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January 30, 2015

Oregon Symphony: Star Trek (2009)


Director J.J. Abrams re-exhilarated the iconic Star Trek franchise with one of the most exciting and irresistible blockbusters in recent movie-going history: Star Trek (2009). Now orchestras and audiences can reach warp speed together as they experience composer Michael Giacchino’s thrilling... More

Start: January 30, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $35 to $115

Chamber Music Northwest: Dover and Friends


CMNW invites you to hear chamber music's masterpieces in a whole new way as we pair old and new in the inspiring contemporary interior of Disjecta. This benefit recital in support of the Protégé Project reunites 2013 Banff International String... More

Start: January 30, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Disjecta Contemporary Art Center
Phone: 503-286-9449
8371 N Interstate Avenue, Portland, 97217
Cost: $75

A Concert in the Key of Woof and Meow


Violinist David Eward and pianist Leslie Garman have created a whimsical concert for all ages. Opening with Summer from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Concerto for Two Orphans and Piano, the music also includes “newly de-arranged” selections from Fiddler on the... More

Start: January 30, 2015 7:00 pm
End: January 30, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Tabor Space
5441 S.E. Belmont Street, Portland, OR, 97215, United States
Cost: Freewill offering benefiting Portland Animal Welfare Team; suggested donation is $15 for adults and $5 for children.

January 29, 2015

Chamber Music Northwest: Masterpieces for Piano, Four Hands


Sergei Diaghilev’s famous dancers of the Ballets Russes rehearsed The Rite of Spring with two masters at the piano: Igor Stravinsky himself and Claude Debussy. Hear a symphony of colors emerge from the fingertips of master pianists Anne-Marie McDermott and... More

Start: January 29, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Recital Hall on the Campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $10 to $40

Corvallis-OSU Symphony Orchestra: “Music and Hope”


This is a very special concert. The oratorio To Be Certain of the Dawn was written by the distinguished American composer Stephen Paulus in 2005, and premiered by the Minnesota Orchestra. The oratorio, which is tonal and completely accessible, uses... More

Start: January 29, 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

January 28, 2015

Friends of Chamber Music: Matthew Polenzani


One of the most gifted and distinguished lyric tenors of his generation, Matthew Polenzani has been praised for the artistic versatility and fresh lyricism that he brings to concert and operatic appearances on leading international stages. The extraordinary pianist Julius... More

Start: January 28, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 28, 2015 9:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Performance Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $5 to $47

January 27, 2015

Chamber Music Northwest: Opening Night Club Concert: Beethoven’s Inner World


Opening Night takes us on a journey into Beethoven’s world, from the joyous chamber works of a young man celebrated as a virtuoso and the toast of the town, to the deeply reflective, profound String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat... More

Start: January 27, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Alberta Rose Theatre
Phone: 503-19-6055
3000 NE Alberta Street, Portland, 97211
Cost: $10 to $30

January 26, 2015

Portland Piano International: Denis Kozhukhin in Recital


Denis Kozhukhin was launched onto the international scene after winning First Prize in the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. Previous awards include 1st Prize at the Vendome Prize in Lisbon in 2009, and 3rd Prize at the Leeds International... More

Start: January 26, 2015 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $54

Opera in Depth: Carmen


Alexis Hamilton, Portland Opera’s Manager of Education & Outreach, and the company’s Resident Historian & Lecturer, Bob Kingston, lead a discussion of Bizet’s work in advance of its upcoming production. Get inside the composer’s head and learn a wealth of... More

Start: January 26, 2015 7:30 pm
End: January 26, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Hampton Opera Center
211 S.E. Caruthers Street, Portland, OR, 97214, United States

January 25, 2015

Oregon Symphony Association In Salem: Concertmaster Sarah Kwak


The last time our concertmaster stepped into the spotlight, The Oregonian said she “tore it up in a performance as dazzling as any recent star guest soloist. It’s for moments like that that symphony concerts should offer instant replay.” Program includes... More

Start: January 25, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Smith Auditorium on the Campus of Willamette University
Phone: 503-370-6300
900 State Street, Salem, 97301
Cost: $40 to $55

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