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August 6, 2015

Portland SummerFest open rehearsal


Hear beloved repertoire performed by renowned soloists, chorus & orchestra in a comfortable theater without amplification, with a pre-talk by Angela Meade! Tickets may be purchased for $40 (students free) through BrownPaperTickets.

Start: August 6, 2015 6:30 pm
End: August 6, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the campus of the University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: The Search for Freedom


This documentary, written and directed by Jon Long (IMAX® Extreme), is a visceral, visual experience told through the eyes some of the brightest pioneers, legends, visionaries and champions of surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking and more. THE SEARCH FOR FREEDOM... More

Start: August 6, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Snowy Owl Theater, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States
Cost: $10 advance or $13 at door

August 7, 2015

William Byrd Festival, through August 23

Byrd Festival

The three-week Festival returns, dedicated this year to the memory of David Trendell — the English organist, lecturer and Director of Music at King's College London, who passed away last October. Included are five liturgical services, an organ recital and choral... More

Start: August 7, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 23, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Different venues
Portland, OR, United States

Byrd Festival: Pontifical Solemn Mass

Byrd Festival

This year’s William Byrd Festival opens with a service in memory of David Trendell, late Director of Music at King's College (pictured). Cantores in Ecclesia sings Victoria’s setting of the Requiem Mass from his Officium Defunctorum, 1605. Blake Applegate directs. Visit William Byrd Festival... More

Start: August 7, 2015 7:30 pm
End: August 7, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: St. Stephen’s Church
1112 S.E. 41st Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 8, 2015

William Byrd Festival: Public Lectures, August 8, 15 & 22


The William Byrd Festival presents the following public lectures: Dr. Kerry McCarthy - In the Footsteps of Thomas Tallis, Saturday, August 8 at 11:00 A.M. Jeremy Summerly, Royal Academy of Music, London - Reconstructing Tallis, Saturday, August 15 at 11:00 A.M. William Mahrt, Stanford University - What is a... More

Start: August 8, 2015 11:00 am
End: August 22, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: St. Stephen's Church
1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: Free-will offering

Hawaiian Culture Fest


Performers from the OHANA Foundation of Portland present live Hawaiian music, dance and chant in this family event bringing to life creation stories from the Islands. Tickets available at the door and from Music in Small Spaces.

Start: August 8, 2015 2:00 pm
End: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Beaverton Library Auditorium
12375 S.W. Fifth Street, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $16, $11 for seniors & students, those 12 and under admitted free

Magenta Theater Academy: Set Design Workshop; August 8, 9, 11

Magenta Theater

This workshop is intended for anyone age twenty and above who is interested in designing a set for Magenta Theater. The company’s Technical Director, Duane Peterson, instructs students on the design process and implementation, with no actual construction involved. The... More

Start: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm
End: August 11, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
606 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States

Portland SummerFest Presents Opera in the Park


Join us for an extraordinary, one-and-only, free Opera in the Park performance of Grand & Glorious: Opera’s Greatest Arias, Duets, and Ensembles, starring Soprano Angela Meade and Soprano Amy Hansen, Mezzo MaryAnn McCormick, Tenor Cameron Schutza, and Baritone Luis Ledesma with the... More

Start: August 8, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Washington Park Amphitheater, next to the Rose Gardens
1715 SW Skyline Blvd., Portland, 97221
Cost: Free Admission

Free Music in the Parks

Lajos Balogh

Maestro Lajos Balogh leads the Portland Festival Symphony in its thirty-fifth year of presenting live classical music in local parks. These concerts have become a summer tradition, offering families the opportunity to introduce their children to music while having fun in a... More

Start: August 8, 2015 6:00 pm
End: August 9, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: U.S. Grant Park and Washington Park
Cost: Free Admission

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra: Summer Bon-Bons


Dr. Jeffrey Specht, conducts the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra performing Telemann’s Concerto Polonois; Symphony No. 6 “Symphonie Spiriuelle”  of Hamerik; Whitacre’s October; Capriol Suite of Warlock; Elgar’s Sospiri; “Waltz” from Serenade of Tchaikovsky. Edmund Stone, host Tickets: Adults $15; ​Seniors (65+)... More

Start: August 8, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202
Cost: $5 to $ 15

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