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December 4, 2015

Pause: We Are All

We Are All

An group featuring five members of the new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound performs newly-commissioned works by Ian Dicke, Texu Kim, John Orfe and Charlie Piper, with images from and inspired by Edward Steichen’s photographic exhibition “The Family of Man.” ... More

Start: December 4, 2015 7:00 pm
End: December 4, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $20, $10 for students with ID, $50 Patron admission includes a $30 tax-deductible donation to Trinity Music

A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff, December 4–6


Back by popular demand, A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff is the creation of poet, violinist and Torah scholar Alicia Jo Rabins, performed by her on processed violin and vocals and accompanied by full-length projected animation by Portland artist Zak Margolis. Willamette Week pronounced it... More

Start: December 4, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 6, 2015 8:15 pm
Venue: Disjecta
8371 N. Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR, 97217, United States
Cost: $20 general, $30 premium reserved, $12 for students with ID

Axiom Brass in Performance

Axiom Brass

The Chicago-based brass quintet plays music by Bach, Holborne, Caratini, Ellington and Corelli, as well as some holiday favorites. Call 541-745-5185 or go online to reserve tickets.

Start: December 4, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 4, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1165 N.W. Monroe Avenue, Corvallis, OR, 97330, United States

December 5, 2015

Aurora Celebrates the Holidays, December 5 & 6


Celebrate the holidays in Aurora! The Old Aurora Colony Museum is participating along with the local businesses to bring you local chocolates, artisan wines, gifts for everyone on your lists.  The Steinbach Cabin is your museum stop for sampling of wine and... More

Start: December 5, 2015
Venue: Aurora Local Business
Aurora, OR, United States

Christmas Tea, December 5 & 6

Christmas Tea

Nigerian born violinist Chibia Ulinwa performs in a beautiful 1919 farm house during an English High Tea, complete with the usual sweet and savory treats. This event is in support of Old McDonald’s Farm, a non-profit charity. Both December 5 and... More

Start: December 5, 2015 12:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Old McDonald's Farm
1001 S.E. Evans Road, Corbett, OR, 97019, United States
Cost: $29, benefiting low-income children

Charlie Albright in Recital, December 5 & 6


Portland Piano International hosts the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant, 2010 Gilmore Young Artist Award, winner in the 2009 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and recipient of the 2013 Arthur W. Foote Award. Albright makes two... More

Start: December 5, 2015 4:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States

Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus Choirs: “’Tis the Season”

Christmas Concert

In this family-friendly concert, the choirs present an evening of uplifting music featuring compositions by W.A. Mozart, James Taylor and Mariano Garau. Included are holiday favorites such as White Christmas, Stille Nacht, The Grinch, A Soulful Hallelujah and others. Tickets — cash or check... More

Start: December 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: December 5, 2015 8:25 pm
Venue: PCC Rock Creek Campus, Buillding 3 Room 114
17705 N.W. Springville Road, Hillsboro, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: $10, $5 for seniors & children under 16. Free for PCC students & staff

Oregon Chorale: Rejoice!, December 5 & 6

Oregon Chorale

Handbells and drums punctuate the air as the ensemble’s first artistic director candidate, Robert Hawthorne, leads the Chorale in carols and songs of the season, including Gregorian chant, Lasso’s Resonet in Laudibus, fresh carol arrangements by Mark Burrows and others, and a... More

Start: December 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: December 6, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Two venues
see full listing for details, OR, United States
Cost: $15 advance, $18 at the door; $10 advance for students & seniors, $12 at the door; those under 18 admitted free

Oregon Symphony: Handel’s Messiah, December 5 & 6


After 250 years, Handel’s exuberant oratorio remains unrivaled in its ability to elevate audiences to exhilarating heights. Carlos Kalmar, conductor PSU Chamber Choir Shannon Mercer, soprano Michael Maniaci, counter-tenor Thomas Cooley, tenor David John Pike, baritone Performance repeats December 6, 2:00 pm. Visit the OREGON SYMPHONY website to... More

Start: December 5, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 6, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105

PSU Steinway Piano Series: Thomas Hecht in Recital

Hecht Class

In this inaugural event of the series, Steinway Artist and Pedagogue Thomas Hecht, also Professor and Head of Piano Studies at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at the National University of Singapore, presents a recital of works by American... More

Start: December 5, 2015 7:30 pm
End: December 5, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall Room 75, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $25, $10 for students

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