"Huge. Absolutely Huge. Almost uncontainable power."
With one of the largest symphonies ever created in terms of power, drama and harmonic boldness, it relays the story of life: the essential quest for understanding, and coming to terms with life's challenges. Check out the preview in our latest video, and visit the box office for your ticket to the Mahler Symphony No. 2, for the closing night concert July 12 at 3 pm.
Resurrection OBF Promo from Oregon Bach Festival on Vimeo. read more
The game-changing brass quintet Canadian Brass returns to the Oregon Bach Festival with a program created especially for families with children eight years old and up. With a full range of repertory from Bach to the Beatles and Big Band to Dixieland, the hallmarks of all Canadian Brass concerts are entertainment, spontaneity, excitement and fun.
Don’t miss Canadian Brass at Silva Concert Hall on Friday, July 10 at 7:30pm as they bring a lively and upbeat program, often woven with spontaneity and comedy, to OBF fans and families.
For tickets please visit our website or call the Hult Center at 541.682.5000.
One of OBF’s favorite artists, Ya-Fei Chuang, returns tonight with sensational program of Romantic masterpieces, including the 24 Preludes of Frederick Chopin. Based on Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, the preludes show the full spectrum of Chopin’s genius through these miniature works that remain some of the most popular piano pieces ever written. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear the entire cycle in person.
Ya-Fei Chuang’s incredible technique and artistry are also on display with two sets of Musical Moments by very different composers, Franz Schubert and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Schubert evokes the poetry of the instrument while Rachmaninoff creates a musical universe... read more
Audience Favorite Ya-Fei Chuang Returns to Beall Tonight
Through a new partnership with Portland’s Chamber Music Northwest, we’re proud to present two of the classical world’s brightest stars: violinist Ida Kavafian and pianist Peter Serkin. Mainstays of Lincoln Center’s Chamber Music Society, they visit Beall Concert Hall Wednesday night for a trio of Beethoven violin classics. Almost sold out!
And make plans for Sunday, July 5, and an ensemble of Chamber Music Northwest all-stars led by clarinetist David Shifrin. The program includes the world premiere of Ralph's Old Records - a nostalgic tribute to popular big band music of the 1930s and 40s by Portland composer/violist Kenji Bunch. read more