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December 4, 2016

Manzi-Heck Duo: Advent Music for Guitar and Voice

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Soprano, Carol Ann Manzi has advanced degrees in vocal performance from Yale University. She has sung in regional opera houses throughout the United States and has taught on the faculty at Northern Arizona University. Thomas Heck, also a graduate of Yale University, is a guitar/musicologist having served on the faculty at The Ohio State University…. More

Start: December 4, 2016 4:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Address:
1444 Liberty St. SE, Salem, 97302
Cost: Free

Sunnyside Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert

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Travis Hatton, Music Director, leads the Sunnyside Symphony Orchestra in a concert of traditional Christmas music featuring soprano soloists Kimberly Helton and Reinette Bishoff-Wildman. Selections include: Fantasia on Greensleeves (Ralph Vaughn Williams) Christmas Festival (Leroy Anderson) Christmas Fantasy (arr. Herman) In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Smith) and a medley of well-known Christmas Carols All concerts… More

Start: December 4, 2016 4:30 pm
End: December 4, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church
Address:
10501 SE Market St, Portland, 97216
Cost: Free

Trinity Vespers: Advent Procession of Lessons & Carols

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  The Trinity Choirs sings this beloved annual service in celebration of the Advent season.

Start: December 4, 2016 5:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 6:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
Address:
147 NW 19th Avenue, Portland, 97209

Bach Cantatas Vespers at St. James

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Featuring Bach Cantata Vespers Choir with soprano Amanda Jane Kelly, tenor Joseph Muir, and baritone Kevin Walsh and orchestra. Guest organist Dr. Paul Tegels from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma WA. Bach Cantata Vespers features Cantata 61, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, based on the Advent hymn, Savior of the Nations, Come. The Vesper also… More

Start: December 4, 2016 5:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 6:15 pm
Venue: St. James Lutheran Church
Address:
1315 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: Free will donation.

Lake Grove’s Covenant Bell Choir: Bells and Brass

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This popular Christmas program has been an annual tradition at Lake Grove for 20 years. This year, Lake Grove’s Covenant Bell Choir will once again be joined by brass from the Oregon Symphony for a program of favorite carols and Christmas songs, including a sing-a-long. Other special guests will include church member Bill Schonely, who… More

Start: December 4, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 4, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Lake Grove Presbyterian Church
Address:
4040 Sunset Drive, Lake Oswego, 97035
Cost: Free

Messiaen Festival: Messiaen Mélange Musique

On Deck

March Music Moderne’s (MMM) 5th Festival celebrates the music of Olivier Messiaen and features five new MMM commissions. Ever-committed to programming from the International Front, this year’s festival stages new and recent music, poetry, drama, visual art and cuisine from Argentina, Bulgaria, Canada, England, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Russia and the great nearby.   4… More

Start: December 4, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Community Music Center
Address:
3350 SE Francis St, Portland, 97202
Cost: Free

Lewis & Clark College Orchestra Concert

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The Lewis & Clark Orchestra presents its final concert of the fall semester, featuring works by Smetana, Beethoven, Mussorgsky, as well as a piece by guest composer / conductor Paul S. Kim. Join us on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. $10 General Admission $5 LC Faculty/Staff, Seniors, and Alumni FREE for… More

Start: December 4, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 4, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lewis & Clark College
Address:
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd , Portland, 97219
Cost: $0 - $10

December 5, 2016

Portland Piano International: Beyond the Score – Nelson Goerner

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Beyond the Score brings together visiting piano artists of international acclaim with students of all ages whose piano playing is at a high level – relative to their age and capacity. Students who participate in Beyond the Score must be well-prepared, have the notes, rhythms and dynamics of the printed musical page well “under hand” and show… More

Start: December 5, 2016 10:00 am
Venue: Portland Piano Company
Address:
711 SW 14th Avenue (in the Tiffany Center), Portland, 97205
Cost: FREE

Friends of Chamber Music: Takács Quartet with guest violist Erika Eckert, December 5 & 6

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The only string quartet to be inducted into Gramophone’s Hall of Fame, and the first-ever string quartet to win the Wigmore Hall Medal, the Takács Quartet is widely recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles. They are joined this year by violist Erika Eckert for Dvořák’s marvelous Viola Quintet. “The Takács Quartet stands at the peak of… More

Start: December 5, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 7, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $30 to $55

Messiaen Festival: Messiaen Mélange Musique

On Deck

March Music Moderne’s (MMM) 5th Festival celebrates the music of Olivier Messiaen and features five new MMM commissions. Ever-committed to programming from the International Front, this year’s festival stages new and recent music, poetry, drama, visual art and cuisine from Argentina, Bulgaria, Canada, England, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Russia and the great nearby.   5… More

Start: December 5, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $29 - $105

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