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December 4, 2016

Lewis & Clark College Orchestra Concert


The Lewis & Clark Orchestra presents its final concert of the fall semester, featuring works by Smetana, Beethoven, Mussorgsky, as well as a piece by guest composer / conductor Paul S. Kim. Join us on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 7:30pm in the Agnes Flanagan Chapel. $10 General Admission $5 LC Faculty/Staff, Seniors, and Alumni FREE for… More

Start: December 4, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 4, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd , Portland, 97219
Cost: $0 - $10

December 5, 2016

Portland Piano International: Beyond the Score – Nelson Goerner


Beyond the Score brings together visiting piano artists of international acclaim with students of all ages whose piano playing is at a high level – relative to their age and capacity. Students who participate in Beyond the Score must be well-prepared, have the notes, rhythms and dynamics of the printed musical page well “under hand” and show… More

Start: December 5, 2016 10:00 am
Venue: Portland Piano Company
711 SW 14th Avenue (in the Tiffany Center), Portland, 97205
Cost: FREE

Friends of Chamber Music: Takács Quartet with guest violist Erika Eckert, December 5 & 6


The only string quartet to be inducted into Gramophone’s Hall of Fame, and the first-ever string quartet to win the Wigmore Hall Medal, the Takács Quartet is widely recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles. They are joined this year by violist Erika Eckert for Dvořák’s marvelous Viola Quintet. “The Takács Quartet stands at the peak of… More

Start: December 5, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 7, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $30 to $55

Messiaen Festival: Messiaen Mélange Musique

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March Music Moderne’s (MMM) 5th Festival celebrates the music of Olivier Messiaen and features five new MMM commissions. Ever-committed to programming from the International Front, this year’s festival stages new and recent music, poetry, drama, visual art and cuisine from Argentina, Bulgaria, Canada, England, Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Russia and the great nearby.   5… More

Start: December 5, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $29 - $105

December 7, 2016

Christmas with the Trail Band


The Trail Band is an eight-piece ensemble that creates an energetic blend of brass and string arrangements of traditional and original music featuring five vocalists, including Quarterflash’s Rindy Ross. Formed by Marv Ross in 1991 at the request of the Oregon Trail Council to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the trail, the band performs music… More

Start: December 7, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 7, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Forest Grove High School
1401 Nichols Lane, Forest Grove, 97116
Cost: $25

Takács Quartet: Book Signing


Edward Dusinberre, first violinist of the renowned Takács Quartet, offers a rare peek inside the workings of his ensemble, while providing an insightful history of the compositions and their performance. Beethoven for a Later Age vividly shows that creative engagement with Beethoven’s radical and brilliant quartets continues to be as stimulating now as it was… More

Start: December 7, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Roger O. Doyle Studio in the Hampton Opera Center
211 SE Caruthers, Suite 200, Porland, 97214
Cost: Free Admission

The Westside Community & Youth Orchestra Winter Concert


This is the second of two concerts that The Westside Community & Youth Orchestra will present this year. The Orchestra is a nonprofit organization that features players from Western Washington County and includes members from age 8 to 80. The Orchestra is led by Artistic Director, Collin Heade. This year’s theme is from George Frideric… More

Start: December 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 7, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Liberty High School Auditorium
21945 NW Wagon Way, Hillsboro, 97124
Cost: Free

PSU Orchestra Remix, December 7 & 8


The Portland State University Orchestra explores the music of Piazzolla, Glass and Bizet: David Bowie’s Abdulmajid, reimagined by Philip Glass Georges Bizet’s Incidental Music for L’Arlésienne Astor Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, featuring the renowned Argentinian violinist Tomas Cotik Performance repeats December 8, 7:30 pm.  Reserve tickets.

Start: December 7, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: McMenamin's Mission Theater.
1624 NW Glisan Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: $10 to $20

Viva’s Holiday: An Opera in One Act


Produced by Cult of Orpheus; original music by Christopher Corbell Erica Melton, music director Helen Funston, soprano Bobby Jackson, baritone Sadie Gregg, mezzo-soprano Aaron Lange, tenor with 12-piece chamber orchestra   With charming motivity and lyrical poignancy, this one-act opera by local composer Christopher Corbell tells the story of a Portland stripper going home for… More

Start: December 7, 2016 9:00 pm
End: December 7, 2016 10:30 pm
Venue: Star Theater
13 NW 6th Ave, Portland, 97209
Cost: $25

December 8, 2016

Peoples Church: Salem’s Singing Christmas Tree


Peoples Church is excited to present Salem’s Singing Christmas Tree! This year’s production, entitled “I Heard The Bells”, will ring out the Christmas story in an inspiring fashion through music by our 100-voice Adult and Youth Choir, 50-voice King’s Kids Choir, Handbell Choir and 35-member orchestra as well as dramatic presentations by our drama team,… More

Start: December 8, 2016 7:00 pm
End: December 8, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Peoples Church
4500 Lancaster Dr NE , Salem, 97305

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