2017-2018 Season

Here are highlights from the upcoming season.

Orchestra Series I: Tuesday October 10, 2017, 8 pm, Lagerquist Concert Hall

Dr. Anna Jensen performs the Dittersdorf Concerto for String Bass and Orchestra. Maestro Huw Edwards, guest conductor for the 2017-2018 season conducts.

Twenty-First Annual High School Orchestra Invitational,
Friday October 13, 2017, 8:30 am-4 pm, Lagerquist Concert Hall

High school orchestras from throughout the region will perform on the Largerquist stage and receive comments from our guest clinician. The PLU Symphony Orchestra will also play a special noon performance. This event is free and open to the public. No Tickets Needed. Visit https://sites.google.com/a/plu.edu/plu-orchestra-invitational/ for more information.

Orchestra Series II: “Identity Theft”
Monday, November 6, 2017, 8 pm, Lagerquist Concert Hall

Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60
Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op. 36

Huw Edwards conducts

PLU Christmas Concerts

Music that will help you start your holiday season from the PLUSO, Choir of the West and University Chorale. Richard Nance and Brian Galante conduct. On-campus performances will take place December 2, 3, 8 and 9. An off-campus performance at Benaroya Hall in Seattle will take place December 4. Tickets will be available November 1. To learn more about the Christmas concerts: https://www.plu.edu/christmas/

PLU Honor Orchestra for Strings:
Sunday, January 28, 2018, 5 pm, Lagerquist Concert Hall

Some of the area’s best high school string players will join Maestro Wes Kenney on the Lagerquist Hall stage for a special weekend of music making, culminating in a concert on Sunday evening. PLU’s Regency String Quartet and bassist Anna Jensen will also appear.


Call For Tickets Or Information:

University Symphony students playing cellos

Tickets for USO events are sold on a first come – first serve basis. Tickets can be purchased at the door while quantities last. Concert Information call: (253) 535-7411 during business hours. You can also find information about tickets and about all PLU music events by e-mailing the PLU Music Department, or by calling 253-535-7602. You may also visit PLU’s Community Box Office online at https://www.plu.edu/concierge/community-box-office/

Orchestra Series III: Student Showcase and Others,
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 8 pm, Lagerquist Concert Hall

New Work: Winner of the Student Composition Competition
Winners of the Student Showcase perform as soloists
Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major (Romantic)

Huw Edwards conducts.

Orchestra Series IV: Kammermusikeren,
Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 8 pm, Lagerquist Concert Hall

PLU’s Chamber Orchestra plays music for small ensembles and intimate settings. Watch this space for more information.

Orchestra Series V: Season Finale, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 8 pm, Lagerquist Concert Hall

Verdi: Overture to The Force of Destiny
New Work: Second Winner of the Student Composition Competition
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 (“Organ”)
With Dr. Paul Tegels, organ

Huw Edwards conducts.