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April 3, 2017

Friends of Chamber Music: Pavel Haas Quartet, April 3 & 4

Since winning the Premio Paolo Borciani competition in Italy in 2005, the Pavel Haas Quartet has established itself as one of the great chamber ensembles of today, performing at the world’s most prestigious concert halls and recording five award-winning CDs. Gramophone says: “They represent the best of the Czech tradition – warmth, sonorousness, individuality, intensity; but… More

Start: April 3, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 4, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $30 to $52

Chamber Music Northwest: Black Violin

Black Violin’s music is a genre-shattering fusion of classical, hip-hop, jazz, country, and rock that has sold out concert halls the world over the past two years. CMNW and Portland’5 Centers for the Arts are pleased to welcome back this groundbreaking duo of Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus, who sold out the “Schnitz” last February…. More

Start: April 3, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $19.50 to $39.50

April 4, 2017

Cappella Romana: The Tallis Scholars, April 4 & 5

Peter Phillips brings his Grammy-award winning Tallis Scholars to Portland and Seattle with the program METAMORPHOSIS, including music by Renaissance masters as well as by modern composers John Tavener, Arvo Pärt, Igor Stravinsky, and Gustav Holst. Program repeats April 5, 7:30 pm, St James Cathedral, 804 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104. Reserve tickets.

Start: April 4, 2017 8:00 pm
End: April 5, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: $10 - $59

April 5, 2017

Shen Yun Classical Chinese Dance and Music Company

Let Shen Yun take you on a journey through China’s five millennia of culture, accompanied by a grand East-West orchestra. Based in New York, Shen Yun Performing Arts is the world’s premier classical Chinese dance and music company. Performances run April 5, 2016 2:00pm and 7:30pm Reserve tickets

Start: April 5, 2017 2:00 pm
End: April 5, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
222 SW Clay Street, Portland, 97201
Cost: $70-$180

Darin Qualls: Latin Passion

Award winning violinist Darin Qualls and highly acclaimed pianist Cary Lewis perform a concert of fiery tangos, gypsy rhapsodies and passionate flamenco in a concert celebrating the music of Spain. Featuring Darin Qualls, winner of the Starling Prize for Excellence in Music Performance and awarded a full scholarship to the Cincinnati Conservatory. Following his studies,… More

Start: April 5, 2017 3:00 pm
End: April 5, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $10 - $15

April 6, 2017

University of Portland: “Hard Times Come Again No More: Social Justice in Art Song” Concert

Nicole Hanig and Catherine Jacobs of the University of Portland present the concert “Hard Times Come Again No More: Social Justice in Art Song”. Both students and faculty perform musical pieces that respond to some of the most pressing issues of our time, including displacement, immigration, and inequality. This musical presentation is in collaboration with… More

Start: April 6, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the campus of the University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203

April 7, 2017

Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Crescendo 2017: Standing for Community

Join Metropolitan Youth Symphony at our 4th Annual Crescendo gala. The evening will be led by emcee, Christa Wessel of All Classical Portland. The Musical Hero Award will be presented to MYS Founder, Lajos Balogh. For 38 seasons Maestro Balogh led MYS in his vision to educate, develop, and promote young musicians from all backgrounds… More

Start: April 7, 2017 6:00 pm
Venue: Castaway
1900 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97209

The Ensemble of Oregon: the little match girl passion, April 7, 8 & 9

Featuring Catherine van der Salm, soprano; Laura Beckel Thoreson, alto; Nicholas Ertsgaard, tenor; Patrick McDonough, bass & conductor. the little match girl passion, composed by David Lang and 2008 Pulitzer Prize winner, sets Hans Christian Andersen’s story in the format of Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion, interspersing Andersen’s narrative modified versions of the crowd and character responses in… More

Start: April 7, 2017 7:00 pm
End: April 9, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: St Luke's ~ San Lucas Episcopal Church
426 E 4th Plain Blvd,, Vancouver, WA, 98663, United States
Cost: $5 - $25

Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series: James Walker, flute and Bryan Pezzone, piano

Two highly regarded musicians and teachers – flutist Jim Walker and pianist Bryan Pezzone – perform as part of Willamette University’s Distinguished Artists Series.  A pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m. is followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $23, with discounts available for members of the Willamette community, students, children, and… More

Start: April 7, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 7, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Hudson Concert Hall on the campus of Willamette University
900 State St SE, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $5-$23

Saving His Music Benefit Concert and CD release

Steven Craig Goodwin’s 1st Official CD, THE NATURE OF LOVE. Featuring pianist Naomi LaViolette. Released live in concert in Portland Oregon. A talented composer with Alzheimer’s and a talented pianist with compassion and a loving heart come together to create musical magic and are keeping the music, which the pieces of Steven’s musical soul, from fading into… More

Start: April 7, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 7, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 SW 11th Ave., Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $18

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