Posts Categorized: PSO

Eckart Preu conducts Arturo Marquez

Sunday, April 2, 2023 2:30PM & Tuesday April 4th, 2023 at 7:30PM  Eckart Preu, Music Director Ina Zdorovetchi, harp PROGRAM INFO ENRICO CHAPELA | Rotor ARTURO MÁRQUEZ | Máscaras Concerto for Harp & Orchestra ANA LARA | Angels of Fire and Ice  

Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra Performs!

Around the World with the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra | A Discovery Concert for Families Sunday, March 26, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, conductor Portland Youth Orchestra Led by Robert Lehmann Buckle your seatbelt and put your tray table in the upright position as the PSO and the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra take you… Read more »

The PSO Brings the Music of Louis Armstrong and Friends

Saturday, March 18, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Byron Stripling, conductor & trumpet Carmen Bradford, vocalist The charismatic and hugely popular Byron Stripling returns to your PSO with an electrifying tribute to the great Louis Armstrong and his famous friends including Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and so many others.  

Ravel’s Boléro

Sunday, March 12, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Nir Kabaretti, conductor PROGRAM INFO SHERIFF | Akeda MOZART | Violin Concerto No. 3 STRAUSS | Death and Transfiguration, op. 24 RAVEL | Boléro RUN TIME: 1 hr 45 min including intermission

PSO Summer Season 2023

Classic Rock Orchestra “The songs you sing in your car at the top of your lungs when you think no one is watching!” Classic Rock takes you back to the concert arena by plucking some of the greatest songs from your album collection and presenting them an all their anthemic glory. Featuring a six piece… Read more »

Once Upon a Time… Fairytale Music for Families!

Sunday, February 19, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Michelle di Russo, guest conductor Angelica Michelle, vocalist and actor Spend an afternoon with your PSO traveling through beloved fairy tales and daring adventures! Join your PSO for an afternoon of family-friendly music and fun! Discovery Concerts are designed for families with children ages 4-12, but are… Read more »

Romantic Composers for Valentine’s Day!

The Romantics | Rachmaninoff & Schumann Tuesday, February 14, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director George Li, piano PROGRAM INFO HENSEL | Overture in C major RACHMANINOFF | Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 SCHUMANN | Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 RUN TIME: 90 min including intermission George Li:

The Rite of Spring with Jennifer Frauschi

Sunday, January 29, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director Jennifer Frautschi, violin PROGRAM INFO OSVALDO GOLIJOV | Sidereus MENDELSSOHN | Violin Concerto in E minor STRAVINSKY | The Rite of Spring  

The Magic of Christmas 2022

Eckart Preu, Music Director Celebrate the Magic of Christmas with your Portland Symphony Orchestra! This beloved tradition (now in its 43rd year!) will feature brilliant renditions of holiday classics new and old! PROGRAM INFO* Bruce BROUGHTON | Overture from Miracle on 34th Street  John WILLIAMS | Music from Home Alone 1. Somewhere in my Memory 2. Merry Christmas… Read more »

PSO’s 2022-23 Season Opens with DANCE!

Portland Symphony Orchestra: Opening Night | DANCE Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 | 7:30pm Eckart Preu, Music Director Inbal Segev, cello Celebrate the start of your PSO’s new season with gorgeous works by William Grant Still, Tchaikovsky, and contemporary composer Anna Clyne’s smash hit DANCE for cello and orchestra (named one of NPR Music’s “Favorite Songs of 2020”)…. Read more »