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February 1, 2017

PCC Rock Creek Department of Music: Classical Music of North India

The music of North India is presented in a free concert and lecture. Sandeep Koraane performs on sitar accompanied by Saikiran Madhusudan on tabla. The classical music of North India has a tradition going back to at least the 12th century. The music features scales called ragas, (the term means color or mood) and complex rhythmic… More

Start: February 1, 2017 7:30 am
End: February 1, 2017 8:30 pm
Venue: Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus, Building 3, Room 114
17705 NW Springville Road, Portland, 97229
Cost: Free concert, donations accepted to support the series

February 2, 2017

PBO: Black Mozart

In this special Northwest Baroque Masterworks Project event during Black History Month, Portland Baroque Orchestra pays tribute to Joseph Boulogne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges, son of a slave who overcame adversities of class, race, and prejudice to become a major musical star of his time. Alexander Weimann directs the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, with Monica Huggett as violin… More

Start: February 2, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium, Reed College
Portland, OR, 97202, United States

Friends of Chamber Music: Anderson & Roe Piano Duo

Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. With Billboard chart-topping albums, Emmy-nominated music videos, and an extensive international touring schedule, the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo aims to make classical music a relevant and powerful force in… More

Start: February 2, 2017 7:30 pm
End: February 2, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $30 to $52

An Evening with Classical Music Stars!

Join co-Founders New York Metropolitan Opera soprano Amy Shoremount-Obra, violinist Eric Silberger, and pianist Carlin Ma at a special appearance at the historic Old Church, as they present a variety of solo and chamber music masterpieces by composers including Wagner, Strauss, Piazzolla, Debussy, and Mendelssohn. Metropolitan Opera Soprano AMY SHOREMOUNT-OBRA made her much anticipated Metropolitan… More

Start: February 2, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: The Old Church
1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland, 97201
Cost: $25

February 3, 2017


Featuring Arco-PDX (Amplified Repertory Chamber Orchestra of Portland): Daniel Shen, violin; Mike Hsu, violin; Viet Block, violin; Chris Fotinakis, violin/viola; Amanda Lawrence, viola; Hannah Hillebrand, cello; Zach Banks, cello; Owen Hofmann-Smith, double bass; Mitchell Falconer, keyboards; David Brokaw, Keyboards. Arco-PDX takes the stage again with a mash-up of old and new, from the sublime genius… More

Start: February 3, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Holocene
1001 SE Morrison Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: $9 advance, $12 door, Children 10 and under are free!

Oregon Symphony Association in Salem: Dvořák’s New World Symphony

One of the most popular – and moving – symphonies of all time! Add two other heavyweights – Beethoven and powerhouse pianist Yefim Bronfman – and you’re set for an evening of pure musical pleasure. Program includes Currier: Microsymph Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” Carlos Kalmar, conductor,… More

Start: February 3, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Smith Auditorium on the campus of Willamette University
900 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $35 to $50

February 4, 2017

2017 Regional History Forum

Now Playing at the Vogt: The Dalles’ Forgotten Opera House Karl Vercouteren helped produce a musical review of songs heard at the Vogt Grand Theatre last September in the Morin Printing building. His new program features photos of the almost-forgotten cultural center that hosted traveling troupes and locally-produced entertainment from 1890 to 1916.

Start: February 4, 2017 1:30 pm
End: February 4, 2017 2:30 pm
Venue: Original Wasco County Courthouse
410 West 2nd Place, The Dalles, OR, 97058, United States
Cost: Programs free, donations appreciated

Chamber Music Concert

Featuring Robert Beall and Erin Adair, flute; Michael Kepler Meo, Tenor; Erik Nils Velasquez, Cello and Margaret Murer, Piano, performing works by Stamitz, Bach, Sammartini, Handel, Haydn, and Honegger.

Start: February 4, 2017 3:00 pm
End: February 4, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Community Music Center
3350 SE Francis Street, Portland, 97202
Cost: Free admission

Oregon Symphony: Dvořák’s New World Symphony, February 4, 5, & 6

Featuring Yefim Bronfman, piano One of the most popular – and moving – symphonies of all time! Add two other heavyweights – Beethoven and powerhouse pianist Yefim Bronfman – and you’re set for an evening of pure musical pleasure. Program includes – Currier: Microsymph Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, “From the New World” Carlos Kalmar, conductor… More

Start: February 4, 2017 7:30 pm
End: February 6, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105

Nordic Northwest: Music by Edvard Grieg

Nordic Northwest (formerly Scandinavian Heritage Foundation) is pleased to present in concert soprano Laura Loge and pianist Sandra Mogensen in a program of Scandinavian art song and Nordic piano works. Ms. Loge has been hailed for her “luminous stage presence” and “characterful and versatile voice.” With pianist Sandra Mogensen, she is performing a concert of Edvard Grieg’s Vinje songs…. More

Start: February 4, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Nordia House
8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, 97223
Cost: $17 for Nordic NW Members; $20 for non members.

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