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May 6, 2016

Classical Up Close: Oregon Symphony Musicians on the Loose


Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to offer free chamber music concerts. Prelude performance by members of the Portland BRAVO Orchestra. Program includes: Duo No. 1 in C Major for Two Violas of Carl Philipp Stamitz with Brian Quincey, viola; Jennifer Arnold, viola. Ludwig… More

Start: May 6, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Maranatha Church
4222 NE 12th Avenue, Portland, 97211
Cost: Free Admission

PDX Contemporary Ballet: “From Within”


Featuring works by Matt Cichon; Sari Hoke; Joanna Hardy; Briley Neugebauer; Samantha Schilke and Alexandra Schooling (in collaboration). Cello solos by Hannah Hillebrand and Northwest Piano Trio with cameo appearances by a variety of Portland’s gifted local poets. PDX Contemporary Ballet called on the experience of its own company dancers for their next performance. Music selections… More

Start: May 6, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 6, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Alberta Abbey
126 NE Alberta Street, Portland, 97211
Cost: $15 to $25

The Portland Ballet: Mercury Half-Life, May 6 & 7


The Career Track and Youth Company Dancers of The Portland Ballet offer the Oregon premiere of Trey McIntyre’s Mercury Half-Life in excerpts. This energetic work brings together contemporary ballet choreography and the music of the iconic rock group Queen. Alongside this work, TPB’s company members perform classical ballet pieces Valse-Fantaisie by George Balanchine and Raymonda Suite by… More

Start: May 6, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
1620 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $5–$35

Hillsboro Symphony Orchestra in Concert


Now in its fifteenth year, the 70-piece community orchestra offers a pirate-themed concert featuring Dance of the Pirate, Over the Waves, and music from Pirates of the Caribbean. The audience is encouraged to wear pirate-themed wear, but please: no canons or muskets. Tickets available at the door or at MIR Music, 331 E. Main Street in Hillsboro.  

Start: May 6, 2016 7:30 pm
End: May 6, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Hillsboro High School Auditorium
3285 S.E. Rood Bridge Road, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $10, $8 for students & seniors, children under twelve admitted free

May 7, 2016

Oregon Coast Chamber Music Society: Trios for Violin, Viola & Piano


Violist Patricia McCarty (pictured), violinist Walter Schwede, and pianist Cary Lews present a program of four trio compositions by Lachner, Fuchs, Khachaturian and Longen, with an intermission and light refreshments. The concert takes place in a private, ocean-view home in a gated community. Dress is business casual, and directions will be given at the time reservations are made. Call 541-765-7770 for… More

Start: May 7, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 7, 2016 6:00 pm
Depoe Bay, 97341
Cost: $25

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts: Simple Measures


Seattle Symphony Principal Horn Jeffrey Fair is featured in Brahms’ Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano, and the program also includes works by Debussy, Messiaen, John Harbison and Brahms. Reserve tickets.  

Start: May 7, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Canyon Wren Recital Hall, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts
7409 Icicle Road, Leavenworth, WA, 98826, United States
Cost: $22 advance, $24 at the door; students $12 advance and $14 at the door; free for those 12 and under

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association Presents Storm Large


A native of Massachusetts, Storm Large started singing as a young child, and then attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York before moving to San Francisco and then to Portland in 2002. Since arriving in Portland, she has become a staple of the music and theatre scene, performing with her band, as a… More

Start: May 7, 2016 7:25 pm
End: May 7, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Hood River Middle School Auditorium
1602 May Street, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $30

Oregon Symphony: Back to the Future


Power up your DeLorean. Recharge your flux capacitor. And get ready to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the movie classic as you’ve never seen or heard it before! Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd star in this box office blockbuster on a hi-def screen with the orchestra playing Alan Silvestri’s dazzling musical score live in… More

Start: May 7, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $30 to $115

Portland Dutch Society: Classical Musicians of Holland


The Portland Dutch Society is presenting the second annual Classical Musicians of Holland concert. This concert is part of a North West American tour featuring three winners of Holland’s most competitive young adult classical program, the Prinses Christina Concours. The program features three award-winning Dutch performers: Jurre van Egteren – Piano (1994); Eva de Vries… More

Start: May 7, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: St. Mary’s Cathedral
1716 NW Davis Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: Suggested Donation of $10 per adult / $3 per student

May 8, 2016

Old Aurora Colony Museum: “Remembering Emma” with author Jane Kirkpatrick.


Book talk celebrating 1800’s scout and pioneer woman Emma Wagner Giesy. Historic walking tour with award winning author.

Start: May 8, 2016
Venue: Old Aurora Colony Museum
Phone: (503) 678-5754
15018 2nd St NE, Aurora, OR, 97002, United States

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