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September 23, 2014

John James Audubon and The Birds of America

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In conjunction with its exhibition “John James Audubon: The Birds of America,” the Hallie Ford Museum of Art presents the PBS documentary John James Audubon: Drawn from Nature. This 54-minute video chronicles the life and times of the artist and naturalist. ... More

Start: September 23, 2014 7:30 am
End: September 23, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Address:
700 State Street, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: Free

Portland Opera’s Resident Artist Season Preview

Opera Preview

Katrina Galka, Alexander Elliott, Ian Jose Ramirez, and special guest Laura Beckel Thoreson give a 50-minute preview of the upcoming Portland Opera season, with selections from Carmen, Show Boat, Die Fledermaus, The Rake’s Progress and The Elixir of Love.

Start: September 23, 2014 5:00 pm
End: September 23, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: The Historic Old Church
Address:
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free

September 24, 2014

Portland Playhouse: The Piano Lesson, Through November 2

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For its sixth production from August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, Portland Playhouse inaugurates Season 7 with a triumph of late twentieth-century American theatre: The Piano Lesson, widely considered Wilson’s greatest work. Winner of the Pulitzer, Tony, and Peabody awards when... More

Start: September 24, 2014 7:30 pm
End: November 2, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Portland Playhouse
Phone: 503-488-5822
Address:
602 NE Prescott Street, Portland, 97211
Cost: $20 to $48

September 26, 2014

George Winston in Concert, September 26 & 27

George Winston

The Walters Cultural Arts Center presents the legendary performer, whose moving and innovative folk piano style has captivated audiences for over three decades. Two performances: September 26 at 7:30 p.m. and September 27 at 2 p.m. Purchase tickets by calling 503-615-3485 or in person at... More

Start: September 26, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 27, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
Address:
527 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97124, United States
Cost: $27 in advance; $32 day of show

Oregon Symphony Association In Salem: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

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The acclaimed violinist returns to the delight of her thousands of fans … and this time with the powerhouse Shostakovich Violin Concerto. Add Beethoven and Barber and you’ve got a great start for the Classical season. Program includes Torke’s Charcoal; Symphony... More

Start: September 26, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Smith Auditorium on the Campus of Willamette University
Phone: 503-370-6300
Address:
900 State Street, Salem, 97301
Cost: $40 to $55

Portland Classic Guitar: Brasil Guitar Duo

Brasil Duo

Brasil Guitar Duo, a 2006 winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Competition, and praised by Classical Guitar magazine for its “maturity of musicianship and technical virtuosity,” is equally at home on a classical or a world-music series. Its programming features... More

Start: September 26, 2014 8:00 pm
End: September 26, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Wiegand Hall, Marylhurst University
Address:
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036-0261, United States

September 27, 2014

Portland Opera’s Resident Artist Season Preview

Opera Preview

Katrina Galka, Alexander Elliott, Ian Jose Ramirez, and special guest Laura Beckel Thoreson give a 50-minute preview of the upcoming Portland Opera season, with selections from Carmen, Show Boat, Die Fledermaus, The Rake’s Progress and The Elixir of Love.

Start: September 27, 2014 12:30 pm
End: September 27, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Multnomah County Library Central Branch
Address:
801 S.W. 10th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free

Oregon Symphony: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg Classical Series Concert, September 27, 28 & 29

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The acclaimed violinist returns to the delight of her thousands of fans … and this time with the powerhouse Shostakovich Violin Concerto. Add Beethoven and Barber and you’ve got a great start for the 2014/15 Classical season. Carlos Kalmar, conductor. Program... More

Start: September 27, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 29, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 1037 Southwest Broadway Portland 97205
Address:
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $99

Hamilton Cheifetz: Rave in the Nave

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Cellist Cheifetz performs solo works, including J.S. Bach’s Suites Nos. 1-3 and Cassado’s Solo Suite. Tickets available at the door or by calling 503-646-1598. Festival seating.

Start: September 27, 2014 7:30 pm
End: September 27, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Christ United Methodist Church
Address:
12755 N.W. Dogwood Street, Portland, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: $15

September 28, 2014

Beverly Serra-Brooks: Pictures

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The pianist performs Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition as part of a live multi-dimensional art installation and musical excursion, with art created for the event by contemporary regional artists as a re-imagining of the art by Viktor Hartmann that inspired... More

Start: September 28, 2014 3:00 pm
End: September 28, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company in the Tiffany Center
Address:
711 S.W. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR, United States
Cost: Free, but donations gladly accepted

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