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October 8, 2016

Oregon Repertory Singers: The Armed Man, October 8 & 9

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We begin our season with the Portland premiere of The Armed Man by Welsh composer Sir Karl Jenkins. Subtitled A Mass for Peace, this work expands upon the Ordinary of the Mass, adding nontraditional elements to create a rich and unique musical depiction of war and, ultimately, a hopeful wish for peace. Jenkins juxtaposes a well-known and often-quoted… More

Start: October 8, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 9, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
1838 SW Jefferson Street, Portland, 97221

University Singers and Women’s Chorale Concert

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The University Singers, directed by Michael Connolly, and the Womens’ Chorale, directed by Kathryn Briggs, are excited to share an intriguing program for their first performance of the school year. A highlight of the University Singers’ performance is Mozart’s Missa brevis in F, featuring a quartet of student vocal soloists. Student conductors Molly Kerns and Jasmine Tsai direct. Women’s Chorale… More

Start: October 8, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium
Address:
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: Free – No tickets required

Portland Piano International: Denis Kozhukhin

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Denis Kozhukhin was launched onto the international scene after winning First Prize in the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels at the age of 23. His playing is characterised by an extraordinary technical mastery balanced by a sharp intelligence, calm maturity and wisdom. Program Handel: Suite No. 7 in G minor, HWV 432 Franck: Prelude, Choral… More

Start: October 8, 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

Chamber Music Northwest: Akropolis Reed Quintet – Under the Influence

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There’s a reason the Akropolis Reed Quintet has been sweeping chamber music competitions, beating out traditional chamber ensembles: they’re that great! Join CMNW’s 2015 and 2016 Protégé Project ensemble for their unique Under the Influence, which weaves a rich tapestry of sound exploring how contemporary influences – from Baroque composer Jean-Philippe Rameau to George Gershwin… More

Start: October 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Dolores Winningstad Theatre
Address:
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $32.50

OPACO: Autumn in Paris

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Dr. Jeff Specht leads the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra in an enchanting program of largely French music, including Bizet’s Symphony in C, Masques and Bergamasques by Fauré, and the Gymnopédies of Satie. The English Frederick Delius also contributes, with Two Pieces for Small Orchestra. Reserve tickets.    

Start: October 8, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium, Reed College
Address:
3203 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

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

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