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December 19, 2014

Oregon Symphony: Cirque Musica, December 19 & 20


You’ll be on the edge of your seat, dazzled by the spell-binding grace and dare-devil artistry of some of the world’s greatest circus performers – along with the sonic majesty of the Oregon Symphony. Performance repeats December 20, 2:00PM. Visit the OREGON... More

Start: December 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 20, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 Southwest Broadway, Portland, 97205
Cost: $25 to $135

Oregon Mandolin Orchestra Holiday Concert


This OMO December concert features holiday classics and special performances by Music Director and Conductor Brian Oberlin and selected members of the orchestra. On the program are Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto Grosso No. 8, often referred to as The Christmas Concerto, and... More

Start: December 19, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 19, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Walters Cultural Arts Center
527 East Main Street, Hillsboro, OR, 97123, United States
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of show

December 18, 2014

Portland Baroque Orchestra: Christmas Oratorio


A Northwest Baroque Masterworks Project, presented by Portland Baroque Orchestra featuring the Les Voix Baroques chorus and the NW Baroque Masterworks Orchestra; Stephen Stubbs musical director. Experience the glory of Christmas in Bach’s Leipzig churches. Over forty musicians will perform Cantatas... More

Start: December 18, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 18, 2014 9:30 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
147 Northwest 19th Avenue, Portland, 97209
Cost: $29 to $59

Andrew Brownell in Recital


The pianist presents a seasonally inclined program featuring George Crumb’s A Little Suite for Christmas A.D. 1979, with accompanying projections of the Giotto frescoes that inspired the work, plus other works by Beethoven, Schumann and Messiaen.

Start: December 18, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 18, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
711 S.W. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free, but donations accepted

December 17, 2014

Portland Chamber Orchestra: G. F. Handel’s Messiah / Judas Maccabaeus, Through December 21


Featuring Courtney Ruckman, soprano; Sarah Mattox, mezzo soprano; Les Green, tenor; Charles Robert Stephens, bass/baritone and the CHORAL ARTS ENSEMBLE, David De Lyser, Artistic Director/Conductor. The Portland Chamber Orchestra offers its first ecumenical holiday concert in a performance of both the... More

Start: December 17, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: St. Henry Catholic Church
Phone: 503-665-9129
346 NW 1st Street, Gresham, OR, 97030, United States
Cost: $5 to $25

December 16, 2014

Newport Symphony Orchestra: Pink Martini, December 16 & 17


Special Benefit Concert. Season ticket subscribers may reserve seats now. Individual tickets for public on sale September 15. Performance repeats December 17, 7:30 pm. Note: The NSO does not perform.

Start: December 16, 2014 7:30 pm
End: December 17, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR, 97365, United States

Sound of Nature, Sound of Art

Cascade Head

The Three Centuries Ensemble—Cary Lewis, Piano; Jonathan Dubay, violin; Gregory Dubay, cello; Todd Kuhns, clarinet—is joined by artists Randall Koch, Graham Klag and Scott Conary for a program that includes Vivaldi’s Spring Concerto, Fauré’s Op. 100 Piano Trio, and Bryan... More

Start: December 16, 2014 7:00 pm
End: December 16, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Lincoln City Cultural Center
540 N.E. Highway 101, Lincoln City, OR, 97367, United States
Cost: $18 in advance, $20 at the door

December 15, 2014

Portland Piano International: Simone Dinnerstein in Recital


“A deeply musical player...can mesmerize audiences.” – The Washington Post Simone Dinnerstein has played concerts throughout the U.S. for the Piatigorsky Foundation, an organization dedicated to bringing classical music to non-traditional venues. She gave the first classical music performance in the Louisiana state... More

Start: December 15, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Lincoln Hall on the campus of Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, 97201
Cost: $45 to $54

December 14, 2014

Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestras: Winter in Vienna


Fundraising Gala with Champagne Reception. Program includes: Haydn’s Symphony No. 94 “Surprise”; Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 of Bach featuring Stephanie Thompson, Keyboard; Dan Crane, violin and Phyllis Louke, flute. Plus a charming array of works by Johann Strauss, Jr. to ring in the New... More

Start: December 14, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Chapel at Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst
17400 Holy Names Drive, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034, United States

Marylhurst Symphony Christmas Celebration

Christmas Concert

Marylhurst Symphony’s traditional holiday concert returns with seasonal favorites that are perfect for the entire family. Refreshments will be available. Tickets sold at the door. Tables are available for reservation, seating eight for $60. Contact the Symphony Manager at 503-708-0685 for more... More

Start: December 14, 2014 6:00 pm
End: December 14, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: $10, $5 for seniors

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