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July 6, 2016

Portland Chamber Orchestra: A Midsummer’s Night Fest


Pianist Mei-Ting Sun, first prize winner of the 7th National Chopin Piano Competition and the 1st International Piano-e-Competition in 2002, offers an evening of music by Strauss, Debussy and Stravinsky transcribed for solo keyboard.

Start: July 6, 2016 6:00 pm
End: July 6, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Nordia House
8800 S.W. Oleson Road, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: $60, which includes a smorgasbord dinner from the Broder Söder in-house Nordic café

A Midsummer’s Night Fest: Mei-Ting Sun, Pianist


A delightful evening of orchestral transcriptions for solo piano. Music of Strauss, Debussy and Stravinski, all transcribed and arranged for solo piano by Mei-Ting Sun First prize winner of the 7th National Chopin Piano Competition 2005 and the first International Piano-e-Competition in 2002. Boston Globe- “A miracle of lightness, speed, and precision of articulation and… More

Start: July 6, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Nordia House
8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, 97223
Cost: $60

CMNW Summer Festival: The Beethoven of Tomorrow


Join 2016 Protégé Project artists as they perform Beethoven’s string masterpieces Opus 95, 96, and 97 – all from the end of his middle period in this casual Alberta Rose Theatre concert. Program includes: BEETHOVEN – String Quartet in F Minor, op. 95 (“Serioso”) BEETHOVEN –  Violin Sonata No. 10 in G Major, op. 96 BEETHOVEN –… More

Start: July 6, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta Street, Portland, 97211

July 7, 2016

CMNW Summer Festival: Orion String Quartet plays Beethoven & Schubert


CMNW favorite the Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, Steven Tenenbom, Timothy Eddy) performs one of Schubert’s greatest masterpieces, his Death and the Maiden, as well as Beethoven’s String Quartet in C-sharp Minor Program includes: SCHUBERT – String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810 (“Death and the Maiden”) BEETHOVEN – String Quartet… More

Start: July 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Phone: 503-771-1112
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202

July 8, 2016

FHP Summer Concert Series: Children’s Music & Movement Workshop

Integral Steps

Emma Schubin, Dalcrose Master and co-founder of Integral Steps, leads this event, in which children and their adults engage in a classical music performance through sensory and movement with the Dalcroze method. All ages are welcome, but children must present ticket for entry and be accompanied by adult. Sponsored by Hillsboro’s Blue Moon Bakery with free baked… More

Start: July 8, 2016 10:00 am
End: July 8, 2016 11:30 am
Venue: Lawless Family Farm
7272 S.W. Jacktown Road, Beaverton, OR, 97078, United States

CMNW Summer Festival: New@Noon: The Kavafian Sisters


Ani and Ida Kavafian perform Kristapor Najarian’s A Tale of Two Violins, a moving work that memorializes the Armenian genocide of 100 years ago, joined by acclaimed pianist Giles Vonsattel on George Benjamin’sShadowlines. Program includes: GEORGE BENJAMIN – Shadowlines (2001) KRISTAPOR NAJARIAN – A Tale for Two Violins (2014) Single Ticket Sales begin May 2, 2016. Series Packages… More

Start: July 8, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75, on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201

FHP Summer Concert Series: Raphael Spiro String Quartet

Spiro Quartet

The ensemble performs a program that includes includes Hoe-Down by Stacy Philipps, A Sunrise by Liz Nedela, Gershwin’s Summertime, Vivaldi’s “Summer” from his Four Seasons and Dvorák’s American Quartet. Food and wine available for purchase, beginning at 5:30 p.m. No outside food and beverages please. Tickets are limited. Reserve tickets.  

Start: July 8, 2016 5:30 pm
End: July 8, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Lawless Family Farm
7272 S.W. Jacktown Road, Beaverton, OR, 97078, United States
Cost: $15

Portland Opera: Eugene Onegin, Through July 26

Portland Opera

Best friends destined to duel. Young lovers destined to part. It’s the right place but the wrong time, as the mutual attraction between Tatiana and Onegin never quite synchronizes, with heartbreaking results. You’ll be drawn inexorably into Tchaikovsky’s “seven lyrical scenes,” an intimate and superbly etched depiction of four young lovers juxtaposed with the harsh… More

Start: July 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: July 26, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Phone: 503-248-4335
1111 SW Broadway (at Main Street), Portland, 97205

OBF: Jeffrey & Gabriel Kahane in Concert


The Oregon Bach Festival features pianist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane in a performance of Beethoven’s Concerto No. 1, paired with his son Gabriel’s Guide to the 48 States, a work that is part song cycle and part oratorio, a modern musical dramatization of the New Deal’s WPA of the 1930s. Reserve tickets.    

Start: July 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: July 8, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Hult Center for the Performing Arts
7th Avenue & Willamette Street, Eugene, OR, 97401, United States
Cost: $20-$55, $10 for students

July 9, 2016

Sonatas, Concertos and Suites (Oh My!)


Chamber music by Christopher Wicks is performed by the composer on piano, joined by violinist Stephanie Barth, violist Marjory Lange, cellist Katherine Couch Parks, and clarinetist Sara Truelove.    

Start: July 9, 2016 3:00 pm
End: July 9, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
19200 Willamette Drive, West Linn, OR, 97068, United States
Cost: $10 suggested donation

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