May 3, 2017
Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public. Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by Laura Ha-violin, Nina DeCesare- Double Bass at the Symposium Coffeehouse in Tigard! For more information on Classical Up Close events, visit their webpage.
Featuring Celso Machado, virtuoso Brazilian guitarist, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist and composer. Celso Machado transports his audiences through the richness and diversity of Brazilian music and beyond. For 40 years Machado has performed on concert stages throughout the world. Considered one of the most versatile and exciting musician/composers of Brazilian music today, Machado’s music is rooted in… More
McMenamins presents writer Putsata Reang and filmmaker Ivy Lin in a screening of and panel discussion about their This Land project, Bitter Harvest, about Chinese hop farmers in Oregon in the early 1900s. Bitter Harvest is part of Oregon Humanities’ This Land project, which collects and connects stories about land, home, belonging, and identity by… More
Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts, bringing world class symphony musicians to the public. Kyle Mustain, Emcee Program includes: J.S. BACH: Movements from Goldberg Variations for String Trio, BMV 988, (Transcription by Dmitry Sitkovetsky) featuring Samuel Park, violin; Kim… More
May 4, 2017
Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts, bringing world class symphony musicians to the public. Seating is limited for this event; reserve your free seats here. Hosted by Christa Wessel Program includes: ASTOR PIAZZOLLA: L’histoire du tango: Bordel 1900,… More
May 5, 2017
Featuring the Reed College Dance Department. The Reed College Dance Department presents the 2017 Spring Dance Concert, featuring student choreography, collaborations with the Reed Chorus and Collegium, and work by choreographer-in-residence Iris Erez. Performances: Friday, May 5, 7:00 pm and Saturday, May 6, 7:00 pm.
Vivaldi was not the only composer writing virtuosic concertos in the early 18th century. Portland Baroque Orchestra and Monica Huggett explore the sonic world of the Italian composer and his contemporaries, including Telemann and Pergolesi, in this tour of concertos featuring Huggett with bassoonist Nate Helgeson, cellist Tanya Tomkins, and lutenist John Lenti. Three performances: May 5 and… More
“Believable characters whose feelings are portrayed so deeply and so vividly that, as we look on, their emotions soon become ours.” – NPR Don’t miss the American debut of the exciting Italian tenor Giordano Lucá. Rodolfo and his friends get by on hopes, wine, and wits in 1830s Paris, but Mimi is the spark of… More
The Westside Community & Youth Orchestra presents its Spring 2017 concert. This year’s theme is from Edward Elgar’s suites, “The Wand of Youth”, including: Overture, Minuet and Fairies and Giants. His suites are based on tunes he wrote when he was a youth. The concert also includes numbers from Aaron Copland, Amadeus Mozart and Leroy… More
Tuesday Rupp returns! Join our grand anniversary celebration with co-founders Anna Song and Tuesday Rupp, and all the women of In Mulieribus. The program includes an exciting mix of old and new, with world premieres by John Vergin, Andrea Reinkemeyer and Robert Lockwood commissioned to mark this special occasion, as well as works by Perotin,… More