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 The 2013-2014 Season

Upcoming Performances

2013/14 Season               Beethoven's Symphony No. 7

Mark Wigglesworth, conductor
• Johannes Moser, cello

Lutosławski: Symphony No. 4
• Schumann: Cello Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No 7

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 also performed in Salem on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8 pm. More information at OrSymphony.org/Salem

Sun 2/9/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 2/10/14 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                A Storm Large Valentine

When Storm joins the band, there's always plenty to celebrate! Enjoy a very special Valentine Celebration with Portland's favorite sultry siren.

Storm Large, vocals

Sponsored by: Wells Fargo

Special Concert (Friday Performance)
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Fri 2/14/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sat 2/15/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season               Cohen Plays Rachmaninoff

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Arnaldo Cohen, piano
* Women of the PSU Chamber Choir

* Debussy: Nocturnes
Haydn: Symphony No. 53, "L'imperiale"
• Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2

Sat 2/22/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 2/23/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 2/24/14 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season               Wynton Marsalis

Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis returns to Portland! It's impossible to say enough about this extraordinary musician, composer, bandleader, and educator. But we'll stop talking so we can all listen!! One night only! Please note: the Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet

Special Concert
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Fri 2/28/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                             Say It with Music!

There's nothing like music to describe the wondrous world around us. From typewriters to modern major generals, here's music that will make these things absolutely unforgettable!

Pacific Youth Choir
Dance West
Pam Mahon, narrator

Sun 3/2/14 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season               Hilary Hahn

Andrew Grams, conductor
• Hilary Hahn, violin

Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
• Nielsen: Violin Concerto
Strauss: Aus Italien

Sat 3/8/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 3/9/14 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 3/10/14 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                Tango Caliente

It's no wonder that Portland is being swept off its feet in a virtual Tango craze. It's some of the most stunning music around. You'll be carried away too as talented tango dancers and the Oregon Symphony perform Piazzolla and more in one of the zestiest concerts of the season!

Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Tango Caliente

Sat 3/15/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 3/16/14 3:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain takes the Indian tabla to an extraordinary level. He astonished audiences in 2012 and comes back by popular demand! A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, his consistently brilliant and exciting performances have not only established him as a national treasure in his own country, India, but gained him worldwide fame.

Please note: the Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Special Concert
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Fri 3/21/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                Chamayou Plays Chopin

Jean-Marie Zeitouni, conductor
• Bertrand Chamayou, piano

Messiaen: The Forgotten Offerings
• Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms: Symphony No. 4

Sat 3/22/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 3/23/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                 Seattle Symphony

Our colleagues to the north make their Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall debut with Ludovic Morlot on the podium for a concert of Debussy, Adams and Varèse.

Ludovic Morlot, conductor

Luther Adams: Become Ocean
Varèse: Déserts
Debussy: La mer

Special Concert
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Sun 3/30/14 3:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                  Dvorak's Symphony No. 5

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Alban Gerhardt, cello

Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
• Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 2
Dvořák: Symphony No. 5

Dvorak’s Symphony No. 5 also performed in Salem on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 8 pm.  More information at OrSymphony.org/Salem

Sat 4/5/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 4/6/14 2:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 4/7/14 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                Pink Martini

Portland's two favorite bands on one stage at the same time! Carlos on the podium. Thomas on the piano. Look out! These folks sold out three concerts a couple of years ago and will surely do it again.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor

Special Concert
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Fri 4/11/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sat 4/12/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 4/13/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                Final Fantasy

Don't miss this unique multimedia experience, which includes exclusive video from the Final Fantasy game developers Square Enix. Full orchestra and choir perform selections from 25 years of Final Fantasy music.

Arnie Roth, conductor

Special Concert
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Sat 4/26/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season               Chris Botti

One Man. One Horn. What a concert! Oregon native and trumpet sensation Chris Botti returns to Portland and the Oregon Symphony for one performance only!

Special Concert
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Sat 5/3/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                 Mahler's Song of the Earth

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Ruxandra Donose, mezzo soprano
• Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor

Haydn: Symphony No. 96, "The Miracle"
• Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Sat 5/10/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 5/12/14 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2013/14 Season                Joshua Bell Plays Sibelius

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• Joshua Bell, violin

Dzubay: Snake Alley
• Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor
Stravinsky: The Firebird (complete)

Joshua Bell Plays Sibelius also performed in Salem on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 8 pm.  More information at OrSymphony.org/Salem

Sat 5/17/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Sun 5/18/14 7:30PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Mon 5/19/14 8:00PM Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

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