Posts Categorized: PSO

July Fourth 2023 FAQ

Q. Will the symphony perform at the Eastern Promenade for the 4th of July this year? In past years, the symphony has been hired by event organizers to perform for the 4th of July. At this point, the PSO has not heard anything from the group presenting this year’s event so it is unlikely the… Read more »

PSO’s Final Concert of the 22-23 Season!

MOZART & BRAHMS Tuesday, May 23, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Join us for the final concert of the Symphony’s 2022-23 Season! Eckart Preu, Music Director Alon Goldstein, piano PROGRAM INFO BRIAN NABORS | Pulse MOZART | Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor BRAHMS | Symphony No. 4 in E minor, op. 98 RUN TIME: 1 hr 45… Read more »

Peter and the Wolf

Michelle Merrill, guest conductor Enjoy this timeless classic and hear the sounds of the countryside as Peter defeats the fiendish wolf! 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 enjoyable for all.

Lights! Camera! Pops! Music of the Silver Screen

Bob Bernhardt, conductor Mela Dailey, vocals Experience some of the silver screens most iconic scores LIVE! Beloved blockbusters will be brought to vivid life by your Portland Symphony Orchestra and acclaimed guest conductor Bob Bernhardt. PROGRAM INFO Korngold | King’s Row Main Title Korngold | Captain Blood Overture Korngold | Marietta’s Lied Arlen/Harburg | Over the Rainbow Max Steiner | King Kong Main… Read more »

Nat King Cole Songbook with Denzal Sinclaire

Saturday, April 15, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director Denzal Sinclaire, vocalist Your PSO and celebrated vocalist Denzal Sinclaire pay tribute to the icon with the incandescent voice, Nat King Cole. Revisit his greatest hits in this unforgettable musical event! ADULT, SENIOR 65+, and CHILD & STUDENT prices are available online for this event. PROGRAM… Read more »

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 »