April 23, 2017
The New York Concert Review has described Susan Chan as “a thoughtful musician and a sensitive player” who “brought revelations” by performing “the invaluable service of opening up new musical worlds to her audience.” Dr. Susan Chan will give a master class working with students of local OMTA teachers.
Featured guest soloist Evan Marshall, renowned mandolin virtuoso, joining the Portland based orchestra, as well as with orchestra director Brian Oberlin, to perform several classical pieces. Program includes Mozart’s Third Violin Concerto, first movement; Mozart’s Fourth Violin Concerto, second movement; Mozart’s Allelulia; Hummel’s Mandolin Concerto in G Major, third movement; Brazilian choro and American folk…. More
Featuring Five organists: William Schuster, David Worth, Gretchen Longwell, Crystal Richter, Jon Holland The sixth biennial Organ Crawl takes place Sunday, Apr. 23. Five organists present 20 minute programs on five historic pipe organs in The Dalles, beginning at 2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Landmark. The “Crawl” will proceed to United Church of Christ, First Church of Christ Scientist, Zion… More
Featuring Portland Symphonic Girlchoir Premier and Intermezzo Choirs plus five school and community treble guest choirs – Alder Creek Middle School, DeLaSalle North HS, Holy Cross School, Parkrose HS, Willamette Girlchoir and composer Paul Caldwell formerly of Chicago, now residing in Seattle and is Artistic Director of Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus. MIM showcases the choirs,… More
Our full symphony orchestra is composed of instrumentalists from the community who give their time and share their talents for the love of classical music. We are primarily an adult group, but we also have a significant number of young people and students. Lajos Balogh, Conductor – has been the music director and conductor of… More
April 24, 2017
Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public. Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by cello artist Nancy Ives! For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.
April 25, 2017
Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public. Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by James Shields-clarinet, Ruby Chen- violin, and Trevor Fitzpatrick-cello at Terwilliger Plaza! For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.
The American Dream teeters on the abyss as immigrants Cindy and Omar face their thwarted dreams and unraveling marriage, while Omar’s buddy Patrick connives to push them over the edge. In this funny but dark comedy, trouble erupts one night when bad choices are followed by verrrrry bad choices. The stakes become lethal as these… More
Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts, bringing world class symphony musicians to the public. Special Guest: China Forbes Prelude performance by D’Rivera Winds small ensemble from BRAVO Cesar Chavez. Program includes: Beethoven’s Sextet in E-flat Major, Op. 81b… More
Elina began playing the kantele, a relative of the dulcimer and zither, when she was 13. She holds a master’s in music from Finland’s Sibelius Academy and has recorded four albums. “Even in Finland, the kantele is underappreciated,” explains Elina. “It has a sound that is so different and yet so familiar at the same… More