The beautifully restored Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, originally built in 1928, presents a variety of concerts, including classical, jazz, pop, rock, folk and gospel music, as well as dance and theatre performances, films, and special events. Part of the Portland Center for the Performing Arts - the premier arts and entertainment venue in the Pacific Northwest - the 2,776-seat Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall is home to the Oregon Symphony Orchestra. Experience the theater's Italian Rococo Revival architecture, with crystal chandeliers in the stunning lobby. The theater welcomes you with a 65-foot high "Portland" sign above the Broadway-style marquee, illuminated by 6,000 theatrical lights.
Per scheduled event. The Ticket Office opens two hours prior to curtain through one-half hour after curtain on performance days
A. Cohen Plays Tchaikovsky
Oregon Symphony Orchestra
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring
Concerts & Live Music
White Bird Dance Group
Live Theatre & Lectures
Dining at ArtBar & Bistro
Guided Tours -
Guided tours of the Portland Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA) and Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall are given on Saturdays from 11 AM to 1 PM and Wednesdays at 11 AM, as well as the first Thursdays of every month at 6 PM.
Food and Drinks -
Food and drinks are offered, including sandwiches, desserts, candies, soft drinks, coffee, wine and beer, at the concession areas in the Grand Lobby and Lower Balcony levels. For a bite before the concert, stop by the ArtBar & Bistro on the main level of the Portland Center for the Performing Arts.
How much does parking cost?
Parking is easy and plentiful near the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Average parking costs for evenings and Sunday afternoons is from $3 to $7. There is street parking (metered until 7 p.m.), pay parking lots and Smart Park parking garages all around the concert hall.
If I arrive late, when will I be let into the venue?
The doors of the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall are open one hour prior to the concert. Late comers must wait in the lobby to be seated by an usher during a convenient time in the performance or until after the completion of the first piece.