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December 11, 2016

Marylhurst Symphony Christmas Celebration Concert


Marylhurst Symphony’s beloved holiday tradition returns with seasonal favorites that are perfect for the entire family. Complimentary refreshments will be available. Please note our new location! Parking is available at the Heritage Center. Tickets sold at the door. Cash only please. Adults – $10, Seniors (65+) & Children (10+) – $5.

Start: December 11, 2016 6:00 pm
End: December 11, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Mary's Woods Chapel
17410 Holy Names Dr, Lake Oswego, 97034
Cost: $5 - $10

Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story


Based on the story by Charles Dickens, and produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc. “Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story” is an inspired adaptation of the holiday classic, reimagined through highly theatrical storytelling. Actors whimsically transform from narrators into characters, and beloved carols are sung to alternately joyful and sinister effect, giving this familiar Christmas… More

Start: December 11, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 11, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Magenta Theater
1108 Main Street, Vancouver, 98660
Cost: $10 - $12

Unistus Chamber Choir: Christmas by Candlelight


Featuring Unistus Chamber Choir, Lonnie Cline, Conductor & Artistic Director You are invited to celebrate Unistus Chamber Choir’s annual Christmas by Candlelight concert. A variety of a cappella and accompanied Christmas favorites, along with new seasonal compositions, are performed. Admission: General – $12.00; Seniors (65+) & Students – $10.00; Children (5 & under) – free

Start: December 11, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Our Lady of the Lake Parish
790 A Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034, United States
Cost: $10 - $12

December 12, 2016

Portland’5: Windham Hill Winter Solstice


Portland’5 presents the Windham Hill Winter Solstice 30th Anniversary Concert, featuring William Ackerman, Barbara Higbie, and Alex de Grassi, with guitarist Todd Boston. Celebrate the winter solstice and its warm traditions with a concert of original and traditional acoustic music drawn from the multi-platinum selling Winter Solstice series as well as their many solo releases. Windham Hill founder… More

Start: December 12, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Newmark Theatre
1111 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $28 - $38

December 14, 2016

Mark O’Connor & Friends – An Appalachian Christmas

Mark O'Connor (center) and the O'Connor Band

All Classical Portland presents Grammy-winning violinist Mark O’Connor at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall as part of the acclaimed An Appalachian Christmas tour. The performance features “elegant” (New York Times) interpretations of Christmas classics found on O’Connor’s celebrated album of the same name, which reached the top 20 on three Billboard charts (Bluegrass Albums, Crossover… More

Start: December 14, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, 97205, United States
Cost: $18 to $105

Portland Chamber Orchestra: HOLIDAY POSTCARD with Handel’s “MESSIAH”, Through December 18


PCO’s signature Holiday program featuring the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah”. This year we are proud to showcase the Lewis & Clark college Resonance Ensemble, directed by Kathryn FitzGibbon.   Performances: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 7:30 PM, New Song Community Church, Portland Friday, December 16, 2016, 7:30 PM, All Saints Catholic Parish, Portland Saturday, December 17, 2016,… More

Start: December 14, 2016 7:30 pm
End: December 18, 2016 3:00 pm
Cost: $15 - $30

December 15, 2016

PBO: Bach Magnificat & Festive Cantatas


In this Northwest Baroque Masterworks Project, Portland Baroque Orchestra presents the original version of J.S. Bach’s Magnificat, written for Christmas Vespers in 1723. Alexander Weimann directs a festive baroque orchestra including three trumpets and timpani in the program, which also includes Telemann’s Concerto for Three Trumpets in D major and Bach’s beloved Cantata No. 140, Wachet auf. Reserve… More

Start: December 15, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States

December 16, 2016

Oregon Mandolin Orchestra: 2016 Christmas Concert


The Oregon Mandolin Orchestra has approximately thirty members and is comprised of mandolins, mandolas, mandocellos, and double basses. Plan to join the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra and their special Guests “The Swinging Doors” for a Holiday and Country Swing Concert. Program includes works by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Amadeus Amadei and contemporary Christmas favorites. Reserve tickets.

Start: December 16, 2016 7:30 am
End: December 16, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $18

Sing Along Messiah


Twietmeyer Properties…presents their 23rd Annual Sing-A-Long Messiah with this year’s Director Jana Hart, conductor of the Vancouver USA Singers. You can bring your own score, but 300 G Schirmer scores will be available. Open to the public with doors opening at 5:15pm with seating on a first come arrival basis…with full capacity expected by 6:30

Start: December 16, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Central Lutheran Church
1820 N.E. 21st Avenue, Portland, 97212

Bach Cantata Choir: Baroque Holiday Concert


The Bach Cantata Choir’s mission is to sing the entire set of cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach over a period of 30 years. We are a choir of about 50 members plus an orchestra of between 8 to 15 members depending upon the concert. Ralph Nelson, Artistic Director. Program Vergin: Two Medieval Carols Schütz: Hodie Christus Natus… More

Start: December 16, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Rose City Park Presbyterian Church
1907 N.E. 45th Avenue, Portland, 97213
Cost: $25 - $30

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