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September 24, 2016

VSO: Moonstruck in Vienna


The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra present their annual Gala dinner & fund-raising event celebrating the flavor of Vienna, featuring cocktails, dinner and dancing, along with silent and live auctions. The orchestra play familiar pieces by the kings of Austrian music: Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and, of course, Strauss. All Classical’s Suzanne Nance acts as emcee. Reserve tickets.

Start: September 24, 2016 6:00 pm
End: September 24, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Clark County Event Center
17402 N.E. Delfel Road, Ridgefield, WA, 98642, United States
Cost: $100

Cappella Romana: Orthodox Music, Ancient & Modern


The vocal ensemble recreates its 1991 début performance, including selections from the Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil, rarely heard Byzantine chants from Constantinople, and Greek-American choral works. Reserve tickets.

Start: September 24, 2016 4:00 pm
End: September 24, 2016 5:15 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: Tickets start at $22 with discounts for students and $5 Arts for All

September 23, 2016

PCSO: A Night at the Movies, September 23 & 25


Portland Columbia Symphony kicks off its 35th Anniversary Season with a program focusing on the music of John Williams. One of the world’s most acclaimed composers for film, Williams has written extraordinary themes for many of the most successful and memorable films of all time, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Schindler’s List and more. Two performances:… More

Start: September 23, 2016 7:30 pm
End: September 25, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Two venues
See full listing for details, Portland & Gresham, OR, United States
Cost: $35, $30 for seniors, $10 for students with ID, $5 for children 12 and under

September 18, 2016

Lutheran Choral Association Concert


The Lutheran Choral Association celebrates its 79th season with 5 concerts in the Portland area. Sue Thompson Armentrout directs the choir, accompanied by Karl Jurisons. The repertoire is broad, with music from traditional to down-home gospel, from tender to majestic. There is no charge. An offering will be taken.

Start: September 18, 2016 4:00 pm
End: September 18, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Vancouver Church of God
3300 NE 78th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98665, United States

Vancouver Symphony Chamber Series


Vancouver’s favorite music arranger, Rodney Sauer, returns to present his own score arrangement of Charlie Chaplin’s critically acclaimed comedy-drama The Kid. This film was written, produced and directed by Charlie Chaplin and is widely considered one of the greatest films of the silent era. Mr. Sauer plays the piano and conducts the ensemble of VSO… More

Start: September 18, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: The Historic Kiggins Theatre
1011 Main Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $25 Adult, $10 Student

The Keyboard Fantasia

Irwin Brandon

Margaret Irwin-Brandon, a specialist in early keyboard instruments, is Arcadia Players Artistic Director Emerita and a concert recitalist in the Americas and Europe. She has been a soloist in many European and American festivals and has performed in national and regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society. In this… More

Start: September 18, 2016 2:00 pm
End: September 18, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Reed College Performing Arts Building
S.E. 28th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202, United States

September 17, 2016

Oregon Symphony: The Legend of Zelda – Symphony of the Goddesses – Master Quest


Featuring Pacific Youth Choir. Amy Andersson, conductor. Journey to Hyrule and celebrate The Legend of Zelda with Master Quest, the next chapter of the multi-media Symphony of the Goddesses tour! Chronicling favorite moments from the franchise’s 29-year history, Master Quest also includes never-before-performed scores and gorgeous, larger-than-life gameplay imagery from the latest Zelda release, Tri Force… More

Start: September 17, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $23 to $105

September 16, 2016

Celebration Works: à la Liberace!


David Saffert hosts as “Mr. Showmanship,” bringing to life that incredible stage presence which made audiences swoon for decades. The audience will be treated to some of Liberace’s most beloved hits, such as his Gershwin Medley, Boogie Woogie, and Chopsticks. Jillian Snow Harris lights up the stage as Liza Minnelli with such showstoppers as I Love… More

Start: September 16, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: First Presbyterian Church
1200 S.W. Alder Street, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free, but donations to Celebration Works gratefully accepted

The Ensemble of Oregon: Anne Boleyn’s Motet Book, September 16-18

The Ensemble

The group performs motets and chansons found in a manuscript book currently housed at the Royal College of Music, London, that is believed to have been the possession of Anne Boleyn. Composers include Josquin, Compère and Brumel. Three performances: September 16 at 7 p.m. at St Luke’s ~ San Lucas Episcopal Church, 426 E. 4th Plain Boulevard in Vancouver;… More

Start: September 16, 2016 7:00 pm
End: September 18, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: Three venues
See full listing for details, Vancouver, Eugene & Portland, United States

September 13, 2016

Oregon Symphony: Boyz II Men


Back by popular demand! One of the most iconic R&B groups in music history returns to the Oregon Symphony. The four-time Grammy Award winners have thrilled audiences around the world for more than two decades with their smooth harmonies and enduring themes. Count on them for favorites like End of the Road, I’ll Make Love… More

Start: September 13, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $40 to $120

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