March 7, 2017
The fairytale concoction of teen angst and devastating loss makes for a grisly good time in this crackling new “thrilledy” — a stew of dark comedy, family drama and fantastical carnage. It’s 1978, and young Chris is reeling from her mom’s illness and recent death. Throw in dad’s new girlfriend, who is also mom’s ex-nurse,… More
March 16, 2017
Milagro presents Lydia, the 2008 Henry Award winner for Outstanding New Play, written by Octavio Solis & directed by Kinan Valdez . The play tells the story of a young girl, Ceci, disabled by a tragic accident, and her caretaker, Lydia, who is the only one with whom Ceci can communicate. An emotionally-charged play of family,… More
March 23, 2017
skinner|kirk DANCE ENSEMBLE, bridging the worlds of classical and contemporary dance, is a company who’s work has been described as, “introspective and restless, pushing at the borders of the format, exploring the territory, pacing around the edges, teetering over the abyss.” Eric Skinner and Daniel Kirk offer a night of new work, playing on their… More
March 29, 2017
Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public. Come watch a 45-minute concert for children of all ages! Performances at 1 pm and 2:30 pm. For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.
This event is a benefit for Portland Piano International, a local arts organization that brings amazing solo piano performers to Portland every year. Marlise features music by women composers such as Hildegard of Bingen, Mary McAuliffe, Valerie Capers and Marian McPartland. Free Concert. Online donations accepted.
Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker, Chanticleer, celebrates its 39th season in 2016-17, performing in the United States, Germany, Austria, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore, the People’s Republic of China, and Bolivia. Chanticleer is known around the world for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass and… More
Performing artists for this concert include Artistic Director Greg Ewer, violin; Ron Blessinger, violin; Charles Noble, viola; Marilyn De Oliviera, cello; Joseph Berger, horn; Paul Safar, piano/composer; Thomas DeNicola, piano/composer; and Sergio Carreno, percussion. Classical Crossroads includes works that explore the frontiers of early 21st-century classical composition, highlighting the diverse historical and cultural influences that… More
March 30, 2017
The Gould Piano Trio has remained at the forefront of the international chamber music scene for well over 20 years. Musicians: Lucy Gould, violin, Alice Neary, cello, and Benjamin Frith, piano. Robert Plane, clarinetist, has had a solo and chamber music career. He has performed with the Gould Piano Trio for over 20 years and… More
March 31, 2017
Grammy nominees for their last three CD releases (2009, 2007, and 2006) and International Tango competition winners (New York, 2004), Quartet San Francisco expresses itself in its agility and standout virtuosic playing. Quartet San Francisco was founded in 2001 by celebrated Bay Area violinist and composer-arranger Jeremy Cohen. He is joined by violinist Matthew Szemela,… More
Capturing worldwide attention when he won the Gold Medal at the Second International Prokofiev Competition, Robert Thies became the only American pianist to win first prize in a Russian piano competition since Van Cliburn’s famed triumph in 1958. Thies is presenting a solo recital with repertoire taking you on a voyage through the world’s musical capitals:… More