Classical music in Portland

From opera to symphony, Portland offers top-notch classical music.

Oregon SymphonyLive music performances abound this spring in Portland, including Oregon Symphony.
Leah Nash

Portland Opera, the Oregon Symphony and Chamber Music Northwest offer an ongoing lineup of inspiring performances, from timeless works to modern interpretations.

Chamber Music Northwest

Crowds flock to this five-week season of concerts presented by Chamber Music Northwest every summer (June-July); a one-week Winter Festival is held in late January/early February.

Oregon Symphony

More than 300,000 people each year enjoy performances of works from classical to pop by the Oregon Symphony under the direction of Carlos Kalmar. Season: September-May.

Portland Baroque Orchestra

The Portland Baroque Orchestra presents classical music on historical instruments in intimate settings. Season: October-May.

Portland Opera

One of the United States’ top opera companies, the Portland Opera has an anything-but-stuffy approach. Season: February-August.

Portland Taiko

The performers in the award-winning Portland Taiko Asian American drumming ensemble weave rhythm, melody, humor and movement together into an exhilarating musical experience.

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