Oregon East Symphony Kicks Off New Season in Pendleton on Sunday


Symphonic Shenanigans, Oregon East Symphony’s first concert of the season, takes place this Sunday, Nov. 10 in the Vert Auditorium, 480 S.W. Dorion Ave. in Pendleton. The concert begins at 2 p.m.

Dr. Beau Benson will lead the symphony, welcoming young Russian guest pianist Simon Karakulidi. The concert features Shenanigan by American-Canadian-Hungarian composer Kati Agócs. Shenanigan is a short overture based on the reels brought to French-speaking Canada by waves of English and Irish immigrants. It will be performed alongside Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors, $15 for students and $65 for families. They’re available at Pendleton Art & Frame; the symphony office at 345 S.W. 4th; online and at the door. For more information, send a message to the symphony’s Facebook page.



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