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October 1, 2016

Cascadia Concert Opera: Showcase of Favorites plus “La Serva Padrona”


Cascadia Concert Opera is a non-profit organization based in Eugene and dedicated to engaging communities through the vibrant musical storytelling of opera. Each year, it presents opera in many cities throughout the Pacific Northwest. This fall, CCO brings a roster of impressive vocalists from around Western Oregon for an evening of operatic highlights: arias, duets and ensembles, from Baroque… More

Start: October 1, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 1, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln City Cultural Center
540 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR, 97367, United States
Cost: Donations accepted

Wind Symphony and Orchestra Concert


The Orchestra portion of the program, entitled, Copland’s America, features iconic works by Aaron Copland that defined the Americana sound of the mid-20th century, including: Variations on a Shaker Melody from Appalachian Spring; Four Dances from Rodeo; and selections from Our Town and The Tender Land. The Wind Symphony, under the direction of guest conductor and UP alumna Kylie Pybus, features lively folk dances… More

Start: October 1, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free – No tickets required

October 2, 2016

Lutheran Choral Association Concert


The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic, including O Nata Lux by nationally-known Morten Lauridsen from Beaverton and Down To the River… More

Start: October 2, 2016 4:00 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Peace Lutheran Church
2201 N Rosa Parks Way, Portland, 97217
Cost: There is no charge. An offering will be taken.

St. Paul’s Music Guild: Pacific Ringers

Pacific Ringers

The Guild’s 2016-17 Evensong Concert Series begins with the Pacific Ringers, a Portland-based adult community handbell ensemble. This select group is dedicated to providing the opportunity for ringers to excel through education and performance.  

Start: October 2, 2016 4:00 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
1444 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR, 97302, United States
Cost: Donations gratefully accepted

October 4, 2016

ART: American Hero, through October 30


When the American Dream is dashed, try making a sandwich. A trio of disparate and desperate “sandwich artists” find themselves abandoned by their fast-food franchise and left to their own devices in the Northwest premiere of this satirical comedy about making ends “meat and cheese.” Shows run from October 4 through 30. Get more information from… More

Start: October 4, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

October 5, 2016

Chinese Music Concert

Chinese Concert

Zhou Yi is a world-renown artist on the pipa, or Chinese lute. A graduate of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, she appears in a traditional Chinese Performing Arts Showcase presented by the Student Performing Arts Troupe of Soochow University, Portland State’s sister university in Suzhou, China. Tickets are required, but they are free and obtainable at the PSU… More

Start: October 5, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 5, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

Portland State University: Chinese Music Concert


Join us for a delightful evening of Chinese music performed by proffesional musicians; Ms. Zhou Yi and Ms. Ruisi Li. Zhou Yi (周懿) is a world renown pipa (lute) artist and  graduate from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.  She also plays the qin (zither), liuqin (high pitched lute), ruan (alto lute), sanxian (three stringed lute) as well… More

Start: October 5, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: Tickets (required) are free and available at the PSU Box Office or Online

October 7, 2016

Heather Roberts in Recital

Heather Roberts

Lake Grove Presbyterian Church kicks off its 2016/17 Concert Series with a solo recital by renowned mezzo soprano Heather Roberts, accompanied by pianist Jeff Wood. A former Portlander and member of Lake Grove’s Sanctuary Choir, Roberts now lives in New York and keeps a busy performance schedule of recitals and opera roles. With a voice that has… More

Start: October 7, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Lake Grove Presbyterian Church
4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego, OR, 97035, United States
Cost: Free

Magenta Theater: Little Shop of Horrors, through October 22

Little Shop of Horrors

Jaynie Roberts directs this delectable sci-fi horror music with an electrifying score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. While pining for his co-worker Audrey, Seymour discovers an unusual plant which feeds on human flesh. The growing organism attracts a great deal of business for the store, but after Seymour feeds Audrey’s boyfriend to the plant, he… More

Start: October 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 22, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $20 advance, $22 at the door

Piano in the Pearl: The Rizzo/Wheeler Duo

Piano Duo

The keyboard pair perform music of Johannes Brahms, Gabriel Fauré, Astor Piazzolla, Samuel Barber and Oregon composer Terry McQuilken amid collections of contemporary painting, sculpture, and photography at Gallery 903.  

Start: October 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Gallery 903
903 N.W. Davis Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $15

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