April 28, 2017
The stunning PLACE warehouse hosts the debut event of the new group, “Burn After Listening,” featuring new chamber, vocal, acoustic, and electronic music by three Portland composers – Lisa Ann Marsh, Stacey Philipps, and Jennifer Wright – and artwork from multimedia Finnish sculptor, Melita Westerlund. Experience the sounds of some of Portland’s top performers in… More
Dance West is a pre-professional dance company composed of the top dance students at the Arts and Communication Magnet Academy, an award-winning arts magnet school within the Beaverton School District. The company regularly performs with the Oregon Symphony and at different venues around the country. Dance West Artistic Director Julane Stites was awarded The Schnitzer… More
April 29, 2017
Monica Huggett leads members of Portland Baroque Orchestra in a chamber music program including virtuoso music for baroque bassoon. Serving as soloist is PBO’s Nate Helgeson, a recent graduate of Juilliard and described by Huggett as “one of the pre-eminent period bassoonists of his generation.” PBO’s all-star period chamber musicians perform works by Telemann and Leclair in this second… More
Featuring Patti Austin, vocals Grammy Award winner Patti Austin has been wowing audiences since her childhood debut at the iconic Apollo Theater. Now, with 17 albums to her credit including her 2002 Grammy-nominated recording “For Ella,” she’ll thrill us with her electrifying renditions of the First Lady of Song’s legendary hits – How High the Moon,… More
The Portland Dutch Society is presenting the third annual Classical Musicians of Holland concert. This concert is part of a North West American tour featuring three winners of Holland’s most competitive young adult classical program, the Prinses Christina Concours. The program features three award-winning Dutch performers: Tim de Vries (Violin) Hadewich De Meester (Soprano),and Floris van Dam… More
Featuring Elizabeth Eklund – mezzo soprano; Sandra Hyslop – pianist. The Portland Ballet presents an intimate evening of cabaret love songs with mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Eklund and pianist Sandra Hyslop. The benefit, “Tell Me the Truth About Love,” features the beloved music of Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Kurt Weill, Francis Poulenc, Érik Satie, and more. Only 102 tickets available,… More
The vocal ensemble explores Russian Orthodox choral works from the Imperial Court Chapel in Saint Petersburg, composed by the Venetian classical masters employed there under Catherine the Great. Two performances: April 29 at 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1716 N.W. Davis Street, and April 30 at 3 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 1112 S.E. 41st… More
Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public. Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by Erin Furbee and Peter Frajola-violins, Robert Taylor-trombone at the Hollywood Senior Center! For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.
April 30, 2017
Join us for a preview of Portland Opera’s upcoming production of Puccini’s LA BOHÈME. Hosted by Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox with performances by Portland Opera’s Resident Artists, library patrons are invited to explore this love story set in 1830’s Paris. For more information about Portland Opera visit www.portlandopera.org.