Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

60th Annual Concert-at-Christmas - Cancelled

Our 60th Annual Concert-at-Christmas has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

We are still holding a livestream performance this evening! Viewers will get to hear from our conductors and enjoy some of our favorite past performances played by each of PYP’s ensembles.

PYP String Ensemble
Keyla Orozco: Youth Danzón-Chá
PYP Wind Ensemble
Henry Fillmore: March: Military Escort
PYP Conservatory Orchestra
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1
Portland Youth Philharmonic
Aaron Copland: Danzón Cubano
John Lennon/Paul McCartney: All You Need is Love

More information available from Portland Youth Philharmonic.

Our 60th Annual Concert-at-Christmas: Far Off Places, will feature performances by all of PYP’s ensembles.

Highlights include:

Edvard Grieg: Arabian Dance from Peer Gynt No. 2

Carlos Chavez: Sinfonia India

All in-person concert tickets include a link to the livestream.

A Portland tradition since 1961, we invite you to our 60th annual Concert-at-Christmas.

PYP, conducted by David Hattner

PYP Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Lawrence Johnson

PYP Wind Ensemble, conducted by Giancarlo Castro D’Addona

PYP String Ensemble, conducted by Inés Voglar Belgique

PYP Percussion Ensemble, coached by Gordon Rencher

PYP/PJS Alumni Orchestra, conducted by David Hattner


All ticket holders, regardless of age, are required to show proof of full COVID vaccination or a negative test result (within 72 hours) from a healthcare provider for entry into the theatre. “Fully vaccinated” means that ticket holders have received their final vaccination dose of either the two-dose regimen of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or one dose of Johnson & Johnson at least 14 days before your performance date. Be sure to have your ID with you as well.

Also, in accordance with state and local guidelines, face masks are required for entry. Masks must completely cover nose and mouth. Gaiters and bandanas are not acceptable. If wearing a face mask that does not comply with Metro policy, Portland’5 will provide a face mask for patrons. Masks must be worn at all times except while eating or drinking for brief periods. Prolonged periods of mask removal are not permitted for eating or drinking – masks must be worn between bites and sips.

This policy is subject to change. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Update page.

Booster seats are not available for this performance.

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