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May 7, 2016

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association Presents Storm Large


A native of Massachusetts, Storm Large started singing as a young child, and then attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York before moving to San Francisco and then to Portland in 2002. Since arriving in Portland, she has become a staple of the music and theatre scene, performing with her band, as a… More

Start: May 7, 2016 7:25 pm
End: May 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Hood River Middle School Auditorium
1602 May Street, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $30

Oregon Symphony: Back to the Future


Power up your DeLorean. Recharge your flux capacitor. And get ready to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the movie classic as you’ve never seen or heard it before! Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd star in this box office blockbuster on a hi-def screen with the orchestra playing Alan Silvestri’s dazzling musical score live in… More

Start: May 7, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $30 to $115

Portland Dutch Society: Classical Musicians of Holland


The Portland Dutch Society is presenting the second annual Classical Musicians of Holland concert. This concert is part of a North West American tour featuring three winners of Holland’s most competitive young adult classical program, the Prinses Christina Concours. The program features three award-winning Dutch performers: Jurre van Egteren – Piano (1994); Eva de Vries… More

Start: May 7, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: Suggested Donation of $10 per adult / $3 per student

May 8, 2016

Old Aurora Colony Museum: “Remembering Emma” with author Jane Kirkpatrick.


Book talk celebrating 1800’s scout and pioneer woman Emma Wagner Giesy. Historic walking tour with award winning author.

Start: May 8, 2016
Venue: Old Aurora Colony Museum
Phone: (503) 678-5754
15018 2nd St NE, Aurora, OR, 97002, United States

May 9, 2016

Marylhurst Music Faculty Extravaganza


Marylhurst music faculty members gather a recital including classical, jazz and original compositions. Featured faculty include James Manuel​e, classical guitar (pictured);​ Tom Sandahl, jazz guitar; Emily Ross, French horn; Peter Whitmore, double bass; Polly Hancock-Moody, vocals; and pianists Sally Harmon and John Haek. Marylhurst music therapy faculty give a presentation of music developed out of music therapy practice. Proceeds… More

Start: May 9, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 9, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Flavia Salon, Marylhurst University
Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: $10, $5 for seniors & students

May 11, 2016

Portland Symphonic Choir: A Child of Our Time


Steven Zopfi conducts the Portland Symphonic Choir and the Portland Sinfonietta. The Portland Symphonic Choir performs Michael Tippett’s powerful oratorio inspired by the events leading to Kristallnacht. Purchase Tickets at PSC Website or call 503-223-1217.

Start: May 11, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205

West Meets East with Thousand Waves


Featuring Peter Zisa, Guitar; Yukiko Yamaguchi, koto; Leeann McKenna, flute. The Rock Creek Music Program presents a concert and lecture by Thousand Waves. Thousand Waves is a unique chamber group that celebrates the music of the East and the West. The ensemble’s “West Meets East” program blends the sounds of the Japanese koto, the Spanish classical… More

Start: May 11, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 11, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: PCC Rock Creek Campus, Bldg 3, room 114
17705 NW Springville Rd., Hillsboro, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: Free admission

May 12, 2016

Polaris Dance Theatre: X-POSED! Through May 21


We’re excited to present our sixth annual X-POSED! show, exhibiting original choreography by Artistic Director, Robert Guitron and guest choreographers, including Gerard Regot, Kiera Brinkley, Briely Neugebauer, Jocelyn Edelstein, and Vincent Michael Lopez. Performance by the Polaris Dance Company. X-POSED! features raw productions and experimental works-in-progress, pushing the envelope through unconventional movement. Robert Huffman, Principal… More

Start: May 12, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 21, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Polaris Dance Theatre
1826 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: Adults: $25.00; Child/Senior: $20.00; Military/Disability: $17.50

May 13, 2016

Cappella Romana: New Mystics From East & West, May 13, 14 & 15


Our season closes with a program of music by two important modern voices: the Greek Orthodox composer Michael Adamis and Scottish Catholic James MacMillan. The choral works of both composers share a deeply personal quality and a rare devotion to ancient chant: Byzantine for Adamis and Gregorian for MacMillan. Colorful sonorities and intricate structures give… More

Start: May 13, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 15, 2016 2:30 pm
Venue: Blessed Sacrament Church
5050 8th Avenue NE, Seattle, 98105, United States
Cost: $10 to $44

Polaris Dance Theatre: Junior Company Spring Performance, May 13 & 14


Polaris’ Junior Company (JCo) includes our talented dancers ranging in age from 13 – 18. Choreographed by Rehearsal and Junior Company Director, M’Liss Quinnly and guest choreographers, this production reveals the artistic and physical expertise achieved by our hard-working, pre-professional dance company. Celebrate female artists! Pieces include music by Lapsley, London Grammar, Marion Hill and… More

Start: May 13, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 14, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Polaris Dance Theatre
1826 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: Adults: $15.00; Child/Military/Disability: $10.00

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