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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

November 3, 2016

Portland Piano International: Rising Stars – Sara Daneshpour, Nov 3 Through Dec 6


Featuring Rising Star Sara Daneshpour Sara’s performances include the premiere of a new work by Oregon composer, Jack Gabel. This new work is titled Sturnella neglecta and it is inspired by Petites esquissess d’oiseaux by Olivier Messiaen.  The composer is present at most of the performances. Program also includes selections of Rameau, Ravel and Rachmaninov. Visit HERE to view schedule… More

Start: November 3, 2016
Venue: Various Area Locations

November 22, 2016

ART: A Civil War Christmas, through December 23


Set during a time when the country is divided by conflicting ideologies and convictions following a contentious presidential election, Paula Vogel’s sweeping, music-rich story plays out one frigid Christmas Eve on the banks of the Potomac River. Presented by Artists Repertory Theatre in shows running November 11 through December 23. Get more information from ART. Reserve… More

Start: November 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

December 1, 2016

University of Portland: “Magic Words”, Wallenfels Qualifier, December, 1 – 3


This production is a 2nd year MFA graduate qualifier directed and adapted from Kevin Canty’s novel Into the Great Wide Open by Jessica Wallenfels. It’s 1989 when Kenny falls in love with the back of a girl’s head while riding the bus to a Christian youth camp. Junie turns out to be more than the safe suburban rebel Kenny… More

Start: December 1, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 3, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Blair Studio Theater on the University of Portland campus
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free Admission

December 2, 2016

Salem Philharmonia Orchestra Concert Dec 2 & 3


Violinist Yvonne Hsueh is the concertmaster of the Newport Symphony, Principal Second Violin with the Oregon Mozart Players, and member of the Eugene Symphony. Jaclyn LaRue is principal oboist of the Willamette Valley Symphony, the Salem Philharmonia Orchestra, and the Riverside Chamber Symphony. She will be performing chamber music in Croatia, Albania, Bulgaria, and other… More

Start: December 2, 2016 6:30 pm
End: December 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem
5090 Center St NE, Salem, 97317
Cost: 0 - $18

Concordia University Christmas Chorale

Concordia University Choir

Concordia University’s choral and instrumental ensembles present the 66th annual Christmas Chorale, A Service of Lessons and Carols. More than one hundred Concordia student vocalists and musicians participate, and audience members are invited to sing Advent and Christmas carols, accompanied by organist Dr. Walter Krueger. Concordia’s brass ensemble and wind ensemble are directed by Dr. William Kuhn, choirs… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: St. Michael's Lutheran Church
6700 N.E. 29th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97211, United States
Cost: Free, but seating is limited

Parties of Note for the Oregon Symphony: Holiday Brass


Now a beloved holiday tradition, the gentlemen of Holiday Brass return for a musical evening in the grand Eastmoreland home of Drs. Karen and Cliff Deveney. This fundraiser for the Oregon Symphony features a delicious dinner and drinks, as well as Symphony musicians Dave Bamonte and Jeff Work on trumpet, JáTtik Clark on tuba, Joe Berger on horn,… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Eastmoreland neighborhood. Exact location provided after registration.
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: $75

Magenta Theater: “Parfumerie”


This warm, gentle comedy follows the tangled tale of the “Parfumerie” employee George Horvath. Just Christmas, George’s boss fires him after mistakenly suspecting him of being the lover of his unfaithful wife. Meanwhile, George’s own love life goes awry when he discovers the identity of the stranger he has fallen in love with through secret… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 2, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, 98660
Cost: $18 - $20

Lewis & Clark College Winter Choral Festival

Winter Concert

The Choral Program at Lewis & Clark will present its Winter Choral Festival on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. This concert will feature all three choral ensembles and will include music by Britten, Debussy, Poulenc and Vaughan Williams. $10 General Admission $5 LC Faculty/Staff, Seniors, and Alumni FREE for Lewis &… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd , Portland, 97219
Cost: $0 - $10

Messiaen Festival: Messiaen Mélange Musique

On Deck

March Music Moderne’s (MMM) 5th Festival celebrates the music of Olivier Messiaen and features five new MMM commissions. Ever-committed to programming from the International Front, this year’s festival stages new and recent music, poetry, drama, visual art and cuisine from Argentina, Bulgaria, Canada, England, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Russia and the great nearby.   2… More

Start: December 2, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Community Music
3350 SE Francis St, Portland, 97202
Cost: Free

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