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June 18, 2016

Astoria Music Festival: Festival Orchestra Gala Opening

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The Festival blasts off with explosive works by two of America’s most popular classical composers: Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams and — as a memorial to the late David Bowie — the Northwest Premiere of Philip Glass’ Symphony No. 4 Heroes, based on the rocker’s album of the same name. Rounding out… More

Start: June 18, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Liberty Theater
Address:
1203 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: $20–$45

Portland Revels: The Deer & the Nightingale, June 18 & 19

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ViVoce, the Portland Revels Women’s Chorus, blend folk and classical music with storytelling, and their colorful costumes make their concerts unique choral events. This appearance includes songs from Bolivia, Ecuador, Romania, Bulgaria, Xhosa in Africa, North America, Renaissance Italy, France and the British Isles. Two performances: June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Michael and All Angels… More

Start: June 18, 2016 7:30 pm
End: June 19, 2016 5:30 pm

June 19, 2016

Astoria Music Festival: Young Artists’ Concert & Coffee

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This free recital features members of the Astoria Music Festival 2016 Apprentice Vocal Artist Program and is followed by an opportunity to meet the young singers and enjoy complimentary coffee and goodies.      

Start: June 19, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: First Presbyterian Church
Address:
1103 Grand Avenue, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: Free

Astoria Music Festival: Symphonic Sunday Matinee with The Red Violin

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American Violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn plays Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto on her legendary “Red Violin” Stradivarius that inspired the novel and film The Red Violin. The program, led by Conductor Keith Clark, is rounded out by Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony and Overture to Egmont. Reserve tickets. Tickets also available from Astoria Music Festival Office, 1271 Commercial Street in… More

Start: June 19, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Liberty Theater
Address:
1203 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: $20–$40

June 21, 2016

Astoria Music Festival: Bach by Candlelight

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Tchaikovsky International Competition Gold Medal Winner Sergey Antonov, cello, and Metropolitan Opera soloist Richard Zeller, baritone, appear in this concert, which features Bach’s Cello Suites Nos. 1 and 2, as well as the composer’s Cantata No. 82, Ich have genug. In addition, organist Julia Brown performs Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in A minor. This intimate evening of Johann… More

Start: June 21, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Grace Episcopal Church
Address:
1545 Franklin Avenue, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States

June 22, 2016

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra: 50th Anniversary Great Northwest Tour

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PACO’s Great Northwest Tour, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its founding, features our talented 35-member strings-only chamber orchestra in a wide-ranging program of classical music by Antonio Vivaldi, Franz Schubert, Astor Piazzolla, Peter Heidrich and the world premiere of Anniversary Overture by PACO alum Camden Boyle. Led by their music director Ben Simon, noted violin… More

Start: June 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: June 22, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall on the campus of Portland State University
Address:
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: Free Admission

Astoria Music Festival: 3 Leg Torso

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Oregon’s genre-defying band brings its eclectic mash up of Chamber Music, Tango, Klezmer, Latin, and Roma (Gypsy) music to the Festival. Internationally acclaimed for recordings, and film scores, this wonderfully weird band rocked the Liberty Theater in its Festival debut a few years ago. With special guest artist, Astoria’s own 10 year-old singing sensation Minntah Haefker. Reserve tickets…. More

Start: June 22, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Liberty Theater
Address:
1203 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: $15; children under 16 admitted for $5 at the box office and night of concert

June 23, 2016

Astoria Music Festival: City Girl, Classic Silent Film with Live Music

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By popular demand, the Liberty Theater returns to its roots as a silent movie palace. City Girl, F.W. Murnau’s 1930 classic and the first Hollywood film shot in Oregon, will be screened with new music composed and conducted live by celebrated Pacific Northwest composer John Paul, who will be available after the showing. Sophisticated city girl Kate falls… More

Start: June 23, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Liberty Theater
Address:
1203 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR, 97203, United States

June 24, 2016

Astoria Music Festival: Chamber Music with Cary Lewis & the Festival All-Stars

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The Astoria Festival Chamber Players bring together stellar musicians from around the world. Hear them up close in this program, which includes Dvořák’s Piano Quartet in E flat major; Charles Knox’s 2002: Semordnilap No. 2 and Ernő Dohnányi’s Sextet in C major for Winds, Strings and Piano. Joining host and pianist Cary Lewis are Jeffrey Thayer,Concertmaster of the San… More

Start: June 24, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Liberty Theater
Address:
1203 Commercial Street, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: $20-$45

June 25, 2016

Astoria Music Festival: KMUN Troll Radio Review

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Astoria Festival Young Artists join in a variety show broadcast live, featuring the Troll Radio Theater Troupe and hosted by Astoria’s popular radio personality Debbie Twombly. Kids are welcome for this free family concert.      

Start: June 25, 2016 11:00 am
Venue: Fort George Brewery
Address:
1483 Duane Street, Astoria, OR, 97103, United States
Cost: Free

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