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September 7, 2016

The Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China


Direct from Beijing comes the world’s most riveting acrobatic troupe whose astonishing acts have dazzled audiences the world over. China’s preeminent circus company will thrill your whole family with its winning combination of athleticism, energy, and charm. Reserve Tickets. The Oregon Symphony does not perform. 

Start: September 7, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue (at Main Street), Portland, 97205.
Cost: $20 to $55

September 2, 2016

Imago Theatre: Hughie, through September 18


Todd Van Voris and Sean Doran star in this production of Eugene O’Neill’s one-act play. It is in Hughie that O’Neill most fully suggests an alternative to his tragic view of life, looking beyond mourning to something that could be called hope. Direction by Jerry Mouawad, light design by Jeff Forbes and costume design by Sumi Wu…. More

Start: September 2, 2016 7:30 pm
End: September 18, 2016 3:00 pm
Venue: Imago Theatre
17 S.E. 8th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $15 to $25

OPS: Romeo and Juliet


Original Practice Shakespeare offers a performance of this iconic play: Half comedy, half tragedy; laugh along with the antics of Romeo and his gang until things turn dark. OPS Fest brings a new style of Shakespearean performance to the Portland area: They do not rehearse, each actor prepares alone and never reads the full play, the… More

Start: September 2, 2016 6:30 pm
End: September 2, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: McMenamin's Mission Theater
1624 N.W. Glisan Street, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: Free

September 1, 2016

Portland Youth Philharmonic at The Waterfront Concert


Portland Youth Philharmonic, America’s first youth orchestra, performs at the Oregon Symphony’s annual Waterfront Concert under the direction of Musical Director David Hattner, showcasing works by Jean Sibelius and Gioachino Rossini. The orchestra then joins the Oregon Symphony on stage for the closing performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army National… More

Start: September 1, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Tom McCall Waterfront Park
SW Harrison St. and NW Glisan St., Portland, 97204
Cost: Free Admission

Oregon Symphony Waterfront Concert


Enjoy an entertaining line-up of ten musical performances all afternoon beginning at 12:30 pm. View schedule. Then the Oregon Symphony takes the stage at 7 pm for a concert that concludes with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, complete with military cannons from the Oregon Army National Guard 218th Field Artillery, and an elaborate fireworks finale. Join 20,000… More

Start: September 1, 2016
Venue: Tom McCall Waterfront Park
SW Naito Pkwy & Columbia St., Portland, 97204
Cost: Free Admission

August 28, 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: August 28, 2016 4:00 pm
End: August 28, 2016 5:30 pm
Venue: Mt Scott Church of God
10603 SE Henderson Street, Portland, 97266

L’invitation au voyage

French Music

Award-winning Eugene pianist Ednaldo Borba presents a program of French music featuring some local up-and-coming musicians. This group of met while studying at the University of Oregon and were brought together by the camaraderie of collaboration, their love of French poetry, and the magnificence and subtlety of the French romantic period. The program includes Fiançailles pour rire by… More

Start: August 28, 2016 3:00 pm
End: August 28, 2016 4:15 pm
Venue: Portland Piano Company
711 S.W. 14th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97205, United States
Cost: Free, but donations gratefully accepted

August 27, 2016

Bach Cantata Choir: Madrigal Sing-Along


Whether a shower singer or a basso profundo, you’re invited to come join the fun around the piano in this fundraiser to benefit the Bach Cantata Choir. Ralph Nelson plays and conducts as attendees learn seven or eight English and Italian madrigals before breaking for dessert. Then everyone returns to learn five or six more… More

Start: August 27, 2016 7:00 pm
End: August 27, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Progress Ridge Neighborhood
Portland, OR, United States
Cost: $25

Chamber Music Concert


Featuring Robert Beall and Erin Adair, Flute; Erik Nils Velasquez, Cello; Margaret Murer, Piano; Michael Kepler Meo and Chris Benjamin, Tenor performing works by Haydn, Hue, Purcell, Benda, Mozart, Weber and others. Free Admission.

Start: August 27, 2016 3:00 pm
End: August 27, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Community Music Center
3350 SE Francis Street, Portland, 97202

August 26, 2016

Portland Actors Ensemble: Love’s Labour’s Lost


Marylhurst University hosts a performance of PAE’s summer production of the Shakespeare play, which opens at Condordia University on July 29 and closes September 4 at Reed College. Get the schedule of all performances.

Start: August 26, 2016 6:00 pm
End: August 26, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Marylhurst University
17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR, 97036, United States
Cost: Free

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