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October 23, 2016

Peter Fletcher Classical Guitar


Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher is on a nationwide tour promoting an upcoming CD that features such masterworks as Paganini’s Caprice No. 24, and the ever popular Cordoba by the Spanish composer Isaac Albeniz. Other repertoire on the program includes Bach’s Lute Suite No. 3, the exciting and fiendishly difficult Five Bagatelles for Guitar by British… More

Start: October 23, 2016 6:00 pm
End: October 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: The History Museum of Hood River County
300 E Port Marina Drive, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $20 to $35

Lewis & Clark Orchestra Concert


The Lewis & Clark Orchestra presents its first concert of the fall semester. Lance Inouye directs works by Saint-Saëns, Gliere, Marquez, Bernstein and Elgar. Reserve tickets.

Start: October 23, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, Portland, OR, 97219, United States
Cost: $10; $5 for L&C faculty/staff/alumni, seniors & non-L&C students; free for L&C students with ID

October 26, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Tony Bennett


An evening of timeless standards with the iconic crooner himself! Reserve Tickets. The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Start: October 26, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $45 to $175

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

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