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October 27, 2016

Theatre Vertigo: Assistance by Leslye Headland


Cast: Nick – R. David Wyllie; Nora – Kaia Maarja Hillier; Vince – Tom Mounsey; Heather – Jenn Hunter; Jenny – Clara-Liis Hillier; Justin – Heath Hyun Houghton. For these young assistants, life is an endless series of humiliations at the hands of their hellacious boss. In rare moments of calm, Nick and Nora, et…. More

Start: October 27, 2016 7:30 am
End: October 27, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Shoebox Theatre
2110 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, 97214
Cost: 20.00

October 26, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Tony Bennett


An evening of timeless standards with the iconic crooner himself! Reserve Tickets. The Oregon Symphony does not perform.

Start: October 26, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $45 to $175

October 23, 2016

Lewis & Clark Orchestra Concert


The Lewis & Clark Orchestra presents its first concert of the fall semester. Lance Inouye directs works by Saint-Saëns, Gliere, Marquez, Bernstein and Elgar. Reserve tickets.

Start: October 23, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, Portland, OR, 97219, United States
Cost: $10; $5 for L&C faculty/staff/alumni, seniors & non-L&C students; free for L&C students with ID

Peter Fletcher Classical Guitar


Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher is on a nationwide tour promoting an upcoming CD that features such masterworks as Paganini’s Caprice No. 24, and the ever popular Cordoba by the Spanish composer Isaac Albeniz. Other repertoire on the program includes Bach’s Lute Suite No. 3, the exciting and fiendishly difficult Five Bagatelles for Guitar by British… More

Start: October 23, 2016 6:00 pm
End: October 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: The History Museum of Hood River County
300 E Port Marina Drive, Hood River, OR, 97031, United States
Cost: $20 to $35

Oregon Koto-Kai 5th Anniversary Concert


Oregon Koto-Kai was founded by Tokyo-born Koto Master Mitsuki Dazai. Under Dazai-sensei’s tutelage, each player has learned the time-honored traditions of Koto performance in addition to the most advanced contemporary techniques. Drawing upon a vast repertoire, from solo pieces and duets to works for Koto ensemble, this ensemble has performed at numerous cultural festivals throughout… More

Start: October 23, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 23, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall (LH 75) on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201

Southwest Washington Wind Symphony in Concert

Wind Symphony

The ensemble opens its twelfth season with a concert titled “Literary Notes,” displaying how heroes from very different eras — Huckleberry Finn, Beowulf, and John Wayne — are portrayed in musical works from timeless literature and movies. Selections include Huckleberry Finn Suite by Franco Cesarini, The Cowboys by John Williams, Howl’s Moving Castle by Joe Hisaishi, and more.  

Start: October 23, 2016 3:00 pm
End: October 23, 2016 4:15 pm
Venue: Performing Arts Center at Union High School
6201 N.W. Friberg-Strunk Street, Camas, WA, 98607, United States
Cost: Free

Symphonic Safari Goes Halloween


Dress in your favorite Halloween costume and join us for some “spooktacular” kid-friendly fun. Engage in hands-on preconcert arts, crafts, and activities, and enjoy the “boo-tiful” music of Prokofiev, Elfman, John Williams, and others. Come see the iconic Peter & The Wolf brought to life by music and dance and enjoy the Portland Symphonic Girlchoir… More

Start: October 23, 2016 1:30 pm
Venue: Parkrose High School
12003 NE Shaver Street, Portland, 97220
Cost: $5 to $15

Northwest Accordion Society: Forest Grove Accordion Autumnfest


Sergei Teleshev, internationally known accordionist, classically trained in Voronezh, Russia and his young daughter, Masha will be the featured performers at 4:00 PM. Amateur Accordion Players from throughout the region will gather to perform October 23 beginning at 1:30. Players will perform as individuals and with others. The Tualatin Valley Accordionists, an ensemble that meets… More

Start: October 23, 2016 1:30 pm
End: October 23, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Forest Grove Senior and Community Center
2037 Douglas St., Forest Grove, 97116
Cost: $5.00

Metropolitan Opera National Council 2016 Oregon District Auditions

Met Auditions

These important auditions for young singers are open to the public and tickets can be purchased at the door on the day of the event. For an opera lover, this represents prime entertainment value, with 40 to 50 arias drawn from the entire operatic repertoire performed in one day.

Start: October 23, 2016 1:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University
1320 S.W. Park Avenue, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: $18

October 22, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Colin Currie, October 22, 23 & 24


Scotland’s most famous musical export (after the bagpipes) begins his second year as our own Artist-in-Residence with the West Coast premiere of a new American percussion concerto. After intermission, revel in the humorous twists of Strauss’ tongue-in-cheek self-portrait. Program Rouse: Supplica Andrew Norman: Switch for solo percussion and orchestra Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (A Hero’s Life) Colin Currie, percussion; Carlos Kalmar, conductor… More

Start: October 22, 2016 7:30 pm
End: October 24, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $23 to $105

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