In 2011, Willamette Week's annual Finder edition called the PCO "The Most Ambitious" Arts Organization in Portland:
"Punching way above its weight, under music director Yaacov Bergman, PCO has lately been the city's most innovative orchestra, combining music with visual arts, poetry, theater, even science and sex."
The Portland Chamber Orchestra is the oldest incorporated chamber orchestra in the United States.
To continue our passion for playing exciting and new music for the Portland community and our metro-area supporters, PCO will be performing a combination of smaller and more “intimate” concerts, in addition to the traditional chamber orchestra concerts. Throughout the season, PCO will be partnering with talented Portland artists who will perform at the renowned jazz club, Jimmy Mak’s…