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May 23, 2015

45th Parallel: Piano Quintets with the Florestan Trio


One of Portland’s most beloved ensembles, the Florestan Trio, teams up with Greg Ewer and Adam LaMotte for two of Eastern Europe’s greatest masterpieces, the quintets of Dvorak and Dohnanyi.

Start: May 23, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Historic Old Church
1422 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $20 to $25

Music Studio on Harrison Hill: Modern Music – Mostly Winds


Modern Music: Mostly Winds is the inaugural concert of newly-formed Harrison Hill Chamber Players, consisting of faculty and friends of the Music Studio on Harrison Hill. Program highlights include: - Walter Piston’s early, adventurous Three Pieces for Flute, Bassoon, and Clarinet - Robert... More

Start: May 23, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 23, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: St. David of Wales Episcopal Church
2800 SE Harrison Street, Portland, 97214
Cost: Suggested Donation of $15

May 22, 2015

The Portland Ballet: Spring Concert, May 22 & 23


The Portland Ballet’s Spring Concert caps a year of artistic achievement and offers the opportunity to celebrate young dancers graduating from TPB for prestigious opportunities across the country. Nancy Davis, artistic director In the Spring Concert, the 2014 - 2015 Youth... More

Start: May 22, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 23, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $10 to $25

Northwest Classical Theatre Company: Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), Through June 21


NWCTC concludes its seventeenth season with Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), an action-packed, hilarious homage to Shakespeare and the people who love his plays. Constance Ledbelly, a Shakespearean scholar, postulates that two of the Bard’s best-known tragedies, Othello and Romeo... More

Start: May 22, 2015 7:30 pm
End: May 22, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theater
2110 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: $20 to $22

May 20, 2015

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education: Iraq N’ Roll


In this film about family, culture and identity, filmmaker Gili Gaon follows Israeli rock musician Dudu Tassa as he embarks on a journey to reconnect with the musical legacy of his grandfather, Daud al-Kuwaity. Daud and his brother Saleh – the... More

Start: May 20, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 20, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
1953 NW Kearney Street, Portland, 97209
Cost: $5 to $10

May 19, 2015

Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra: “Music and Courage”


Our program presents three works that address the theme of courage in the face of oppression. Beethoven was inspired by the defiance of Count Egmont against Spanish oppression of the Netherlands (which for Beethoven was just like Napoleon’s imperialism). Beethoven wrote... More

Start: May 19, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lasells Stewart Center on the Campus of Oregon State University
Phone: 541-737-2402
875 SW 26th Street, Corvallis, OR, 97331-3101, United States
Cost: $22 to $32

May 17, 2015

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestras: Spring Showcase


Featuring concerto competition winners (to be announced). Pro Arte Conservatory Strings: Vivaldi’s Concerto Grosso in D minor; Ararat Dances of Manookian. Oregon Pro Arte Youth Chamber Orchestra: Rossini’s: Il Signor Bruschino Overture; Ancient Airs and Dances Suite #2 of Respighi. Tickets available at... More

Start: May 17, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Buckley Center Auditorium on the campus of the University of Portland
5000 N Willamette Blvd., Portland, 97203
Cost: $5 to $10

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education: Annual Gala


Join us at the MJCC for an evening of celebration focused on our first year as a merged organization. Arrive at 5pm and enjoy browsing and bidding on items in our silent auction, such as weekend getaways, restaurant and theater... More

Start: May 17, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 17, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Highway , Portland, 97219
Cost: $100

Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Concert


The Metropolitan Youth Symphony was founded in 1974 by Lajos Balogh. Maestro Balogh started MYS with 16 string players, but the group grew quickly to 35 members by their first performance in 1975. MYS has expanded into one of the... More

Start: May 17, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: St. Anne's Chapel on the campus of Marylhurst University
Phone: 503-636-8141
17600 Pacific Hwy., Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: $5 to $10

PSU Choirs: The Little Match Girl Passion

Match Girl

Composer David Lang is one of the founders of the Bang on a Can All-Stars in New York City and in 2008 won the Pulitzer Prize in composition for The Little Match Girl Passion, a haunting choral work based on... More

Start: May 17, 2015 4:00 pm
End: May 17, 2015 5:30 pm
Venue: St. Stephen's Catholic Church
1112 S.E. 41st Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States

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