Portland, October 30th. Raising flutes of champagne, supporters crowded The Nines Hotel to celebrate the release of Music for a Time of War.
Pam Erickson and Terrence R. Pancoast, President of the Board of Directors
Jerry Giesy, Bill Bennett, Elaine Calder, Barbara Giesy and Laura Fay
Neil DePonte, Principal Percussion and Jonathan Greeney, Principal Timpani
Christa Wessel and Robert McBride, from KQAC, All Classical 89.9 FM, the 24-hour classical music station in Portland
The Oregon Symphony orchestra recorded the CD here, then went on to perform it live, to triumphant reviews, at New York’s legendary Carnegie Hall last May.
From September through May each year, the Oregon Symphony presents a full range of concerts – in Portland, Salem and elsewhere.
Ginny Wheeler and Alix Goodman
Peter Frajola, Associate Concertmaster, Nancy Weyler and Walter Weyler, Board of Directors Vice Chair
Ken Marks and Laura Fay
It’s the first recording of the Oregon Symphony under Music Director, Carlos Kalmar. Kalmar is in his ninth season with the orchestra. The Music for a Time of War is available at Amazon. On the site, you can also listen to a sample of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra.
Works by composers: Ives, Adams, Britten, and Vaughan Williams.