Home / Events / Classical Music / Oregon Symphony with Trey Anastasio

Oregon Symphony with Trey Anastasio

BRETT CAMPBELL
7:30 pm Tuesday, Sept. 9., Tuesday September 09 | $45-$90.
 

[PHISHY CLASSICAL] Both classical and rock fans have reason to be skeptical of the new generation of pops concert, which boosts orchestras' bottom lines with aging rockers instead of their grandparents' big-band arrangements. But the Oregon Symphony has been doing it more often and better than most, sometimes featuring rockers whose music uses the orchestra to do more than play chords behind bloated versions of old hits. This crossover concert looks more promising than most: Trey Anastasio studied classical composition in college before fronting Phish. He's pushed beyond pop before, in co-writing a Broadway musical last year (winning a Tony nomination) and composing other orchestral and chamber works, some of which drew raves from The New York Times. Plus, he's bringing li'l ol' us (not Seattle or L.A., his next stops) the world premiere performance of his newest orchestral piece, Petrichor, which refers to that heady scent that emerges from nature after the first rain of the season—an apt concept for this end of summer show. Anastasio himself will sit in with the orchestra on guitar.



Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Phone: 248-4335
Address: 1037 SW Broadway
Website: www.pcpa.com

 
 
Other events in Classical Music

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

In 2008, the debut of Joss Whedon's (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) online superhero musical starring Neil Patrick Harris got so many views that it crashed the drhorrible.com site. Lacking Harris ...

7 pm Thursday-Saturday through Aug. 29. | $16-$20.
Funhouse Lounge 2432 SE 11th Ave. Portland Web | Map

SCHIZO

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

Katie Watkins knows mental illness. Since her little brother was 11 years old, she’s watched him struggle for normalcy while battling the frightening visio ...

8 pm Friday-Saturday, 2 pm Sunday through Aug. 29. | $15.
Shaking the Tree 823 SE Grant Ave. Portland Web | Map

Theory of Achievement

Saturday, Aug 29, 2015

This summer, Portland's Yale Union and the Parisian art collective Castillo/Corrales will swap houses, share people and exchange money. On Aug. 1, Castillo/Corrales will open its group exhibition � ...

Through Sept. 6. Opening 7–9 pm Saturday, Aug. 1.
Yale Union (YU) 800 SE 10th Ave., Portland Web | Map
Also At Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
There's no more events in Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close