Join us for a collection of classical music that has found a second life in pop culture. You may not recognize the names, but you’ll know it when you hear it. Including Peer Gynt, the Barber of Seville, Ride of the Valkyries and the Liberty Bell March.
Our family-friendly concerts are for you, our community.
Concerts are held at Hidden Creek Community Center:
Hidden Creek Community Center 5100 NE Hidden Creek Drive Hillsboro, OR 97124
If needed, additional parking is available at 53rd Avenue Community Park, across NE 53rd Avenue from the community center, and there is a flashing-light crosswalk at the NE Hidden Creek Drive/NE 53rd Avenue intersection.
Our March performance will be at The Tualatin Valley Academy:
Tualatin Valley Academy 7405 E Main Street Hillsboro, OR 97123
If needed, additional parking is available at the shopping center across East Main Street and there is a traffic light controlled crosswalk to safely cross East Main Street.
Spring 2016: Pirates! Pirates of the Caribbean Robin Hood and His Merry Men Over the Waves Waltz An Outdoor Overture
Winter 2016: Celebrating Shakespeare Selections from West Side Story A Midsummer Night’s Dream Romeo and Juliet
Autumn 2015: Music to Celebrate America American Salute – Morton Gould Aura Lee – arr. David Robertson Fanfare for the Common Man – Aaron Copeland Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 – Ludwig van Beethoven
Spring 2015: Movie Night Themes from 007 – Norman/McCartney/Barry 2001: A Space Odyssey – Strauss The Teddy Bears’ Picnic – Bratton The Pirates of the Caribbean – Badelt With special guests The Rose City Trombones
Winter 2015: Violin Concerto – Saint-Saens featuring Anthea Kreston Foxbridge – Todd L’Arlesienne Suite No. I – Bizet featuring Carl Gutmann-soloist Eine Kliene Nachtmusik – Mozart featuring the Brass Section
Holiday 2014: Star Spangled Banner – Key The Faithful Shepherd Suite – Handel Tarras Suite – arr. Olenick Radetzky-Marsch – Strauss Les Preludes – Liszt L’Arlesienne Suite No. I – Bizet Sleigh Ride – Anderson
Batman Theme – Hefti Band of Brothers – Kamen Music from Apollo 13 – Horner Harry Potter – Williams Themes of 007 – Norton, Conti McCarney, Barry Star Wars – Williams
Russian Easter Festival Overture – Rimsky-Korsakov Italian Girl in Algiers – Rossini Rhosymedre – Vaughan Williams Symphony #83 – Haydn The Water Music Suite for Brass – Handel Naftule, Naftule – Brandwein arr./soloist Jeffery Olenick
Peer Gynt-Suite 1 – Edvard Grieg Unfinished Symphony 8 – P. Shubert La Belle Helene Overture – J. Offenbach Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson
Teddy Bears’ Picnic – John Bratton Symphonie Fantastique (4th mvt) – Hector Belioz Symphony No. 8 in g Major – Antonin Dvorack
Unlock the story behind the music
The performance of Anton Dvorak’s Carnival Overture accompanied by the rarely performed romantic Roman Carnival Overture by Hector Berlioz. Carnaval - Thomas Stone, Allan Halbert. Two piano soloists by Dianne Davies and May Wong. CDs of this concert are available for purchase at the next concert.
Victory at Sea arranged by R. Rodgers; Titanic; Song of the Sea and more. Bernie Kuehn was our special guest conductor for Psalm and Fugue Opus40a for strings by Hovhaness. A Salute to the Big Bands, arranged by Calvin Custer, was dedicated to Cornell Estates in celebration of their 20th anniversary.CDs of this concert are available for purchase at the next concert.
The world premiere of Tango Symphony composed by Dr. Jeffery Olenick and a medley of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers dance tunes, arranged by Dave Robertson were crowd pleasures at this concert. Also featured were Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto #2 with a special piano soloist by Dianne Davies.CDs of this concert are available for purchase at the next concert.
See how it all comes together!
With a team of volunteers, the Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra is a group effort fueled by generosity and community.