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May 1, 2015

Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra: Romantic Gems May 1 & 2


PCSO ends the season in a grand collaboration of dynamic duos! Reflecting its mission for education, community outreach, and collaboration, violin students of friends and teachers affiliated with PCSO are featured in the iconic Bach Double Concerto. Two of Portland's... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 2, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Phone: 503-228-3195
1838 SW Jefferson Street, Portland, 97201

Oregon Symphony: Storm Large


Featuring Storm Large, vocals; Paul Ghun Kim, conductor. Portland’s unforgettable songstress returns to her favorite orchestra. But this time she wraps herself around the American Songbook standards. Where tradition ends and Storm takes off will be anyone’s guess! It’s sure to be a... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $35 to $127

Portland Opera: Show Boat, Through May 9


Show Boat revolutionized American musical theater, thanks to its epic story and musical sophistication. This saga of three romances that blossom aboard a Mississippi River show boat reflected the true face of America as it was…and still is today, more... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 9, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
222 Southwest Clay Street, Portland, 97201.

Lakewood Theatre Company: Mame, Through June 14


Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman. Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis, and the play Auntie Mame by Lawrence & Lee. Directed by John Oules. At the height of the 1920s Auntie Mame becomes the guardian of Patrick, her young nephew. Her... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: June 14, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Lakewood Theatre Company
Phone: 503-635-3901
368 S. State Street, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034, United States

Warner Pacific College: Spring Wind Ensemble Concert


The WPC Wind Ensemble concert features two alums and one current student in a medley of Miss Saigon. Free Admission.

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Warner Pacific College
2219 SE 68th Avenue, Portland, 97215

Oregon Mandolin Orchestra Spring Concert


Founded in an effort to revive the beauty and popular impact of this turn-of-the-century art form, the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra gives eclectic and unique performances that highlight the historically-rich and dynamic sounds of the mandolin family. The orchestra appears with guest... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 1, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of show

Aaron Meyer and Tim Ellis with the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta

Meyer Ellis

The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association presents rock violinist Aaron Meyer and the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta for an evening of lyrical, high-energy music specially arranged for Aaron and the orchestra. From Celtic-inspired music to classical favorites, Aaron and special guest guitarist... More

Start: May 1, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 1, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Hood River Middle School Auditorium
1602 May Street, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $20

Portland Viol Consort: English Masters, 1550-1650


Joanna Blendulf, Max Fuller, Lee Inman and Tim Scott join special guest Wendy Gillespie to perform music for violas da gamba by Tallis, Picforth, Parsons, Tye, Ward, Lupo, Gibbons, Lawes, Holborne and Byrd. Tickets available at the door, and a workshop... More

Start: May 1, 2015 8:00 pm
End: May 1, 2015 9:45 pm
Venue: Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
1535 N.E. 17th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: $20, $15 for seniors & students

May 2, 2015

Original Practice Shakespeare Fundraising Gala


Come support the Original Practice Shakespeare Festivals 6th season! We perform Shakespeare using the original techniques utilized by the actors of the time. What does this mean? No rehearsal! Performing all over the Portland metro area and beyond and always... More

Start: May 2, 2015 6:00 pm
End: May 2, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: The Aerie at Eagle Landing
10220 S.E. Causey Avenue, Happy Valley, OR, 97086, United States
Cost: $30

Portland Symphonic Choir: Shakespeare in Song, May 2 & 3


Hear the words of the great bard set to music by some of our greatest choral composers. Join the Portland Symphonic Choir as they close out their 70th concert season with Shakespeare in Song. Featuring George Shearing's Music to Hear, and... More

Start: May 2, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 3, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
1739 NW Couch, Portland, 97209
Cost: $10 to $40

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