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October 8, 2016

Oregon Ballet Theatre: Giants (World Premiere), October 8 through 15

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Serenade George Balanchine | Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky featuring the OBT Orchestra for all performances In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated (Company Premiere) William Forsythe | Thom Willems Giants Before Us (World Premiere) Nicolo Fonte | Franz Liszt Featuring pianist Hunter Noack In the art form of ballet, there are only a few acknowledged masters whose work… More

Start: October 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 15, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Keller Auditorium
Address:
222 SW Clay Street, Portland, 97201
Cost: $29 To $146

Oregon Symphony: Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3, October 8, 9 & 10

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Alex Ross of The New Yorker says, “Hamelin’s legend will grow – right now there is no one like him.” The acclaimed Canadian pianist returns to tackle Rachmaninoff’s most challenging concerto. Program Wagner: Forest Murmurs from Siegfried Sibelius: Symphony No. 3 Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 Nicholas Carter, conductor; Marc-André Hamelin, piano Performances repeat October 9 2:00 pm & October 10, 7:30 pm…. More

Start: October 8, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 10, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $23 to $105

October 9, 2016

Portland Piano International: Denis Kozhukhin

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Denis Kozhukhin is a committed chamber musician and has worked with amongst others, Leonidas Kavakos, Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, Janine Jansen, Vadim Repin, Julian Rachlin, the Jerusalem Quartet, the Pavel Haas Quartet, Radovan Vlatkovic, Jörg Widmann and Alisa Weilerstein. Program Haydn: Sonata in C minor, Hob. VXI:20 Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75 Liszt: Benediction… More

Start: October 9, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $54

String Trios by Beethoven, Mozart & Schubert

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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 shirley@shirleyhunt.net… More

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

October 10, 2016

In My Life – A Musical Theatre Tribute to The Beatles

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Multi-media musical returns to the Newmark Theatre. This is the award-winning musical biography of The Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein and features the live music of renowned tribute band Abbey Road.  The show is widely considered by industry insiders to be the most unique Beatles show in decades. Reserve tickets here or phone 800-273-1530… More

Start: October 10, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
Address:
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $40 to $60

October 12, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

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Jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis returns to Portland for one night only! It’s impossible to say enough about this extraordinary musician and this magnificent orchestra. Suffice it to say, this will be an evening of jazz played by the very best. Reserve Tickets. The Oregon Symphony does not perform. 

Start: October 12, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $40 to $120

A Wickedly Delicious Journey

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This is a fundraiser for women’s scholarships sponsored by Portland P.E.O. Chapter BG. XX Digitus Duo performs excerpts from Engelbert Humperdinck’s Opera Hansel and Gretel with live narration by Suzanne Nance. Jazz vocalist Rebecca Hardiman sings from the Great American Songbook, with Ray Hardiman on piano and Marcia Hocker as emcee. A dessert reception follows. For… More

Start: October 12, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 12, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: The Old Church
Address:
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $20 in advance, some tickets available at the door

October 13, 2016

NW Dance Project: BOLERO +, October 13, 14 & 15

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Beginning the season with boldness. Our opening program begins with our eyes firmly set on the future. Three choreographers who are reshaping contemporary dance – Ihsan Rustem, Lucas Crandall, and Felix Landerer. Three new works that will electrify, thrill, and move you. Performance repeats October 14 & 15, 7:30 pm. Reserve Tickets.

Start: October 13, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 15, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $34 to $58

Milagro Theatre: El Muerto Vagabundo, through November 6

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Once a year, the dead return to the land of the living to visit their loved ones. This production, in its world premiere, deals with “homeless” muertos and was inspired by an obituary of a homeless veteran without friends and family. Conceived and directed by Georgina Escobar, it explores what happens when a muertito has no family… More

Start: October 13, 2016 7:30 pm
End: November 6, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Milagro Theatre
Address:
525 S.E. Stark Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $27 advance, $25 advance senior, $20 student & veteran

October 14, 2016

PBO: Mozart & Mendelssohn, October 14-16

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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
Address:
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