January 27th, 2024


The PCSO Spectacular is a one-of-a-kind musical event that defies categorization. Envisioned as a celebration of both virtuosity and versatility, our spectacular brand of musical party invites everyone to enjoy stellar musicians in peak form- Featuring local superstar Jimmie Herrod and special guest Bloco Alegria. Portland’s Rio-style Samba band celebrates Brazil’s vibrant music, dance, and culture. Both a VIP Fundraiser and a thrilling public concert that showcases Portland Columbia Symphony’s commitment to friendly and accessible orchestral entertainment – this event balances outstanding musical experiences with a lack of pretension and lots of flair! You won’t want to miss it!


Jimmie Herrod, Soloist  

plus Bloco Alegria

Highlights include:

Hejira – One of Joni Mitchell’s most poetic works, in a gorgeous arrangement by Vince Mendoza
Young – an original composition by Spectacular headliner Jimmie Herrod
Cinco de Salsa – a delirious confection blending the rhythms of salsa with the dynamism of the PCSO ensemble
Overture to Candide – by the brilliant Leonard Bernstein
Star Wars: Suite for Orchestra – John Williams’ iconic and riveting composition that personifies epic space battles and the triumph of good over evil!

January 27, 2024- Saturday, 7:30 pm Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, Beaverton 

Ticketing for this concert is being handled entirely by the Reser.
Purchase tickets by telephone 971-501-7722, website, or by email Boxoffice@theReser.org 

For VIP Event +Tickets- more information here
Registration is now closed. To be put on a waitlist for available tickets, please call Portland Columbia Symphony directly at 503.234.4077