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October 5, 2014

Celebration Works: Cascadia Composers, “Sonic Silhouettes”


Thirteen composers from Cascadia country bring you their best music for strings, winds and voices. Sweet, sad, joyful, defiant, and as rich as life itself. Featuring the premiere performance of the new FPC Chamber Choir directed by Greg Homza. Tickets: Adults... More

Start: October 5, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church
Phone: 503 228 7331
1200 SW Alder, Portland, 97205
Cost: $5 to $15

Organ History 102: Great Masterworks

Organ Recital

Lake Grove Presbyterian Church's organist, Jeff Wood, plays some of his favorite pieces by French and German composers, including Bach, Buxtehude, Vierne, Franck, Messiaen, and Mulet. Wood has served as Lake Grove’s organist for the past year, having moved from New England,... More

Start: October 5, 2014 2:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Lake Grove Presbyterian Church
4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego, OR, 97035, United States
Cost: A free-will offering will be received to support further improvements to the organ.

Lutheran Choral Association Sunday Concert Series

Lutheran Choral

The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 77th season with the last of five Sunday concerts. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons.

Start: October 5, 2014 4:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Peace Lutheran Church
2201 N. Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR, 97217, United States

Christopher Schindler in Recital


The pianist performs a program that includes J.S. Bach’s Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, the Waldstein Sonata of Beethoven, and Four Ballades by Chopin.

Start: October 5, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 5, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Michelle’s Piano Company
600 S.E. Start Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: Free will offering

Trinity Cathedral: Choral Evensong for the Feast of St. Francis


This ritual of sung evening prayers and praise is one of the treasures of the English-speaking world and offers a wonderful opportunity for quiet contemplation on the eve of the work week. A combination of the ancient monastic services of... More

Start: October 5, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. Nineteenth Avenue, Portland, 97209

October 7, 2014

Vikings from the British Museum


This special British Museum cinema event offers an exclusive private view of the exhibition. Introduced by British Museum Director Neil MacGregor and presented by historian Michael Wood, the film offers stunning close-up photography of the Viking objects in the exhibition... More

Start: October 7, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 7, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: See full listing
OR, United States
Cost: $15; $12.50 for children & seniors

October 8, 2014

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education: SukkahPDX 2014


SukkahPDX is an annual outdoor-juried design competition at the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and in conjunction with community partner Mittleman Jewish Community Center and generously funded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland. A collection of... More

Start: October 8, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 8, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
1953 NW Kearney, Portland, 97209

Kineya Kunitoshi: One-man Kabuki Storyteller

PSU Japan

The Japan Foundation of Los Angeles, The PSU Center for Japanese Studies, and the PSU School of Music present Kunitoshi Kineya, a renowned Nagauta shamisen performer. Kunitoshi performs regularly throughout Japan as well as abroad, and composes stage music for kabuki... More

Start: October 8, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 8, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Recital Hall
1625 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free, but reservation required; see full listing.

45th Parallel: Leclair – A Tale of Two Countries


Featuring Greg Ewer & Adam LaMotte, violins; Nathan Whitaker, cello; Susan Jensen, Harpsichord. Greg Ewer and Adam LaMotte host an evening of music and discussion in celebration of their recent landmark recording of the music of French composer Jean-Marie Leclair. "An elegant recording...... More

Start: October 8, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: The Historic Old Church
1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $20 to $25

Cascadia Presents Fear No Music

Fear No Music

In observance of Mental Illness Awareness Week — October 5-11 — Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare teams with members of Fear No Music as part of an event to celebrate the inspired works of composers who struggled with lifelong mental illnesses, including Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Schumann,... More

Start: October 8, 2014 8:00 pm
End: October 8, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: The Secret Society
116 N.E. Russell Street, Portland, OR, 97212, United States
Cost: $20 in advance; $25 suggested donation at the door.

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