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November 23, 2014

Celebration Works: Susan Chan, piano, “East West Encounter”


Pianist Susan Chan intermingles music from eastern and western cultures, including Bach transcriptions and works by contemporary Chinese composers. Tickets: $10, available at the door. Free parking available during concerts in the underground garage at the corner of SW 12th and Morrison.... More

Start: November 23, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church
Phone: 503 228 7331
1200 SW Alder, Portland, 97205
Cost: $10

Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Concert


Metropolitan Youth Symphony provides music education and performance opportunities for young musicians of all ages and levels of experience, contributing to the musical development of thousands of young musicians. Hundreds of youth concerts have been performed all over the Pacific... More

Start: November 23, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Glencoe High School
Phone: 503-844-1900
2700 NW Glencoe Road, 2700 NW Glencoe Road, 97124
Cost: $5 to $10

Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra: “American Music”


Our second subscription concert will hopefully be the first in a series devoted to American composers. But wait, why does it begin with an arrangement of the National Anthem by Igor Stravinsky? Wasn’t he Russian? Yes, but he immigrated to... More

Start: November 23, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Lasells Stewart Center on the Campus of Oregon State University
Phone: 541-737-2402
875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis, OR, 97331-3101, United States
Cost: $22 to $32

David Salminen: Solar Flares!

Solar Flares

The classically trained pianist, now a piano improvvisatore based in Portland, briefly speaks on the interaction of solar flares and other activity with the Earth before launching into a set of spontaneous piano improvisations. The concert is in two halves, each about 30 minutes,... More

Start: November 23, 2014 3:00 pm
End: November 23, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
711 S.W. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free, but donations gladly accepted

University of Portland School of Performing & Fine Arts: Jazz Band


The university welcomes Portland jazz legend Dave Barduhn as the new director of the Jazz Band, which performs high energy big band music.

Start: November 23, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Hunt Center Recital Hall on the campus of the University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free Admission

Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Concert


The Metropolitan Youth Symphony was founded on the belief that the study of music is an integral part of a well-rounded education. Not only does music promote intellectual and aesthetic knowledge, it also builds many leadership skills such as responsibility,... More

Start: November 23, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Glencoe High School
Phone: 503-844-1900
2700 NW Glencoe Road, Hillsboro, 97124
Cost: $5 to $10

Millennium Band in Concert

Millennium Band

The ensemble opens its 16th season with a program that includes two marches, The Billboard March and The Vanished Army, as well as the Evening Prayer and Pantomime from Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck. Also featured are An Original Suite by English... More

Start: November 23, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 23, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Lakeridge High School Auditorium
1235 Overlook Drive, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034, United States
Cost: Free

November 25, 2014

Artist Repertory Theatre: Blithe Spirit, Through December 21


Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward is directed By Christopher Liam Moore. With ghosts who are decidedly not Dickensian, this comedic masterpiece will haunt our holiday season.  Vana O’Brien takes on a role she was born to play as Madame Arcati, the... More

Start: November 25, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 21, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Morrison Stage of the Artists Repertory Theatre
Phone: 503-241-1278
1515 SW Morrison, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $ 49

November 28, 2014

Portland Ballet: Mother Goose & The Enchanted Toyshop, November 28-30


The company presents a double bill of John Clifford works: the popular Enchanted Toyshop and the premiere of Tales from Mother Goose. The Portland State University Orchestra, directed by Ken Selden, plays music by Ravel and Rossini arranged by Respighi.... More

Start: November 28, 2014 1:00 pm
End: November 30, 2014 6:45 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $5 to $35

November 29, 2014

Oregon Symphony: Tale as Old as Time – Disney in Concert, December 29 & 30


You and your family’s favorite Disney movies – Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and more – come sparkling to life in this multi-media showpiece of Disney’s marvelous movies, music, and characters. Jeff Tyzik, conductor. Program repeats... More

Start: November 29, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 30, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

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