Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm The Studio, Hult Center
Join KWAX radio host Peter van de Graaff and OBF Executive Director Janelle McCoy for an informal preconcert chat. Free Admission
Jun 29 @ 7:30 pm Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center
An all-Bach evening showcasing the masterful Brandenburg Concertos 1, 2, 4, and 5. The event also includes Orchestral Suite No. 4 and features the OBF Baroque Orchestra, Berwick Academy, and Continue Reading
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am Soreng Theater, Hult Center
Traveling Lantern Theatre Company presents a frolicsome, gleeful and historically accurate play about one of the greatest geniuses who ever lived. From start to finish this show is accompanied by Continue Reading
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm Hult Lobby, Hult Center
Some of the nation’s best youth choruses perform live. Free Admission This event generously sponsored by Umpqua Bank.
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm Beall Concert Hall, Univ of Oregon
The “cool…skilled and spirited” (The Washington Post) Grammy-nominated wind quintet returns to OBF after more than a decade hiatus. With dynamic playing, culturally-poignant programming, and adventurous collaborations from Mendelssohn to Continue Reading
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm Beall Concert Hall, Univ of Oregon
Chamber music from the era’s finest family of composers. The special matinee performances is comprised of works from J.S. Bach and four of his astute and talented sons, including BWV Continue Reading
Jul 1 @ 4:30 pm Ford Alumni Center, Univ of Oregon
Light up the night sky! Featuring an exciting live auction, dinner, entertainment, dessert dash, and more, the OBF 2018 Gala celebrates the unsung stars of OBF—YOU! It is truly thanks Continue Reading
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm Central Lutheran Church
Dr. ElRay Stewart-Cook treats organ fans to a free, afternoon recital on the stunning Brombaugh organ. Free Admission This event generously sponsored by Umpqua Bank.
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm Beall Concert Hall, Univ of Oregon
Shortly after arriving in Leipzig in the summer of 1723, Bach composed two cantatas within a month of each other. The 2018 Discovery Series, led by Back Bay Chorale Music Continue Reading
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm Soreng Theater, Hult Center
The annual distinguished lecture series welcomes American composer Richard Danielpour – architect of The Passion of Yeshua – as he reveals the emotion and intent behind the OBF commission. Prepare Continue Reading
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm Beall Concert Hall, Univ of Oregon
Born only four years and 50 miles apart, Georg Frideric Handel and Georg Philipp Telemann are two of Baroque music’s most bountiful composers. Handel, who lived 74 years, composed nearly Continue Reading
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm Beall Concert Hall, Univ of Oregon
Shortly after arriving in Leipzig in the summer of 1723, Bach composed two cantatas within a month of each other. The 2018 Discovery Series, led by Back Bay Chorale Music Continue Reading
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm Central Lutheran Church
Grammy-winning organist Paul Jacobs returns to OBF after a sold-out concert in 2017. Called “one of the major musicians of our time” by The New Yorker and “one of the Continue Reading
Jul 7 @ 12:30 pm The Studio, Hult Center
A specially-selected group of solo singers from our Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy. Free Admission This event generously sponsored by Umpqua Bank.
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm Soreng Theater, Hult Center
Few things are more exciting than live Big Brass during summer time. Bring the whole family to clap and sing along to “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “When the Saints Go Continue Reading
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm Soreng Theater, Hult Center
America’s top brass musicians bring their joyous sound to Eugene. Called “impressive” and “so compelling nothing else really mattered” by the Philadelphia Inquirer, the ensemble will perform a tremendously diverse Continue Reading
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm The Studio, Hult Center
Join KWAX radio host Peter van de Graaff and composer Richard Danielpour for an informal preconcert chat. Free Admission
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center
A world premiere event! Situated in the historical musical legacy of Bach’s St. Matthew and St. John Passions, The Passion of Yeshua creates space for voices traditionally silent/silenced in retellings Continue Reading
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am Leaving from Berwick Hall
Back by popular demand, the Serenade wine excursion is quickly becoming a new tradition among OBF patrons. This year, your unique, immersive experience takes you “backstage” at Iris Vineyards winemaking Continue Reading
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm Beall Concert Hall, Univ of Oregon
As the sun sets and the stars come out, you’re invited to sit back and relax as the twilight breeze gently glides dulcet notes through the evening air. The all-Mozart Continue Reading
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm First United Methodist Church
The nationally-renowned choral training program, led by Dr. Anton Armstrong, invites you to celebrate the 100th birthday of acclaimed composer Leonard Bernstein with a performance of the “exhilarating” (BBC) Chichester Continue Reading
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm Soreng Theater, Hult Center
Through his operas, symphonies, and wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to Allen Ginsberg, and Woody Allen to David Bowie, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented Continue Reading
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm First United Methodist Church
The culminating performance of the OBF Organ Institute. Free Admission This event generously sponsored by Umpqua Bank.
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm Beall Concert Hall, Univ of Oregon
The Pacific Northwest premiere of a bold new work for piano and strings by celebrated composer Philip Glass, performed by chart-topping pianist Simone Dinnerstein and the OBF Orchestra. The new Continue Reading
Jul 13 @ 12:30 pm The Studio, Hult Center
Join us for an in-depth look at the iconic 19th century oratorio. Enjoy scrumptious light bites as you follow along in the score and learn how we bring the music Continue Reading
Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm Soreng Theater, Hult Center
Simply Three has captivated audiences worldwide with high-octane performances since 2010. Acclaimed as “having what it takes” (Boston Philharmonic) and “highly imaginative” (Maine Today), Simply Three continues to receive praise for Continue Reading
Jul 14 @ 6:30 pm The Studio, Hult Center
Join KWAX radio host Peter van de Graaff for an informal preconcert chat. Free Admission
Jul 14 @ 7:30 pm Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center
Created from “outstanding imagination and beauty” (The Guardian), Mendelssohn’s final and reverent composition is one of the most successful oratorios of the Victorian age. Music and opera lovers of all Continue Reading