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October 28, 2016

Concert for Eight Strings


Jaroslav Sveceny and Julie Svecena, violinists from the Czech Republic visiting Portland for the first time, perform music by Telemann, Corelli, Boccherini, Mozart, Pleyel, Krommer and others. No tickets sold at the door. Instead, write check to Ludmila O’Donnell and mail to 3424 N.E. 35th Avenue, Portland 97212; or call 503-287-6262.  

Start: October 28, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 28, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: University Club of Portland, Gold Room
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: $20

PBO: Breathtaking, October 28 & 29


In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the cornetto was fabled for its astonishing ability to imitate the human voice. This program by Portland Baroque Orchestra, the first in its Chamber Series concerts, puts this imitation center stage. Included is music of the era by Scarlatti, Cazzati and others, plus — commissioned for this project — Nigra… More

Start: October 28, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 29, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
1110 S.W. Taylor Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

Chamber Music Northwest: Edgar Meyer with Dover Quartet


The incomparable GRAMMY Award winner, internationally renowned composer, and bassist Edgar Meyer returns to Portland with, the internationally acclaimed Dover Quartet for an evening of bass and string magic. Program MOZART: Divertimento for Strings in D Major, K. 136 ROSSINI: Duo for Cello and Double Bass in D Major DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No. 12 in… More

Start: October 28, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $30 to $50

PSU Steinway Piano Series: Paul Roberts in Recital/Lecture


Pianist, writer, lecturer, inspiring teacher — and a leading authority on the music of Debussy and Ravel — Paul Roberts has earned the admiration of audiences, critics and fellow professionals world wide. In the words of Portland Piano International’s Harold Gray, “Paul Roberts’s master classes and public lectures immerse the listeners in a magical world of images… More

Start: October 28, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 28, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: PSU Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $25; $10 for PSU faculty & staff, seniors & students with ID

University of Portland Performing & Fine Arts: Jazz Band Concert


The Jazz Ensemble treats the audience to an energizing evening of Latin jazz. At this concert, welcome UP’s new Jazz Ensemble director, Joseph Jefferson. This performance is free and open to the public.

Start: October 28, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Mago Hunt Recital Hall
5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: No tickets required  

PDX Contemporary Ballet: Incipio, October 28-30


The company opens its season with this entirely new work, conceived and choreographed by Briley Neugebauer, is set to Jorge Mendez’s recording Fragments and intermittently overlaid with soundscapes of rain. Performed in the round, it offers the audience a full three-dimensional view of this contemporary ballet premiere performed entirely en pointe. Most seats are on the same level… More

Start: October 28, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 30, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: New Expressive Works
810 S.E. Belmont Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: 1st row $25, 2nd row $20, 3rd row $15

Oregon Symphony Association in Salem: Barber’s Violin Concerto


Featuring Joseph Swenson, violin. Get set for an evening of musical thrills and chills featuring Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, Prokofiev’s almost demonic Fiery Angel, and, on the lyrical side, Barber’s gorgeously melodic Violin Concerto. Program Janáček: From the House of the Dead Prelude Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3, “The Fiery Angel” Barber: Violin… More

Start: October 28, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Smith Auditorium on the campus of Willamette University
900 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $35 to $50

October 29, 2016

Antique & Collectible Show, October 29 & 30


The Fall Antique & Collectible Show, one of the Largest Vintage Shows in the Country… Returns to the Expo Center! Plus the Portland Vintage & Custom Knife Show Attending an Antique & Collectible Show can be an emotional and fun-filled journey into the past. There will be hundreds of outstanding antique collectors and dealers with more… More

Start: October 29, 2016 9:00 am
End: October 30, 2016 10:00 am
Venue: Portland Expo Center
2060 N Marine Drive, Portland, 97217
Cost: $7.00 good for both days

Trinity Cathedral: Halloween Organ Spooktacular

Trinity Halloween

Come in costume! Preceded by all-ages Pumpkin Party in Kempton Hall at 5:00 p.m. Suggested donation of $10 benefits Trinity Hunger Ministries. Visit the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral website to view the full 2016-2017 season schedule.  

Start: October 29, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 NW 19th Avenue, Portland, 97209

Paul Roberts Master Class


The pianist, writer, lecturer and teacher gives a master class with students from Portland State University and Oregon Music Teachers Association instructors. A leading authority on the music of Debussy and Ravel, Roberts has earned the admiration of audiences, critics and fellow professionals worldwide. (Photo by Peter Schutte)    

Start: October 29, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 29, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
711 S.W. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

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