Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Oregon Symphony's Waterfront Concert program

The Oregon Symphony will perform its annual free concert at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park tomorrow night at 7 pm, but if you get there early, you can hear even more music from the Portland Taiko ensemble and the Portland Youth Philharmonic.

Here's the overall schedule (from the Oregon Symphony web site:

4:30 PM Portland Taiko
5 PM Portland Youth Philharmonic
7 PM Oregon Symphony

No tickets are required. Bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating. Concertgoers are also invited to bring school supplies to donate for use in Portland public schools. Volunteers from the Portland non-profit group Schoolhouse Supplies will be on hand with collection barrels to receive the donations. Complete information on the web:

Portland Taiko - starts at 4:30 PM
Japanese drum emsemble

Portland Youth Philharmonic Program - starts at 5 PM
David Hattner, conductor

Gioacchino Rossini - Passo a Sei from William Tell

Giacomo Puccini - Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut

Giuseppe Verdi - Overture to Nabucco

Edvard Grieg - Suite No. 2 from Peer Gynt

Solveig's Song

Leroy Anderson - Plink, Plank, Plunk

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 in F minor

Finale: Allegro con fuoco

Oregon Symphony Program - starts at 7 PM
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Gregory Vajda, conductor
with the Oregon Ballet Theatre

John Stafford Smith (arr. Leyden)- The Star Spangled Banner

Mikhail Glinka - Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmilla

Antonin Dvořák - Slavonic Dances
Allegretto scherzando

Giuseppe Verdi - Overture to The Sicilian Vespers

Edvard Grieg - Lyric Suite
Norwegian Rustic March

Ernesto Lecuona (Arr. Gould) - Andalucia

Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance: No. 1
Gregory Vajda, conductor

Johann, Jr. Strauss - Egyptian March
Gregory Vajda, conductor

John Williams - March from Superman
Gregory Vajda, conductor


George Whitefield Chadwick - Symphonic Sketches

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Serenade in C major for Strings
Piece in the form of a sonatina: Andante non troppo
Dancers from Oregon Ballet Theatre
Choreography: George Balanchine
Staging: Francia Russell
Costume Design: Karinska

Emmanuel Chabrier - Slavonic Dance from The King in Spite of Himself

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture

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