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August 5, 2016

William Byrd Festival Opening Concert

William Byrd

The 19th annual renewal of this two-week event, devoted to perhaps the greatest composer of the English Renaissance, begins with a concert featuring choral music by Byrd and later generations of his countrymen, including Orlando Gibbons and Henry Purcell. The Byrd Festival Consort is joined by instrumentalists from the Portland area, all under the direction of… More

Start: August 5, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 5, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: St. Patrick’s Church
Address:
1623 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $20, $15 for seniors & students

August 6, 2016

Old Aurora Colony Museum: Aurora Colony Day

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Community parade, free Museum admission & “living history” demos. Main St. antique & vintage fair, live music, brews & German food.

Start: August 6, 2016
Venue: Old Aurora Colony Museum
Phone: (503) 678-5754
Address:
15018 2nd St NE, Aurora, OR, 97002, United States

William Byrd Festival Free Public Lectures; August 6, 13 & 20

William Byrd

The 19th Annual Byrd Festival offers, in addition to concerts, three informative lectures about the composer and his times: August 6: “Music Lessons with Byrd” by Dr. Kerry McCarthy, August 13: “The Volatile Church of Byrd’s Childhood” by Dr. Dana Marsh, August 20:  “The Elizabethan Book of Common Prayer and its Music” by Dr. William Mahrt. All lectures… More

Start: August 6, 2016 11:00 am
End: August 20, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Holy Rosary Church
Address:
375 N.E. Clackamas Street, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: Free

William Byrd Festival: Masses, August 6, 13 & 14

William Byrd

The William Byrd Festival includes performances of the composer’s three masses, all sung by Cantores in Ecclesia under the direction of Blake Applegate. They are featured as part of Solemn Pontifical Masses, with The Most Reverend Basil Meeking as celebrant. Dates and times: Mass for Four Voices, August 6 at 5:30 p.m. Mass for Five Voices, August 13… More

Start: August 6, 2016 5:30 pm
End: August 14, 2016 1:30 pm
Venue: Holy Rosary Church
Address:
375 N.E. Clackamas Street, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 7, 2016

William Byrd Festival: Compline, featuring Byrd’s Music

William Byrd

Byrd’s music for the Divine Office is included in this service, performed by Cantores in Ecclesia, directed by Blake Applegate.

Start: August 7, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Holy Rosary Church
Address:
375 N.E. Clackamas Street, Portland, OR, 97232, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 12, 2016

NW Dance Project: Summer Dance Intensive Showing

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Featuring 86 dancers in NW Dance Project’s four-week Summer Dance Intensive performing new works from NW Dance Project company members and choreographers Ching Ching Wong, Franco Nieto, Andrea Parson, Viktor Usov, and Lindsey McGill. This showing concludes four weeks of 86 select dancers 14-22 working with our leading artists and company members Andrea Parson, Franco… More

Start: August 12, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 12, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue (at Market St.), Portland, 97201
Cost: $20 Advance/ $25 at the Door (no service fees)

August 14, 2016

William Byrd Festival: Organ Recital

William Byrd

Mark Williams of Jesus College, Cambridge, performs.

Start: August 14, 2016 4:15 pm
Venue: The Episcopal Parish of St. John the Baptist
Address:
6300 S.W. Nicol Road, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Free will offering

William Byrd Festival: Choral Evensong with Byrd’s Great Service

William Byrd

Cantores in Ecclesia performs, directed by Dr. Dana Marsh.

Start: August 14, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: The Episcopal Parish of St. John the Baptist
Address:
6300 S.W. Nicol Road, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 15, 2016

William Byrd Festival: Mass featuring Byrd’s Gradualia

William Byrd

This Pontifical High Mass for the Feast of the Assumption features liturgical music from Byrd’s Gradualia, sung by Cantores in Ecclesia Schola, directed by Dr. Dana Marsh. The Most Reverend Basil Meeking is celebrant.

Start: August 15, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Holy Rosary Church
Address:
375 N.E. Clackamas Street, Portland, OR, 97223, United States
Cost: Free will offering

August 17, 2016

Cult of Orpheus Summer Concert & Album Pre-release

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Cult of Orpheus, “Classical Artist” finalist in the Willamette Week Best of Portland poll, creates new art song and opera. In this appearance, composer/producer Christopher Corbell leads a troupe of classical singers and musicians in a program that includes settings of Sufi poetry in English for two singers, harp, and flute. The Baksana dance troupe also… More

Start: August 17, 2016 7:00 pm
End: August 17, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: The Old Church Concert Hall
Address:
1422 S.W. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: General admission on a sliding scale, with “Pay your wage” recommended

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