Concerts & Performances

    Our 2017 - 2018 concert season consists of four Downtown Series performances at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Newmark Theatre, nine Community Concerts at schools, and three Interconnected Concerts at local venues.

    For Students: Click here to download a PDF including lists of ensembles playing

    Downtown Concert Series | Symphony Orchestra

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    Community & Interconnected Concert Series

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    Downtown Series: Music from the Americas | November 12, 2017 at 7:30pm | Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director, Raúl Gómez

    Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Tickets: $11 - $40

    Also featuring performances by Concert Orchestra and Interlude Orchestra

    Program

    » George Gershwin: An American in Paris

    » Gabriela Lena Frank: Three Latin American Dances

    » Selections with Mariachi Una Voz and Mariachi Tradición

    January 7, 2018 at 7:30pm | Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director, Raúl Gómez

    Venue: Newmark Theatre

    Tickets are no longer available through MYS. Tickets may be purchased through the Friends of Chamber Music website or at the box office on the day of the concert.

    Friends of Chamber Music pricing is as follows: $55 / $48 / $30 Adult plus a $4.50 fee for sections A, B, and C respectively. Students are $22 plus a $3.50 fee for all levels. FOCM sells Arts for All tickets and student rush ($5 each, no fee).

    Program: A high octane mix of music including rhythmically charged PROJECT Trio originals and covers ranging from classical to jazz to hip-hop and rock. Blending their classical training with an eclectic taste in musical styles, PROJECT Trio offers concerts that combine the virtuosity of world-class artists with the energy of rock stars. Using social media to broaden their reach beyond the concert stage and classroom, the Trio has its own YouTube channel, which has over 80 million views and 96,000 subscribers, making PROJECT Trio one of the most watched instrumental ensembles on the internet. Young musicians from Metropolitan Youth Symphony will join PROJECT Trio on stage for this not-to-be-missed concert. This concert is in partnership with Friends of Chamber Music.“Packed with musicianship, joy and surprise.” -Downbeat Magazine review of PROJECT Trio

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    Downtown Series: Arabian Nights

    March 4, 2018 at 7:30pm | Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director, Raúl Gómez

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    Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Tickets: $11 - $40

    Also featuring performances by Overture Strings and Vivaldi Strings

    Program

    » Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

    » The Breathing Earth, commissioned piece by MYS student Katie Palka. Her work tells a story of the environment as we mirror the second theme of the Oregon Symphony’s Sounds of Home series.

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    Downtown Series: Season Finale: Titan

    June 3, 2018 at 7:30pm | Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director, Raúl Gómez

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    Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

    Tickets: $11 - $40

    Also featuring performances by Symphonic Band and the Concerto Competition Winners

    Program

    » Mahler: Symphony No. 1, Titan

    » Concerto Competition Winners

    Strings Category Winner: Hailey Kang, cello (performs with Symphony Orchestra) / Runner-up: Ethan Tseng , cello (performs with Symphony Orchestra)

    Winds/Brass/Percussion Category Winner: Derek Lund, bassoon (performs with Symphony Orchestra) / Runner-up: Christian Torralba, bassoon (performs with Concert Orchestra)