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October 16, 2015

Cascadia Ventures Forth


This concert offers a collection of works featuring saxophone, harp, accordion, vibraphone and much more — Northwestern new music that invites the audience to leave its timbral comfort zone. Included are works by Michael Johanson, Nicholas Yandell, David Drexler, Gary Noland, Greb... More

Start: October 16, 2015 7:25 pm
End: October 16, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Mago Hunt Recital Hall, University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97203, United States
Cost: $20, $10 for seniors & working artists, $5 for students

Friends of Chamber Music: Shanghai Quartet & Wu Man, pipa


Renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and multicultural innovations, the Shanghai Quartet’s elegant style melds the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of Western repertoire, allowing it to traverse musical genres including traditional Chinese folk music, masterpieces... More

Start: October 16, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202

Rio Con Brio in Concert

Rio Con Brio

Mike Burdette and Tim Connell offer their virtuosic guitar and mandolin playing in a program of European and New World music that captures an intersection of Brazilian rhythm, classical technique and jazz improvisation. Purchase tickets online or call 503-615-3485.

Start: October 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 16, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of show

Portland Baroque Orchestra: High Baroque Winds, October 16, 17 & 18


Monica Huggett, director + violin Monica opens the season with Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, showing off the High Baroque style with it and other works for large baroque orchestra with horns, oboes, and bassoon. Program includes J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto... More

Start: October 16, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 18, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: First Baptist Church
909 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97205
Cost: $22 to $59

October 17, 2015

Aurora Celebrates the Harvest, October 17 & 18


Aurora Celebrates the Harvest: “Hazelween” hazelnut recipe scavenger hunt; artisan and farmers Aurora Marketplace; Table Top Hop—vintage & antique table settings on display in Aurora vintage and antiques stores and the Old Aurora Colony Museum.

Start: October 17, 2015
Venue: Old Aurora Colony Museum
Phone: (503) 678-5754
15018 2nd St NE, Aurora, OR, 97002, United States

Harvest: An Evening to Benefit Eve’s Daughters

Eve's Daughters

Classical pianist Julie Lowe performs to benefit Eve’s Daughters, a local nonprofit that supports single mothers and their children. Free parking is available; coffee reception immediately follows the concert.

Start: October 17, 2015 6:00 pm
End: October 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Sunset Presbyterian Church
14986 N.W. Cornell Road, Portland, OR, 97229, United States
Cost: Free, but a love offering will be taken

Oregon Repertory Singers: Antonin Dvorák’s Stabat Mater, October 17 & 18


Featuring Vakare Petroliunaite, soprano; Hannah Penn, mezzo-soprano; Carl Halvorson, tenor; André Flynn, bass and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. We begin our season with two performances of one of the great monuments of choral music, Antonin Dvorák's haunting oratorio Stabat Mater for chorus and full orchestra, one... More

Start: October 17, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 18, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Newmark Theater
1111 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205

Portland Chamber Orchestra: Northern Lights, October 17 & 18


Straight from Scandinavia, Northern Lights is in celebration of the 150th anniversary of two towering Nordic composers, Danish composer Carl Nielsen and Finland’s Jean Sibelius. This concert evokes the spirit and sound of the Nordic people with the virtuosic, folk-like Flute Concerto... More

Start: October 17, 2015 7:30 pm
End: October 18, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Nordia House
8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, 97223
Cost: $5 to $25

Friends of Chamber Music: Anonymous 4


Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, the women of Anonymous 4 combine historical scholarship with contemporary performance intuition to create their magical sound. Don’t miss the last opportunity to hear Anonymous 4 in Portland in a... More

Start: October 17, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, 97202

October 18, 2015

Monday Musical Club of Portland: Fall Musical Sampler


Featuring vocals, piano, violin, bell tree, pipe organ, ukulele. Three 2014-15 scholarship recipients perform. The Sampler is a musical variety scholarship fundraiser show followed by a tea. The program includes performances by three Monday Musical scholarship winners, and the Monday Musical chorus.... More

Start: October 18, 2015 2:00 pm
End: October 18, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Rivercrest Community Church
3201 NE 148th Avenue, Portland, 97230
Cost: Free admission with cash donations accepted for the scholarship fund.

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