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September 26, 2015

NSO Season Opener, September 26 & 27


The Newport Symphony’s opening concert of the 2015-16 season offers three treats: the lively Courtly Dances from Gloriana by Benjamin Britten, Haydn’s Symphony No. 87, and Edward Elgar’s series of musical portraits in the Enigma Variations. Adam Flatt conducts and gives... More

Start: September 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 27, 2015 2:00 pm
Venue: Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR, 97365, United States
Cost: $34, $10 for students with ID

Oregon Symphony: Colin Currie, September 26, 27 & 28


Audiences’ favorite percussionist returns, this time with MacMillan’s thrilling showpiece for percussion and orchestra. And then there’s Smetana’s richly melodic Ma vlast, composed amidst the physical and emotional anguish of his complete deafness. Carlos Kalmar conducts the Oregon Symphony with Colin... More

Start: September 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: September 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $125

September 27, 2015

Cappella Romana: Byrd Ensemble


QUINTessential Sheppard Celebrating John Sheppard’s 500th birthday, including his monumental Media vita. Also featuring the Allegri Miserere. A CD release concert of the ensemble’s newest recording: Music for the Tudors. With guest artist Kerry McCarthy. Program: SHEPPARD: Sacris solemniis TALLIS: In manus tuas SHEPPARD: Media vita ALLEGRI: Miserere TALLIS: Salvator mundi SHEPPARD: In... More

Start: September 27, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Stephen’s Catholic Church
1112 SE 41st Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $10 to $44

September 30, 2015

Portland Playhouse: How We Got On, through October 25

Portland Playhouse

In this work by Idris Goodwin, three Midwest suburban teenagers dream of their beats and rhymes making them famous during Hip-Hop’s golden age of the late 1980s. Hank, Julian and Luann battle their upbringing, the derision of their peers and their own self-doubt... More

Start: September 30, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 25, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Portland Playhouse
602 N.E. Prescott Street, Portland, OR, 97211, United States

October 3, 2015

The Vancouver Symphony: Anne Akiko Meyers, October 3 & 4


The Vancouver Symphony opens its 2015-2016 season with the premiere of renowned violinist Anne Akiko Meyers. The concerts feature the 70+ member orchestra led by music director and conductor Salvador Brotons, returning for his 25th consecutive season as music director... More

Start: October 3, 2015 3:00 pm
End: October 4, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Skyview Concert Hall
1300 NW 139th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98685, United States
Cost: $10 to $37

Ballet Fantastique: Cirque de la Lune


Escape to the world of a traveling troupe of 1930’s Depression-era circus performers—and see what happens in the hour before the circus begins—in choreographer-producers Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager’s all-original Cirque de la Lune. In this ballet filled with the... More

Start: October 3, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland state University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201

Artists Repertory Theatre: Cuba Libre, Through November 8


The irresistible rhythms of Cuban music drive this riveting, universal story of a man caught between countries, losses and loves, and his search for freedom. Set in America and Cuba, this timely tale reverberates across politics, ambition and romance with... More

Start: October 3, 2015 7:30 pm
End: November 8, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Winningstad Theatre
Phone: 503-248-4335
1111 SW Broadway Avenue, Portland, 97205

October 4, 2015

St. Paul’s Chamber Singers: Anthems of the Anglican Tradition

St. Paul's Chamber Choir

The ensemble offers festive music from composers such as Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, Herbert Howells, Ralph Vaughan Willians and Charles Villiers Stafford. Performance follows the service of Evensong.

Start: October 4, 2015 4:00 pm
End: October 4, 2015 5:30 pm
Venue: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
1444 Liberty Street SE, Salem, OR, 97302, United States
Cost: Donations gratefully accepted

October 5, 2015

Friends of Chamber Music: The Montrose Trio, October 5 & 6


Accomplished soloists and chamber musicians, pianist Jon Kimura Parker joins forces with violinist Martin Beaver and cellist Clive Greensmith (both formerly of the Tokyo Quartet) in an exciting new piano trio that showcases their impeccable playing and captivating performance style. “Poised... More

Start: October 5, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 6, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201

October 9, 2015

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: Trio Tara


Laura DeLuca, clarinet, joined the Seattle Symphony in 1986, and is a co-founding member of Seattle Chamber Players since 1989.  Currently Third Chair with the Seattle Symphony, Mara Gearman has also worked as Principal Viola for the Kansas City Symphony... More

Start: October 9, 2015 7:00 pm
End: October 9, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States
Cost: $12 to $24

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