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December 10, 2016

Michael Allen Harrison’s Christmas, December 10 – 26


Michael Allen Harrison’s Christmas is celebrating 26 years as one of Portland’s most beloved holiday traditions. The shows include performances by regular cast members Julianne Johnson, Bill Lamb and American Idol finalist Haley Johnsen. New additions to the show this year include We Three, a multi-talented sister-and-brothers group from McMinnville. There are also special appearances by… More

Start: December 10, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 26, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $22.50 - $49.50

December 11, 2016

Friends of Chamber Music: Christian Gerhaher, baritone


German baritone Christian Gerhaher is a highly sought-after performer, particularly celebrated as a Lied singer. The impact of his recitals is best described by comments from Rupert Christiansen of The Telegraph(London), who said: “I can’t think of any voice in the world that moves me more…hearing him is something you will want to tell your grandchildren… More

Start: December 11, 2016 3:00 pm
End: December 11, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $30 to $52

Tualatin Valley Community Band Holiday Concert

Trinity Holiday Concert

The Tualatin Valley Community Band will present a free “Holiday Concert” at the Tigard High School Auditorium. TVCB is led by Kevin Soon and is composed of volunteer individuals who have played musical instruments in high school, college or other performance groups. Please join us for a festive afternoon of live music for all ages!

Start: December 11, 2016 3:00 pm
End: December 11, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Deb Fennel Auditorium
9000 SW Durham Rd, Tigard, 97224
Cost: Free

Jubilate! Winter Concert


Jubilate! is an 80-voice community women’s chorus, based in Corvallis, and open to any woman singer. Betty Busch, founding artistic director, has conducted the group since its inception in 1994. In addition to its Winter and Spring concerts presented annually in Corvallis, the group has performed in cities around the state of Oregon and traveled… More

Start: December 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: December 11, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
1165 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, 97330
Cost: $0 - $12

Marylhurst Symphony Christmas Celebration Concert


Marylhurst Symphony’s beloved holiday tradition returns with seasonal favorites that are perfect for the entire family. Complimentary refreshments will be available. Please note our new location! Parking is available at the Heritage Center. Tickets sold at the door. Cash only please. Adults – $10, Seniors (65+) & Children (10+) – $5.

Start: December 11, 2016 6:00 pm
End: December 11, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Mary's Woods Chapel
17410 Holy Names Dr, Lake Oswego, 97034
Cost: $5 - $10

Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story


Based on the story by Charles Dickens, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. “Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story” is an inspired adaptation of the holiday classic, reimagined through highly theatrical storytelling. Actors whimsically transform from narrators into characters, and beloved carols are sung to alternately joyful and sinister effect, giving this familiar Christmas… More

Start: December 11, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 11, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, 98660
Cost: $10 - $12

Unistus Chamber Choir: Christmas by Candlelight


Featuring Unistus Chamber Choir, Lonnie Cline, Conductor & Artistic Director You are invited to celebrate Unistus Chamber Choir’s annual Christmas by Candlelight concert. A variety of a cappella and accompanied Christmas favorites, along with new seasonal compositions, are performed. Admission: General – $12.00; Seniors (65+) & Students – $10.00; Children (5 & under) – free

Start: December 11, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Our Lady of the Lake Parish
790 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034, United States
Cost: $10 - $12

December 12, 2016

Portland’5: Windham Hill Winter Solstice


Portland’5 presents the Windham Hill Winter Solstice 30th Anniversary Concert, featuring William Ackerman, Barbara Higbie, and Alex de Grassi, with guitarist Todd Boston. Celebrate the winter solstice and its warm traditions with a concert of original and traditional acoustic music drawn from the multi-platinum selling Winter Solstice series as well as their many solo releases. Windham Hill founder… More

Start: December 12, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $28 - $38

December 14, 2016

Mark O’Connor & Friends – An Appalachian Christmas

Mark O'Connor (center) and the O'Connor Band

All Classical Portland presents Grammy-winning violinist Mark O’Connor at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall as part of the acclaimed An Appalachian Christmas tour. The performance features “elegant” (New York Times) interpretations of Christmas classics found on O’Connor’s celebrated album of the same name, which reached the top 20 on three Billboard charts (Bluegrass Albums, Crossover… More

Start: December 14, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205, United States
Cost: $18 to $105

Portland Chamber Orchestra: HOLIDAY POSTCARD with Handel’s “MESSIAH”, Through December 18


PCO’s signature Holiday program featuring the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah”. This year we are proud to showcase the Lewis & Clark college Resonance Ensemble, directed by Kathryn FitzGibbon.   Performances: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:30 PM, New Song Community Church, Portland Friday, December 16, 2016, 7:30 PM, All Saints Catholic Parish, Portland Saturday, December 17, 2016,… More

Start: December 14, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 18, 2016 3:00 pm
Cost: $15 - $30

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