The Oregon Symphony performs at Smith Auditorium in Salem in November 2019 (Courtesy/Danielle Peterson, Oregon Symphony)
The Oregon Symphony is kicking off its Salem season this October.
Musicians are returning to Willamette University’s Smith Auditorium for six concerts, according to a news release from the Portland-based ensemble. Season tickets are on sale now.
Scott Showalter, president and CEO of Oregon Symphony, said the upcoming season features an array of programs that celebrate music across genres and cultures.
“The Oregon Symphony has long been committed to moving music forward, and this season is no different,” Showalter said in a release about the symphony.
The first series kicks off on Oct. 21 with Strauss & Nielsen: Hope and Human Spirit, conducted by Music Director Laureate Carlos Kalmar, which explores the hope and invincibility of the human spirit.
The full list of Oregon Symphony’s performances in Salem for the 2022-2023 season can be found below:
Salem Series A
Strauss & Nielsen: Hope and the Human Spirit, October 21, 2022
Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony and Violinist Vadim Gluzman, January 27, 2023
Classical Gershwin with the Oregon Symphony, May 12, 2023
Salem Series B
Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony, November 4, 2022
Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony, January 13, 2023
Music of (In)Tolerance: from Mendelssohn to Wagner, March 10, 2023