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December 4, 2014

Eugene Symphony: Mendelssohn & Elgar


Elgar's Variations have delighted and confounded listeners for a century, as its 14 portraits of his friends and family are based on a theme that is never heard...hence the Enigma!  Also, acclaimed violinist Elissa Lee Koljonen enchants us with Mendelssohn's... More

Start: December 4, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Hult Center - Silva Concert Hall
Phone: 541-682-5087
1 Eugene Center (7th & Willamette), Eugene, OR, 97401, United States
Cost: $10 to $59

December 5, 2014

Grinched, December 5 & 6


This modern twist on the Dr. Seuss classic tells the story of Mr. Grinch, the lonely and bitter owner of Who-Mart a one-stop shop in the heart of Whoville. In spite of a poor economy, the Whos succumb to clever marketing... More

Start: December 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 6, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Alberta Abbey Auditorium
126 N.E. Alberta Street, Portland, OR, 97211, United States
Cost: $12 at the door, $10 in advance. $5 for children.

Magenta Theater: Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus; through December 20

Yes Virginia

Warm your heart and soul just in time for the holidays with this radio drama by Andrew J. Fenady. Spend some time with the working class O'Hanlon family and Frank Church as they face their toughest battles and search for... More

Start: December 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

Music Forward!

Music Forward

This holiday concert is a benefit for music scholarship, featuring ensembles from Portland State University’s College of the Arts: orchestra, jazz, choir, taiko drumming and more.

Start: December 5, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 5, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $25, $5 for students

December 6, 2014

University of Portland School of Performing & Fine Arts: The Russian Concert


The Wind Symphony is proud to present the American premiere of Boris Kozhevnikov’s First Symphony.  In addition, junior oboist Janna Riley solos with the band on Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Variations on a Theme of Glinka. The Wind Symphony offers a special... More

Start: December 6, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the campus of the University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free, but tickets required

Trinity Cathedral: Advent Procession of Lessons and Carols, December 6 & 7


In August 2014, the Trinity Choir served as choir-in-residence for a week at Bristol Cathedral, England, where they sang Choral Evensong daily and the principal Eucharist on Sunday. The choir sings this beloved annual meditation on Advent themes of longing and... More

Start: December 6, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 7, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Phone: 503-222-9811
147 N.W. Nineteenth Avenue, Portland, 97209

Agnieszka Laska Dancers: Svoboda 75th Anniversary, December 6 & 7


Tomas Svoboda is Oregon’s most performed living composer, and Agnieszka Laska has set dance to more of Svoboda’s music than any other choreographer to date. Laska and Svoboda share Slavic backgrounds, clear in their collaborations. Polish-American pianist Igor Lipinski accompanies... More

Start: December 6, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 7, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Saint Anne's Chapel, Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: $10-$20

God Whispers Love: Carols from a Frozen Land, December 6 & 7


Chautauqua Community Chorus presents a concert of classical and folk music, featuring carols from Alpine, Nordic and other European regions. Two performances: December 6 at 7 p.m. and December 7 at 3 p.m.

Start: December 6, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 7, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: St. Stephen Lutheran Church
290 W. Gloucester Street, Gladstone, OR, 97027, United States
Cost: Free will offering

A Soulful Messiah


The Rock Creek Choirs merge classical music anf  contemporary arrangements in this family-friendly seasonal program. The concert includes Handel’s Messiah as well as A Soulful Celebration, settings of Messiah using multiple genres of African-American music. The concert also features international jazz performer and... More

Start: December 6, 2014 7:25 pm
End: December 6, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Forum Theater, Room 114 in Building 3, Rock Creek Campus
17705 N.W. Springville Road, Portland, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: $10, $5 for seniors & students, free for children under ten; cash or check only at the door

Oregon Symphony: André Watts, December 6, 7 & 8


The brilliant André Watts returns to perform a rarely heard American gem, followed by one of everyone’s all-time favorites – Copland’s Appalachian Spring. Program includes Sibelius’ Symphony No. 4; Piano Concerto No. 2 of MacDowell; Copland’s Suite from Appalachian Spring; André... More

Start: December 6, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

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