Prelude Dinner: Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique

Sponsored by RingSide Fish House

With guest speakers John Newton and Blanton Alspaugh, Soundmirror Recording Studio

Join fellow Symphony enthusiasts for a Chef’s Choice three-course dinner and presentation prior to the Monday night performance of Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique

  • MON, FEB 12, 2018, 5:30 PM

RingSide Fish House
838 SW Park Ave.
$80 per person, includes all food and beverages

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Presentation: “How to Record a Symphony Orchestra”

Grammy award-winning producer/engineer team John Newton and Blanton Alspaugh of Soundmirror Recording Studio will give an informal presentation during the dinner. Newton and Alspaugh will record the Oregon Symphony’s performance of Piston’s Symphony No. 7, which is featured on the Feb. 10–12 program. 

Founded in 1972 by John Newton, Soundmirror has grown to become the premier classical music recording and production company. Soundmirror combines world-class recording equipment and industry knowledge to produce recordings that are consistently acknowledged by the press and industry peers. Soundmirror has received more than 90 Grammy nominations and awards, including the nomination for Producer of the Year (Blanton Alspaugh) for the Oregon Symphony’s 2015 album Spirit of the American Range. The album was also nominated for Best Orchestral Performance in 2016.

Learn more about the concert, Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique


Information about Concert Tickets

  • If you already have tickets for Feb. 12, enhance your concert experience by adding on this fun event! Reserve your Prelude Dinner tickets at or call 503-416-6325.
  • If you have tickets for Feb. 10 or Feb. 11 and want to exchange your tickets for Monday night, please call the Ticket Office at 503-228-1353. Mention the Prelude Dinner to have your exchange fee waived. Then reserve your Prelude Dinner tickets at or call 503-416-6325.
  • If you don’t have concert tickets yet, click the link below to purchase your Feb. 12 concert tickets. Then reserve your Prelude Dinner tickets at or call 503-416-6325.
  • With or without concert tickets, you can reserve Prelude Dinner tickets at or call 503-416-6325.

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To reserve your tickets for upcoming Prelude Dinners, please call 503-416-6325.

Prelude Dinner: Mahler’s Seventh Symphony
Saturday, May 19

Presentation on the music of Mahler, with guest speaker David Schiff of Reed College