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May 2, 2017

Classical Up Close: Blitz Performance at Bob’s Red Mill Store and Restaurant

Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public.  Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by Sarah Kwak-violin, Cary Lewis-piano at Bob’s Red Mill Store and Restaurant​! For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.

Start: May 2, 2017 11:45 am
End: May 2, 2017 12:15 pm
Venue: Bob's Red Mill Store and Restaurant
Address:
5000 SE International Way, Milwaukie, OR, 97222, United States
Cost: Free

Portland Opera’s Resident Artist Recital: Kate Farrar

Join Mezzo-Soprano Kate Farrar for Portland Opera’s annual Resident Artist recital series. Celebrate the beauty and power of art song at this exciting concert! Nicholas Fox, Portland Opera Chorus Master & Assistant Conductor, is the pianist. Recital begins at 7pm. Free admission. A suggested donation of $20 is encouraged to help Portland Opera continue offering this… More

Start: May 2, 2017 7:00 pm
End: May 2, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Whitsell Auditorium at the Portland Art Museum
Address:
1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: Suggested donation of $20

May 3, 2017

Classical Up Close: Blitz Performance at Symposium Coffeehouse

Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public.  Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by Laura Ha-violin, Nina DeCesare- Double Bass at the Symposium Coffeehouse in Tigard! For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.

Start: May 3, 2017 10:00 am
End: May 3, 2017 10:30 am
Venue: Symposium Coffeehouse
Address:
12345 SW Main St, Tigard, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Free

Pacific Foundation for Blind Children: Harp Concert

The Pacific Foundation for Blind Children presents international blind harpist Sarah Mainland, who has been playing the Celtic Harp for over 12 years. She performs throughout the Okanagann and British Columbia, Canada. In addition to Sarah, the Washington State School for the Blind Advanced Band “Driving Blind” and “Two Together” will also perform. WSSB student,… More

Start: May 3, 2017 6:30 pm
End: May 3, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Sherman Auditorium at the Washington State School for the Blind
Address:
2214 East 13th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98661, United States
Cost: Free Will Donation

Celso Machado – Brazilian Music Magic

Featuring Celso Machado, virtuoso Brazilian guitarist, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. Celso Machado transports his audiences through the richness and diversity of Brazilian music and beyond. For 40 years Machado has performed on concert stages throughout the world. Considered one of the most versatile and exciting musician/composers of Brazilian music today, Machado’s music is rooted in… More

Start: May 3, 2017 7:00 pm
End: May 3, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus, Building 3, Room 114
Address:
17705 NW Springville Road, Portland, 97229
Cost: The concert is free, but a donation of $10 is appreciated.

McMenamins Kennedy School: Bitter Harvest premiere with panel discussion

McMenamins presents writer Putsata Reang and filmmaker Ivy Lin in a screening of and panel discussion about their This Land project, Bitter Harvest, about Chinese hop farmers in Oregon in the early 1900s. Bitter Harvest is part of Oregon Humanities’ This Land project, which collects and connects stories about land, home, belonging, and identity by… More

Start: May 3, 2017 7:00 pm
End: May 3, 2017 8:30 pm
Venue: Kennedy School Theatre
Address:
5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, 97211
Cost: Free

Classical Up Close: Rose City Park Presbyterian Church

Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts, bringing world class symphony musicians to the public. Kyle Mustain, Emcee Program includes: J.S. BACH: Movements from Goldberg Variations for String Trio, BMV 988, (Transcription by Dmitry Sitkovetsky) featuring Samuel Park, violin; Kim… More

Start: May 3, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 3, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Rose City Park Presbyterian Church
Address:
1907 NE 45th Ave, Portland, 97213
Cost: Free

May 4, 2017

Classical Up Close: Nordia House

Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts, bringing world class symphony musicians to the public.  Seating is limited for this event; reserve your free seats here. Hosted by Christa Wessel Program includes: ASTOR PIAZZOLLA: L’histoire du tango: Bordel 1900,… More

Start: May 4, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 4, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Nordia House
Address:
8800 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, 97223
Cost: Free

May 5, 2017

Reed College: Spring Dance Concert, May 5 & 6

Featuring the Reed College Dance Department. The Reed College Dance Department presents the 2017 Spring Dance Concert, featuring student choreography, collaborations with the Reed Chorus and Collegium, and work by choreographer-in-residence Iris Erez. Performances: Friday, May 5, 7:00 pm and Saturday, May 6, 7:00 pm.

Start: May 5, 2017 7:00 pm
End: May 5, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: Greenwood Theatre, Reed College
Address:
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202
Cost: $3-$7

PBO: Vivaldi’s World, May 5-7

Vivaldi was not the only composer writing virtuosic concertos in the early 18th century. Portland Baroque Orchestra and Monica Huggett explore the sonic world of the Italian composer and his contemporaries, including Telemann and Pergolesi, in this tour of concertos featuring Huggett with bassoonist Nate Helgeson, cellist Tanya Tomkins, and lutenist John Lenti. Three performances: May 5 and… More

Start: May 5, 2017 7:30 pm
End: May 7, 2017 5:00 pm

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