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December 18, 2014

Andrew Brownell in Recital

Giotto

The pianist presents a seasonally inclined program featuring George Crumb’s A Little Suite for Christmas A.D. 1979, with accompanying projections of the Giotto frescoes that inspired the work, plus other works by Beethoven, Schumann and Messiaen.

Start: December 18, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 18, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
Address:
711 S.W. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free, but donations accepted

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Christmas Oratorio

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A Northwest Baroque Masterworks Project, presented by Portland Baroque Orchestra featuring the Les Voix Baroques chorus and the NW Baroque Masterworks Orchestra; Stephen Stubbs musical director. Experience the glory of Christmas in Bach’s Leipzig churches. Over forty musicians will perform Cantatas... More

Start: December 18, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 18, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Address:
147 Northwest 19th Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: $29 to $59

December 19, 2014

Columbia Dance presents The Nutcracker, December 19–22

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Now in its 17th season, Columbia Dance offers its production of the holiday classic. A cast of over ninety local dancers present the magical story of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince as they battle the Mouse King and embark on a thrilling journey... More

Start: December 19, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 22, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Royal Durst Theatre, Vancouver School of Arts & Academics
Address:
3101 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98663, United States
Cost: $20; $15 for seniors, $10 for children 12 and under.

Bach Cantata Choir: Baroque Holiday Concert

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The Bach Cantata Choir's mission is to sing the entire set of cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach over a period of 30 years. We are a choir of about 50 members plus an orchestra of between 8 to 15 members... More

Start: December 19, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Rose City Park Presbyterian Church
Phone: 503-282-0965
Address:
1907 NE 45th Avenue, Portland, 97213

Oregon Symphony: Cirque Musica, December 19 & 20

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You’ll be on the edge of your seat, dazzled by the spell-binding grace and dare-devil artistry of some of the world’s greatest circus performers – along with the sonic majesty of the Oregon Symphony. Performance repeats December 20, 2:00PM. Visit the OREGON... More

Start: December 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 20, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $135

Oregon Mandolin Orchestra Holiday Concert

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This OMO December concert features holiday classics and special performances by Music Director and Conductor Brian Oberlin and selected members of the orchestra. On the program are Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto Grosso No. 8, often referred to as The Christmas Concerto, and... More

Start: December 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
Address:
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of show

Scott Kritzer 50–Year Retrospective Benefit Concert

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The classical guitarist performs works from Baroque to ballet and opera, including works by J.S. Bach, Albeniz and Villa-Lobos, as well as a few seasonal carols from his Classical Guitar Christmas compact disc, in this retrospective concert to benefit the Portland... More

Start: December 19, 2014 8:00 pm
End: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Community Music Center
Address:
3350 S.E. Francis Street, Portland, OR, 97202, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 at the door

December 20, 2014

Portland Symphonic Girlchoir: 26th Season Holiday Concert – A Winter Blast!

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Featuring PSG ensembles, Encore Singers, Debut, Intermezzo and Premier Choirs, conducted by Roberta Jackson and Debra Burgess. Portland Symphonic Girlchoir present holiday Latin favorites including Salmo 150, Juntos, Creo en Dios and Gloria from Misa Pequena by Francisco Nunez, S’Vivon, as... More

Start: December 20, 2014 3:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Zion Lutheran Church
Phone: 503-221-1343
Address:
1015 Southwest 18th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: $17 to $21

Sing Your Own Messiah

Messiah

This annual singalong features selections from Handel's Messiah. Choruses are unrehearsed, and all are welcome to sing or listen. A limited number of scores are available to share. Refreshments follow. Thomas Gingerich, retired Canby High School Choir Director, conducts, accompanied by... More

Start: December 20, 2014 6:30 pm
End: December 20, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Zion Mennonite Church
Address:
6124 S Whiskey Hill Road, Hubbard, OR, 97032, United States
Cost: Free, but donations accepted to pay instrumentalists & soloists

Corvallis Repertory Singers: Candlelight and Carols

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The award-winning choral ensemble, founded by Dr. Steven M. Zielke, offers a program consisting of Part I of Handel’s Messiah, plus holiday carols.  Students admitted at no cost with ID if space is available. Holders of Oregon Trail cards pay... More

Start: December 20, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 20, 2014 8:45 pm
Venue: Corvallis First United Methodist Church
Address:
1165 N.W. Monroe Avenue, Corvallis, OR, 97330, United States

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