrich your students’ musical and cultural learning. The Oregon Symphony orchestra gives students a memorable musical experience by combining the expansive emotional impact of classical music with historical and social concepts that relate to their lives and learning today. 

2021/22 Young People’s Concert

This youth concert will be prepared for students in grades 3-8 but can be enjoyed by music-lovers of all ages! This Oregon Symphony concert program will also include Maestro Gómez-Rojas’ videotaped bilingual interviews with the program’s featured composers. It will be presented in four 20-minute episodes to accommodate class schedules, and will be released in late spring 2022 on this page. This unique concert experience will be free and accessible to all to enjoy!

Raúl Gómez-Rojas

Spring 2022 Young People's Concert Program

Join us on a tour of Latin America and the Caribbean through its music. From Argentina to Mexico and beyond. The orchestra will take you to these beautiful lands by such beloved composers as Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Márquez, and more! Maestro Gómez-Rojas will provide bilingual concert notes and interviews throughout each episode.

“Sinfónica”      Raúl Gómez-Rojas, Conductor

Ginastera: Estancia – Four Dances (Argentina)
Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2 (Brazil)
Meza: Imágenes (Costa Rica)
Guerra (arr. Sánchez): La Bilirrubina (Dominican Republic)
Márquez: Danzón No. 8 (Mexico)
Traditional (arr. Delgado): Son de la Negra (Mexico)
Frank: Mestizo Waltz from Three Latin American Dances (USA/Peru)
Castro: Portland Beauty (Venezuela/USA)

For more information, contact Monica Hayes, Hank Swigert director, Learning and Community Engagement Programs. 503-416-6312 or mhayes@orsymphony.org

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