June 11, 2016
Beginning as a string ensemble in 1930, the Marylhurst Symphony has grown to become a full symphony orchestra composed of instrumentalists from the community. Lajos Balogh has conducted since 1966. This evening’s program includes the Harry Potter Suite by John Williams and Molly on the Shore by Percy Grainger, as well as Edvard Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1…. More
Urban Tellers® pushes the boundaries between teller and audience, as stories filled with compassion and truth leave everyone transformed. Each storyteller has a mere twelve minutes, and listeners are invited to embark on a shared experience that is a potent blend of vulnerability and heart. The evening begins at 7 p.m. with music by the jazz… More
June 12, 2016
The award winning Clark College Orchestra presents its spring concert. Featured on the program is Adjunct Viola Instructor Wendy Edgar performing Holst’s Lyric Movement for Viola and Small Orchestra. Ms. Edgar is celebrating her twentieth anniversary as Principal Viola/String Coach of the Orchestra. The orchestra also performs Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz. Donald Appert, Music… More
June 16, 2016
Hosted by Artistic Director Arnaldo Cohen, this year’s Summer Festival focuses on the Golden Age of Piano, generally accepted to be the decades between 1870 and 1930. During these years some of the greatest pianists emerged, including Myra Hess, Alfred Cortot, Leopold Godowsky, Ferruccio Busoni, Vladimir Horowitz and others. Golden Age composers became famous both… More
June 17, 2016
Light Opera of Portland, formerly The Dairyville Players, presents this drama of treachery and romance on the high seas, featuring the beloved characters of Josephine, Ralph Rackstraw, Little Buttercup, and Dick Deadeye in a story filled with mirth, silliness, and rollicking music. Performances at 7 p.m. on June 17, 18, 24 and 25, plus 3 p.m. matinees… More
Once again, the Astoria Music Festival offers a single performance in Portland, previewing the concert series, which runs from June 18 through July 3.This evening’s concert features International Tchaikovsky Competition Gold Medal Winner Sergey Antonov, cello, as well as celebrated virtuoso violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn and pianist Cary Lewis. Pitcairn plays the legendary 1720 Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius, said to… More
June 18, 2016
Join the Polaris board, staff and dancers for a day of food, fun, community, and dancing. Catered by The People’s Pig, this event offers live music, performances, and over $700 in raffle prizes for the whole family, while raising funds for Polaris programming! If you want a good workout before you chow down, check out… More
The soprano performs a varied program of well-known and beloved arias by Puccini, Verdi, Mozart and others, as well as a selection of French chansons by Gabriel Fauré. Co-director of North Portland Vocal Studio and a member of the Portland Symphonic Choir, Smith is accompanied on piano by Signe Lusk.
Pianist Cary Lewis hosts an informal matinee featuring International Tchaikovsky Competition Gold Medal Winner Sergey Antonov cello and celebrated virtuoso violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn. The program includes Mendelssohn’s Violin Sonata in F major, Grieg’s Cello Sonata, and Dvořák’s Dumky Trio. Pitcairn will play the legendary 1720 Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius, said to have inspired the 1999 Academy Award-winning film… More
The evening begins at 5 p.m. with a wine-tasting reception, featuring wines from the Pacific Northwest. A dinner and live auction follow at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the event help support services provided by Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB), including those at its Portland-area campus. For more information, visit GDB website. Reserve Tickets.