Upcoming Music Events

Central Oregon Symphony under the direction of Michael Gesme
October 20-22: Bend High School
Saturday & Monday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2:00 p.m. FREE but tickets required.
Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Opus 15, with guest artist Dan Franklin Smith; Sibelius, Symphony No. 3 in C Major, Opus 52. Information: 541-317-3941

Cascade Winds Symphonic Band under the direction of Michael Gesme
Sunday, November 4, 2:00 p.m., Summit High School Auditorium. FREE, no tickets required
Oregon: Haan; Thunder & Lightning: Strauss; Elegy: Chance; The Mad Major: Alford; Alvamar Overture: Barnes; Danza Final: Ginastera; Russlan & Ludmilla: Glinka; Armenian Dances: Reed
Information: 541-383-7516

Cascade Horizon Band under the direction of Sue Steiger
Winter Concert: Monday, November 12, 2:00 p.m., Mountain View High School. FREE, no tickets required
Christmas Concert: Tuesday, December 11, 11:30 a.m., Bend Senior Center, 1600 SE Reed Market
FREE, no tickets required
Information: www.cascadehorizonband.org

Ring Noel!! Central Oregon Mastersingers & The Bells of Sunriver
Saturday, December 8, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, December 9, 2:00 p.m., Tower Theatre
Celebrate the magic of Christmas as the 40-voice choir with harp, directed by Clyde Thompson, performs chorale works for the season including Britten’s “A Ceremony of Carols.” An ensemble from the Bells of Sunriver will present a variety of holiday music such as Infant Holy, What Child is This?, Joyful, Joyful and an upbeat “Jazzy Jingle Bells.” Tickets $16: contact the Tower Theatre 541-317-0700 or visit the Tower website.

Cascade Chorale: 8th Annual Holiday Magic [a benefit concert for Abilitree]
Under the direction of James Knox
Friday, December 14, 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 16, 4:00 p.m.
Summit High School Auditorium; Ticket cost TBA; information 541-385-7512

Bells & Bellows Christmas Concert
Organist Extraordinaire Mark Oglesby & The Bells of Sunriver in Concert
Friday, December 14, 7:00 p.m., St. Francis Catholic Church, 27th Street, Bend
Saturday, December 15, 7:00 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, Redmond
Information: 541-593-1635

Opera back in Bend?!!
Be on the lookout for an announcement about the return of an opera company to Bend. Pencil in the afternoon of December 30 for an unveiling event. More details to follow!! Information: 541-593-1635

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