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Oregon Symphony Orchestra

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Jan 8, 2024

The Oregon Symphony Orchestra and its musicians have reached a three-year contract which includes a 6% wage increase in the 1st year, followed by increases of 3.5% in ensuing years. Read more here.


Aug 2, 2023

Isaac Thompson has been named President/CEO of the Oregon Symphony. Read more here.

Mar 29, 2023

Oregon Symphony President/CEO since 2014, Scott Showalter will be moving to the role of Executive Advisor for the organization’s Board of Directors and next President/CEO. Read more here.

Mar 15, 2023

Celebrated cellist Yo-Yo Ma will kick off the Oregon Symphony’s 2023-24 season. Read more here.


Apr 18, 2022

This month the Oregon Symphony celebrated its 125th anniversary with a gala event that raised over $1.5 million. Read more here.

Mar 15, 2022

The Oregon Symphony announces their 2022-23 season. Read more here.


Sep 7, 2021

The Oregon Symphony gave its first performance in nearly 18 months. Read more here.

May 5, 2021

Oregon Symphony spins up digital content on Studio125. Read more here.

Mar 23, 2021

Oregon Symphony hopes for resurgence under new musical leadership. Read more here.

Mar 10, 2021

Oregon Symphony announces in person 125th anniversary season. Read more here.

Feb 10, 2021

Oregon Symphony appoints David Danzmayr as its next Music Director with the launch of its 2021-22 season and the symphony’s 125th anniversary year. Read more here.

Jan 29, 2021

Oregon Symphony Musicians reached an agreement with management and face a 70% cut for this season. To donate to their Emergency Relief Fund, contact AFM Local 99 in Portland: (503) 235-8791 or


Dec 20, 2020

Portland philanthropist gives holiday gift to Oregon Symphony musicians put out of work by the pandemic. Read more here.

Nov 12, 2020

Oregon Symphony has canceled all of its in-person concerts through next summer. Read more here.

Jul 9, 2020

Oregon Symphony announced that it will cancel all remaining performances for 2020, with a tentative plan to resume in January. Read more here.

Jun 13, 2020

Oregon Symphony moves forward with Essential Sounds Series. Read more here.

Apr 30, 2020

Oregon Symphony creates Minute for Music. Read more here.

Apr 19, 2020

Oregon Symphony holds virtual gala fundraiser. Read more here.

Mar 24, 2020

Oregon Symphony lays off orchestra, conductors and staff amid coronavirus crisis. Read more here.

Feb 10, 2020

Oregon Symphony Music Director Carlos Kalmar to step down after 2020-21 season. Read more here.


Dec 23, 2019

Oregon Symphony brings the experience to women's correctional facility. Read more here.