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
November 3, 2016
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
November 22, 2016
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
December 3, 2016
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Brotons return to Skyview Concert Hall for the historic inaugural concert of The VSO Pops Series. In what promises to be an unforgettable weekend, the orchestra presents iconic works by John Williams, James Horner, Hans Zimmer and Henry Mancini among others. The audience will experience music from beloved motion pictures… More
Join the Oregon Chorale in welcoming its new Artistic Director Jason Sabino in a stirring holiday concert. The Chorale explores the sentiments of anticipation, celebration, nostalgia and hope with distinctive arrangements of holiday carols plus classical works by Orlando di Lasso, Arvo Pärt, Ola Gjeilo and more. The concert also features local high school choral… More
Featuring Steven Osborne, piano; Cynthia Millar, ondes martenot; Rose Bond & PNCA, video animators Renowned video animator Rose Bond and her team transform the hall in this original production. Watch in amazement as the walls become a riveting, visual stage for Messiaen’s symphonic dance of love and joy. Program Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphony Carlos Kalmar, conductor… More
December 4, 2016
Dr. Roger G. Nickerson directs the 70-piece orchestra. Members consist of amateur and professional musicians who are primarily from the ranks of the retired. Ages reach 90. All musicians volunteer their time and energy. There will be famous movie themes, Broadway hits and popular marches. Among them: music from the 1968 “2001–Space Odyssey”, the 1958… More
Featuring Affinití, Howard Crosby, and Marylhurst Chamber Choir Affinití, The Award-winning female trio from Dublin, Ireland fuses the best of Celtic, classical and contemporary elements into a new world of music. Howard Crosby, An accomplished vocalist who carries on the legacy of his uncle, Bing Crosby, performs popular songs of the Crosby-era. Reserve tickets here.
For this program, the Symphony is joined by several OSU choirs presenting a variety of works from the classical choral repertoire as well as many holiday favorites. In addition, several of OSU’s outstanding instrumental students perform solo selections with the Orchestra. Steven M. Zielke, conductor. Reserve tickets.