Oregon Symphony


Education & Community

Oregon Symphony in the Neighborhoods

Waterfront Concert

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Tom McCall Waterfront Park
1020 Naito Pkwy

  • 1:00 – 6:30 PM
    Afternoon music festival
  • 7:00 – 9:30 PM
    Oregon Symphony

No tickets are required. Bring low-profile chairs or blankets for lawn seating, a little something to eat and sit back and enjoy!

Closing festivities include the traditional grand finale—Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture with an elaborate fireworks show, complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army National Guard 218th Field Artillery.

Make sure to stop by the area just west of the main stage, where you’ll find news, info, and swag from these arts partners: 45th Parallel, All Classical Portland, Artslandia, Bloco Alegria, BodyVox, BRAVO Youth Orchestra, FearNoMusic, Hillsboro School District's Una Voz Mariachi, Metropolitan Youth Symphony, Michelle's Pianos, Oregon Ballet Theatre, Pacific Youth Choir, Portland Art Museum, Portland Opera, Portland Piano International, Portland Taiko, Portland Youth Philharmonic, and Tony Furtado & Stephanie Schneiderman.

ADA Seating details

Waterfront Concert Schedule

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

OSU Steel Drum Choir

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Metropolitan Youth Symphony

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM

Kevin Burke, Irish fiddler

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM

Bravo Youth Orchestra

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Hillsboro School District Mariachi Band ‘Una Voz’

4:00 PM – 4:35 PM

Stephanie Schneiderman/ Tony Furtado, vocals and guitar

4:45 PM – 5:15 PM

Portland Taiko Drums

5:15 PM – 6:00 PM

Portland Youth Philharmonic

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Bloco Alegria Portland/Rio-style samba band

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Oregon Symphony

Oregon Symphony Program - starts at 7 PM

John Stafford Smith
(arr. Norman Leyden)

The Star Spangled Banner

Gustav Holst

Mars from The Planets

Antonin Dvorak

Scherzo from Symphony No. 6 in D major

Gioachino Rossini

Act I finale from L'Italiana in Algeri
Portland Opera
  Katria Galka
  Laura Thoreson
  Hannah Penn
  Joseph Muir
  Ryan Thorn
  Erik Hundtoft
  Deac Guidi

Bedrich Smetana

"The Moldau" from Má vlast

Georges Bizet

Intermezzo from Carmen: Suite No. 1

Giuseppe Verdi

Overture to La forza del destino
Metropolitan Youth Symphony


John Herndon Mercer (arr. John Williams)

Hooray for Hollywood

Sergei Prokofiev

Bedroom Scene from Romeo and Juliet
Oregon Ballet Theatre
  Ansa Deguchi
  Brian Simcoe

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Presto from Symphony No. 28 in C major, K. 189k

Kenneth Alford

Colonel Bogey March

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1812, Overture solonelle
Portland Youth Philharmonic

Special thanks to our sponsors!

   City of Portland            NW Natural

               Oregon Cultural Trust                Pollin Hotels 


             All Classical Portland        KATU
      Regional Arts and Culture Council    Work for Art


For ADA Seating, please enter Tom McCall Waterfront Park at the Columbia Street entrance and proceed a very short distance down the walkway to just around the flower garden.

ADA Seating Map