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October 14, 2015

VOICES Lectures: Amy Purdy


After losing both legs at age 19, Purdy went on to compete in the finale of Dancing With the Stars just weeks after taking the bronze medal in snowboarding at the Sochi Paralympics. This is the first of four events... More

Start: October 14, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 14, 2015 9:10 pm
Venue: Tiffany Center
1410 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

October 15, 2015

Milagro: La Muerte Baila, through November 8


This Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration is the world premiere of an original bilingual work created and directed by Rebecca Martinez. When a disenchanted muertito refuses to return to the realm of the living, La Muerte... More

Start: October 15, 2015 7:30 pm
End: November 8, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Milagro Theatre
525 S.E. Stark Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $5-$30

Oregon Symphony: Lang Lang


With its explosive opening, Grieg’s only Piano Concerto is a perfect fit for the fiery Lang Lang. Penned at the youthful age of 25, the piece contrasts grandeur and folk-song, powerfully evoking the dramatic fjords of Grieg’s Norse homeland. Paul Ghun... More

Start: October 15, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $35 to $175

The Crossroads Project: Rising Tide – With The Fry Street Quartet


The Crossroads Project is an entirely unique experience partnering the two great endeavors of science and art. Crossroads combines compelling music, spoken word by renowned physicist and educator Dr. Robert Davies, and evocative imagery in an effort to inspire deep and personal... More

Start: October 15, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $26.00 to $36

St. Olaf Orchestra: Concerts, October 15 & 16


St. Olaf Orchestra from Northfield Minnesota presenting concerts at South Salem High School and West Linn High School. Program includes Shostakovich's Festive Overture and Elgar's complete Enigma Variations. Performance repeats October 16, 7:00 pm, West Linn High School, 5464 W A Street,... More

Start: October 15, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 16, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: South Salem High School
1910 Church Street SE, Salem, 97302, United States
Cost: $10

October 16, 2015

Polaris Dance Theatre Open Rehearsal


This offers the public the opportunity for an up-close and personal sneak peak at the company at work with Artistic Director Robert Guitron as it prepares for the premiere of a new work in January. Coffee available as the ensemble rehearses. To... More

Start: October 16, 2015 10:30 am
End: October 16, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Portland Festival Ballet
10058 S.W. Arctic Drive, Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States

Cascadia Ventures Forth


This concert offers a collection of works featuring saxophone, harp, accordion, vibraphone and much more — Northwestern new music that invites the audience to leave its timbral comfort zone. Included are works by Michael Johanson, Nicholas Yandell, David Drexler, Gary Noland, Greb... More

Start: October 16, 2015 7:25 pm
End: October 16, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Mago Hunt Recital Hall, University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97203, United States
Cost: $20, $10 for seniors & working artists, $5 for students

Friends of Chamber Music: Shanghai Quartet & Wu Man, pipa


Renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and multicultural innovations, the Shanghai Quartet’s elegant style melds the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of Western repertoire, allowing it to traverse musical genres including traditional Chinese folk music, masterpieces... More

Start: October 16, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202

Rio Con Brio in Concert

Rio Con Brio

Mike Burdette and Tim Connell offer their virtuosic guitar and mandolin playing in a program of European and New World music that captures an intersection of Brazilian rhythm, classical technique and jazz improvisation. Purchase tickets online or call 503-615-3485.

Start: October 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 16, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of show

Portland Baroque Orchestra: High Baroque Winds, October 16, 17 & 18


Monica Huggett, director + violin Monica opens the season with Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, showing off the High Baroque style with it and other works for large baroque orchestra with horns, oboes, and bassoon. Program includes J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto... More

Start: October 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 18, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
909 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $59

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