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September 11, 2016

The Infinite Power of Music, through February 5


David Stabler, award-winning former music critic of the Oregonian, offers six monthly music appreciation classes at Classic Pianos. The full set of programs: September 11: 10 Tunes That Shook the World — an iconic piece from each of the past ten centuries. October 16: Warhorses — why the great works rise above others. November 13: Timeless Symphonies — what… More

Start: September 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: February 5, 2017 5:30 pm
Venue: Classic Pianos
3003 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

October 4, 2016

ART: American Hero, through October 30


When the American Dream is dashed, try making a sandwich. A trio of disparate and desperate “sandwich artists” find themselves abandoned by their fast-food franchise and left to their own devices in the Northwest premiere of this satirical comedy about making ends “meat and cheese.” Shows run from October 4 through 30. Get more information from… More

Start: October 4, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

October 13, 2016

Milagro Theatre: El Muerto Vagabundo, through November 6


Once a year, the dead return to the land of the living to visit their loved ones. This production, in its world premiere, deals with “homeless” muertos and was inspired by an obituary of a homeless veteran without friends and family. Conceived and directed by Georgina Escobar, it explores what happens when a muertito has no family… More

Start: October 13, 2016 7:30 pm
End: November 6, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Milagro Theatre
525 S.E. Stark Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $27 advance, $25 advance senior, $20 student & veteran

October 20, 2016

BloodyVox: Blood Red Is The New Black, through October 29


Start with a group of beautiful and talented dancers, add a hint of Hitchcock and a touch of Vampire, then top it off with a healthy dose of ghosts and zombies, and you get BloodyVox, a dance theater experience that mimes cinema, folklore and our collective nightmares to bring the season of spirits and All… More

Start: October 20, 2016 8:00 am
End: October 29, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: BodyVox Dance Center
1201 N.W. 17th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States

October 22, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Colin Currie, October 22, 23 & 24


Scotland’s most famous musical export (after the bagpipes) begins his second year as our own Artist-in-Residence with the West Coast premiere of a new American percussion concerto. After intermission, revel in the humorous twists of Strauss’ tongue-in-cheek self-portrait. Program Rouse: Supplica Andrew Norman: Switch for solo percussion and orchestra Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) Colin Currie, percussion; Carlos Kalmar, conductor… More

Start: October 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 24, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $23 to $105

October 26, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Tony Bennett


An evening of timeless standards with the iconic crooner himself! Reserve Tickets. The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Start: October 26, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $45 to $175

October 28, 2016

Concert for Eight Strings


Jaroslav Sveceny and Julie Svecena, violinists from the Czech Republic visiting Portland for the first time, perform music by Telemann, Corelli, Boccherini, Mozart, Pleyel, Krommer and others. No tickets sold at the door. Instead, write check to Ludmila O’Donnell and mail to 3424 N.E. 35th Avenue, Portland 97212; or call 503-287-6262.  

Start: October 28, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 28, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: University Club of Portland, Gold Room
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: $20

PBO: Breathtaking, October 28 & 29


In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the cornetto was fabled for its astonishing ability to imitate the human voice. This program by Portland Baroque Orchestra, the first in its Chamber Series concerts, puts this imitation center stage. Included is music of the era by Scarlatti, Cazzati and others, plus — commissioned for this project — Nigra… More

Start: October 28, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 29, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
1110 S.W. Taylor Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Chamber Music Northwest: Edgar Meyer with Dover Quartet


The incomparable GRAMMY Award winner, internationally renowned composer, and bassist Edgar Meyer returns to Portland with, the internationally acclaimed Dover Quartet for an evening of bass and string magic. Program MOZART: Divertimento for Strings in D Major, K. 136 ROSSINI: Duo for Cello and Double Bass in D Major DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No. 12 in… More

Start: October 28, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $30 to $50

PSU Steinway Piano Series: Paul Roberts in Recital/Lecture


Pianist, writer, lecturer, inspiring teacher — and a leading authority on the music of Debussy and Ravel — Paul Roberts has earned the admiration of audiences, critics and fellow professionals world wide. In the words of Portland Piano International’s Harold Gray, “Paul Roberts’s master classes and public lectures immerse the listeners in a magical world of images… More

Start: October 28, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 28, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: PSU Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $25; $10 for PSU faculty & staff, seniors & students with ID

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