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September 7, 2016

The Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

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Direct from Beijing comes the world’s most riveting acrobatic troupe whose astonishing acts have dazzled audiences the world over. China’s preeminent circus company will thrill your whole family with its winning combination of athleticism, energy, and charm. Reserve Tickets. The Oregon Symphony does not perform. 

Start: September 7, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $20 to $55

September 10, 2016

15th Annual Chamber Music on the Mountain

Music

In the first of two concerts in the series, clarinetist Richard Gellman, cellist Dale Tolliver and pianist Lena Vosheiko perform trios by Brahms, Beethoven and Bruch. Reservations are required, and directions will be given when reservation is confirmed. Note that seating is limited; it is advisable to email or call well in advance. Contact info@crystalrecords.com or call 360-834-7022…. More

Start: September 10, 2016 3:00 pm
End: September 10, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Livingston Mountain
Address:
Near Camas, WA, United States
Cost: Free

NW Dance Project: Collection

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Featuring NW Dance Project + 9 Top PDX Fashion Designers. COLLECTION A one-night-only benefit showing of fashion, runway, and dance featuring nine top Portland fashion designers including Michelle Lesniak, Sarah Mink, Altar, MOORE, West Daily, Piper Dalton, Amelia, and Rogue Minx- each creating a new look for their selected model NW Dance Project company dancer… More

Start: September 10, 2016 5:30 pm
End: September 10, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: HOTEL MODERA / NEL CENTRO
Address:
1408 SW 6th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $100 (includes $50 tax-deductible donation)

September 11, 2016

Lutheran Choral Association Concert

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The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic. There is no charge. An offering will be taken.

Start: September 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: September 11, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Living Savior Lutheran Church
Address:
8740 SW Sagert Street, Tualatin, OR, 97062, United States

The Infinite Power of Music, through February 5

Stabler

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
Address:
3003 S.E. Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

September 13, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Boyz II Men

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Back by popular demand! One of the most iconic R&B groups in music history returns to the Oregon Symphony. The four-time Grammy Award winners have thrilled audiences around the world for more than two decades with their smooth harmonies and enduring themes. Count on them for favorites like End of the Road, I’ll Make Love… More

Start: September 13, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $40 to $120

September 16, 2016

Celebration Works: à la Liberace!

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David Saffert hosts as “Mr. Showmanship,” bringing to life that incredible stage presence which made audiences swoon for decades. The audience will be treated to some of Liberace’s most beloved hits, such as his Gershwin Medley, Boogie Woogie, and Chopsticks. Jillian Snow Harris lights up the stage as Liza Minnelli with such showstoppers as I Love… More

Start: September 16, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: First Presbyterian Church
Address:
1200 S.W. Alder Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free, but donations to Celebration Works gratefully accepted

Fêtes Galantes: Works of the French and Italian Baroque

Chancey

It sounds like a story from “The Voice”: a shy instrument treated like a poor step-child comes into its own and blows the competition away. But that’s what happened to the pardessus de viole, a small baroque string instrument invented for wealthy women amateurs who would never be seen playing the violin. Why did this little… More

Start: September 16, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: First Christian Church
Address:
1314 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $20; $15 for students, seniors and members of Trinity Cathedral or Cascadia Viols

September 17, 2016

Oregon Symphony: The Legend of Zelda – Symphony of the Goddesses – Master Quest

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Featuring Pacific Youth Choir. Amy Andersson, conductor. Journey to Hyrule and celebrate The Legend of Zelda with Master Quest, the next chapter of the multi-media Symphony of the Goddesses tour! Chronicling favorite moments from the franchise’s 29-year history, Master Quest also includes never-before-performed scores and gorgeous, larger-than-life gameplay imagery from the latest Zelda release, Tri Force… More

Start: September 17, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $23 to $105

September 18, 2016

Lutheran Choral Association Concert

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The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic. There is no charge. An offering will be taken.

Start: September 18, 2016 4:00 pm
End: September 18, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Vancouver Church of God
Address:
3300 NE 78th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98665, United States

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