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April 28, 2017

Northwest Art Song & Musica Maestrale: Origins of Song

Arwen Myers (soprano), Daniel Pickens-Jones (baritone), and Hideki Yamaya (lute) of Musica Maestale are the featured performers in this event, with showcases the music of Strozzi, Peri, Johnson, Dowland, and more! Tickets are available at Brown Paper Tickets.

Start: April 28, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 28, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral - Kempton Hall
147 NW 19th Ave, Portland, 97209
Cost: $5-$20

Fire + Ice New Music Concert

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

Start: April 28, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 29, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: PLACE Studio
735 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97209

Dance West: Annual Concert, April 28, 29, 30

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

Start: April 28, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 30, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: ACMA Visual & Performing Arts Center
11375 SW Center Street, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $8 - $18

April 29, 2017

PBO: Spotlight on Bassoon

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

Start: April 29, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 29, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
1110 S.W. Taylor Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Oregon Symphony: Patti Austin’s Homage to Ella Fitzgerald, April 29 & 30

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

Start: April 29, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 30, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105

Portland Dutch Society: Classical Musicians of Holland

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

Start: April 29, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 29, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $5-$10

The Portland Ballet: Tell Me the Truth About Love

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

Start: April 29, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 29, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: The Portland Ballet Studio Theatre
6250 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland, 97239
Cost: $45 - $65

Cappella Romana: Venice in the North, April 29 & 30

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

Start: April 29, 2017 8:00 pm
End: April 30, 2017 4:30 pm
Venue: Two venues
See full listing for details, Portland, OR, United States
Cost: Tickets start a $22 with discounts for students and $5 Arts for All.

Classical Up Close: Blitz Performance at Hollywood Senior Center

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.

Start: April 29, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Hollywood Senior Center
1820 NE 40th Ave, Portland, 97212
Cost: Free

April 30, 2017

Portland Opera preview of Puccini’s LA BOHÈME

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

Start: April 30, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: Multnomah County Central Library
801 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: Free to the public

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