September 11, 2016
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
October 4, 2016
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
October 7, 2016
Jaynie Roberts directs this delectable sci-fi horror music with an electrifying score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. While pining for his co-worker Audrey, Seymour discovers an unusual plant which feeds on human flesh. The growing organism attracts a great deal of business for the store, but after Seymour feeds Audrey’s boyfriend to the plant, he… More
October 13, 2016
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
October 20, 2016
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
October 21, 2016
Highlighting the concert are Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes performed by a quartet and piano four hands and contemporary solos written by Pacific Northwest composers for voice, piano, trumpet and oboe. Presented in collaboration with Cascadia Composers. Three performances: October 21 at 7 p.m. at 426 E. 4th Plain Boulevard in Vancouver; October 22 at 7 p.m. at Central Lutheran Church… More
Columbia Gorge sinfonietta and Voci Choir Combine Forces for Season Opening Concert. Gabriel Faure’s transcendent Requiem and Beethoven’s bucolic Pastoral symphony make up the audience-pleasing program for CGOA’s first concert of the season. Both works are long-time crowd favorites for their beauty and immediacy. Performance repeats October 23, 2:00 pm.
Dancers Sada Naegelin and Mark Koenigsberg are long time members of Portland’s modern dance community. This intimate duet is based upon a simple idea: two people in relationship to one another moving together in space.Long-time Oregon Symphony violist Steve Price accompanies. Two 7:30 p.m. performances, October 21 and 22.
October 22, 2016
The orchestra launches its sixth season with a program featuring Sibelius’ Finlandia; the Spanish-inspired Cello Concerto in d minor by Lalo, with principal cello Katherine Parks as soloist; and Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony. A free pre-concert talk by Music Director Sean Paul Mills begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at the door, at Willamette Valley Music Company, or online.