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April 15, 2017

Ten Grands

One stage, one night, ten of the most accomplished pianists in the world performing music we all love. From classical and jazz to New Age and contemporary pop, this stellar concert features pieces arranged for ten pianos by brilliant composer and concert pianist Michael Allen Harrison. Ten Grands has thrilled audiences in sold out concert… More

Start: April 15, 2017 7:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 - $150

April 19, 2017

Chamber Music Northwest: Emerson String Quartet – 20th Century Masterpieces

CMNW’s current Artists-in-Residence, the GRAMMY Award-winning Emerson String Quartet, returns to perform a concert of of 20th-century masterpieces by Bartók, Berg, and Shostakovich! Program includes BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 3, BB 93 (1927) BERG: String Quartet, Op. 3 SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83 Reserve tickets.

Start: April 19, 2017 7:30 am
End: April 19, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Kaul Auditorium on the campus of Reed College
Address:
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, 97202
Cost: $10 to $50

April 20, 2017

Chamber Music Northwest: BENEFIT

Emerson String Quartet: Mozart Extravaganza Join CMNW for our spring benefit event featuring a concert by our Artists-in-Residence, the Emerson String Quartet. The benefit begins at 6 pm and the concert begins at 8 pm. Gala Gold Patron: $250 Includes reserved parking at Nordia House, Gala reception and dinner, and prime seating for the concert Gala… More

Start: April 20, 2017 6:00 pm
Venue: Nordia House
Address:
8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, 97223
Cost: $75 to $250

April 21, 2017

PSU Steinway Piano Series: Andrew Brownell Master Class

Andrew Brownell, 2nd Prize Winner of the 2006 Leeds International Piano Competition. “…potentially one of the most significant pianists of his generation.” -Musical Opinion Mr. Brownell presents a free master class.

Start: April 21, 2017 7:00 pm
End: April 21, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
Address:
711 SW 14th Avenue, Portland, 97205

Oregon Symphony Association in Salem: Debussy’s La Mer

Debussy’s most sensuous work powers an evening of oceanic currents, with sea-going works by both Hosakawa and Mendelssohn. Renowned violinist Simone Lamsma returns to perform Britten’s Spanish Civil War-inspired Violin Concerto. Program includes Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) Britten: Violin Concerto Hosokawa: Circulating Ocean Debussy: La Mer (The Sea) Jun Märkl, conductor, Simone Lamsma, violin… More

Start: April 21, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Smith Auditorium on the campus of Willamette University
Address:
900 State Street, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $35 to $50

April 22, 2017

Classical Up Close: Blitz Performance at Powell’s City of Books

Classical Up Close is a cooperative effort by musicians of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra and community partners to bring world class symphony musicians to the public.  Come watch a 30-minute “blitz” performance by a cello quartet featuring Nancy Ives, Ken Finch, Gayle Budd O’Grady, and Kevin Kunkel​ at Powell’s Books! For more information on Classical Up… More

Start: April 22, 2017 12:00 pm
End: April 22, 2017 12:30 pm
Venue: Powell's City of Books
Address:
1005 West Burnside St, Portland, 97209
Cost: Free

ORS: Love and Fire, April 22 & 23

Oregon Repertory Singers’ final concert of their 43rd season previews the cross-cultural program that the ensemble will take on tour to Spain in summer 2017. The singers share some of the greatest American choral music, both old and new — from traditional and inspirational spirituals to Pacific Northwest native Morten Lauridsen’s Madrigali. ORS also honors the music and… More

Start: April 22, 2017 3:00 pm
End: April 23, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
1838 S.W. Jefferson Street, Portland, OR, 97221, United States
Cost: $15, $25 and $35

Oregon Repertory Singers: Love and Fire, April 22 & 23

The final concert of our 43rd season previews the cross-cultural program ORS will take on tour to Spain in summer 2017. The singers share some of the greatest American choral music, both old and new: from traditional and inspirational spirituals, to Morten Lauridsen’s Madrigali, a set of six “fire songs” by the Pacific Northwest native and 2007… More

Start: April 22, 2017 3:00 pm
End: April 23, 2017 3:00 pm
Venue: First United Methodist Church
Address:
1838 SW Jefferson Street, Portland, 97221

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: Young Artist Winners

Every season, one of the best-attended and most eagerly anticipated events is the VSO Young Artists Competition and the performances of the three winners with our orchestra at our spring concert. These are joyous events that celebrate our area’s incredible musical talent. Many of the outstanding local young musicians use it as a launching pad… More

Start: April 22, 2017 3:00 pm
End: April 23, 2017 7:00 pm
Venue: Skyview Concert Hall
Address:
1300 NW 139th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98685, United States
Cost: $10 to $50

Oregon Symphony: Debussy’s La Mer, April 22, 23 & 24

Debussy’s most sensuous work powers an evening of oceanic currents, with sea-going works by both Hosakawa and Mendelssohn. Renowned violinist Simone Lamsma returns to perform Britten’s Spanish Civil War-inspired Violin Concerto. Program includes – Mendelssohn: The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) Britten: Violin Concerto Hosokawa: Circulating Ocean Debussy: La Mer (The Sea) Jun Märkl, conductor Performance repeats April 23, 2:00 pm and… More

Start: April 22, 2017 7:30 pm
End: April 24, 2017 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Address:
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205
Cost: $23 to 105

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