PCO with Lewis & Clark Choirs—In Peace and Harmony

Portland Chamber Orchestra presents two very special works for the final concert of our 2016-2017 70th anniversary season, focusing on music of Peace, Harmony, and Brotherhood. Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce became renowned as a humanitarian and peacemaker. The Chief Joseph Legend is based his surrender speech, the final passage is “From where the sun now stands I will fight no more forever.” Beethoven’s 9th Symphony is a life affirming masterpiece, with a joyful message that has inspired millions of listeners over the world - it’s an anthem for humanity. What’s special about this concert: This concerts feature four outstanding soloists, and we are celebrating our 70th season of the Portland Chamber Orchestra and the 150th anniversary of Lewis & Clark College. This special concert also includes a 30-minute pre-concert screening of OPB’s Oregon Experience film, C.E.S Wood details the friendship between Portlander Wood and Chief Joseph.