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September 29, 2016

Oregon Symphony: The Music of David Bowie


His music lives on! A full rock band and vocalist join the orchestra to celebrate the one-of-a-kind genius in a sensational musical odyssey through his unforgettable body of work with Space Odyssey, Changes, Under Pressure, China Girl, and many more. Brent Havens, conductor. Reserve Tickets.  

Start: September 29, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $35 to $95

September 30, 2016

High Desert Chamber Music Concert Series: FRANK ALMOND, September 30 & October 1


Opening night of HDCM’s 2016-17 Season, presented by Mission Building, features a return of Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond. He performs works from his recently completed follow up recording to A Violin’s Life – the Lipinski Stradivarius. Program includes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No.2 in A major, Op.100; Caprice Op.29 No.3 of Lipiński, Janáček’s Violin… More

Start: September 30, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 1, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Bend Church
680 NW Bond Street, Bend, OR, 97703, United States
Cost: $10 to $40

October 1, 2016

VSO Season Opener, October 1 & 2


The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra begins its new season with Japanese violinist Mayuko Kamio, gold medalist of the 2007 International Tchaikovsky Competition, as soloist in Tchaikovsky’s Concerto in D Major. Bracketing Ms. Kamio’s performance will be Glinka’s Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6. Two performances: October 1 at 3 p.m. and October 2 at 7… More

Start: October 1, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Skyview Concert Hall
1300 N.W. 139th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98685, United States
Cost: $37, $32 for seniors, $10 for students

Cascadia Concert Opera: Showcase of Favorites plus “La Serva Padrona”


Cascadia Concert Opera is a non-profit organization based in Eugene and dedicated to engaging communities through the vibrant musical storytelling of opera. Each year, it presents opera in many cities throughout the Pacific Northwest. This fall, CCO brings a roster of impressive vocalists from around Western Oregon for an evening of operatic highlights: arias, duets and ensembles, from Baroque… More

Start: October 1, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 1, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln City Cultural Center
540 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR, 97367, United States
Cost: Donations accepted

October 2, 2016

Lutheran Choral Association Concert


The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic, including O Nata Lux by nationally-known Morten Lauridsen from Beaverton and Down To the River… More

Start: October 2, 2016 4:00 pm
End: October 2, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Peace Lutheran Church
2201 N Rosa Parks Way, Portland, 97217
Cost: There is no charge. An offering will be taken.

October 4, 2016

ART: American Hero, through October 30


When the American Dream is dashed, try making a sandwich. A trio of disparate and desperate “sandwich artists” find themselves abandoned by their fast-food franchise and left to their own devices in the Northwest premiere of this satirical comedy about making ends “meat and cheese.” Shows run from October 4 through 30. Get more information from… More

Start: October 4, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 30, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 S.W. Morrison Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States

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 8, 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

October 9, 2016

String Trios by Beethoven, Mozart & Schubert


Shirley Hunt, Adam LaMotte, and Charles Noble join forces for a lively program of string trios by Beethoven, Mozart and Schubert, performed on period instruments in an intimate salon-style setting at the studio of bowmaker Darrell Hanks. Seating is limited to thirty, and so advance reservations are encouraged. To RSVP, please send an email to… More

Start: October 9, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 9, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Darrell Hanks, Bowmaker
1255 N.W. 9th Avenue #11, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $20

October 14, 2016

PBO: Mozart & Mendelssohn, October 14-16


Portland Baroque Orchestra and Artistic Director Monica Huggett open their season with the music of two prodigies: Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G minor joins two youthful symphonies and an early violin concerto by Felix Mendelssohn, all brought to life in the sparkling sonorities of period instruments. Three performances: At First Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. on October… More

Start: October 14, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 16, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Two venues
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