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This event only comes around once a year. Don’t miss it!

The Northwest Horn Orchestra
Rides Again

For the fourth consecutive year, the Northwest Horn Orchestra
brings an evening of eclectic music
to adventurous concert-goers of the Portland area.

WHEN: Saturday, April 3rd @ 8:00pm
WHERE: The Old Church
                 1422 SW 11th | Portland, Oregon 97201

Maestro Dave Bryan and 19 French horn players from regional ensembles such as The Oregon Symphony, The Portland Opera, The Eugene Symphony, The Salem Chamber Orchestra, The Vancouver Symphony, The Columbia Symphony and other regional ensembles will combine forces for this completely unique evening of unforgettable musical offerings. This year’s program spans the genre spectrum from classical to rock to 20th century, featuring original arrangements written specifically for the group.

In addition to some of the classical masters, Mozart, Elgar, and Berlioz, The Northwest Horn Orchestra will also perform Elmer Bernstein’s music from The Magnificent Seven, Michael Kamen’s Robin Hood Prince of Thieves and a surprise rock classic for 16 horns all with full rhythm section. Expect the unexpected.

Repertoire for 2010

  • Marriage of Figaro, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    for 12 horns
  • Nimrod, by Edward Elgar for 8 horns
  • Nuages, by Claude Debussy for 12 horns
  • Red Castle, by Kerry Turner for 8 horns
  • Roman Carnival, by Hector Berlioz
    for 16 horns and percussion
  • Alphorn demonstration
  • Piccolo Horns
  • Movie music from Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves by Michael Kamen for 8 horns and percussion
  • Music from the 1960 movie, The Magnificent Seven, by Elmer Bernstein for 12 horns and percussion
  • Bohemian Rhapsody, by Queen
    for 16 horns and rhythm section
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January 12, 2015