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August 5, 2016

Britt Orchestra: Opening Night with Ray Chen

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Music Director Teddy Abrams opens the 2016 Britt Orchestra season with a new commission by celebrated Russian-American composer Lev Zhurbin, whom The New York Times has called, “strikingly original and soulful.” The Russian program continues with Shostakovich’s complex and powerful First Violin Concerto, featuring Ray Chen and includes Petrushka of Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Reserve tickets.

Start: August 5, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
Address:
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Reserved $47 | Lawn $32 | Child/Student Lawn $10

August 6, 2016

Old Aurora Colony Museum: Aurora Colony Day

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Community parade, free Museum admission & “living history” demos. Main St. antique & vintage fair, live music, brews & German food.

Start: August 6, 2016
Venue: Old Aurora Colony Museum
Phone: (503) 678-5754
Address:
15018 2nd St NE, Aurora, OR, 97002, United States

William Byrd Festival Free Public Lectures; August 6, 13 & 20

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The 19th Annual Byrd Festival offers, in addition to concerts, three informative lectures about the composer and his times: August 6: “Music Lessons with Byrd” by Dr. Kerry McCarthy, August 13: “The Volatile Church of Byrd’s Childhood” by Dr. Dana Marsh, August 20:  “The Elizabethan Book of Common Prayer and its Music” by Dr. William Mahrt. All lectures… More

Start: August 6, 2016 11:00 am
End: August 20, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Holy Rosary Church
Address:
375 N.E. Clackamas Street, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: Free

William Byrd Festival: Masses, August 6, 13 & 14

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The William Byrd Festival includes performances of the composer’s three masses, all sung by Cantores in Ecclesia under the direction of Blake Applegate. They are featured as part of Solemn Pontifical Masses, with The Most Reverend Basil Meeking as celebrant. Dates and times: Mass for Four Voices, August 6 at 5:30 p.m. Mass for Five Voices, August 13… More

Start: August 6, 2016 5:30 pm
End: August 14, 2016 1:30 pm
Venue: Holy Rosary Church
Address:
375 N.E. Clackamas Street, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: Free will offering

Britt Orchestra: Jeremy Denk

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This program opens with one of America’s foremost pianists, Jeremy Denk, performing Brahms’ monumental Piano Concerto No. 1, a massive work of depth and intensity. Following intermission, the orchestra performs Mozart’s Symphony No. 25, a purely Classical work that was written when the genius composer was just 17.  It was also used as the opening… More

Start: August 6, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
Address:
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Reserved $47 | Lawn $32 | Child/Student Lawn $10

August 7, 2016

William Byrd Festival: Compline, featuring Byrd’s Music

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Byrd’s music for the Divine Office is included in this service, performed by Cantores in Ecclesia, directed by Blake Applegate.

Start: August 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Holy Rosary Church
Address:
375 N.E. Clackamas Street, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 8, 2016

Britt Orchestra: Shakespeare and Song

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) company members Kate Hurster, Jeremy Peter Johnson, Michael Sharon and Britney Simpson join the Britt Orchestra for a program that marries songs from recent OSF musicals with Shakespeare-inspired orchestral works by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, William Walton and more. Reserve tickets. Pre-concert music with Cedric Lamar begins in the Britt Performance Garden at… More

Start: August 8, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
Address:
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Reserved $47 | Lawn $32 | Child/Student Lawn $10

August 12, 2016

NW Dance Project: Summer Dance Intensive Showing

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Featuring 86 dancers in NW Dance Project’s four-week Summer Dance Intensive performing new works from NW Dance Project company members and choreographers Ching Ching Wong, Franco Nieto, Andrea Parson, Viktor Usov, and Lindsey McGill. This showing concludes four weeks of 86 select dancers 14-22 working with our leading artists and company members Andrea Parson, Franco… More

Start: August 12, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 12, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue (at Market St.), Portland, 97201
Cost: $20 Advance/ $25 at the Door (no service fees)

August 13, 2016

Britt Orchestra: Mahler’s “Resurrection”

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“’What is life and what is death? Will we live on eternally? Is it all an empty dream or do our life and death have a meaning?’ And we must answer this question, if we are to go on living.” —from Mahler’s own program notes, for a 1901 performance of his Symphony No. 2, (Resurrection)…. More

Start: August 13, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
Address:
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Reserved $47 | Lawn $32 | Child/Student Lawn $10

August 14, 2016

William Byrd Festival: Organ Recital

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Mark Williams of Jesus College, Cambridge, performs.

Start: August 14, 2016 4:15 pm
Venue: The Episcopal Parish of St. John the Baptist
Address:
6300 S.W. Nicol Road, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Free will offering

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