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.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Join us for a very special fundraiser benefit for the Scandinavian Heritage Foundation and the Portland Chamber Orchestra with legendary jazz pianist Dick Hyman and friends.
The 2015-16 Season
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…