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Sounds of Home – Musical/Visual Reflections on Oregon’s Diverse Ecosystem

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When: Jan 07, 2018 from 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm

The Oregon Symphony will be hosting a free evening of music, nature photography and discussion illuminating the diversity and wonder found within Oregon’s ecological regions. In partnership with the Audubon Society, and their work capturing birdsongs, the principal winds from the Oregon Symphony will perform three new works specifically commissioned for this event by area composers, integrating birdsongs found in the various regions of Oregon.

The Oregon Symphony will be hosting a free evening of music, nature photography and discussion illuminating the diversity and wonder found within Oregon’s ecological regions. In partnership with the Audubon Society, and their work capturing birdsongs, the principal winds from the Oregon Symphony will perform three new works specifically commissioned for this event by area composers, integrating birdsongs found in the various regions of Oregon. They will also perform two chamber works by Barber and Stravinsky.

The Friends of the Columbia Gorge will present visuals and information regarding the Eagle Creek fire restoration. Multimedia artist Matthew Haber may present a sampling of his work in Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring for the upcoming Oregon Symphony Sounds of Home concert Jan. 13-15 featuring his video installation focused on various Oregon settings. TBD

Our presentation partners at OMSI will include images from their collection of striking visual images of Oregon’s natural skylines, to be projected on the newly restored planetarium full dome throughout the experience. 

COLLABORATING ORGANIZATIONS:

Audubon Society of Portland
Friends of the Columbia Gorge
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Stay tuned for information on how you can attend!

 
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