Saturday, Oct 27, 2018, 7:30 PM
Sunday, Oct 28, 2018, 2 PM
Monday, Oct 29, 2018, 7:30 PM
Arlene Schnitzer Hall
1037 SW Broadway
Portland OR 97205
Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4
A foreboding opening from the horns sets the stage for an epic journey through fate and destiny in Tchaikovsky’s powerful Fourth Symphony. Portland favorite Jeffrey Kahane performs a “hyper-active fantasy for piano and orchestra,” composed especially for him. Classical Series Concert
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Jeffrey Kahane, piano
Bernstein: On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Andrew Norman: Split
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
Equally at home at the keyboard or on the podium, Jeffrey Kahane has established an international reputation as a truly versatile artist, recognized by audiences around the world for his mastery of a diverse repertoire ranging from Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven to Gershwin, Golijov, and John Adams.
Jeffrey Kahane made his conducting debut at the Oregon Bach Festival in 1988. Since then, he has guest conducted many of the major U.S. orchestras including the New York and Los Angeles philharmonics, Philadelphia and Cleveland orchestras, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Baltimore, Indianapolis and New World symphonies, among others. He served as the Music Director of the Colorado Symphony from the 2005–06 season through the 2009–10 season and for ten seasons was Music Director of the Santa Rosa Symphony, where he is now Conductor Laureate. He has received much recognition for his innovative programming and commitment to education and community involvement with all three orchestras and received ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming for his work in both Los Angeles and Denver.