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June 21, 2016

Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, through August 21

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Now in its eighth season, the Original Practice Shakespeare Festival, a non-profit theatre company, introduces two new Shakespeare plays to its repertory: Hamlet and The Tempest. OPS Fest is dedicated to bringing a new style of Shakespearean performance to Portland and the surrounding area, by reviving the old. Their actors perform using the same performance… More

Start: June 21, 2016 9:00 pm
End: August 21, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Several venues
Address:
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Cost: Free

June 27, 2016

CMNW Summer Festival: A Trio of Trios, June 27 & 28

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Long-time CMNW favorites Ida Kavafian, Steven Tenenbom, and Peter Wiley will thrill audiences with three Classic string trio masterpieces by Haydn, Beethoven, and Mozart – a great way to start your Summer Festival! Program includes Haydn’s String Trio in G Major (after Keyboard Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI:40); String Trio in D Major, op. 9,… More

Start: June 27, 2016 8:00 pm
End: August 28, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
Address:
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

July 8, 2016

Portland Opera: Eugene Onegin, Through July 26

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Best friends destined to duel. Young lovers destined to part. It’s the right place but the wrong time, as the mutual attraction between Tatiana and Onegin never quite synchronizes, with heartbreaking results. You’ll be drawn inexorably into Tchaikovsky’s “seven lyrical scenes,” an intimate and superbly etched depiction of four young lovers juxtaposed with the harsh… More

Start: July 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: July 26, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Phone: 503-248-4335
Address:
1111 SW Broadway (at Main Street), Portland, 97205

July 14, 2016

BodyVox: Death and Delight, Through July 23

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BodyVox and Chamber Music Northwest return with their beloved annual concert series pairing exceptional music with BodyVox’s bold dance making. This season BodyVox tackles The Bard with a double bill that includes Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, set to Mendelssohn’s beautiful compositions for the work. Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet was completed in… More

Start: July 14, 2016 7:30 pm
End: July 23, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: BodyVox Dance Center
Phone: 503-229-0627
Address:
1201 NW 17th Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: $25 to $59

July 15, 2016

CMNW Summer Festival: Death and Delight with BodyVox, Through July 23

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CMNW and BodyVox are back together pairing exceptional music with bold dance! It’s an evening of Shakespeare with all new choreography to Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet and Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by the amazing piano duo of Melvin Chen and Hilda Huang. Program includes: PROKOFIEV’S original rehearsal version of the Romeo & Juliet Suite for Solo Piano (with his personal alternate… More

Start: July 15, 2016 7:30 pm
End: July 23, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: BodyVox Dance Center
Address:
1201 NW 17th Avenue, Portland, 97209

July 17, 2016

Portland Wind Symphony: Summer Concert, July 17 & 24

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PWS – an outstanding local wind ensemble, performing thru-out Oregon since 1988. Program features: Downey Overture : Navarro Star Wars Trilogy : Williams/ Hunsberger Cascades Rag : Joplin Them Basses : Huffine West Side Story Selections : Bernstein/ Duthoit The Mad Major : Alford El Camino Real : Reed Program repeats July 24, 6:00 PM… More

Start: July 17, 2016 6:00 pm
End: July 24, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: The Grotto
Address:
8840 NE Skidmore Street, Portland, 97220
Cost: Free admission

July 22, 2016

Portland Opera: The Italian Girl In Algiers, Through August 6

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It’s a right hook directly to the male ego… You’ll cheer for the audacious Isabella, who crosses the Mediterranean and rescues her fiancé by putting putting his captor’s entire entourage down for the count. Rossini’s knockout comedy features music of enormous vitality, wit and beauty, centered on the feisty and independent Italian girl at the… More

Start: July 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 6, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Phone: 503-248-4335
Address:
1111 SW Broadway (at Main Street), Portland, 97205

July 23, 2016

CMNW Summer Festival: Family Concert – Marita and Her Heart’s Desire

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Bring the whole family to this magical, mysterious, and funny performance of Bruce Adolphe’s Marita and Her Heart’s Desire. Young Marita – whose role is played by the violin – goes on a journey searching for her heart’s desire and is joined by a menagerie of animals who want their wishes granted, too. It’s an urban… More

Start: July 23, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
Address:
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

Oregon Mahler Festival Concert

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Mark Perlman conducts a full symphony orchestra, chorus and soloists in a program that includes Wagner’s Prelude to Der Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Abendlied by Josef Rheinberger, and the Symphony No. 2 of Mahler. Crystal Zimmerman presents a half-hour lecture on Mahler starting at 6:30 p.m. Reserve tickets.    

Start: July 23, 2016 6:30 pm
End: July 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Sunset Presbyterian Church
Address:
14986 N.W. Cornell Road, Portland, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: $20, $15 for students & seniors

CMNW Summer Festival: Stories of Light and Life, July 23 & 24

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Protégé Project ensemble, the Akropolis Reed Quintet is joined by CMNW festival favorites including Tara Helen O’Connor and Theodore Arm performing stunning storytelling works including Kurt Weill’s “Threepenny Opera Suite”, Bruce Adolphe’s “Einstein’s Light”, and Milhaud’s jazzy“Creation of the World”. Including Michele Mariana, Jennifer Frautschi, Angelo Xiang Yu, Theodore Arm, Mihai Marica, Curtis Daily, Tara Helen… More

Start: July 23, 2016 8:00 pm
End: July 24, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
Address:
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

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