September 1, 2016
Enjoy an entertaining line-up of ten musical performances all afternoon beginning at 12:30 pm. View schedule. Then the Oregon Symphony takes the stage at 7 pm for a concert that concludes with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army National Guard 218th Field Artillery, and an elaborate fireworks finale. Join 20,000… More
Portland Youth Philharmonic, America’s first youth orchestra, performs at the Oregon Symphony’s annual Waterfront Concert under the direction of Musical Director David Hattner, showcasing works by Jean Sibelius and Gioachino Rossini. The orchestra then joins the Oregon Symphony on stage for the closing performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army National… More
September 2, 2016
Original Practice Shakespeare offers a performance of this iconic play: Half comedy, half tragedy; laugh along with the antics of Romeo and his gang until things turn dark. OPS Fest brings a new style of Shakespearean performance to the Portland area: They do not rehearse, each actor prepares alone and never reads the full play, the… More
Todd Van Voris and Sean Doran star in this production of Eugene O’Neill’s one-act play. It is in Hughie that O’Neill most fully suggests an alternative to his tragic view of life, looking beyond mourning to something that could be called hope. Direction by Jerry Mouawad, light design by Jeff Forbes and costume design by Sumi Wu…. More
September 6, 2016
Artists Repertory Theatre presents the Northwest premiere of this hilarious and heart-wrenching Nick Jones comedy, whose star is Trevor, a 200-pound chimp intent on reviving his showbiz career, which has already included working with Morgan Fairchild. He lives with his human mom as part of a regular family, trying to get by in spite of neighbors who simply… More
September 7, 2016
Direct from Beijing comes the world’s most riveting acrobatic troupe whose astonishing acts have dazzled audiences the world over. China’s preeminent circus company will thrill your whole family with its winning combination of athleticism, energy, and charm. Reserve Tickets. The Oregon Symphony does not perform.
September 10, 2016
In the first of two concerts in the series, clarinetist Richard Gellman, cellist Dale Tolliver and pianist Lena Vosheiko perform trios by Brahms, Beethoven and Bruch. Reservations are required, and directions will be given when reservation is confirmed. Note that seating is limited; it is advisable to email or call well in advance. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-834-7022…. More
Featuring NW Dance Project + 9 Top PDX Fashion Designers. COLLECTION A one-night-only benefit showing of fashion, runway, and dance featuring nine top Portland fashion designers including Michelle Lesniak, Sarah Mink, Altar, MOORE, West Daily, Piper Dalton, Amelia, and Rogue Minx- each creating a new look for their selected model NW Dance Project company dancer… More
September 11, 2016
The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic. There is no charge. An offering will be taken.
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