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October 7, 2016

Piano in the Pearl: The Rizzo/Wheeler Duo

Piano Duo

The keyboard pair perform music of Johannes Brahms, Gabriel Fauré, Astor Piazzolla, Samuel Barber and Oregon composer Terry McQuilken amid collections of contemporary painting, sculpture, and photography at Gallery 903.  

Start: October 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Gallery 903
903 N.W. Davis Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $15

Portland Story Theater Urban Tellers®


Connect to the heart and soul of Portland through these real, true stories. Six tellers have ten minutes each. Doors open at 7 p.m., with pre-show entertainment provided by jazz duo Portal. Stories begin at 8 p.m. Reserve tickets.    

Start: October 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: The Fremont Theater
2393 N.E. Fremont Street, Portland, OR, 97212, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $18 day of show, $5 Arts For All

October 8, 2016

ORS: The Armed Man, a Mass for Peace; October 8 & 9


Oregon Repertory Singers begin their season with the Portland premiere of The Armed Man by Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins. In this work, subtitled “A Mass for Peace,” Jenkins expands upon the traditional mass parts by juxtaposing a Renaissance folk song with prayers for peace from around the world including the Islamic call to prayer, the… More

Start: October 8, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 9, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1838 S.W. Jefferson Street, Portland, OR, 97221, United States
Cost: $20, $30 and $40

Oregon Repertory Singers: The Armed Man, October 8 & 9


We begin our season with the Portland premiere of The Armed Man by Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins. Subtitled A Mass for Peace, this work expands upon the Ordinary of the Mass, adding nontraditional elements to create a rich and unique musical depiction of war and, ultimately, a hopeful wish for peace. Jenkins juxtaposes a well-known and often-quoted… More

Start: October 8, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 9, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1838 SW Jefferson Street, Portland, 97221

University Singers and Women’s Chorale Concert


The University Singers, directed by Michael Connolly, and the Womens’ Chorale, directed by Kathryn Briggs, are excited to share an intriguing program for their first performance of the school year. A highlight of the University Singers’ performance is Mozart’s Missa brevis in F, featuring a quartet of student vocal soloists. Student conductors Molly Kerns and Jasmine Tsai direct. Women’s Chorale… More

Start: October 8, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free – No tickets required

Portland Piano International: Denis Kozhukhin


Denis Kozhukhin was launched onto the international scene after winning First Prize in the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels at the age of 23. His playing is characterised by an extraordinary technical mastery balanced by a sharp intelligence, calm maturity and wisdom. Program Handel: Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432 Franck: Prelude, Choral… More

Start: October 8, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $54

Northwest LoopFest


The NW LoopFest is an electronic music presentation of artists who utilize looping technologies. Performers come from throughout the region — with one guest artist, Hideki Nakanishi (aka Mandoman) from Japan and another, Daves Device, from San Antonio. The concert will be streamed live.

Start: October 8, 2016 4:00 pm
End: October 8, 2016 11:00 pm
Venue: Musicians Union
325 N.E. 20th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: $5

Chamber Music Northwest: Akropolis Reed Quintet – Under the Influence


There’s a reason the Akropolis Reed Quintet has been sweeping chamber music competitions, beating out traditional chamber ensembles: they’re that great! Join CMNW’s 2015 and 2016 Protégé Project ensemble for their unique Under the Influence, which weaves a rich tapestry of sound exploring how contemporary influences – from Baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau to George Gershwin… More

Start: October 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Dolores Winningstad Theatre
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $32.50

OPACO: Autumn in Paris


Dr. Jeff Specht leads the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra in an enchanting program of largely French music, including Bizet’s Symphony in C, Masques and Bergamasques by Fauré, and the Gymnopédies of Satie. The English Frederick Delius also contributes, with Two Pieces for Small Orchestra. Reserve tickets.    

Start: October 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium, Reed College
3203 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

Oregon Ballet Theatre: Giants (World Premiere), October 8 through 15


Serenade George Balanchine | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky featuring the OBT Orchestra for all performances In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (Company Premiere) William Forsythe | Thom Willems Giants Before Us (World Premiere) Nicolo Fonte | Franz Liszt Featuring pianist Hunter Noack In the art form of ballet, there are only a few acknowledged masters whose work… More

Start: October 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 15, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
222 SW Clay Street, Portland, 97201
Cost: $29 To $146

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