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Join us throughout our 120th year for special donor events that celebrate music, community and Oregon’s vibrant cultural landscape! For details on becoming a donor, please visit our donor information page, or call Christine Liu at 503‑416‑6313.

Upcoming Events



 

A Violinist in Historic Irvington!

Friday, May 12th, 2017 | 7:30 pm

Come to Oregon Symphony violinist Ron Blessinger and his musician wife Ann Medellin's beautiful home in the historic NE Portland neighborhood, Irvington! We'll be outside for the music, enjoying their large yard with a tent for shade. Join us for a delightful evening full of surprises!

$75 per person - Buy Tickets



Past Events



 

Donor Rehearsal:
Mozart's Requiem

Saturday, April 8, 2017 | 10:00 am

Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor

Invitations to the "Invitation Only Rehearsals," including the Overture Rehearsal and Reception, are mailed within a month of the rehearsal and are available to donors at specific levels. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.




 

Oregon Symphony Gala 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017 | 5 pm

A remarkable evening celebrating American composers and the Oregon Symphony. Reception, concert and black-tie dinner.




 

Flute, Piccolo, Piano and Broadway!

Friday, March 17, 2017 | 7:30 pm

Oregon Symphony flute/piccolo player Zach Galatis, pianist Yoko Greeney and vocalist Audrey Sackett absolutely dazzled us last year with their program of half classical/half Broadway tunes! They are back with more and you won't want to miss it!

Held at the grand Eastmoreland home of Drs. Karen and Cliff Deveney, who will be sharing their delicious collection of cottage wines.




 

Donor Rehearsal:
Tango Caliente

Friday, February 17, 2017 | 9:30 am

Jeff Tyzik, conductor

Invitations to the "Invitation Only Rehearsals," including the Overture Rehearsal and Reception, are mailed within a month of the rehearsal and are available to donors at specific levels. Doors open at 9:00 a.m.




 

Holiday Brass!

Friday, December 2, 2016 | 7:30 pm

Now a beloved holiday tradition, the gentlemen of Holiday Brass are back! Join our Symphony musicians – trumpet players Dave Bamonte and Jeff Work, JáTtik Clark on tuba, Joe Berger on horn, and trombonist Dan Cloutier.

Held at the grand Eastmoreland home of Drs. Karen and Cliff Deveney, who will be sharing their delicious collection of cottage wines.




 

Colin Currie – Artist in Residence

October 19-26, 2016

Percussionist Colin Currie began his three-year tenure as the Oregon Symphony’s Artist in Residence in September, 2015. Through the 2017/18 Season, Currie will return annually to perform with the Oregon Symphony, and to serve as the organization’s ambassador-at-large, helping the Symphony share the joy of music with as wide and as diverse a population as possible. In his second of three years as the Oregon Symphony’s Artist in Residence, Colin Currie will perform in the community and coach youth orchestra students around the region. These programs are made possible by generous support from Karen and Cliff Deveney. More information




 

Donor Rehearsal:
Barber’s Violin Concerto

Friday, October 28, 2016 | 9:30 am

Carlos Kalmar, conductor            

Invitations to the "Invitation Only Rehearsals," including the Overture Rehearsal and Reception, are mailed within a month of the rehearsal and are available to donors at specific levels. Doors open at 9:00 a.m.




 

Magical Mountain-top Strings!

Friday, October 21, 2016 | 7:30 pm

Join us for an enchanting evening as the Arnica String Quartet (Fumino Ando and Shin-young Kwon, violins; Charles Noble, viola; Heather Blackburn, cello) performs from their repertoire at a magnificent home at the very top of Cooper Mountain in Beaverton!




 

FOS – Fall Fanfare

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | 10 am

A benefit for the Education Programs of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra. Sponsored by Willamette Southwest Chapter of Friends of the Symphony. Sale, Luncheon, Musical Program & Paddle Raise.




 

Oregon Symphony Annual Meeting & Exclusive Sneak Peek

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Be among the first in Portland to see the spectacular Chihuly set pieces featured in the first SoundSights concert, Béla Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle. Panel Discussion with Special Guests and Q & A moderated by Christa Wessel of All Classical, Carlos Kalmar, Music Director, Scott Showalter, President & CEO, and special guest from the orchestra.




 

Opening Night Dinner, Concert, and Champagne Toast with Renée Fleming

Saturday, September 10, 2016  

Black-tie dinner, concert, and on-stage champagne toast with Renée Fleming, Carlos Kalmar, and Oregon Symphony musicians.





Waterfront Concert  

Waterfront Concert

September 1, 2016

Our 120th season kicks off with our annual free Waterfront Concert…a longtime Portland tradition!

Donor Chalet invitation to donors at the following levels: Bronze Baton, Silver Baton, Mozart Society, Opus Society, Virtuoso Society, Transformational Leader




Music Box House  

An Evening at the Music Box House!

August 27, 2016

Oregon Symphony percussionist Jon Greeney and his pianist wife Yoko are planning a wonderful musical program for us at their stunning new architect designed home, the Music Box! Built around their need for two music studios and their family life, this home is amazing. Wonderful views, a home tour and more await at this special Saturday evening event up off Skyline. Put on your favorite socks (no shoes inside) and join us for this fun evening! Wine donated by Drs. Karen and Cliff Deveney.

 

 

 

 


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