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April 7, 2017

Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Crescendo 2017: Standing for Community

Join Metropolitan Youth Symphony at our 4th Annual Crescendo gala. The evening will be led by emcee, Christa Wessel of All Classical Portland. The Musical Hero Award will be presented to MYS Founder, Lajos Balogh. For 38 seasons Maestro Balogh led MYS in his vision to educate, develop, and promote young musicians from all backgrounds… More

Start: April 7, 2017 6:00 pm
Venue: Castaway
1900 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, 97209

Grace Goudy Distinguished Artists Series: James Walker, flute and Bryan Pezzone, piano

Two highly regarded musicians and teachers – flutist Jim Walker and pianist Bryan Pezzone – perform as part of Willamette University’s Distinguished Artists Series.  A pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m. is followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $23, with discounts available for members of the Willamette community, students, children, and… More

Start: April 7, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 7, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: Hudson Concert Hall on the campus of Willamette University
900 State St SE, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $5-$23

April 8, 2017

Northwest Dance Theatre: A Festival of Dance, April 8 and 9

This powerful program will feature excerpts from the classical ballet, La Bayadère, with a debut of “A Night in Tunisia,”a fantastic jazz suite by Laura Haney, as well as other innovative works by M’liss Stephenson and Erik Zintek! The MAC Company Dancers will also join as guest performers presenting works consisting of various contemporary styles… More

Start: April 8, 2017 7:00 pm
End: April 9, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: Sylvania Performing Arts Center on the campus of Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, 97219
Cost: $10 to $18

Portland Chamber Music: Free Woodstock Neighborhood Concert

Portland Chamber Music is a nonprofit organization bringing together musicians and audiences from all walks of life in quality, welcoming performances and music education that is accessible to all. Come enjoy the music of friends in the company of piano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello and soprano. It’s fun for the whole family! Featuring music by… More

Start: April 8, 2017 7:00 pm
End: April 8, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
7220 SE Cesar E Chavez Blvd., Portland, 97202
Cost: Admission is free. Donations accepted.

Oregon Symphony: Mozart’s Requiem, April 8, 9 & 10

Featuring Katie Van Kooten, soprano; Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano; Jack Swanson, tenor; Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone; Members of Portland Symphonic Choir A performance to ponder the meaning of life. The immortal music Mozart wrote on his own deathbed and left unfinished makes a fitting companion piece for Igor Stravinsky’s powerful Symphony in Three Movements, written to commemorate WWII.     Program includes… More

Start: April 8, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 10, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to $105


Soloists, orchestra, and chorus on stage together again…it’s the return of Big Night, Portland Opera’s popular highlights concert! Big Night is a celebration of opera’s greatest hits. Bring a friend and share your love of opera with someone new. Audiences love this showcase of the biggest and best opera arias, duets, and choral pieces. “When… More

Start: April 8, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
222 SW Clay Street, Portland, 97201

April 9, 2017

Beaverton Symphony Orchestra: Chamber Music Concert

Featuring small ensembles from the orchestra. Reserve tickets.  

Start: April 9, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: Village Baptist Church
330 SW Murray Blvd., Beaverton, OR, 97005, United States
Cost: $5 to $20

Friends of Chamber Music: Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

Susan Graham – dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone – rose to the highest echelon of international artists within just a few years of her professional debut, mastering an astonishing range of repertoire and genres along the way. Among her many honors are Musical America’s Vocalist of the Year and an Opera News award. “Once Graham opens her mouth, a listener… More

Start: April 9, 2017 3:00 pm
End: April 9, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $30 to $52

Willamette Falls Symphony: Spring Concert

Featuring Willamette Falls Symphony,  Collin Heade Associate Conductor with Winners of the Young Artists Competition: Elvin Choi (cello), Renée Zhang (violin), Randy Zhang (viola), and Ian Song (violin). Program includes Donald Sticksel: Legions (World Premiere); Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 8; plus movements from the following works, played by four winners of the Young Artists Competition: •… More

Start: April 9, 2017 3:00 pm
End: April 9, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Oregon City United Methodist Church
18955 S. South End Road, Oregon City, OR, 97045, United States
Cost: $10 - $12

Cantores in Ecclesia: Miserere Mei-Music For Holy Week

Cantores in Ecclesia, Blake Applegate, director, presents its annual concert for Palm Sunday on April 9, 2017, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in SE Portland. Highlights of the program include Allegri’s famous Miserere, Gesualdo’s Tenebrae Responsoria for Holy Saturday and Poulenc’s dramatic Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence.  Tickets are available at the door or in advance… More

Start: April 9, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 9, 2017 9:30 pm
Venue: St. Philip Neri Catholic Church
2408 SE 16th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $15-$20

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