In case you were wondering, Carlos Kalmar, the music director of the Oregon Symphony is conducting a concert of the Ulster Orchestra this evening. The program features Ilya Gringolts in the Brahms Violin Concerto, Rachmaninov's "Youth Symphony," and Shostakovich's Symphony No.9.
On February 26 and 27, Kalmar will lead the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia in concerts that contain Jesús Bal y Gay's "Don Quijote," Richard Strauss's Horn Concerto No. 2, and Vaughn Williams' "Sea Symphony" for choir, baritone, and soprano.
Kalmar will be back in Portland to conduct the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Symphonic Choir in Rossini's "Stabat Mater" on March 5, 6, and 7th. In this concert, the orchestra will also perform Schubert's Symphony No. 6, “Little C major.”