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December 3, 2016

Newport Symphony Orchestra: Handel’s Messiah, December 3 & 4


Newport Symphony Orchestra with Paul Klemme, Conductor; Willamette Master Chorus and Central Coast Chorale, Mary Lee Scoville, Director, perform Handel’s Messiah. Concert repeats December 4, 2:00 pm. Reserve Tickets.

Start: December 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 4, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: $10 to $39

Oregon Symphony: Turangalîla, December 3, 4, & 5


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

Start: December 3, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 5, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105

University of Portland: Advent Concert


The University of Portland Singers and Women’s Chorale present their annual Advent Concert. They are directed by Michael Connolly and Kathryn Briggs, respectively. The University of Portland Singers’ and Women’s Chorale’s performances are supplemented by traditional carols and readings. In particular, the University of Portland Singers are featuring Missa Criolla  [cree-OH-ya] by Ariel Ramírez, which is… More

Start: December 3, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: Free tickets, call (503) 943-7228

December 4, 2016

East County Community Orchestra Winter Concert


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

Start: December 4, 2016 3:00 am
End: December 4, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: Horner Performing Arts Center
1400 130the Ave, Portland, 97233
Cost: Free

Mary’s Woods: Music in the Woods


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.

Start: December 4, 2016 2:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 3:30 pm
Venue: Mary's Woods
17400 Holy Names Drive , Lake Oswego, 97034
Cost: 50.00

Corvallis OSU Symphony Orchestra: Holiday Concert


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.

Start: December 4, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Lasells Stewart Center on the campus of Oregon State University
875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis, OR, 97331, United States
Cost: $22 to $32

University of Portland: Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble


The University of Portland Jazz Ensemble, directed by Joseph L. Jefferson, present a swinging program featuring the music of Frank Foster, Gordon Goodwin, and ‪Stanley Turrentine. Additionally, the ensemble perform a couple of holiday tunes to get you in the mood for the Christmas Holiday. The Wind Symphony, under the direction of guest conductor Kylie Pybus,… More

Start: December 4, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the University of Portland campus
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Performance is free and open to the public

Something Old Something New


Featuring Clark College Concert Choir & Concert Band Juxtaposed between old and new is the classic arrangement of a French Carol, What is this Lovely Fragrance? by Healey Willan, with the more contemporary Earth Song by Frank Ticheli, and the newly published Gaudete by Michael Engelhardt. A highlight for the College Concert Band is the wind… More

Start: December 4, 2016 3:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: O'Connell Sports Center on the campus of Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA, 98663, United States
Cost: Free Admission

ORS: Glory of Christmas; December 4, 9, 11


Oregon Repertory Singers offer the 43rd edition of their “Glory of Christmas” concert, this year including favorite carols and hymns, plus excerpts from Handel’s Messiah. Middle school guest choirs will join for a new arrangement by songwriter, vocalist, and pianist Naomi LaViolette. Three performances: December 4 at 4 p.m., December 9 at 7:30 p.m., and December… More

Start: December 4, 2016 4:00 pm
End: December 11, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1838 S.W. Jefferson Street, Portland, OR, 97221, United States
Cost: $15, $25 and $35

Portland Piano International: Nelson Goerner in Recital


Nelson Goerner is a highly demanded musician at festivals such as La Roque d´Anthéron and Verbier. He performs regularly at concert halls of Paris, Munich, Stuttgart and Milan. He played with orchestras such as the Philharmonic Orchestra, the Deutsches Symphonie Orhcester Berlin and the NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo. He also performed twice at the BBC… More

Start: December 4, 2016 4:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $55

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