Ludwig van BEETHOVEN: “Awakening of cheerful feelings on arrival in the countryside” from Symphony No. 6
Johann STRAUSS Jr.: Im Krapfen’s Woods
Anatoly LIADOV: Humorous Song from Eight Russian Folk Songs
George GERSHWIN: Walking the Dog
Leroy ANDERSON: Waltzing Cat
Sergei PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf
Enjoy this timeless classic and hear the sounds of the countryside as Peter defeats the fiendish wolf! Join your PSO for an afternoon of family-friendly music and fun! Discovery Concerts are designed for families with children ages 4-12, but are enjoyable for all.
Learn more about our COVID-19 safety protocols for concerts here.
- PARKING: Parking is available in several nearby lots. There is limited street parking in the area. Accessible parking for patrons with disability permits is available on both sides of Myrtle Street and on Congress Street in front of City Hall. Parking spaces are in high demand in Portland. Please allow sufficient time before the start of a show to find a parking space. View more details here.
- WHERE DO I GO FIRST: Begin in the lobby to pick up or purchase your tickets from the Box office. If you have already received your tickets in the mail or have mobile tickets, you can go straight into the auditorium. If you are there before 2:00 PM, be sure to check out our Instrument Petting Zoo and Podium Hero!
- SNACKS AND BEVERAGES: Per the City of Portland, no food or drink is allowed in Merrill Auditorium. There are water fountains located in the lobby, and concession stands on the first floor of Merrill Auditorium will be open.
- PICTURES AND VIDEOS: Unfortunately, taking video of the PSO musicians is strictly prohibited but photography is allowed and encouraged!