The 2018-19 season marks 25 years since the founding of the ORS Youth Choir, and 45 years since the establishment of Oregon Repertory Singers. We are excited to celebrate our anniversaries with you!
Oregon Repertory Singers | Season 45
All concerts held at First United Methodist Church
1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland
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Shadows on the Stars
The music of Veljo Tormis & Morten Lauridsen
3pm, Saturday & Sunday October 13 & 14, 2018
The singers open the 2018-19 season with a concert celebrating ORS’ past and future, featuring works by Estonian composer Veljo Tormis and pacific NW native and special guest Morten Lauridsen. The concert marks both the opening of our 45th season and the release of our new album Shadows on the Stars, featuring music by Dr. Lauridsen and other Pacific NW Composers.
Glory of Christmas
4pm, Sundays December 2 & 9, 2018
7:30pm, Friday December 7, 2018
This year’s annual holiday concert brings our loyal and overflowing audiences many treasured seasonal favorites, including Biebl’s Ave Maria and Ešenvalds’ Stars, alongside Lauridsen’s O Magnum Mysterium, Pärt’s Bogoroditse Devo and Magnificat, and Naomi LaViolette’s Angel in the Snow.
The music of Arvo Pärt
3pm, Saturday & Sunday April 27 & 28, 2019
ORS’ 45th season closes with a celebration of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, the most performed living composer in the world and another important figure from the choir’s history. The singers perform his Berliner Messe Te Deum with string orchestra, as well as the a capella work The Woman with the Alabaster Box.