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September 18, 2015

Painters Showcase Exhibit & Sale, through September 20


Wine, music and appetizers complement this annual exhibit and sale. Artist receptions are scheduled for Friday and Saturday at 5 p.m., and The Reserve Restaurant, the Vintage Room, will be open for dining. Attendees will have a chance to participate... More

Start: September 18, 2015 10:00 am
End: September 20, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: The Reserve Vineyards & Golf Club
4805 S.W. 229th Avenue, Aloha, OR, 97006, United States
Cost: Free

Bach Cantata Choir: Madrigal Sing-Along, September 18 & 19

Madrigal Sing-Along

For this fundraiser, come and sing English and Italian madrigals, as well as some songs from Europa Cantat books. Ralph Nelson plays and conducts. About eight songs will be learned before a dessert break, and then another five to eight songs... More

Start: September 18, 2015 7:00 pm
End: September 19, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: In Northeast Portland & Beaverton; addresses provided upon registration
OR, United States
Cost: $25; advance registration required and is limited in number

September 19, 2015

The Music of Pink Floyd


A rockin’, two-hour sonic blast celebrating the musical legacy of Pink Floyd. All your Pink Floyd favorites – Money, Learning to Fly, Comfortably Numb, and, yes, many great hits from The Wall. Randy Jackson, lead singer of Zebra, captures the... More

Start: September 19, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $35 to $95

September 20, 2015

Portland Revels: Autumn Equinox Pub Sing


Revels seasonal pub sings are for anyone who loves to sing. They evolved out of the impromptu gatherings of cast members who wanted to keep singing after rehearsals or performances. Now they’ve grown to include any and all that love... More

Start: September 20, 2015 6:30 pm
End: September 20, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Kells Irish Pub
112 SW 2nd Avenue, Portland, 97204
Cost: $10; $5 with 2 cans of food; Free with 3 cans of food

Patti LaBelle


An evening with the legendary Queen of Rock ‘n’ Soul. A power-packed performance of her all-time, classic favorites. Visit the OREGON SYMPHONY website to purchase tickets and to view the full 2015-16 season schedule. The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Start: September 20, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $45 to $135

September 25, 2015

HDCM Concert Series: Catgut Trio


Opening night of the High Desert Chamber Music 2015-16 Season features a return of the popular Catgut Trio. This Los Angeles based group is comprised of principal players of some of Southern California’s most renowned performing organizations. The group has... More

Start: September 25, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Tower Theatre
835 NW Wall Street, Bend, OR, 97701, United States
Cost: $10 to $40

September 26, 2015

Alexander Melnikov in Recital, September 26 & 27


Portland Piano International brings the Russian keyboard artist to town for his Portland debut, in two appearances: On September 26 at 4 p.m., Melnikov’s program includes Schubert’s Wandererfantasie and Three Klavierstücke, as well as the Preludes and Fugues Nos. 1-12 of Shostakovich. On September... More

Start: September 26, 2015 4:00 pm
End: September 27, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

NSO Season Opener, September 26 & 27


The Newport Symphony’s opening concert of the 2015-16 season offers three treats: the lively Courtly Dances from Gloriana by Benjamin Britten, Haydn’s Symphony No. 87, and Edward Elgar’s series of musical portraits in the Enigma Variations. Adam Flatt conducts and gives... More

Start: September 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 27, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: $34, $10 for students with ID

Oregon Symphony: Colin Currie, September 26, 27 & 28


Audiences’ favorite percussionist returns, this time with MacMillan’s thrilling showpiece for percussion and orchestra. And then there’s Smetana’s richly melodic Ma vlast, composed amidst the physical and emotional anguish of his complete deafness. Carlos Kalmar conducts the Oregon Symphony with Colin... More

Start: September 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $125

September 27, 2015

Cappella Romana: Byrd Ensemble


QUINTessential Sheppard Celebrating John Sheppard’s 500th birthday, including his monumental Media vita. Also featuring the Allegri Miserere. A CD release concert of the ensemble’s newest recording: Music for the Tudors. With guest artist Kerry McCarthy. Program: SHEPPARD: Sacris solemniis TALLIS: In manus tuas SHEPPARD: Media vita ALLEGRI: Miserere TALLIS: Salvator mundi SHEPPARD: In... More

Start: September 27, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church
1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $10 to $44

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