Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Opening Night with George Takei

Best known for his portrayal of Mr. Sulu in Star Trek and now renowned as a social justice/media mega-star, Takei makes his Oregon Symphony debut as emcee of our opening night and joins a legendary list of narrators of Copland’s emotional work. A concert certain to get the 2017/18 Classical Season off to a grand, classically American start.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor
• George Takei, narrator

Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Takemitsu: Twill by Twilight
R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks
Liszt: Les préludes
Gould: American Salute
• Copland: Lincoln Portrait

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events

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Oregon Symphony presents Beethoven’s Violin Concerto at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall...

Showing: 09/23 - 09/25
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The Oregon Symphony welcomes Grammy-winning superstar Angélique Kidjo to Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on...

Showing: 09/26
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Showbox & Emporium welcome Sturgill Simpson to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall September...

Showing: 09/28 - 09/29
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Oregon Symphony presents The Music of Led Zeppelin at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on...

Showing: 09/30
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Live Nation welcomes comedian Nick Offerman to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Sunday,...

Showing: 10/01 - 10/01
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Literary Arts welcomes Francis Ford Coppola to Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Monday, October 2, 2017 at 7:...

Showing: 10/02