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December 10, 2016

Northwest Dance Theatre: A Nutcracker Tea


Each December, Northwest Dance Theatre presents its annual holiday production of A Nutcracker Tea,a family-friendly adaptation of the holiday story that follows Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on a heartwarming journey through the Snow Kingdom and Land of Sweets. Learn more about performance times and reserve tickets here.

Start: December 10, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: PCC Sylvania Performing Arts Center
12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, 97219
Cost: $17 - $33

Portland Chamber Music: Holidays Around the World


Join Portland Chamber Music for some holiday cheer: festive music, silent auction, wine, food and sing-along! All while supporting a worthy cause. Help Portland Chamber Music raise funds needed to offer free neighborhood concerts. The evening also will include a Raffle & Silent Auction, reception, and wine.   Portland Chamber Music is a nonprofit organization… More

Start: December 10, 2016 6:30 pm
End: December 10, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Classic Pianos of Portland
3003 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, 97202
Cost: $20; $25 at the door

Cascade Singers’ Christmas Concert


Cascade Singers and Cascade Children’s Choir are community choirs based in The Dalles, Oregon. “Blessings on Earth” is the theme for seasonal music focusing on blessings received and blessings to come. A guest soloist will play the Indian flute while the community choir and Cascade Children’s Choir bring Native American, world music, and traditional carols… More

Start: December 10, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Zion Lutheran Church
101 W. 10th St, The Dalles, 97058
Cost: Free

Portland Wind Symphony Holiday Concert


Portland Wind Symphony presents a holiday concert in St. Anne’s chapel. Russian Christmas Music by Alfred Reed is featured along with Mendelsshon’s Overture for Winds. Traditional holiday music and works by Frank Ticheli complete the program conducted by Dr. Chris Chapman. This is a free concert. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Start: December 10, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 10, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: St. Anne's Chapel on the campus of Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, 97036
Cost: Donations are gratefully accepted

PCC Rock Creek Concert Choirs: An Evening of Inspiration

Season of Lights

The Portland Community College Rock Creek Choirs invite you to an evening of inspirational songs. The program will include “Stille Nacht,” Spanish carols such as “Riu Riu Chiu” and “A la Nanita Nana,” Celtic arrangements of “I Saw Three Ships,” and “The Holly and The Ivy,” and much more. Please join us for an evening… More

Start: December 10, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 10, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus, Building 3, Room 114
17705 NW Springville Road, Portland, 97229
Cost: $0 - $10

Portland Symphonic Choir: Wintersong


Celebrate the sounds of the season from around the world with the 140-member Portland Symphonic Choir as they present a Portland holiday tradition. Wintersong brings audiences great holiday choral music from many traditions, eras, and cultures performed by the region’s finest choral singers and instrumentalists. The Choir is happy to welcome special guests at each concert. Whether you’re… More

Start: December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 11, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Rose City Park United Methodist Church
5830 NE Alameda Street, Portland, 97213
Cost: $15 to $35

Oregon Ballet Theatre: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Through December 26


A treasured holiday tradition continues as Oregon Ballet Theatre returns George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker to the Keller Auditorium. Brave toy soldiers battle mischievous mice, snowflakes dance, and we are carried away to a magical Land of Sweets, all to Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable score! Performances December 10, 11, 15, 16, 17,18 , 20, 21, 22, 23, 7:30 pm; December… More

Start: December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 26, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
222 SW Clay, Portland, 97201
Cost: $29 - $146

Unistus Chamber Choir: Christmas by Candlelight


Featuring Unistus Chamber Choir with Lonnie Cline, Conductor & Artistic Director You are invited to celebrate Unistus Chamber Choir’s annual “Christmas by Candlelight” concert. A variety of a cappella and accompanied Christmas favorites, along with new seasonal compositions, will be performed.     Admission: General – $12,00 Seniors (65+) & Students – $10.00 Children (5 &… More

Start: December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 10, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Milwaukie Lutheran Church
3810 SE Lake Rd, Milwaukie, 97222
Cost: $0 - $12

Michael Allen Harrison’s Christmas, December 10 – 26


Michael Allen Harrison’s Christmas is celebrating 26 years as one of Portland’s most beloved holiday traditions. The shows include performances by regular cast members Julianne Johnson, Bill Lamb and American Idol finalist Haley Johnsen. New additions to the show this year include We Three, a multi-talented sister-and-brothers group from McMinnville. There are also special appearances by… More

Start: December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 26, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $22.50 - $49.50

December 11, 2016

Friends of Chamber Music: Christian Gerhaher, baritone


German baritone Christian Gerhaher is a highly sought-after performer, particularly celebrated as a Lied singer. The impact of his recitals is best described by comments from Rupert Christiansen of The Telegraph(London), who said: “I can’t think of any voice in the world that moves me more…hearing him is something you will want to tell your grandchildren… More

Start: December 11, 2016 3:00 pm
End: December 11, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $30 to $52

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